Everyone knows that before moving we need to make preparations and in the top of the list is packing your items, packing your items is also a big part of they success of your move, means if you not doing it correctly some of your belongings will not survive the moving process, most of us are not experienced movers and not professional when it comes to packing boxes, even that its looks like an easy task there are lot of ways to mess it up, the basics of packing are using the correct type of box to the right type items, for example when packing pillows and linens you can use thin cheaper type box, large box will be OK, if packing books you will need to use small box thin box is OK, the types of moving boxes are:
Wardrobe box-the wardrobe box is the largest of boxes, this box is for you to be able to hang your cloth in with out folding and wrinkle, them, also a good way to utilize the wardrobe box is to pack at the bottom under the hanging cloth some light items like shoes and pillows.
Dish box- the dish box is the thickest of boxes and made for breakables, you can pack in it fine china to electronics and also use it to crate glass items, also when using this box you need to make sure to use a lot of packing paper or bubble cruft to protect the the items you pack in it.
Large box-the large box is thinner type box and the best use for it is for lighter larger items as pillows and blankets, do not use this box for breakables or books.
Medium box -this box is the most common box, and there are many uses for it, avoid packing it with breakable, ideal use for it is lines, small toys, decorations, pots and pans.
Book box-this is the smallest box for moving and of course the first use will be for books and heavy items, you can also use it for single fragile items such as figurine.
Picture box-this box is made for flat items, you can use it for pictures, mirrors, wall art, glass shelf’s.
Mattress covers- there are two ways to pack mattresses, the options are plastic mattress covers and the second one is cardboard cover, if your mattress is newer and expensive you better use the cardboard one, and use the plastic for the box spring.
TV box-the TV box is an expensive box and that the reason I will not recommend using them for any other use, if you don’t want to invest the money you can use a dish box to protect your TV.
There many other types of boxes that are not talked about here that you can use and get for free from your local supermarket, all boxes are fine just remember do not over load don’t make them to hard to move and use the heavy duties ones for breakables and you will be fine, also don’t forget to mark on the box if its have breakables in it.