Packing glasses when moving

Yes! You are finally moving! You have probably been waiting for this for a long time and you are now really moving to your new home. All super nice right? Yes, it certainly is, but unfortunately a move can also bring a lot of stress.

To give you an example... when you... will move for example, smart packing is very important. If you do not do this, you can count on a not very smooth move. And of course you don't want this.

Pack fragile items

When you move, you want to be able to transport all your belongings safely. Of course, you want all crockery, vases and other items to arrive safely at your new home. Who wouldn't want this? At Moving we know better than anyone how complicated it is packing things during the move could be. And that is why we are happy to give you useful tips and this is of course completely free!

Move fragile items

Without actually knowing it, you have a lot of fragile items in your home. You don't think much about this in everyday life and you don't notice it at all! However, this is a completely different story during a move because you really have to pack all fragile items.

What are you actually starting with?

Before your actual move, it is important to start planning on time. Perhaps you have already searched the internet for 'receive checklist or 'receive free moving tips' and this is actually a very wise thing to do. A checklist can help you enormously with guiding your move in the right direction. This way you can neatly go through all the steps and check them off one by one.

The number of moving boxes

One of the first things you should purchase are: moving boxes because almost everything has to go in moving boxes and you really can't have enough of them. Well, actually yes, because you don't want to be left with too many moving boxes when the move is over.

Moving boxes calculator

You don't know exactly how many moving boxes you need have? Then you can now easily use our moving boxes calculator. All you have to do is enter some information regarding your belongings and the calculator will correctly estimate the amount of boxes you need for your move. This way, no one will be left with too many or too few moving boxes.

Put socks on glasses

You can use old newspapers, towels or socks, tea towels or bedding to pack your fragile items such as crockery. If you don't think you have enough of this at home, you can also purchase special foil, bubble wrap and wrapping paper. Make sure you have plenty of wrapping paper on hand so you don't miss anything.

It is best to use a separate box for fragile items. Pack your dishes separately and pack the other items separately. Always remember to mention on the box that it concerns fragile items so that the movers can handle this with care.

We also have a golden tip for you because did you know that there are also special boxes for fragile items? These are extra sturdy and have a thicker cardboard layer so that your belongings are better protected during transport.

Packing it

Put socks on glasses for extra protection. Yes, this may sound really weird and it can indeed look quite funny, but it helps a lot. Especially when you use this in combination with wrapping paper. You can also use bubble wrap for various fragile items such as vases. The air bubbles in the plastic have a shock-absorbing effect, so you definitely need these for your move!

Properly pack moving boxes

Make sure you pack light items separately and do not pack them together with fragile items. This can cause extra pressure that can damage your belongings. It is also extremely important not to make the moving box too heavy.

If you do this, it can tear and you really don't want this! This can not only damage your belongings, but also the person who happens to be walking with the box at that moment. Of course you don't want this on your conscience either.

Avoid chaos during the move

Unfortunately, many people often forget to indicate on the box what is in the box. This may not sound serious and it certainly isn't, but it can lead to chaos in the new home, because no one knows where the moving boxes should go!

Therefore, always write on each box what is in it and to which different rooms the items should be taken. This way, the mover knows exactly where the box should go and you will know exactly what's in the box when you unpack it.

Other fragile items

Another important part of your household contents are the plates. Unfortunately, many people do not know how best to pack them, which means that crockery can sometimes break during a move. Of course you want to prevent this, so listen and shiver!

Pack plates

Packing plates is actually quite simple. At least, if you have experience with this, of course, because afterwards everything always seems simple. It is best to stack plates and place them in moving boxes. When stacking, you must ensure that there is protection between each board. This can be a piece of paper, newspaper or foil.

Do you have special glassware? Then it is best to pack it with light material. This way you can prevent that there is not too much pressure on the stuff.

Hire professional movers

We have tried to give you good tips regarding packing fragile items, but the best thing you can actually do is professional hire movers. Experienced moving companies always offer a packing and unpacking service that you can use for a fee. Yes, of course you can also ask family, friends and acquaintances for help, but professional movers do of course have the necessary knowledge and experience with this.

With experienced movers from a professional moving company you can actually be sure that your moving day will go smoothly!

Request quotes

Do you want to know how much a move with a professional? moving company will cost you approximately? Then of course you can do the best moving quotes to request. This way you know exactly which moving services each moving company offers and at what price they do this.

Free quotes with Moving

To get a good impression of you moving costs It is of course best to compare different moving companies. At Moving we understand that you naturally have time to contact every moving company in your area for a quote and that is why we have come up with a solution for this.

Receive multiple offers at once

At Moving you can now easily receive multiple moving quotes while you only have to fill in one application form. This moving service is also completely free! When we have received your request, we will send it to the 6 best moving companies in your region. They will then contact you within 24 hours at the e-mail address you provided.

Moving has never been easier

Once you have received the quotes, you can view and compare them at your leisure at home. So you can choose it moving company that is the best suits your needs and budget. Do you ultimately choose to move yourself? Then this is no problem, because you are not committed to anything!

Frequently Asked Questions

How to pack fragile items?

It is best to use wrapping paper or bubble wrap for packing fragile items. Don't have this at home? Then you can also use old tea towels, sheets and / or socks.

How do you move plates?

Plates are best wrapped in bubble wrap and placed vertically in a box. You can also stack plates in the box with a protective layer between each plate.

How do you move cutlery?

It is best to pick up the cutlery tray and place it directly in the moving box. If this does not fit, it is best to wrap all cutlery in wrapping paper.

How do you transport glasses?

It is best to transport glasses upright. Therefore, place everything neatly in the moving boxes

How to take apart glass bowls?

If bowls or cups get stuck, you can run them under warm water and you will see that they will quickly come loose.