Packing for a move is never easy, but it can be especially difficult for people with special items, such as glass or all sorts of fragile things. To help you with packing your belongings and to make your move as smooth as possible, we put these tips together. We suggest these tips to cover any needs you may have when packing any and all of your belongings, including fragile items. These tips come from our years of experience in moving people and their belongings, are proven to work well and are designed to make your move a pleasant one.

Top Packing Tips to Help Moving House Become a Breeze

1 – Take your Time

The first tip for packing for a move is to take your time. You really should take at least two to three weeks to pack. This is helpful to reorganise your belongings and get ready for the new home, but it is also helpful because you will find so many things that you forgot about that need to be packed. The more time you take to pack, the better. You will have time to find and move things that you forgot about and things that you couldn’t easily pack because they were not in their original boxes.

2 – Label Everything

Labels are another great packing tip. Labels will help make sure that once you get to your new home, you can easily find what you are looking for. Use a label maker to make labels for any boxes that you will be packing yourself. Label any fragile items or breakables or anything that will be put in a separate room. Label your boxes with the room that they will be put in, the room that it will be unpacked in, and anything else important such as “love letters from your first lover”, the “family photo album”, or “your favourite video game”.

3 – Use the Right Boxes

Using the right boxes for the right items is another important tip. Don’t use a box for bags of chips if it is too small and the bag will break and spill all over. Use sturdy boxes for heavy items. Use a box with dividers for things like shoes and clothes, so you can clearly see what is in the box. Make sure that you have enough boxes, so you don’t have to use the same box over and over again. Make sure that your boxes are sealed well, so they won’t spill all over your items during the move.

4 – Hire a Professional Moving Company

Hiring professional movers is another great moving tip. Hiring a professional moving company will save you time, money, and all the stress of moving. With professional movers, you don’t have to worry about the boxes, the heavy stuff, the fragile items, or the fine details. You can just enjoy the ride and the process, knowing that you will arrive at your new home safe and sound. With professional movers, you don’t have to worry about how to get the furniture into the right rooms, how to get the couch just right, how to arrange the photo frames, or where to put things. You can just let the professionals handle it all.


There you go, four great tips for how you can make your move as easy as possible. We hope that these four simple tips help you to be better prepared and make your move as smooth as possible.

Work with a skilled Blackpool removals company by contacting Braithwaites Removals. We provide removals and storage services to domestic and commercial customers across Preston, Blackpool, the Fylde Coast. Get in touch with us today!