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Small Box

Learn what goes into a small box,
what to pack and what not.

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Small Box

What items can go into a Small Box?

  • Books
  • Records
  • Documents
  • Tools
  • CD's
  • Fragile figurines
  • Spices
  • Dry food

Place items tightly & securely inside the box.

Protect fragile items by using bubble wrap.

Arrange and rearrange items until well fitted.

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 with a list of non-allowable items.

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, or exceed 50lbs in weight.
    Pack any heavy articles such as books in smaller boxes.
    Use large boxes for lighter items such as: linens, bedding, clothing etc.

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