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Guide to Packing a Kitchen for Moving

Filled with numerous appliances, food stuff, and cooking accouterments, the kitchen is probably the hardest room to pack for moving. From gadgets to china and silverware to pots and pans stored in drawers and cupboards, the amount stuff that your have to sort through can get overwhelming. To help you make the tedious task a…

May 11, 2017
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Shipping a Mandoline: A Guide

A mandoline, also known as a manual slicer, is a handy kitchen gadget used for slicing and for cutting fruits and vegetables. It works by manually running a piece of food along an adjustable inclined plane into one or more blades. The blade can be adjusted to produce slices in a variety of thicknesses. mandolines…

April 20, 2015
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Ship a Panini Maker Properly

A panini maker is a handy kitchen appliance used to make paninis or grilled sandwiches. A panini is usually made from two pieces of bread filled with cold cuts or cheeses and then toasted in a grill press with heating elements on both top and bottom plates. The heating plates have grooves that leave “grill…

January 29, 2015
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How to Ship a Pitcher Water Filter

As the name implies, a pitcher water filter is a pitcher with a built-in water filter using a carbon filter media that reduces bad taste and odor caused by chemicals such as chlorine, lead, and mercury, as well as, sediment, dirt, and other contaminants. It works by filling the pitcher with water through the top,…

June 5, 2014
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How to Ship a Kitchen Thermometer

A thermometer is one of the most important gadgets in the kitchen. It aids in ensuring that any food you are baking, roasting, stewing or frying is cooked to perfection and will not come out raw or overcooked. Kitchen thermometers come in several types and styles and vary in level of technology and price. The…

March 26, 2014
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How to Ship an Electric Foot Spa

Nothing is more relaxing than having a relaxing foot spa after a busy day. However, not every one of us can afford or have the time to go to the spa for some pampering on a regular basis. This is why an electric foot spa comes handy whenever you need instant foot treatment. Also called…

March 20, 2014
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How to Ship a Bathroom Scale

Bathroom scales are important devices for monitoring weight. They can be made from a variety of materials including plastic, aluminum, stainless steel, glass, and even wood! These scales can either have analog or digital mechanisms. Analog bathroom scales typically have levers, dials and springs inside them to determine the weight of the user. Digital scales,…

March 3, 2014
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How to Ship a Pressure Cooker

A pressure cooker is a versatile, convenient, time, and energy-saving cooking vessel. It uses pressure from trapped steam to cook food more quickly than conventional cooking methods, thus saving time and energy. Because it cooks food faster in an enclosed system with less water, pressure cooking is known for retaining the most nutrients compared to…

February 24, 2014
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How to Ship a Hand Mixer

A hand mixer is a hand-held kitchen device used to beat, whip, or mix ingredients in food preparation. It can be manually operated, usually with a crank that creates the rotary action when turned, or equipped with an electric or battery-operated motor which automatically provides mixing action when turned on. This kitchen device is usually…

February 11, 2014
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How to Ship a Kettle Grill

The kettle grill is a charcoal grill invented by George Stephen in 1951. It is one of the most popular charcoal grill designs to date. It is composed of a lid, cooking grid, charcoal grid, lower charcoal chamber or bowl, venting system, and frame or legs. The lower chamber where the charcoal is placed is…

January 7, 2014
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How to Ship Refrigerator Magnets

Refrigerator magnets, also called fridge magnets, are ornaments, often whimsical, attached to a small magnet, which is used to post items such as shopping lists, child art, or reminders on a refrigerator door. They are sold at souvenir shops worldwide and have become popular collectible items. Fridge magnets carry a variety of decorative themes including…

December 5, 2013
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How to Ship an Electric Blanket

Electric blankets are a type of blanket which generates heat using electricity. On the inside of an electric blanket is a series of wires and heating elements, which attach to an electric cord that can be plugged into an outlet to generate warmth. When shipping electric blankets, proper packing must be observed to avoid damaging…

October 13, 2013
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How to Ship a Meat Grinder

A meat grinder is a versatile kitchen appliance used for mincing meats. Many people with restricted diets find grinding meat at home beneficial as they can remove fatty parts from the meat before grinding and have complete control over how coarse or fine the finished product will be. Apart from meats, these kitchen devices can…

September 4, 2013
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How to Ship a Cast-Iron Skillet

Cast-iron skillets are versatile cookware that can be used on a stovetop or in an oven. They are known for durability and excellent heat retention properties making them highly recommended by most cooks and chefs as an essential part of any kitchen. According to the findings of an American Dietetic Association study, cast iron cookware…

April 26, 2013
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How to Ship a Cowhide Rug

Cowhide rugs are fast becoming popular home interior accessories. These animal skin rugs come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors and can be versatile accents to any room whether in a traditional ranch style home or a modern contemporary flat. These rugs also add textural elements to a room because of the presence…

April 6, 2013
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How to Ship Cookware

Because of their awkward shapes, pots and pans require a bit more of elbow grease to pack for shipping. But a little more time and some common sense during packing can keep this cookware safe and arrive without scratches, dents, or punctures on them.  Here are some simple tips on how to properly pack and…

July 21, 2011
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Hassle Free on How to Ship Comforters

Bed comforters are bulky and can get cumbersome to package and ship. However, here are practical tips on how to pack and ship comforters easily and hassle-free. The best way to package comforters for shipping is by using vacuum storage bags. These bags compress the comforter with the use of a home vacuum cleaner making…

June 24, 2011
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How to Ship Candles

Candles are sensitive to light and will fade with prolonged exposure to any kind of light. Excessive heat will also weaken the surface and can make the candle warp or even melt. These characteristics make shipping fragile candles a tedious task.  But when you know the proper way to pack candles for shipping, sending them…

June 21, 2011
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How to Ship an Oriental Rug

Oriental rugs, especially the antique ones, can get very expensive.  They can also be fragile and, thus, require extra care in handling. Because of their delicate nature, rugs and carpets are a bit tedious and risky to ship.  However, if you know how to package them properly, sending them anywhere can be done without a…

June 16, 2011
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How to Ship Silverware

Silverware or flatware is a common household item.  However, shipping them requires proper packing to be sure that they arrive safely and without damage.  With the sharp knives and forks, there is a possibility of ripping up a shipping box. Here are tips on the right way to pack and ship silverware. Prepare to pack…

May 13, 2011
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