Tips on Labeling Your Moving Boxes

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September 19, 2016
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Good and timely moving tips can make your entire relocation as easy and fast as it can possibly go. Our assistance on how to label packing boxes helps with a few words about what exactly you will need to create a good labeling structure for your moving containers.

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  • Quality markers
    The very first thing you must have to label your moving boxes properly is a set or two of permanent markers to use to mark down your containers. For several reasons, avoid the attraction to purchase the cheapest markers you can possibly find. Instead, go for a set of markers from a quality brand which you are familiar with. This way, you can use the writing tools for other purposes long after the house move is over.

 

  • Color codes
    It’s good to know that the best way to label boxes when moving is through the color coding system. The concept is really simple but effective. You just choose one color for one destination room and stick with it until the very end. In fact, it can’t get any simpler than that.

 

  • Labeling
    Mark down the contents, destination room, and special handling instructions on a container such as THIS SIDE UP or FRAGILE as soon as you are done packing it. This is the right way of doing it simply because if you delay the labeling job until you have packed a few boxes, it’s possible that you forget what’s inside them. And that can lead to waste of time.
If you have any questions about our local moving services you can call us at (904) 997-1884. If you live near our office, you can visit our Jacksonville office at 3340 Forest Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32246. We will be more than willing to introduce you to our staff and show you the equipment and tools that we will be using. Our office is open Mondays through Saturdays, from 8:00 in the morning up to 8:00 in the evening.