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Moving Box Sizes

May 2, 2017 / moving-organization


Moving box sizes

Proper packing is essential for a successful move, which is why many families trust the packing of their possessions to the professionals, especially for a long distance move. However, if you decide to do some or all of your own packing, here’s what you’ll need to successfully accomplish this task:

Box Sizes and General Packing Material:
  1. China Carton: china, glass, crystal, lamps, small pictures, silverware
  2. 2-Cube Carton: books, canned and dry goods, shoes, records, tools
  3. 4-Cube Carton: lampshades, kitchenware, small appliances, hats
  4. 6-Cube Carton: linens, blankets, pillows, cushions, lamps, toys
  5. Mirror/Picture Carton: mirrors, pictures, glass
  6. Wardrobe: clothes, drapes
  7. Mattress Bags: crib, single, double, queen, king, mattress and box spring
  8. Packing Paper: wrapping and cushioning of packed articles
  9. Packing Labels: to identify contents of carton and room placement
  10. Felt pens: to write on labels and boxes
  11. Packing tape: professional quality tape to keep your cartons closed

Organizing yourself with the right packing materials will make packing easier and more efficient. Check out our Box Store for all of your packing materials, or call us for more details.