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  • Start with out-of-season items. Next, pack things used infrequently. Leave until last the things you'll need until moving day.
  • Pack similar items together. Do not pack a delicate china figurine in the same carton with cast-iron frying pans, for example.
  • Use the right boxes and sizes.
  • Mark each box and put a special mark on cartons you want to unpack first at destination.
  • Empty your drawers to avoid damages and unnecessary loses.
  • Empty your refrigerator and freezer.
  • Family photographs, videos, slides and negatives should be packed in separate cartons rather than being combined with other household items.
  • Pack all your personal valuables such as: (jewelry, electronics, money, documents, etc.)
  • Items such as clocks, small radios and other small appliances should be wrapped individually and packed in a carton cushioned with crushed paper.
  • Steam irons should be emptied of all water, wrapped and placed in the cushioned bottom of a box.
  • Remove all batteries from small appliances before packing.
  • Prepare lawn mower by draining gasoline prior to the day of loading.
  • Avoid mixing items from different rooms in the same box. It will make your packing quicker and your unpacking a lot easier, too.
  • Never wrap oil paintings in regular paper; it will stick.
  • Do not water your plants a week before your moving date.