METCALF MOVING BLOG

December 20, 2016

Packing Mirrors for a Move

Prep Your Mirrors to Minimize the Risk of Breakage 1) Use a specially padded box to transport your mirrors safely. 2) Look for a box sized just right for a mirror like yours when you purchase your moving supplies. If you have trouble locating an appropriate box, contact your Mayflower move coordinator. 3) Line the […]

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December 13, 2016

How to Pack Soft Goods

Sheets and Blankets are susceptible to mold and insects. Soft goods include textiles such as blankets, towels, bedding, linens, drapes, curtains and rugs. Your soft goods are especially vulnerable to threats like moisture, mold and insects. Rugs: Clean and vacuum before moving day. Roll up large rugs and wrap them in plastic for transit. The […]

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December 6, 2016

How to Pack Lamps and Lampshades

Lamps and Shades Should be Packed Separately Lamp bases Before you pack the lamp base, remove the light bulb and the lamp harp. Wrap each piece individually in news wrap. Place the pieces in a box, packing the empty space well with crushed paper. It is okay to pack more than one lamp per box […]

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