How to Pack Glassware & Fine China for Your Move

Moving day can be an exciting time. There’s your new place, a new neighbourhood, and new goals to look forward to. However, before you can start delighting in decorating your new home, there are a couple of hurdles you need to overcome first – the most time-consuming and stressful of which is packing.

It also doesn’t help that packing different items requires a variation in packing techniques. For example, you would need to take different levels of care in packing, say, books and electronic gadgets. Packing rare, fragile china is even more challenging, though. And it would be so much easier if you can just let moving company pros do the job for you.

But if you’re working within a tight budget, or if you cannot bear the thought of other people handling sentimental family heirlooms, you’d better be up to the task. In this post, we’ll be giving you moving tips on how to properly pack breakable glassware and fine china for your upcoming move.

1. Assemble Your Packing Materials

To ensure your glassware and china packing session goes without a hitch, you need to have the necessary packing materials ready. These include:

Make sure you have sufficient space in your designated packing area or table.

2. Pack Your Fragile Glassware And China

Fine ChinaAs much as possible, designate separate boxes for plates, glassware and fine china. Ensure all your different glassware, dinnerware, and other dish sets are clean, complete and ready for packing.

3. Pack Everything In Dish Packs Or Corrugated Boxes

When you’re ready to put your fragile crystal and china in boxes, be sure to do the following:

Make Moving Day Easy

Moving house can be a fun though tiring venture. To reduce the stress of packing, you can avail of professional packing services usually offered by leading Sydney removals experts like us, Zoom Removals.

You may also want to consider getting your fragile goods insured for an added layer of security with our premium removals insurance.

Finally, for more help don’t forget to check out our excellent moving checklist or our top ten tips to reduce stress while moving homes.

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