How to Organize Items Inside a Moving Container: You must drive, operate, and park a huge truck in an optimum unloading position when renting a moving truck. Using a moving container instead of a vehicle to plan your move can save you a lot of time and stress. Right in front of the house, the container is parked. After the container has been filled, a truck arrives to pick it up and deliver it to your new residence, where it can be easily unloaded.
You want to make the most of the available space when planning your container usage. To make the most out of your container rental, use these tips and tricks to organize your belongings, save a lot of room, and get the most out of it.
The first thing you should focus on is the carpets before you begin to pack the container. You may save a lot of space when transporting throw carpets, area rugs, or floor mats by placing them flat on the bottom of the container. You would take up a lot of space and the rugs would suddenly become bulky if you rolled them up.
Add a little protection with a plastic protective cover or film once you’ve laid the carpets flat. On the other hand, you may lay down a huge sheet that you don’t mind being scratched or soiled on. The carpets will stay level until the container is unloaded, and you won’t have to worry about any creases or curled edges that may arise when the carpet is rolled up.
To keep products secure when moving from one location to another, the inside of a moving container is frequently reinforced with steel beams. Use heavy-duty magnetic hooks to make the most of the steel beams. You can use the hooks to hang objects and keep them secure for the length of the move while you pack the container.
You may hang extension cords, charging cables, and other wires, for example, right on the hooks without worrying about tangles or problems. Lighter bags with items can also be held on the magnetic hooks.
Larger hooks will make it easier to keep track of long objects and organize them. Three hooks can be uniformly spaced across the moving container’s side. Pool cues, weed trimmers, rakes, shovels, and other long tools can all be held by the hooks. To fit more goods, use the magnetic system on both sides of the container.
You will have more area in the center to fit larger goods if you hang them on the side.
Following the installation of the carpets in the moving container, the bulky furniture should be your next priority. Try to keep the furniture facing straight up when placing it inside the moving container. You’ll have plenty of room to stack boxes and other small objects in the free spaces on couches, tables, and chairs.
Fill the moving container’s whole bottom layer with the furnishings. Remove the cushions from the couches and chairs to free up some room. You can simply fit the cushions into a vehicle’s backseat and use the excess space to store other things.
You should keep an open plastic tote on the outside of a moving container as you fill it up. You can keep little items in the plastic tote as you go. Keep plastic zip-up baggies in the container as well. If you’re packing a computer, for example, you may put the power cords in a plastic bag, label it, and chuck it into the tote.
Small bits may fall off or be removed to conserve room when you move furniture and other items. Remove the bottom of a bed frame’s plastic bed risers, for example. You will be able to easily discover the items as you unload your home if you identify them and put them in a single container.
You can stay organized and avoid having to delay packing if you store the tote next to the container.
You might be tempted to put a mattress on the bottom of the moving container at first. Not only does a thick mattress take up a lot of room, but it’s also probable that other furniture will cause the mattress springs to deform. You can set the mattress right on top of the other goods if you leave a little ceiling room inside the moving container.
There will be no strain on the mattress and it will be able to slide directly into the top. You can easily pull out the mattress first, place it in the home, and finish the rest of the unpacking process once the container has been brought to your new site. If you’re packing a box spring, start with the box spring and work your way up to the mattress.
Contact us at Wowmover for all of your moving needs. With our pickup and drop-off services, we can help you get a moving container and make your move go more smoothly.