Dishes and glasses should be wrapped in air cushioning bubbles, marked “fragile” and packed in sturdy boxes. Stack them on top only.
Pictures and mirrors should be wrapped in air cushioning bubbles and packed in cardboard, marked “fragile” and stacked on end.
Furniture with drawers can be utilized as storage places for pictures, nick-knacks, china, silverware, small items, etc. Wrap them in tablecloths, towels, or blankets to prevent breakage.
Utilize shrink wrap rolls to keep doors, drawers, etc., in place while moving without damage to any finishes.
Utilize old newspaper pages crinkled up inside unplugged refrigerators and leave door ajar for odor control while storing.
Shovels, hoes, rakes, and hoses can be stored together in empty trash cans. Stack extra cans inside one another.
Tables having removable legs should be “broken down” to save space.
Sofas and loveseats can be stored on end to save floor space. Always place a protective cover, cardboard, or blankets under the item on concrete. Cushions should be wrapped in plastic and placed on top.
Cover stuffed furniture with dust cover or blankets to protect from dust.
Do not place heavy or sharp objects on top of upholstered furniture.