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					Once you have chosen your house removals company, the next thing you need to
decide is whether you want them to pack your things or are you going to pack them
yourself. If they are going to pack them it may require more personnel to be scheduled
on the day you are picked up and moved. And they will have to plan exactly what
boxes they need to bring with them. And when they come to give you their estimate
they will include the labor and boxes to pack all of the items you have.
  When you make the decision to pack the house yourself for the house removals, you
will need a strategy. Since you still have to live in the home until you are moved you
will need access to the kitchen, the bathroom and other areas so you can’t just stack
boxes anywhere. When you stack boxes as you pack you have to remember to leave
walking space both for your family and for the house removals workers. They need to
have room to stack several boxes on a dolly without backing up on or into a box of
fragile items. You should also try to keep similar boxed items together.
  When you begin to pack you also need to strategize as to what you will pack first.
There are several ways you can think about this. You can go room by room using
various sized boxes. Or you can put similar items together such as books or small
items and pull out all the same sized boxes and begin to pack them. So if you gather
the books together in a room you can pack all of the books. This doesn’t mean to drag
all of the books in the entire house into one location. This does not make sense
because you will be moving those heavy books more than once. So if three rooms
have books in them then pack up the books in each room and stack those boxes in that
room.
  If you have light items that have to be wrapped in packing paper in most of the
rooms then choose the best size box for them and begin to pack them. If you don’t fill
a box completely with light items then bring items from another room to fill up that
box. Since boxes cost money you don’t want to under pack boxes either. Movers will
tell you that generally when a home owner packs their own boxes they generally
under pack them so the boxes are very light. This is a mistake for another reason in
that if the boxes are under packed they can squash when other boxes are set on top of
them which may cause damage to the items in the box.
  Most movers require that they be paid up front for a move and then if the move
weighs less then estimated because you don’t have as many things to move as you
sorted them out, you will have to wait for a refund.
  Clapham Removals - Clapham Professional Removals services in London and the
UK. For details visit http://www.clapham-removals.co.uk

				
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