How to pack fragile items such as glass table tops, marble table tops and mirrors for moving.

When you move, one of the most stressful parts of it is to make sure that your items don’t break during the move. In order to prevent this, packing your fragile items well is crucial. In this blog post, we have covered how to pack your glass table tops, marble table tops and mirrors for moving.

How to Pack Glass Table Tops For Moving

Glass table tops are for sure stylish… But they’re heavy and fragile too! Packing glass table tops properly will prevent chips and cracks during your move.

 

Glass table tops are for sure stylish… But they’re heavy and fragile too! Packing glass table tops properly will prevent chips and cracks during your move.

Glass is one of the most delicate and fragile things that is in your home. Put it in the form of a table top, it becomes heavy too! That is why it is important you pack your glass table top the right way. Unsure of how to pack your delicate glass tops? Don’t worry – just read below for 4 easy steps on packing these!

  1. Take a moving box made for pictures for each glass top and place wadded newsprint paper on the bottom of each box. Do not close the top end of the box.

  2. Wrap each glass top with newsprint/packing paper or bubble wrap.

  3. Carefully place the glass top in a box, and if it fits loosely, fill in the spaces with lightly wadded newsprint or packing paper. If 2 boxes are needed for a glass top then put the second box on top of the first by telescoping them together and filling the spaces with lightly wadded newsprint/packing paper.

  4. Tape the box(es) closed and clearly label it “FRAGILE – glass top”.

Careful! Marble table tops can be heavy and fragile. Wrapping marble table tops carefully is the key to moving them safely.

 

Careful! Marble table tops can be heavy and fragile. Wrapping marble table tops carefully is the key to moving them safely.

How to Pack Marble Table Tops For Moving

Marble table tops, like glass table tops are heavy and fragile. Unsure of how to pack your marble tops? Don’t worry – just read below for 4 easy steps on packing these items!

  1. Prepare a picture box for the marble top by placing a wadded newsprint or packing paper on the bottom of each box. Do not close the top end of the boxes.

  2. Wrap each individual marble top with newsprint/packing paper, or wrap them in Bubble Wrap.

  3. Place the marble top in the box, and if they fit loosely in the box just fill in the spaces with lightly wadded newsprint/packing paper. If 2 boxes are needed then just place the second box on top of the first box by telescoping them together and filling the spaces with lightly wadded newsprint/packing paper.

  4. Tape the box(es) closed and clearly label it “FRAGILE – marble top”.

Read More: How To Tip Movers in Canada

Want to prevent 7 years of bad luck? Packing your mirrors well for moving is the key!

 

Want to prevent 7 years of bad luck? Packing your mirrors well for moving is the key!

How to Pack Mirrors For Moving

Are you in the dark about how to pack your fragile mirrors? Well, just look in the mirror for a reflection of light! Here are 5 easy steps on how to pack mirrors for moving.

  1. Put tape across the front of each mirror in the form of an X to keep the pieces in place in the event that the glass cracks or breaks.

  2. Prepare a picture box for the mirror by placing wadded newsprint/packing paper on the bottom of each box. Do not close the top end of the box.

  3. Wrap each individual mirror with newsprint/packing paper or Bubble Wrap.

  4. Carefully place the mirror in the box and if they fit loosely in the box, just fill in the spaces with lightly wadded newsprint or packing paper. If 2 boxes are needed for the mirror simply place the second box on top of the first one by telescoping them together and fill the spaces with lightly wadded newsprint paper.

  5. Tape the box(es) closed and clearly label it “FRAGILE – mirror”.

These are a few ways on how to prepare your glass table top, marble table top and mirrors for moving. If you don’t want to do it yourself or need a little bit of help, don’t hesitate to contact us, Kleiner Services. We wish you all the best in your packing journey. Thank you for reading!