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What are your tips for packing and moving?

We are moving... AGAIN! I hate packing! The ONLY thing I like about it is getting rid of things :)

Give me your best tips on easy packing and moving... PAAAAAAALEEEEEASE!!!

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Asked by Luvmylilmonkies at 2:23 PM on Jul. 8, 2008 in Home & Garden

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  • If you are doing it yourself, pack breakables in your towels,etc.Don't put all the heavy stuff in one box,it makes it hard for someone to lift.If you are going just a short distance, take what you can without packing it, just move it house to house. Don't say " I might need this" If you haven't used it in 6 months throw it away or better yet, have a yard sale.If you have children, let them help and it won't be so hard on them,give them a box to put their favorite toys in.How many sets of dishes do you really need?Less to put away.

    Answer by Kat122 at 2:30 PM on Jul. 8, 2008

  • I like kat122s answer!since u moved before you might recall the box problems. what's in this? how come everything i need is in the back on the bottom of the pile?i moved 35 times before i stopped's how i did it. clear one room.pack the least used stuff and put it on the wall farthest the door. fill that wall. now work your way towards the door with more and more useful stuff. when help arrives to load the truck, they'll put the newest stuff in the truck 1st. then when they unload, the oldest stuff goes into the house 1st leaving the stuff you really want in the front on top. ps i have rarely seen helpers actually read a box and put it in the right room.besides if they do, now you've got boxes everywhere and nowhere to put furniture. so just have them load it all in one room and double up the kids (if you have any) to sleep for the night. it's gonna be a long hard day. so start packing early and order pizzza and beer for dinner!!!

    Answer by sherry729 at 7:55 PM on Jul. 8, 2008

  • i found big garbage bags a blessing. especially with clothes. after moving a few times i wasnt anal about anything anymore lol. bags can make more room in vans and cars. i used bags for alot if it wasnt breakable.

    Answer by dearone07 at 8:08 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

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