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Packing Kitchen Items

Pack up your pots, pans, plates, and other kitchen items for your move in such a way that will keep them organized and protected from damage when they travel to your new home.

  • Packing Food

    Patrick Hanan  Posted by Patrick Hanan on April 15, 2010

    When you are packing up your kitchen, there will no doubt be a good amount of food that you'll want to take with you. Non-perishable items can be packed and shipped relatively simply.

  • Packing Glassware

    Sean McClain  Posted by Sean McClain on April 15, 2010

    Your glasses are some of your most essential kitchen items, so getting them safely to your new home is important. Glassware, like drinking glasses and vases, is fragile, so you'll want to take care during the packing process.

  • Packing Pots and Pans

    Sean McClain  Posted by Sean McClain on April 15, 2010

    Even though pots and pans seem durable, just throwing them into a box can make them vulnerable to damage. For example, if the non-stick surface of a pot or pan is scratched, it could be ruined. Take a little time to pack your pots and pans carefully, so you can avoid having to...

  • How to Pack China and Glassware

    Patrick Hanan  Posted by Patrick Hanan on October 4, 2018

    Whether it's a family heirloom or just your formal china, you don't want it breaking during transit. Fortunately, this guide will show you the best way to protect your dishes from breaking during your move.

  • Packing Cutlery

    Sean McClain  Posted by Sean McClain on April 15, 2010

    There are two things to consider when packing cutlery: making sure your cutlery isn't damaged and making sure you don't lose anything. The instructions in this guide will show you how to pack your cutlery in such a way that it will be unlikely to get damaged or lost.

  • How to Pack Your Wine Glasses

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 20, 2013

    Wine glasses can be one of the most difficult items to pack and transport--with an unusual shape and thin, fragile glass that can easily scratch or break. However, if you take the time and care to pack your treasured glassware with the proper materials, they should arrive at your...

  • How to Pack Perishable Food

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on March 26, 2013

    While its certainly feasible to pack your perishable food for your move, you will not have unlimited space to do so. Luckily, there are actually a couple of ways to salvage some of your perishable food for your move.

  • How to Pack Coffee Mugs

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on March 3, 2013

    This guide will provide you with a step-by-step procedure on how to safely and securely pack your coffee mugs to ensure that they won't be damaged during the move.

  • How to Pack Your Tea Cups

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 9, 2013

    Delicate and elegant, china tea cups are often of both monetary and sentimental value. Unlike sturdier coffee mugs, tea cups are typically displayed in a breakfront and used much less frequently--you may only bring them out for special occasions. Usually treasured family...

  • How to Pack Knives for Moving

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on March 1, 2013

    This guide will provide you with some tips on how you can safely wrap and pack your knives, no matter how sharp they are, to ensure that they make it to your new home without incident, as well as some helpful advice on what to do with your knives to prepare them for the packing...

  • How to Pack and Move a Dishwasher

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on December 11, 2013

    As it's considered a large appliance, a dishwasher can be a very difficult item to move. It's important that you take all the necessary precautions prior to moving it to ensure that it is not damaged.

  • How to Pack a Microwave

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on December 13, 2013

    Make sure you take all the steps necessary to ensure that you've wrapped and packed it correctly, because the only thing worse than having no microwave at your new home is having a broken one.

  • How to Pack Martini Glasses

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 6, 2014

    Nothing complements the perfect cocktail like an elegant receptacle to drink from. If you have a collection of delicate stemware such as martini glasses, they require the proper supplies and packing methods to ensure they arrive at your new home unscathed and intact. Read on to...

  • How to Make a Cell Box for Packing Stemware

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on June 13, 2014

    Moving your belongings is expensive, so if you have extra time and some cardboard to spare, you can easily create your very own cell box to pack your fragile stemware . Get some helpful tips on how to get started! Materials needed to make your cell box: A cardboard box with...

  • How to Pack a Bar

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on July 8, 2014

    Are you moving and want to b ring your bar with you so you can unwind with a cocktail (while unpacking or otherwise)? You can. There's no need to leave your fine wine or liquor behind during your move. There are several ways you can pack your wet bar and all of its contents --...

  • How to Pack Beer Mugs

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on July 9, 2014

    Need to pack your beer mugs? Your beer glasses might be the most important part of your home bar, so obviously you wouldn't want to leave any of them behind. Don't worry, this guide will walk you through the steps to pack your beer glasses so that you'll be able to sit back and...

  • Minimizing the Food You Pack for a Move

    Cassandra Rose  Posted by Cassandra Rose on July 23, 2015

    You have enough to do for your upcoming move. Instead of packing food and shipping perishables , limit the amount you need to relocate to save both time and money. Toss expired food Before you begin to implement your plan, it's important to sort through and throw out any...

  • Packing Stemware

    Sean McClain  Posted by Sean McClain on April 15, 2010

    Packing your stemware is pretty simple, but, since it's so fragile, you should take extra care when doing so. If you pack your stemware properly, it will be much more likely to arrive at your new home intact and ready for use.

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