When you’re going to change your place and need to decide how to prepare your kitchen, the first thing you’ll want to know is how to pack your dishes. It’s possible that your pans, pots, containers, mugs, cups, and glassware would fall during your move or when being loaded if you don’t properly pack them. To support you stop this, we’ve put together a step-by-step guide for packing your dishes for a pass.
Check out our video on the easiest ways to prepare dishes for relocation if you’d rather see how our experienced packers and movers pack your dishes and glassware.
Packing paper, dish boxes, medium-sized boxes, packing tape, labels, and markers/pens are all necessary materials.
Is it essential for me to use dish boxes throughout my move?
We understand that moving entails various expenses, and you don’t want to overspend on something you don’t require. We also know why you don’t want to prepare your plates, mugs, and glassware just to arrive at your new home to find missing things that you’ll have to repair.
When Is It Necessary to Use a Dish Box?
Dish boxes are somewhat more costly than standard moving boxes, although this is because they are more decadent, more protective, and long-lasting. We strongly recommend packaging plates, pots, and glassware in dish boxes whether you’re shipping your dishes, storing your containers, moving long-distance, or moving abroad.
Your boxes are piled on top of each other as your mail or store them. Under the weight of heavier loads, regular moving boxes will crumble. So that this would not happen, dish boxes are built to be more durable. Dish boxes are useful for storing and protecting your favorite dish sets and glassware.
Moving Dishes: How to Pack Them
Step 1: Put The Moving Boxes Together and Tape Them
Fold and lock one end of your dish boxes with high-quality packaging tape. Keep in mind that your dishes are high, so make sure you use enough tape to keep the package intact.
Step 2: Use crumpled packing paper to line the bottom of the box.
To line, the bottom of your package, crumple up balls of packaging material. Pack paper can not be folded. To offer your dishes the best defense, use packaging paper balls.
Wrap the dishes, plates, bowls, mugs, and glassware in plastic wrap.
Laying out your stack of packaging paper on a flat surface is one of the most comfortable places to pack your pots, bowls, and glassware. Cover each dish in plastic wrap and protect it with tape one at a time.
Step 4: Fill the Moving Box with Dishes
Start with the heavy things first when putting your dishes in a box for moving. Serve pots, cups, and baking dishes at the bottom of bins. Place your lighter glassware, such as wine glasses, on top of your dish cabinets. Wine glasses with stems can be prepared with special attention.
Fill gaps between dishes with crumpled packaging paper balls in various sizes to keep them from moving during travel. Fill the top of your package with more crumpled paper balls after you’ve done putting the last thing in. This will help to secure your belongings, even more, particularly those that are smaller and more delicate and that you are packing on top.
Step 5: Mark and seal your food storage containers.
When you’ve finished packaging all of your dishes, write the contents of each package on a piece of paper. You should keep any of your pots, mugs, pans, and cups in different boxes if you have a ton of dishes. If you don’t have a lot of words, you might be able to fit them all in one package. Regardless, mark each box with a description of what’s inside. You’ll forgive yourself later as you can find just what you’re searching for during the unpacking phase in your new house.