Your home has many items that are different sizes and weights. Here are the types of boxes you’ll need for your move. They can be purchased at a moving company or big box store:

2 cubic foot carton- this is great for small, heavy items:

  • Canned goods
  • Boxed food
  • Books
  • DVD’s
  • Small appliances
  • Shoes
  • Decorative table items

4 cubic foot carton – this is perfect for lighter items like:

  • Clothing
  • Small appliances
  • Electronics
  • Small lamp shades
  • Shoes/boots

5 cubic foot carton- this is good for bulky items such as:

  • Bedding
  • Linens
  • Pots n pan
  • Pillows (bed and decorative)
  • Large lampshades
  • Bulky clothing like sweaters

6 cubic foot – this large carton is great for:

  • Duvets and comforters
  • Pillows
  • Seasonal decorations

China carton – tri-walled for extra strength and perfect for:

  • Dishes
  • China
  • Glasses
  • Crystal

Mirror cartons – they come in two sizes and are made for:

  • Prints
  • Paintings
  • Mirrors
  • Small glass tabletops

Wardrobe carton – this has a hanging bar and is made for:

  • Hanging clothes -remove your clothing from the closet and hang it in the wardrobe carton.
  • Curtains and drapes – put on wooden hangers, then hang them in the wardrobe carton.

You can also put shoes or small decorative pillows in the bottom of the carton.

Plastic bins – these are best for:

  • Decorations
  • Folded clothing
  • Boots/shoes
  • Small garden tools
  • Pillows
  • Boxed food
  • Fridge food

Please ensure the bins are not too heavy and tape the lids closed. Most importantly, you can write the room and contents on the tape.

For more information on the types of boxes, you will need for your move or to purchase moving boxes, contact Premiere Van Lines toll-free at 1-877-671-6683.