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PACKING HINTS & TIPS

IMOVE recommend that you take advantage of our expert export packing service when planning your international removal.  However there are occasions when you might want to pack your self.  For this reason we have assembled a guide to packing for your international removal. 
 
We do recommend that you purchase export quality packing boxes & cartons for the safe transport of your goods. 
 
We recommend packingboxes.co.uk as supplier of high quality packaging materials, suitable for packaging for export.  They offer a wide range of products that are of the highest quality and offer FREE next day delivry.
 
Recommended uses for the various size cartons available: Remember small boxes for heavy items and larger boxes for lighter items!

CARTON SIZE IN CMS USED TO PACK
2 cuft book Carton 33 x 33 x 46cms  Books, CD’s, DVD, Wine Bottles, Spirit Bottles
4 cuft Carton 46 x 46 x 50cms Clothing, China, Glass, Ornaments, Stereos, Printers, PC’s
6 cuft Carton 46 x 46 x 75cms Duvets, Pillows, Blankets, Light weight Clothing, Cushions
Lay Flat Carton 92 x 46 x 26cms For clothing you wish to lay flat, curtains, coats, shoes

 

  • Set up carton by folding in the bottom flaps left and right, do not cross them
  • Tape the bottom of the cartons and around the bottom edges of the carton
  • Use a lot of paper, all breakable items should be wrapped individually in paper.
  • Crumpled paper should be used to cushion the bottom and sides of the carton in which breakables are being packed.
  • Plates should be stacked vertically as if they are in a dish drainer, glasses and stemware should be placed in an upright position
  • Fill all cartons to the top without overfilling, cartons that are not completely filled tend to crush when they are stacked, small spaces at the top can be filled with crumpled paper, or use towels, blankets and similar items.
  • Heavy items should be placed in the bottom of the carton lighter items on the top to prevent damage.
  • Ensure cartons are firm at the top, fold in flaps in the same manner as the bottom and seal with tape.
  • Mark the carton with you name on a side and the top, the room and a brief description of the contents for easy placement at delivery.

 

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Imove International Removals Ltd is rated 4.58 stars by Reviews.co.uk based on 69 merchant reviews

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69 Reviews
It took some time to arrange our move from the UK, but Imove were so helpful, understanding, and efficient throughout. We received a really great, friendly service, our belongings were shipped quickly with minimal notice, pick up and drop off were smooth and stress free. All the staff I dealt with at Imove kept me informed from day one, and provided an excellent service. I highly recommend.
Imove assisted us to move from France to England, with a company that offered a reliable and promt services. The removal team were polite and cheerful and nothing was too much for them to do. There were no breakages. So well done Iove team.
We were very happy with the service, The 2 removal guys were great at both collection and delivery addresses.