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Dish Box

Learn how to properly pad and place items in a dish box.

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Dish Box

What items can go into a Dish Box:

  • Fragile items
  • Pots and pans
  • Cookware
  • Bakeware
  • Plates
  • Glasses
  • Mugs
  • Bowls
  • Tableware
  • Dishware
  • Cutlery
  • Kitchen appliances

Pad bottom of the box with packing paper

Place heavy items on box bottom and lighter & fragile items on top.

Be very generous with paper when packing a dish box.

Create paper layers to protect and separate between items.

Use bubble wrap when needed.

Fill empty spaces with bubble wrap or packing paper.

Remember to condense the box tightly with packing paper (see Box Basics video).

Some items are not permitted to be moved. Your moving company can provide you a list of non-allowables.

Do Not Pack

  • Fire arms
  • Ammunition

Do Not Pack - LiquidsS & Flammables

  • Liquid cleaning supplies
  • Propane tanks
  • Gas tanks
  • Aerosols

Do Not Pack - Heavy

  • Boxes should not be too heavy for one man to maneuver.
    Pack heavy articles such as books in smaller boxes.
    Use large boxes for lighter items like linens, clothing etc.

Watch more packing videos.

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