If you are in such a dilemma, hiring a professional packing service can be you best option. It could mean additional expenses on your shipping budget but it will take most of the difficult tasks off your back and into the hands of a well-trained packer. Professional packing service staff will take over the packing chores from providing the necessary containers and supplies to actually packing your stuff one by one to ensure that each one is well protected and safe throughout the shipping process.
Professional packers know exactly how to pack every item from bulky furniture to fragile artworks to expensive breakables. They are also organized and would know which should be packed together and which item needs extra care, as well as, which type of container or what size of box to use. These leaves you more time to deal with other important aspects of your move.
Packing services come in different types. It can be full service which means they will pack everything in your house or you can opt to have them pack just the specialty items such as antiques, artwork, mirrors or other valuables.
Once you have chosen a reputable professional packing service, call the company and let them know of your requirements. A company representative will then come over to do an assessment by listing down each item that needs to be packed, including furniture, cupboard contents and kitchen drawers. This will help the company find out what’s of value and may need extra special care. They will then provide you with a quote.
They will also provide you with information about how they’ll protect your items, so you can rest assured that your stuff are well taken care of and you have nothing to worry about.
On the scheduled day, the staff will come to do the packing for you then haul the stuff out of your home and into a shipping truck. How long the packing will take depends on how many items needs to be packed. When everything is in the truck, your stuff will be transported to your new destination.
Once in your new home but still not in the mood to take out your stuff from their boxes, you might want to consider hiring a professional unpacking service to do the job for you.