• Disassemble furniture such as tables and beds, marking all pieces so you can easily put them back together.
  • Use the space inside appliances to store other smaller items.
  • Use boxes that are uniform in size and remember all boxes should be full and when stacked, the heaviest on bottom.
  • Books should be packed flat to protect their spines and should be put in small boxes to ease lifting.
  • It’s best to put clothing and curtains in hanging wardrobe boxes or they should be stored in dresser drawers or cedar chests along with linens.
  • Never store food or items that will attract pests and for your safety never store hazardous materials such as flammable liquids.
  • Pack small appliances and electronic items in bubble wrap.
  • Pictures and mirrors are best packed in specially designed Mirror Boxes.
  • Protect your mattresses and box springs from soiling with U-Haul Mattress Bags.
  • As you prepare to move, consider donating unwanted clothing and household items.