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How to pack quickly

I have only a few days to move and so much stuff!! Any ideas on how to make it go more quickly as far as packing goes?

 
lilymama03

Asked by lilymama03 at 12:41 PM on Oct. 8, 2009 in Home & Garden

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Answers (5)
  • Dont worry about getting the box as full as possible, get it mostly full and move on. Make sure not to overload boxes. Offer free pizza to all who help you pack/move, and beer if your feeling generous (seriously, I had a friend offer free beer and pizza, there were enough people we had her packed, moved and the apartment cleaned in one day)
    auroura

    Answer by auroura at 2:29 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Uhm.. get of cafemom..? :-)
    Organization is KEY. Turn on some music and get to work!

    Good luck momma
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:52 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • ***get OFF cafemom
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:52 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Make sure you have all the supplies you need with you before you start. Boxes of varying sizes, newpaper or other packing material, tape for sealing boxes, a big marker for clearly marking the boxes on multiple sides. Pack fragile things first, when you're less rushed. Remember not to overload boxes. A fairly small box works better for heavy items, medium boxes for clothes, toys, etc, large boxes for quilts, pillows, and other light items.
    If you get pressed for time and have to work really quickly, just do boxes based on how they are now in your home-- "my dresser", "kitchen junk drawer," etc. You will at least have a good idea what kind of stuff is in each box. Save an empty box or two for moving day; you'll find something at the last minute that needs packing up.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 12:53 PM on Oct. 8, 2009

  • Hire someone
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:26 PM on Oct. 8, 2009