How to pack bedroom items ready for moving house

Our do’s and don’ts list aims to help you pack away bedroom items ready for moving home!

Wardrobe
Do:

  • Use wardrobe packing boxes – they’re ideal for this purpose
  • Use suitcases/garment bags
  • Pack less used clothing items first!

Don’t:

  • Pack valuables which include jewellery
  • More delicate/fragile items of clothing
  • Bedding & Linens

Do:

  • Strip beds before packing them
  • Fold and place bedding and linen in plastic bags

Don’t:

  • Use your best linen, bedding, or towels for padding
  • Don’t pack soiled linen or bed linen
  • Bed Frames & Headboards

Do:

  • Disassemble and place all the bits in re-sealable plastic bags
  • Fold and secure blankets and duvets using tape before placing them in black bin liners

Mattresses
Do:

  • Wrap mattresses in mattress bags or plastic
  • Use straps or rope to secure when loaded on transport

Don’t:

  • Stack any boxes on top of mattresses
  • Don’t drag mattresses along the ground
  • Pictures, Paintings and Artwork

Do:

  • Make sure you use acid-free paper to protect surfaces, and
  • Place plastic wrapping around pictures after this
  • Protect corners of paintings/pictures using bubble wrap or cardboard

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