Boxes 101

Get the right box for the job and your stuff will be safe

Using new, high-quality packing materials specifically designed for moving can really help your items get to their destination safely. Professional moving cartons come in a variety of shapes and sizes that are specifically suited to fit a variety of household goods. Check out the following list and you’ll be amazed at the offerings that can simplify the job.

DishPak (or China Barrel): Extra sturdy corrugated carton of double-wall construction for all breakables such as china and dishes, crystal and glassware. You may also want to use cellular dividers inside the carton as an extra measure of protection.

Small Box (Book Carton): A small, easy to handle carton designed for heavy items such as books and records or CDs. 1.5 cubic feet.

Medium Box: Medium utility box often used for pots and pans, toys, non-perishable food (cans and jars) and small appliances. 3 cubic feet.

Large Square Box (Lamp): For bulky items such as linens, towels, toys or lampshades. 4.5 cubic feet.

Large Rectangular Box (Lamp): For lightweight bulky articles such as pillows, blankets and large lampshades. 6 cubic feet.

Wardrobe Carton: This large carton has a hanger bar to accommodate clothes from your closet or draperies.

Mirror Carton: Telescoping cartons fit almost any picture, mirror or glass.

Mattress Carton: Available in king, queen, double, single (twin) and crib sizes; you’ll need one for every box spring and every mattress.

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