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How to pack hanging clothes

When you are moving, there are some tips and tricks you ought to know regarding packing. The more you know, the chances are bigger, that you will pack well, and you won’t have to worry about things like, will it transport well? Will it get damaged? How can I unpack? All of these questions are easy to answer if you pack in the right way. When it comes to the question on how to pack hanging clothes, we can give you some pointers on how to do that properly, without having to worry about a thing.

Pack hanging clothes same as in a boutique
Having your own way of packing clothes is great, but you should also check for some tips that can help you

When moving, pick the right packing material

Since the dawn of time packing material was the most important thing to choose and to have when moving. Without having the right packing material, you cannot pack well and in a timely manner. Therefore, here is some of the packing material that is a must:

  • Boxes
  • Bags
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Moving blanket
  • Markers or sticker labels
  • Packing paper

This is the material that you should have. However, when we are talking about how to pack hanging clothes, you don’t need all of the above. There are some tricks on how to pack hanging clothes without wrinkling it, or damaging them.

Pack hanging clothes smart

One of the ways to pack hanging clothes is just to throw them with the hangers all together in a big trash bag. That is, it, simple as that. However, this is the worst way to do it. Why? Well, because you will wrinkle it to the unrecognition. Also, those bags rip so easy. Once the bag is ripped, your clothes can get damaged very easy. Your fancy, silk blouse will get wrinkled and ripped if not packed properly for the move. That is why you need to pack your nice, fancy clothes the way that is intended.

In some special boxes made just for this. These wardrobe boxes are easy to find. However, you cannot get them for free, as you could get the plain ones in any large convenience store. These boxes you have to buy, and they are not cheap. On the other hand, they are probably worth every penny, and you will realize that once you start to unpack and you see that your clothes are in the same condition as they were when you packed it. If nothing from this suits you simply Get moving boxes Jersey City and put your mind at ease.

Use hangers to pack hanging clothes
There are a lot of DIY ways to pack hanging clothes

Cheaper options

If you don’t want to spend extra money for wardrobe boxes, there are other, cheaper ways to pack hanging clothes. Remember those trash bags we dismissed earlier? Well, let’s bring them back but in a different way. You don’t simply throw the clothes all together with the hangers in the bag. What you can do, is just to roll them carefully and just then place them in the bag. Make a whole on the bag so that hangers can go through it.

Once you start the unpacking, you may notice that your clothes did get a little bit wrinkled, but nothing that a little ironing cannot take care off. On the other hand, if this seems like too much trouble you can always get someone to do this for you. There are always a lot of ways to pack hanging clothes and one of those ways is just to hire packing services NJ. If you are not sure how, and it is really important for you to have everything in order, hiring the right services is definitely a way to go.

Let’s go back a bit

Let’s talk about the first thing you should do before you even decide should you hire a packing service, buy wardrobe boxes, or use trash bags. There is one very important thing that you can do that can make the whole packing and moving process so much easier for you. Not only for the hanging clothes but for packing overall. You have to declutter. That is right, you have to say goodbye to the things you are no longer wearing and this is the best time to do so. Think of it as a spring cleaning.

This will lift so much pressure off your shoulders. The less the clothes you have to pack the better you will pack it. This doesn’t mean of course that you should get rid of your favorite silk blouse, it means that you should get rid of that pantsuit you haven’t been wearing for more than three years. Since the things you want to remove are probably in a very good condition since you have kept them hanging in your closet, you should donate them. If they are not in such good condition, throw the things you don’t need any more away. It can be hard, but it has to be done.

Colourful shirts
Nice clothes should be packed in a way that it doesn’t get damaged

Hiring movers?

If you are hiring movers, then you are very lucky. Movers company more often than not will provide you with wardrobe boxes. Remember those expensive boxes we talked about? If they rent you those boxes then there is absolutely nothing left for you to worry about. On the other hand, if that doesn’t go under their service, then the DIY way is yet again the best solution.

Since you are hiring movers it means that you will have a truck or a van at your disposal. That is great because a big vehicle means space, and you will need space for your nice clothes. One of the good things that you can do is to put your clothes inside of the trash bag, let the hanger from the bag as we said earlier and simply hang it in the back of the van. It will be in the same position as it was while it was in your closet. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this plan, and trash bags, in this case, are great for having your clothes dust, and dirt free.

When you are moving, you can get under a lot of stress. Knowing the right way to pack your favorite clothes can relieve that stress and anxiety. It can serve as anti-stress therapy. So, do your investigation and find the best ways to pack hanging clothes.


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