Packing a moving trailer should be a very challenging task which needs some calculation, because proper packing of a moving trailer could make your belongings as safer as possible during being transported. In addition, if you could maximize available space and make best use of packing techniques, you could ensure yourself as well as your belongings a safe and pleasant move. The following tips would be helpful to you in some respects.
1. To pack properly.
When you pack your household items, you should put them into boxes and wrapped with proper padding and protection materials, for example, bubble wrap, newspaper and dish towels. If you could confine odd-shaped items into proper boxes, such uniform methodology would make packing the trailer quite easier. As for some fragile items such as dishes and lamps, padding them would help you simplify the packing process in addition to protection of those items on the way of being transported.
2. To find a suitable trailer.
Before you hire a trailer, you had better consider its size to hold the amount of your belongings to be moved. Rental companies would be able to illustrate a variety of sizes and a general scale-chart depending on the rooms in your current home. Therefore, you should take all items into account, such as appliances, chairs, couches and sofas, dining room furniture as well as packed boxes so as to choose a suitable a trailer to best meet your requirements.
3. To pack furniture first.
When you start with packing, you should pack large furniture first, such as couches, beds, mattresses, dressers and vanity, dining room tables and large cabinets. You should think it about carefully to maximize space in order to safely stack and tuck items. You could use mattresses for safely protecting fragile items like computer monitors and televisions. Additionally, the mattresses could be used as a makeshift buffer between items, such as end tables or dressers, because they might easily scratch and dent,.
4. To pack boxed items next.
After packing the large furniture items, then you come to pack boxed items, because it could prevent the heavy furniture from sliding and crushing the boxed items. You had better encase the heavy items in the back of the trailer, and then place the general boxed items. By doing so, you could create a safe buffer between the door of the trailer and the heaviest items. For the sake of safety, you should try to leave the fragile boxes furthest from the heavy furniture items when being packed.
5. To pack softer items finally.
At the last stage of packing, you should go for packing bed sheets and blankets, clothing and miscellaneous items. To keep safer, you should the softer items between the door of the trailer and the fragile items so as to produce the final barrier.