Packing and Moving Tips That Could Save You a Fortune

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588205391
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 12/28/2000
  • Pages: 148
  • Sales rank: 1,003,846
  • Product dimensions: 8.29 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction 1
Chapter 2 Did You Rent A Big Enough Truck? 4
Chapter 3 Professional Services 6
Chapter 4 Packing Materials 8
Dish pack
Small carton
Medium carton
Large carton
Extra large carton
Picture carton
Original carton
Professional vs. supermarket
News print paper
Paper pad
Bubble wrap
Shrink wrap
Chapter 5 Discard And Measure 14
Chapter 6 Items Not To Pack 16
Chapter 7 Should This Item Be Packed? 20
Chapter 8 How To Fold And Tape A Carton 22
Chapter 9 Overall Recommendations 26
Chapter 10 Packing Furniture 28
Chapter 11 Pack Last 30
Chapter 12 My Way 32
Chapter 13 Pack First 34
Records and Albums
Air shipping disks
Stereos and Components
Pictures-Mirrors (illustrations)
Telescope packing (illustrations)
Flat Glass (no frame)
Marble-glass table tops
Bulletin Boards
Chapter 14 Kitchen Items 40
Can goods
Bottles-jar foods
Box foods-spices
Cleaning items (under the sink)
Small applicances
Pots and pans
Silverware-junk drawer-sharp knives
Chapter 15 Lamps 44
Dry run-lamp shades
Floral arrangements
Chapter 16 Capping 48
Chapter 17 Computers 52
Chapter 18 Linens 54
Chapter 19 Bathroom Items 56
Chapter 20 Closet Items 58
Chapter 21 Jewelry 62
Wedding gifts
Chapter 22 Toys 64
Doll houses
Chapter 23 Fixtures 68
Drapes- blinds
Ceiling fan
Chapter 24 Sewing Machines 70
Chapter 25 Grandfather Clock 72
Chapter 26 Throw Rugs 74
Chapter 27 Piano Bench And Music 76
Chapter 28 Weapons 78
Chapter 29 Fireplace Items 80
Chapter 30 Long Items 82
Chapter 31 Mattresses 84
Chapter 32 Patio Item 86
Patio tables
Flower Pots
Bricks and concrete blocks
Chapter 33 Garage Items 88
Chapter 34 Be Prepared 92
Chapter 35 Disassemble 94
China cabinet or hutch
Dining and kitchen table
Shrink wrapping leather or vinyl
Shrink wrap upholstery (illustration)
Hide-a-bed (illustration)
Trundle bed or Hollywood
Exercise equipment
Ironing board
Bed frames
Crib and play pen
Toddler items
Drafting table
Coffee-end tables
Curio cabinet-glass case
Entertainment center
Small stereo cabinet
Tiered glass bookcase
Electrical cords
Refrigerator-freezer food
Microwave oven
Air condition-humidifier
Playhouse-castle-cabin, etc.
Swing set
Garden hose
Table saw-machinery
Fuel burning lawn equipment
Greasy-oily items
Chapter 36 Appliance Dolly 104
Furniture pads
Chapter 37 Loading The Truck 106
Illustration #1
Illustration #2
Illustration #3
Illustration #4
Chapter 38 Furniture Handling 114
Long items
Sliding appliance
Bulky sofa
Mattress-overhead 115
Chapter 39 Pianos 118
Words to the wise
Grand piano-stairs
Chapter 40 Load A Previously Damaged Item 122
Illustration #1
Illustration #2
Chapter 41 Self Storage 126
Chapter 42 Cold Weather 128
Chapter 43 Keep Packing Materials 130
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