picture box

Picture Box

Different things can go into a picture box,
learn here how to use it best.

Picture box packing video

Picture Box


What can go into a Picture Box?

  • Normal sized mirrors
  • Pictures
  • Paintings
  • Glass / marble pieces (shelves, tabletops, etc.)

Open the box.

Strongly secure box bottom.

Pad box bottom with packing paper.

Fit items into the box (not more than 3-4 items).

Place carton dividers between items.

Protect fragile items with bubble wrap.

Condense box tightly and fill empty spaces with bubble wrap or packing paper to prevent breakage.

Seal the box.

For larger items you can combine two boxes.

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

Do Not Pack

  • Fire arms
  • Ammunition
  • Fertilizer
  • Car batteries

Do Not Pack - Liquids & Flammables

  • Liquid cleaning supplies
  • Propane tanks
  • Gas tanks
  • Aerosols
  • Cleaning Solvents
  • Paints

Do Not Pack - Heavy

  • Boxes should not be too heavy for one man to maneuver, or exceed 50lbs in weight.
    Pack any heavy articles such as sporting equipment, books in smaller boxes.
    Use large boxes for lighter items such as: linens, bedding, clothing etc.

Watch more packing videos.

Storage Locations

Los Angeles
5698 Bandini Blvd B.
Bell, CA 90201
P: 888-680-7200 Ext. 102
San Francisco
2000 McKinnon Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94124
P: 888-680-7200 Ext. 135
New York
200 Murray Hill Pkwy.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
P: 888-680-7200 Ext. 131

Business Hours(PST)

Monday: 8am - 4pm
Tuesday: 8am - 4pm
Wednesday: 8am - 4pm
Thursday: 8am - 4pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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