The Best Way to Pack Fragile Items

When moving or renovating, packing up fragile items can always be tricky. To avoid your items from breaking, be sure to have these materials handy to assist with your packing.

  • Small boxes
  • Bubble wrap
  • Dish/glass packers (optional)
  • Markers
  • Newspaper or packing paper
  • Packing peanuts
  • Plastic furniture covers
  • Tape
  • Towels/rags

How to Pack Your Items

Once you have these materials collected, follow these steps and tricks to pack away those fragile items for transportation.

  1. Secure the bottom of each box by taping seams very well.
  2. Build a cushion base & sometimes even walls with bubble wrap
  3. Individually wrap each item with bubble wrap/fill with a towel & place item in cushioned box
  4. When placing items in the box, be sure to place heaviest items on the bottom and lightest on the top
  5. If boxes have pre-dividers, insert items in appropriate compartment.
  6. If there is empty space in the box be sure to place packing peanuts, towels, or paper to prevent movement within the box.

How Storage Units Can Help

When moving or renovating your house, keeping everything organized and clean is important if you want a smooth move. People tend to find keeping items at a storage facility can help with this not only for the move or renovation but also for a long-term organization purpose. Storage units help to keep your items safe and secure, especially if you rent with a climate controlled storage unit. Access Storage has a number of storage facilities in Indiana to help you with all of your storage solutions.