5 of The Best Packing Advices For The Kitchen
Published on Thursday, 28 June 2012
Packing is usually the least desirable job one can think of. Everyone knows that packing the kitchen is an enormous and difficult task. Many people admit that, kitchen packing is the most annoying and stressful task when moving out. This part of the house has plenty of items, which are not easy to pack and move, from the cook pot to delicate silver plates. Many items need packing techniques and special boxes.
Kitchen appliances are fragile items to pack and move. If not done properly you can have damage stuff, and you have to replace them with new ones, which can be expensive. You can avoid this by packing them in the right way, using the tips and suggestions given below. Furthermore, these tips will make the whole kitchen packing much easier and faster.
First, you should remember when moving is to give yourself plenty of time to pack your stuff. Start packing a couple of weeks before moving, so you have enough time to organize yourself. It is important to apply your organization skills when packing your stuff, so you can make it easier and faster.
Start with essential boxes, which holds kitchen items that you will need first in your new home. This may include knives, plates, pots, dishes and other appliances you will need. Pack all these things in the boxes and label them.
Gather packing supplies and boxes with different size. You will need boxes in small, medium and large size. You will also need bubble wraps and plastic bags to cover your items, before putting them in boxes. Using a bubble wrap will prevent your appliances from scratches and breaking and will protect them from bumps when moving them. You can buy those bubbles wraps from every supplier store, and they are cheap.
However, if you don't have enough money to buy them, you can always replace the bubble wraps with towels. Cover your kitchen appliances and cooking tools in towels before packing them in boxes and moving them. The towels will protect your staff when moving them with a moving truck or van.
For bigger appliances that you are going to pack you can use blankets. They serve the same purpose as towels, to protect your equipment. However, be sure not to use too - large blankets that can take up large amount of space.
The next step you should make is to mark your boxes with fragile stamp. Make sure to mark them in several places, so you can easily identify them when moving them in the van. If you are using professional movers, it will be easier for them also to recognize the fragile boxes.
Once you have organized the fragile boxes, write down what it is in the boxes. For example, write spoons on one line and plates on another and so on. This will help you keep your kitchen appliances organized, and it will be easier to find them when you move to your new home.
Kitchen packing is usually the most difficult part when moving. However, by applying the tips and suggestions given above, you can make the whole packing less stressful and much faster. These five packing tips and suggestions are the basic steps in the kitchen packing that everyone should be familiar with. Knowing what to pack first and to leave last and knowing how to order your items in the boxes makes packing much easier. As shown in the suggestions, it is important and helpful to label your boxes, so you will know what to unpack and what you will not need immediately.