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Wednesday, 16 March 2016 16:43

Moving Boxes: What to do After Moving?

You just spent weeks collecting moving boxes or purchased new ones and it seems so wasteful to just throw them out. You begin thinking of all their potential uses like extra storage or saving them for a rainy day. Keeping a few boxes may be in order but we beg you, please, let them go. As your leading Denver movers, here is our simple guide to discarding your boxes.

Which Moving Boxes Should I Keep?

If you must hoard boxes, we recommend keeping the small, sturdy boxes. They’re great for books, shoes, and other random items. They also don’t take a lot of space and you are more likely to use them versus the larger, bulkier boxes.

Be Realistic

You don’t need to hold onto boxes just in case you need them. Boxes are really easy to come by. We promise. So hold onto a handful of small boxes and donate or recycle the rest. Your new home will be less cluttered and you won’t feel the weight of those empty, unused boxes staring at you.

Live and Let Go

That giant flat-screen TV box you held onto from the last place you lived? You could have dumped it then, too. Professional movers know how to move your electronics. Blankets also securely protect TVs, if you’re going to move them on your own. The TV box is one unsightly box you don’t need. In other words, boxes that came with the printer, PC, blender, or microwave are just food for mice.

Save the Best, Toss the Rest

If your moving boxes are torn, worn, and forlorn you should have every confidence that you are doing the right thing by tossing them into recycling. Break down those ratty boxes, fold them up, and say your goodbyes.

Storing Your Boxes

Once you’ve selected the final set of moving boxes you absolutely must save, cut the tape, fold your boxes flat, and store them in a dry environment.

Before you move, contact us for a free estimate on professional moving services.

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