Moving glass items long-distance: tips & tricks

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Moving is in itself a complicated job. And as such, it requires a lot of work, effort, and planning. And especially, pay attention during packing. Especially when it comes to moving glass items long-distance. So, when you start a process like this, the first thing you need to do is hire one of the moving companies in Florida. Not only will they provide you with their quality services but they will also help you throughout the relocation process. When it comes to packing glass items for moving, then you probably already assume that it will be a very demanding job. That’s why we’ve prepared a few tips & tricks for packing your glassware.

Be prepared for long-distance moving on time

What you need to determine as soon as you decide to move is a moving day. And to be fully prepared for your move, start planning it right away. When planning, make sure you consider all the commitments and tasks you need to do during that period. To make sure you don’t forget, make your to-do list. So, after a good moving plan, start preparations for moving a few days earlier. Depending on the number of your belongings and other obligations. Also, you can always use the Special Services of our company. Which guarantees you the safe moving of your belongings. As well as their storage and packaging.

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When it comes to long-distance moving, it’s especially important to prepare everything on time and not to forget anything.

Long distance moving is a bit more demanding than residential moving. Moving from Florida to California, it’s based on about 40 hours of driving. Which is not small, and given that it’s necessary to prepare well for the move. Because if you forget something, there is little chance that you will be able to go back for it. So, do your best to do all your chores and pack all your things. All this needs to be done before moving day. So, consider this distance and start your preparations on time. Because it’s the only way to be ready for your long-distance moving.

Moving glass items long-distance

As far as packaging is concerned, you need to pack all your things. But the most demanding of all is glass. All glass items must be packed and protected from damage during transport. That way, they will all reach your new home in one piece. That is why we have prepared for you a few quick and easy steps that can help you in this job.

  • Prepare the packaging. For packing glassware, especially take into account when choosing to package. Let it be high quality and impact resistant. Because that way you will have the safety of your belongings during transport.
  • Pack large glass items first. This category includes large glass ornaments such as vases, souvenirs, chandeliers, candlesticks, etc. deal with them first because they take less time. Wrap them in protective foil, wrap with tape and pack each piece separately.
  • You can pack smaller glass things together. Cups, glasses, bowls, you can pack together. Put protective paper between them and wrap them with bubble wrap. So protected, everything can go in the same box. Don’t forget to mark on the box what is in it.
  • Make a protective layer in the boxes. Before packing your glassware, put some cotton wool, newsprint, or soft towels in the box. Let this be the first protective layer. Then, when you insert things, repeat the same from above.
  • Close the boxes, check them, and mark them. Glue each box after packing. Then check it from all sides to make sure it isn’t damaged somewhere. After that, if everything is fine mark it. You can do this by sticking a sticker where write what’s inside.
Packing and moving glass items long-distance
Provide the right packaging when moving glass items long-distance.

Provide the right packaging for glass items

When it comes to packing glassware, know that you can’t pack them in anything. They already need the right packaging that matches their sensitivity. Of course, and which is as resistant to shocks as possible. If you have any problems with packaging, contact your moving company, and get a packing service. Then you will have a complete service of packing all your things. Therefore, as far as packaging is concerned, it needs to be adequate for this type of purpose. To pack your long-distance moving glassware you will need:

  • packing paper
  • newsprint
  • soft protection material like old towels
  • bubble wrap
  • boxes, or plastic boxes for storage
  • markers
  • stickers
  • packing tape

Once you have all the necessary material, you can start packing. But before that, make sure that all items are clean, as well as all glassware. It’s also important that everything is dry, especially the glass. Because if you use newsprint to protect the glass or cups, and if they are wet, there is a possibility that paper stains will survive on them. When you start packing, sort things according to their purpose and use as well as the place in the house to which they belong.

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Check each box, mark it and glue it and then it’s ready for transport.


Lastly, we want to tell you not to stare when packing for moving glass items long-distance. Therefore, start preparations a few days earlier. If you aren’t sure how much time you need, determine this roughly. Consider the number of things and determine, then add a little more time just in case. Don’t forget to carefully choose the packaging and all other packing materials. Because only he guarantees the safety of your things. Sort your things and pack them according to purpose. Also, it wouldn’t be bad if you packed in a special box what you need for the first few days. Mark these boxes separately to make them easier to find. Also, keep in mind that you will have a lot of empty boxes and protective material after moving. To prevent pollution of our planet, recycle all waste material.