Moving to a new location involves many important decisions. Deciding on what type of moving boxes you should use for your move is crucial to the success of your move. However, finding the right moving boxes can be challenging. Since you are moving all your prized possessions to a new location, you want to make sure that they are placed in secure boxes.
MovingQuotes has every type of box to ensure the efficiency of your move and the safety of all your belongings. Our boxes come in all different strengths and sizes. They are designed to hold up to vibrations and other rigors of moving. We have different types of moving boxes so that you have the right boxes for every item you are packing for your move.
Choosing the appropriate boxes for your move can be confusing, and that is why MovingQuotes is providing you with a list of moving boxes and the purpose for each type of box. This list will help you determine which ones you need and which ones you have no use for. In addition to this list, our customer support team is always there to help you pick out the moving boxes most suitable to all your needs.
Standard Moving Boxes
1. Small Box – 1.5 cu. ft. (16” x 12” x 12”)
These small but sturdy boxes are easy to lift. These are ideal for heavy items like books, records, CD’s, DVD’s, shoes, canned goods and even electronics and small appliances.
2. Medium Box – 3.0 cu. ft. (18” x 18” x 16”)
These boxes meet UPS and FedEX requirements. These are for average weight items. These are ideal for big books, kitchen items, small appliances, toys, pots, pans, clothing and even a computer printer.
3. Large Box – 4.5 cu. ft. (18” x 18” x 24”)
These boxes are great for large, lightweight items like towels, beddings, pillows, toys, lampshades, kitchenware, stereo equipment, computer equipment and odd-shaped objects.
4. Extra Large Box – 6.0 cu. ft. (24” x 18” x 24”)
These boxes are also ideal for towels, linen, comforters, blankets and lampshades. Just remember to put big but lightweight items so that it can still be lifted.
5. Wardrobe Box
If you want to transport your clothes straight from the closet of your old home to the closet in your new home, wrinkle-free, our wardrobe box is the best choice for you. This box comes equipped with a metal bar where you can hang your clothes. The wardrobe box comes in a variety of sizes:a) Short Wardrobe Box – 9.4 cu. ft. (24”x 20” x 34”)
This box is perfect for blouses, shirts, jackets and sport coats. It is compact and stackable.b) Medium Wardrobe Box – 10.0 cu. ft. (21” x 18” x 46”)
This box is ideal for packing clothes on hangers, dining room chairs and even sports equipment.c) Large Wardrobe Box – 14.0 cu. ft. (24” x 21” x 48”)
This big box comes equipped with a 2 foot closet rod. It is ideal for packing up the clothes of your closet and even the things on your dresser.
These boxes can also be reused as storage for out-of-season clothes.
6. Kitchen Moving Boxes
These boxes are very sturdy compared other boxes. They are specially designed to transport fragile items. These boxes are:a) Glass Packing Box – 1.85 cu. ft. (24 1/8” x 12” x 11”)
This box is perfect for crystal, stemware, glassware and/or porcelain items like figurines. This box comes with X (please put number) reusable foam pouches and X (please put number)-piece cell-divider unit. It has handholds to make it easy for movers to lift this box.b) Dish Packing Box – 1.85 cu. ft. (24 1/8” x 12” x 11”)
This box was designed to separate, isolate and protect your saucers, plates and bowls. It comes with X (please put number) reusable pouches (X [please put number] each for saucers, large plates, salad plates and bowls).
This box comes with handholds for easy lifting.c) Dish and Glass Packing Box – 1.85 cu. ft. (24 1/8” x 12” x 11”)
This box is ideal for fragile items such as porcelain figurines, fine glassware, crystal stemware, china and antiques. It also has handholds for easy lifting.d) Dish Barrel Box – 5.2 cu. ft. (18” x 18” x 28”)
This is a double-walled box to give extra protection for fragile items such as china and antiques. It has side handles to make it easy to lift. (Cell kit sold separately).e) Cell Kit
The purpose of the cell kit is to separate the Dish Barrel Box into different compartments to isolate fragile items. The cell kit holds up to X (please put number here) piece place setting. It completely fills the Dish Barrel Box to add strength to the box and to prevent your fragile items from being crushed.f) Wine Shipping Boxes
This box is specially designed to safely ship wine or champagne bottles. It is ideal for up to 750 ml. bottles, up to 4” diameter. You can ship up to 6 wine bottles at one time. Each shipping box includes a Styrofoam base and lid.
7. Mirror/Frame Boxes
These telescoping cartons are designed to fit mirrors, framed pictures, glass panels or glass tabletops.
Every box has built in padding and heavy corrugated braces that reinforce each corner. They come in a variety of sizes.a) Single Mirror Box – 2.3 cu. ft. (37” x 4” x 27”)
As the name suggests, this box is specially designed to contain a single piece of mirror or framed picture or art work.b) Large Mirror Box – 3.7 cu. ft. (48” x 4” x 33”) c) Four Piece Mirror/Frame Box
Each piece of the four piece box fits on each corner for adjustable sizing – thus, protecting your art work, pictures and mirrors. It can accommodate sizes up to 40” x 60” x 3 ½”d) Picture Shipping Kit
This is a convenient all-in-one kit that will help you ship and transport your valuable art work. It can hold pictures up to 41” x 31.”
The whole kit comes with:
• 1 box (35” x 45” x 5 ¾”)
• 2 foam panels
• 4 corner protectors
• 4 foam bumpers
• 8 button head cable ties
8. Office Moving Boxes
These boxes are designed is such a way that important files, documents, papers, manuals and receipts can be transported, stocked and stored properly.a) Letter Tote Box – 2.0 cu. ft. (24” x 12” x 12”)
This box is specially designed for file storage. Each box will hold up to one file drawer of letter size folders.b) Legal Tote Box – 2.3 cu. ft. (22” x 15” x12”)
This box is specially designed for file storage. Each box will hold up to one file drawer of legal size folders.c) File Box – 1.0 cu. ft. (15” x 12” x 10”)
This box is specifically designed to hold all your business and personal records. It will hold both letter and legal size folders. It also comes with a lid.
9. Mattress Moving Box
This box is specially designed to protect any mattress and box spring. It comes in crib, twin, standard, double, queen and king sizes.
10. Electronics Boxes
These boxes are specifically designed to transport your valuable electronics.a) Electronic Box – 2.8 cu. ft. (20” x 20” x 12”)
This box is designed and designed for VCR’s, CD players DVD players, computers and speakers.b) Flat Screen TV Moving Box
This box was specifically designed for moving or storing a flat screen television. It has die cut PE foam supports and an inner bag to help prevent your TV from being scratched. These boxes come in two sizes: up to 50” and up to 60”.
NOTE: These boxes cannot be used with rear projection flat screen TV’s.c) 19” TV/Microwave Box – 6.7 cu. ft. (24” x 24” x 20”)
This box was specifically designed ro4 televisions, microwave ovens or stereo components.d) 27” TV/Microwave Box – 9.55 cu. ft. (24.5” x 24.5” x 27.5”)
This box is double walled for extra protection for your television, microwave or computer monitor.e) Lamp Box – 3.3 cu. ft. ( 12” x 12” x 40”)
This box is perfect for moving, storing or shipping odd-shaped items such as lamps, telescopes and golf clubs.
Please make sure to detach cords, wires, paper trays, etc. and label all cables and wires so as not to have difficulty with reassembly.
11. Poster Tube – 36” x 6” x 6” x 6”
This is an easy to assemble three-sided box up to 36” wide. You don’t need tape to assemble this.
It is specifically designed to safely ship, move or store your posters, paintings and even fishing equipment.
12. Sport Utility Box – 15” x 15” 48”
This box is specially designed for golf clubs. It is also ideal for storing tents and plants.
If you need assistance in choosing the right boxes for your move, please contact our support team at: (please put contact details here)
Let MovingQuotes help you with all the details of your move. We go above and beyond to make sure your move will be as smooth and worry-free as possible.