Packing & Unpacking Services

Moving is a multi-step process and we’re ready to help you every step of the way. Our professional packing crews can help you keep your head above water before and after a move. The crew can carefully pack, unpack, and re-situate all of your belongings with precision. Call to set this option up and you won’t have to lift a fin!

If you decide you want to pack yourself, here are some tips!

  • Get supplies: boxes, marking pens, bubble wrap, newspaper, tape, tissue, scissors and so on.
  • Use strong boxes and containers that can be secured tightly.
  • Purchase special boxes for dishes, wardrobe and other special items.
  • Pack audio-visual equipment in original boxes. Label cables and tighten transit screws. If removing screws, tape them to the objects they are removed from.
  • Avoid loading more than 50 pounds into one box.
  • Label each box and indicate where it should go, if it is fragile and if it should be loaded last so that it will be unloaded first.
  • Cushion contents with packing material such as bubble wrap, newspaper or tissue. Save room by using towels and blankets to wrap fragile items.
  • Pack books tightly on end in small boxes. If they smell musty, sprinkle talcum powder between the pages and wrap the book before packing. Leave stored for a couple of months to eliminate the smell.
  • Have rugs and draperies cleaned before moving and leave them in wrappings for the move.
  • Pack medicines in a leak proof container.
  • Carry all valuables with you.
  • There are some materials that movers are prohibited from transporting in the truck, so pack these items separately and set them aside: paints, oils, cleaners, chemicals, flammable or combustible items.
  • Try to eliminate any empty space in the box with packing paper or bubble wrap.
  • Make sure that your boxes are taped and sealed – top AND bottom – so that they are stackable.

Average Packing List

  • 2 Dish Packs
  • 15 Smalls
  • 15 Mediums
  • 10 Larges
  • 4 Wardrobes
  • 2 Mirror Cartons
  • 1 Bundle of Packing Paper
  • 6 Rolls of Tape
  • 5 Paper pads
  • 4 Dish Packs
  • 25 Smalls 30 Mediums
  • 15 Larges
  • 10 Extra larges
  • 5 Wardrobes
  • 5 Mirror Cartons
  • 2 Bundles of Packing Paper
  • 12 Rolls of Tape
  • 10 Paper Pads
  • 6 Dish Packs
  • 30 Smalls
  • 30 Mediums
  • 30 Larges
  • 20 Extra Larges
  • 8 Mirror Cartons
  • 8 Wardrobes
  • 4 Bundles of Packing Paper
  • 20 Rolls of Tape
  • 15 Paper Pads
  • 8 Dish Packs
  • 50 Smalls
  • 40 Mediums
  • 40 Larges
  • 30 Extra Larges
  • 10 Wardrobes
  • 5 Bundles of Packing Paper
  • 30 Rolls of Tape
  • 10 Mirror Cartons
  • 20 Paper Pads

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From Our Clients

  • “Very pleased with this moving company! David and Angel are great workers. They were on time, worked fast, hard-working, extremely professional and friendly. Will use them again in the future!”

    — Rob D.


  • “I was having a HARD day when Blue Whale Moving helped us and they made everything easy. I never had a moments concern that my things were not being handled well.”

    — Josie L.


  • “As a professional in the real estate industry for over 23 years Blue Whale is still one of my top Real Estate sources for moving. I recommend them highly with regard to their expertise in getting the job done effectively and without hassle.”

    — Lisa Marie C.



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