Different Types of Packing Materials

Shifting to a new place for a new job or an exciting opportunity can be tough in one’s life, but it can also be super stressful due to the ever-growing list of things to do. From choosing a moving company to getting sturdy packing material there is so much to do before the actual move.

If you are planning to shift all by yourself, you’ll have to purchase some kinds of packing materials to ensure an easy move.

Here is the list of different types of packing materials which you can consider.

  1. Packing Paper
  2. Bubble Wrap
  3. Packing Peanuts
  4. Packing Foam
  5. Household items
  6. Boxes
  1. Packing Paper

The Daily Newspaper comes handy in packing small things from bowls to cups. It is also an inexpensive packing material but the ink of the newspaper can mark your cups, bowls. You can select dye free packing paper so that the ink does not mark on your vintage cups and plates. You can simply wrap around the items like cups, plates and secure them with some packing tapes. While keeping the wrapped items in the shifting (Moving) box, cover them with a cloth to avoid breakage during the shifting process.

  1. Bubble Wrap

Bubble wrap is great packing material to protect the glass items like dishes, artwork, painting etc. Keep your bubble wrap flat and then securely place your item in the middle of the shifting box portion, wrap it and seal with a packing tape.

  1. Packing Peanuts

For protect, you can make use of packing peanuts to fill the shifting boxes. Packing peanuts are made using non-toxic sources and are do not have an electrostatic change hence they will not stick to the clothes and are best for packing and stuffing. It will work as a barrier around the items and prevent shuffling them during the move.

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Different Types of Packing Materials
Different Types of Packing Materials
  1. Packing Foam

Foam is another super material to secure the glass and breakable items like glass, ceramics. You can wrap your valuables with foams before placing them inside the shifting box. covering them again in a towel or cloth will make it more secure.

  1. Household items

You can also use old household goods to pack your belongings during a move without spending additional money. You can pack your clothes in a suitcase or can use shirts, clothes to fill space in your moving boxes. It will work as a padding.

  1. Moving Boxes

Moving boxes are essential to pack all the belongings. You may have a small apartment or a big house; you need an at least four to five moving boxes in different sizes for packing. It is advisable to use the moving boxes to pack bathroom items, books, kitchen items, toys, small electronics living room items, etc.

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