Moves are almost invariably a hectic and chaotic time in our lives. Making sure you have all your belongings safely packed, stored, and transported can feel like an overwhelming project after you have already put in so much effort into finding and securing a new place and possibly selling your old residence. As moving and portable storage experts, the staff at UNITS has plenty of experience with everything you will need for a smooth transition. Read on for 9 essential moving and portable storage supplies to get in order during your move!

Essential Packing Supplies

  • Never forget boxes, boxes, boxes!
  • Packing paper and bubble wrap
  • Extra rolls of packing tape
  • Scissors
  • Box cutter or utility knife
  • Painter’s tape
  • Heavy-duty trash bags
  • Pen and paper
  • Labels and colored stickers
  • Thick marker

Essential Moving Supplies

  • Moving blankets
  • Mattress bag
  • Shrink wrap
  • Ratchet straps or rope
  • Disc lock

Last but not least, don’t forget to rent a portable storage container! Our secure, durable, and easily transportable containers can help make your next move a breeze. If you’d like to book a container for your next move, call UNITS Moving & Portable Storage at (855) 981-8648 or find your nearest franchise today!

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