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Tender Loving Efficiency...
Organization makes for efficiency and saves you money.
Commonwealth MOvers offer experienced professional packing services at
reasonable prices. If you don't have the time or know-how to pack your house,
let our professionals handle ir for you. This gives you more time to take care
of those "other important things to do", while being rest assured that your
complete move is being handles with tender loving care.
Packing On Your Own
If your on a budget and decide to pack your belongings
yourself, Commonwealth Movers will be happy to advise you during the process.
Please do not hesitate to call us with questions you may have. If you require
packing supplies, we offer a full assortment of commercial boxes and packing
Labeling Label each box indicating which room it will go
to upon delivery. Pack fragile items carefully in separate boxes, and label
those boxes as "FRAGILE". Tape each box shut. Keep the weight of each box at 40
pounds or less for ease of maneuverability.
There are some items that should never be packed for
- No flammable items; such as: paint, gasoline, lighter
fluids, or other similar items.
We offer some helpful hints in the chart below and our
prices for boxes:
||Items To Pack In Box
|Book Boxes (Small)
|17" x 12.5" x
records, papers, wine, liquor, tools, heavy cookware.
|18" x 18" x
pans, linens (towels & sheets), shoes, games, small pictures, lamp shades,
toys, silverware, purses, cooking utensils, stereo components, odds &
|18" x 18" x
anything that won't fit in the above boxes; cookie sheet, pans, serving trays,
games, pictures, blankets, pillows, lamps and lamp shades.
|Extra Large Box
|22" x 22" x
lampshades, pillows, bedspreads, quilts, comforters, cushions, baskets and
globes. Dishes, plates, bowls, saucers (on bottom layer); glasses, fragile
figurines and knick knacks (on top layer).
|Dish Pack Boxes
|18" x 18" x
plates, bowls, saucers, glasses, fragile figurines, and knickknacks. These
things should be wrapped in tissue paper or bubble wrap for ultimate protection
mirrors, paintings, glass tabletops, small pieces of marble. These items should
be wrapped in bubble wrap, or tissue paper before being boxed.
|21" x 20" x
clothes, suits, dresses, formal wear, long coats. The bottom can be used for
shoes, and other smaller, lighter objects.
Other Packing materials:
- Paper - Plain news-weight (25 lbs.) $25.00
- Paper Pads - 48" x 72" each pad (3 layer with padded
- Tape - 55 yards per roll $6.00
You can contact us now
to reserve your order for boxes.
If your new location finds you short on space or you have
a little time between moves, Commonwealth Movers can offer you clean, secure
storage at its modern warehouse facilities located in Columbia and
Your belongings will be cushioned and wrapped in cloth
padding and sealed in our dust free. Solid wooden containers. Each shipment is
inventoried and tracked in our system. We offer short term or extended term
Our Gaithersburg storage facility is attached to our
corporate headquarters and both our facilities are fully protected by a
state-of-the-art alarm and sprinkler system. Why take a chance on self-service
bins with your keepsakes?