Below are a few things you might need when moving house – it’s an essential checklist of
items that make moving that much easier and well organized!
Small cardboard boxes (1ft to 3ft) are a great when you need to pack any of the following
Smaller electronic items
Medium sized cardboard boxes (3ft to 5ft) are great for:
All sorts of items
Any type of household object
Larger cardboard boxes (6ft) are ideal for packing the following:
Dish barrel boxes are a great choice for:
Packing rows of plates
Moving other crockery items like platters
Wardrobe packing boxes are good for packing away wardrobe items – no need to remove
hangers when you sue a wardrobe box!
Think about using plastic containers instead of cardboard boxes. They make transporting
items that much easier
Bubble wrap is an essential when moving house or transporting items. It protects objects,
adding padding around breakables and protecting furniture and other fragile items.
Packing paper is another essential used to fill out boxes to protect items. It’s also useful when
used to cover more fragile surfaces.
Packing peanuts are handy when you need to fill out a box to protect the objects packed
Linens, Towels, and Pillowcases
All sorts of linens, pillowcases and towels are extremely useful when used to cover and
protect items. This includes:
Labels and Markers
Labelling boxes and using markers to write what’s inside makes it easier to organise the
Packing tape is another essential when moving house or transporting goods. It provides the
strength needed to keep boxes secure.
Plastic wrap is great when used to protect larger items of furniture and to keep smaller
bundles tightly together.
Re-sealable bags are great for putting screws and other bits that come of disassembled
furniture. It ensures nothing gets mislaid in the move!
Black Bin Liners
Black bin liners are large enough to place over larger items that don’t need padding to protect
Suitcases are essential for packing away clothing and other linen items when you’re moving