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Choosing Boxes & Packing


One of the most essential things that you would need when you plan on moving are the boxes you are going to be using in packing. Choosing boxes is a very simple task but it can get quite tedious especially if you have a lot of things to pack for your move.

Various boxes are needed especially if you have a lot of things in different  sizes that you have to take with you into your new address. We at Man and Van help you in choosing the right boxes that would fit your needs. Here are things you need to keep in mind when you are choosing boxes for your move:
Heavy items require smaller boxes.

Some people assume that any box would do and be appropriate for their moving needs. But we are going to be the first ones to tell you that this is not always the case. If you were moving heavy things like appliances or closets amongst others, you would need boxes that would fit them just right.

A box with the right fit is perfect since it restricts the movement of the things you have packed in them making it more secure especially when being transported. Also, buying the right moving boxes will save you a lot of money in the process.

Have your fillers ready.


You have already bought moving boxes but there are still spaces that need filling up to ensure safety in the transport. In these situations, you would need filler. Fillers can be anything from Styrofoam, shredded papers, bubble wraps or anything that is small enough to fill on those extra spaces in your boxes. These fillers provide more security and safety to the stuff you will be transporting.

These fillers, especially the bubble wraps, are also useful when securing fragile things like plates, glassware, lampshades and other breakable stuff.

Try not to overfill, though.


We know that you always need to have your fillers ready to stuff into those extra spaces in your moving boxes, but do not also overdo this task since it will be much harder for our moving personnel to finish the job if overfilling happens.

Sometimes, these would need to be reopened and repacked again to ensure that it will be safe for transport. This service can create more hassle not only for the moving personnel but also to you since it would mean a delay of transport.

Make use of your suitcases and luggage bags.


If you want to save a couple of quid when moving then you should probably start using all of your suitcases and bags. If you have plenty of them, then you will not have to worry about buying extra moving boxes to put your clothes and other light belongings into.

Boxes are an essential part of moving and you need to make sure that you always have the right once at your disposal. We at Man and Van will make it easier for you to accomplish this task right away.

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