Disassemble and cover. Wrap table legs. Lay down blankets or a pallet between furniture and the floor. Place tables top down on the floor with legs pointing towards the ceiling. Stack chairs seat-to-seat with cloth. Avoid stacking furniture on outside walls.
Wipe a few drops of oil on bicycles and tools as a rust protector.
Use file boxes. They are the best containers for your important documents. Pack books flat and fill any empty space to minimize movement. Avoid overfilling cartons.
Leave appliance doors slightly ajar. Make sure your refrigerator or freezer is clean and dry.
Avoid excessive wrinkling to your clothes by utilizing wardrobe boxes.
Wrap plates, saucers and bowls individually. Use a china carton divider kit for incresed secrity. Fill paper into bottom, top and empty spaces in the carton.