Are You Getting Ready to Move? Don’t Forget These Must-Have Essentials

Posted on June 10, 2020
Are You Getting Ready to Move? Don’t Forget These Must-Have Essentials

If it’s time for you to move house, there are some packing supplies you can’t forget. At Spaceman Storage we are in the business of helping people with transitions so we have a lot of knowledge on this subject. After you read the list, don’t forget to check out our self-storage deals.

Bubble Wrap and Shrink Wrap

Bubble wrap is not just for the professionals – it is great for anyone who has fragile items they want to ensure are protected. Bubble wrap can help protect vases, mirrors, glassware, and other similar items. It is actually quite affordable – especially when you consider the cost of broken items. We recommend grabbing some shrink wrap too, as it can keep like-items together to prevent them from being separated in the move.

You Need Packing Paper

This is just as important as bubble wrap. It can protect surfaces of items like dishes from becoming scratched, chipped, or cracked. It prevents dust or dirt from following your items when you move from the truck to your new home. If you do not want to use packing paper, consider foam peanuts. They even make biodegradable ones that dissolve in water.

Invest in Furniture Covers

The last thing you want is to take the time to move all your belongings, only to find that some of them are damaged when they get there. If you have furniture that you do not want to be damaged then you will want to get some furniture covers. They can protect against dust and scratches, but they can also help keep pests out and prevent mold or mildew growth.

Tape Will Be Your New Best Friend

Tape is essential to keep boxes secured and to reinforce them. You can also use tape to ensure that packing paper stays on your items while they are being transported. We recommend buying more tape than you think you will likely need because many people run out the day of the move and scramble to find more.

A Self-Storage Unit

It might seem that your options are either to move every item you have at the same time, or throw it away. This is false. There are any number of reasons that people decide to put some of their belongings in self-storage. For some people, it simply makes more sense to store some items until it makes sense to move them. Perhaps there is a financial concern, or some items you want do not work well in your new space.

If you are ready to learn more about your self-storage options then we invite you to contact Spaceman Storage at 562-696-3924. You can stop by or give us a call to find out about different sizes, prices, and more.