You’ve finally managed to sell your house and the excitement of moving day will be upon you before you know it. However, before that is the mammoth task of packing up all of your belongings into boxes. Moving boxes are a necessity when it comes to moving home and you’ll always need more than you realise. Luckily, Apex Group isn’t just great for removals and storage, they’re also a quality moving boxes UK supplier.
Where can I get moving boxes for free?
Sourcing moving boxes can be tricky and the best way to get them for free is to ask your local supermarket if they have any to spare. However, this is a time-consuming task that often isn’t worth the hassle; boxes are also likely to be worn and prone to breakage. It’s far more efficient to buy moving home boxes that are sturdy and able to protect the valuables inside them.
How to pack moving boxes?
While it can be tempting to throw items haphazardly into boxes, taking more time to efficiently pack will be more beneficial in the long run. Pack heavier items in smaller boxes to avoid breakages during transportation. Always make sure fragile items are individually wrapped in paper or bubble wrap in order to avoid unnecessary breakages.
How to label moving boxes?
When you arrive at your new house, you’ll be grateful for an efficient labelling system. Colour code boxes according to each room so that your movers know which room to place them in. Place all delicate items in one box and clearly label it ‘fragile’ so people know to take more care when handling it. You’re unlikely to unpack all boxes as soon as you move in, so make sure to put essential items (such as phone chargers and cutlery) near the top of the boxes so they are is easier to access.
What is the standard moving box size?
In terms of dimensions, a standard moving box is 31cm (height), 51cm (length) and 41cm (width); typically, it is able to hold 30KG of weight. Keep in mind that you will need boxes in a variety of shapes and sizes when it comes to packing up your own possessions.
How to get rid of moving boxes after moving house?
Recycling is the best way to get rid of your moving boxes, but there might not be enough room in your actual recycling bin. Contact a local recycling programme to see if they can take the boxes away for you. Alternatively, donate them to another person who is about to move house.