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How to Pack for your home move

16

Aug
Posted by Victory Van Team
Victory Van Team

Topics: Moving, Home, How-to

As with any big project, a move is a lot easier if you start planning early. Pre-move packing will save you time and money. It will also save your nerves from being totally frazzled on moving day.

In this post we'll talk about the little things you can do to make your move - before, during and after - just a little bit easier. And at the end,  we have a free Moving Guide to help you  prepare! Keep reading!

If you prefer to do your own pre-move packing, Victory Van can provide you with all the packing crates and material you need.

On the other hand, you might choose to take it easy and leave all the wrapping and packing to Victory’s trained pros.

Regardless of what you decide to do, you'll need....

 

The Right Containers

With our decades of experience and our constant drive for efficiency, Victory Van has packing down to a science. We bring the right amount of packing materials, in the right amount, for every move. 
 
We provide:
  • Specialty crates for dishware and china
  • Protective wrapping for your upholstered furniture
  • Extra-sturdy wardrobe cartons
  • Our patented, reusable Victory Crates that are much more durable than cardboard boxes
  • Custom crating for antiques and artwork
  • Quilted pads to protect your walls and furniture
  • Special cartons for mattresses, glass tabletops and other hard-to-move items
  • All tape, strapping, pads, dollies and moving equipment

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The Right Moves

Pre-move packing will streamline your move if you follow these 5 moving tips to ensure nothing gets forgotten in the rush of packing.
  1. The earlier the better. Start as soon as you know you’re going to move and do a little at a time.
  2. Donate or ditch. Take a critical eye to your belongings to lessen your packing load.
  3. Handle with care. Your antiques and collectibles deserve special handling, and Victory Van can help you with that.
  4. Make reservations. When you call to book your movers, remember to make arrangements for moving large, delicate items like pianos. Victory is expert at moving those, too.
  5. Paperwork. Set aside vital financial and legal documents so they don’t get lost in the shuffle.
Keep reading. At the end of this post, we have more tips for you in our free "Guide to Choosing a Home Mover".

 

The Right Lists

Make your life easier with checklists for everything.
  • Keep tabs on which accounts you’ve updated with your new address.
  • If self-packing, number each carton and make a list of what’s in it so you can tell right away where something belong.
  • Keep a list of utilities to call and note down when you should schedule a service move or cutoff.
packing list for Victory Van
 

 

The Right Call

Victory Van’s full service packing and moving is different, and you’ll see that from the minute you call us. Whether you want us to pick up and deliver your packed items, or you want us to handle every step of the move, we’re equipped to do it all.
  • We start with a no-cost, no-obligation estimate.
  • We offer two pricing options so you can pick the one that makes sense for you.
  • You get one point of contact at our company who will keep you informed about every step of your move.
  • We pick up and deliver on your schedule, whether you want it done in one day or two.

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The Right Crew

Victory Van moving crew

  • Not just weekend movers, these are highly trained professionals.
  • Our packers are efficient enough to work with small crews, which saves you time and money.
  • You’ll experience the level of customer care you only get with an employee-owned company.

 

The Right Movers

When it comes to preparing for your move, your best call is to Victory VanMoving can be a headache.  But when you move with Victory, it doesn’t have to be.
 
We’ll walk you through the whole thing and help you over the rough spots, because when you move with Victory, it’s always the right call.
 
Contact us today for your free moving quote. We're here to answer any questions you have above moving your home.
 
Enjoy our Free Moving Guide that will help you prepare for your home move!
 
 
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