Packing Guidelines

Top Notch Movers offers complete goods packing. We commit to be cautious and handle all your items carefully. Although most of our customers choose us to do their packing, you may also choose to pack your goods on your own whether you are moving locally or having a long distance move.

The following guidelines will assist you in preparing towards your move:

  • Once you decide to pack your goods on your own, you’ll need to have everything properly packed and ready for loading when our crew arrives at your place. In other words, all packing should be completed the evening before your moving day.
  • Self-packing is expected to meet specific standards. Our Top Notch Movers foreman will inspect your boxes and determine if your goods are properly packed. In the case of improper packing, the cartons are susceptible to damage. If torn, ripped or soiled, they will not close or cannot be sealed, you will be asked either to fix or replace those with new boxes.
  • Fragile items packing recommendations: Pack 80% of the box with fragile items, and the remaining 20% pack with bubble wrap and wrapping paper. Try to layer the bubble wrap and paper in between your items.

 

Small Box

Size: 16⅜ X 12½ X 12½

  • Small boxes commonly used for moving high-value fragile items. It is also common to wrap fragile items with a bubble wrap and to add wrapping paper to the top and bottom of the box before closing it.
  • Small boxes may be used for books, loose items, documents, photo albums etc.
  • It is also common to use small boxes for long distance moves from FL, as these boxes usually keep the items in better shape.
Medium Box

Size: 18 X 18 X 16

  • Medium boxes commonly used for bedding items, towels, large photo albums and other fragile items that could not fit the small boxes.
  • It is also common to use medium boxes for local moves for two reasons:
    • Medium boxes are less heavy then larger boxes, and easier to maneuver thought the house /apartment while you unpack.
    • Medium boxes will hold better than larger boxes.
Dish Box

Size: 18 X 18 X 28

  • Dish pack boxes are one size larger than the large box, and thicker than any other box.
  • The purpose of a dish pack box is to move fragile items such as china sets and glass items.
Large Box

Size: 18 X 18 X 24

  • Large boxes are commonly used for large bedding items, cloths, toys, large kitchenware and large loose items.
  • Whether it’s a state-to-state move, or a county-to-county move, there are many ways to pack a large box. At Top Notch Movers we always recommend our customers to use bubble wrap and wrapping paper in the bottom and top of the box.
Wardrobe Box

Size: 24 X 20 X 46

  • The Wardrobe box with metal hanging bar can help you move or store hanging clothes.
  • Wardrobe boxes are very easy to use and convenient when you need to move your clothes from one closet to another.
  • Wardrobe boxes will protect your clothes while they are stored during your move.
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  • Avatar Joshua Wittneben ★★★★★ a month ago
    Wow, just wow. We all hate moving, me more than most. I swore this time I was going to hire a moving company to make my life easier, and I did not regret it! Setting it up was simple with their office manager Francine, a sweetheart who knows her business. The movers were prompt, respectful of my furniture and boxes as well as efficient. I had been told that movers will stand around and milk the clock, not these guys! I can’t recommend this company enough. Hopefully I will not be moving myself again anytime soon, but if I do, I know who I’m calling, and it’s not the Ghost Busters!
  • Avatar Shiry Turjeman ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Great company, Great service!!
    Love the attitude of the owner: calm and honest! He made me feel like family, and the workers took good care of my belongings. Nothing is worth more than knowing that your things are safe and that you are in their minds.
    They are professionals. They know how to pack and unpack with extra care.
    I will definitely call them again for my next move.
    Thank you so much Top Notch Movers.
  • Avatar Cabral Kids ★★★★★ in the last week
    5 stars for this company. The lady I spoke with over the phone, Francine, was fantastic! We set up the appointment and the movers were on time, polite, didn’t damage my walls or floors and all furniture stayed in perfect condition! Will use again if we move. I will recommend Top Notch Movers to anybody that needs a moving company!
  • Avatar Benjamin Nigro ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    I recently used Top Notch Movers for my move and it was a great experience! Jackie was very helpful in setting everything up and giving me a quote. Tony, Jon, Duane and Lorenzo were on-time, friendly and, best of all, worked so quickly that the price was actually LOWER than the quote. How many times can you say that? My items were handled with care. The bed frames were disassembled and reassembled. It took so much of the stress out of the move. Would recommend Top Notch Movers to anyone. Keep up the great work!
  • Avatar Samuel Birch ★★★★★ in the last week
    They were extremely fast and efficient, took amazing care of all my things. Very affordable too. I can't say enough great things about them!

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