Packing Guide

More than anything else, packing is essential for a successful move. Allow Excel Moving and Storage to can take care of this for you; or you can follow our packing guide for an enjoyable moving experience. Pick a room and we will explain how to best pack what you're likely to find there.

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    Garage, Hobby Room, and Storage

    Garages and storage sheds take the longest to prepare for moving as they are filled with odd-shaped, heavy or sharp items which require special care when it comes to packing.
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    Home Office and Den

    Label cables and cords so you know where they go and pack them in the same box as the equipment they go with.
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    Bedroom, Nursery and Bathroom Rooms

    Start packing your bedrooms for moving by tackling less-used guest rooms first.
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    Living, Family and Guest Rooms

    From lamps to electronics, your main living area requires a little extra preparation before moving day.
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    Dining Room

    The dining room will have your most fragile items. Each item will need to be carefully wrapped and placed in special moving cartons. From lamps to electronics, your main living area requires a little extra preparation before moving day.
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    Kitchen and Laundry Room

    Your kitchen can be moved early by packing less-used serving dishes, seasonal items and small appliances.
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    Moving Appliances

    It is important to clean and dry large appliances in order to avoid the build-up of mildew and mold. Your kitchen can be moved early by packing less-used serving dishes, seasonal items and small appliances.
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    Non-Transportable Items

    You should transport valuable items with you rather than on the truck. It is important to clean and dry large appliances in order to avoid the build-up of mildew and mold. Your kitchen can be moved early by packing less-used serving dishes, seasonal items and small appliances.