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So you just finished up your relocation and have just moved in. Unpacked all the items from your boxes and all that is left is all those packing supplies. Now you are probably wondering if saving the supplies for your next move is a good idea. Well, if you are certain you will move anytime soon, then it is. But, let us be more precise about why this can be a smart decision from you. Continue reading and find out more.

Why saving the supplies for your next move can be a good thing

Did you know that constantly moving will exhaust even the most experienced movers? Especially when you have to repeat all the same tasks over and over again. It can be really stressful and you will have no fun doing it. One of the best ways to make it faster is to keep those packing supplies until you move. It can take a lot of time to collect all those packing supplies when moving. so this may be the best way to “cheat it”. On the other hand, if you are moving a lot of valuable items, then you should always think about getting brand new moving supplies NYCOnly brand new boxes can provide your items with all the protection needed.

a box you left after Saving the supplies for your next move
Saving the supplies for your next move can be a good thing

It depends on what kind of items you are moving

All in all, this is one of the main factors that will influence your decision to keep your supplies. If you are mostly moving your clothes or any other items that are not valuable, then you will most likely use those boxes again. They are durable enough so you can pack your clothes in them. It is also a good idea to use them to pack other items as well. And if you happen to have some extra left, you can use them as wrapping materials when packing wooden furniture, for example. That is just a part of the safe relocation. The other is getting services from your reliable Divine Moving and Storage NYC crew. Sit back and relax while the professionals do the job for you.

You can instantly pack for storage

If you are planning to put some items in the storage unit, then you can do it almost immediately after the move. Once you unpack, you will see how many items you actually need in your home. There you can make a decision about which ones should go to a storage unit. Pack your items in the existing boxes and roll out to store them. The best thing you can do here is to rent a good storage unit to keep them safe. You will be happy to know your items are being kept safe.

storage units
You can almost instantly pack your belongings for storage

Keep it for DIY projects

There are a lot of moving-related reasons why you should keep your old packing supplies. But there are also a lot of interesting DIY projects for cardboard boxes. Starting with a lot of decorative projects, or making a new bed for your pet, there are certainly some that will make your day and life in a new apartment easier.

One thing is for certain, keeping old packing supplies can save you a lot of trouble when moving.  There are also some moving issues you need to think about before relocating. Knowing more about them will make your relocation easy.

Saving the supplies for your next move can be a good idea regardless of the way you will use them. And we told you all about it. We hope our article gave you enough interesting ideas on how and when to use those supplies.

About Author

John has been with Divine Moving and Storage in New York for nearly two decades. Starting as a young helper and climbing up the ranks to be a staple in our organization. John has the knowledge and experience to assist our clients with any move or storage related needs. You can reach John or any of our associates in NYC at 212-244-4011