How To Load A Container

How To Load A Container


[intro music] Welcome to expert advice, where you’ll learn
moving tips from the pros at United, the moving experts. In this video, we’ll focus
on how to load a container. Before we begin the loading process, let’s talk about some of the
supplies you’ll want to have on hand. Loading straps, to secure
items inside the container paper pads furniture pads and stretch wrap, to protect your belongings. Dollies to move your heavy cartons and appliances. When loading a container, start with
heavy items like appliances and furniture. Those items should go on the floor. Protect your items with paper pad or furniture pads. Wrapping your items with pads helps minimize
the chance for scratches or other types of damage. For your upholstered furniture, it’s a good idea to
wrap in plastic wrap to protect it from dirt and damage. [music] Place wrapped furniture on top of a paper pad. Fill open spaces with cartons
or other items to provide stability. The lightest item should go on top. Always pack items from floor to ceiling and pack items tightly to prevent shifting during transit. If you’re storing the container for an extended period, cover the items at or near
the top to reduce exposure to light. Secure these items to
the side using loading straps. Remember not to apply excess force when
securing straps, to avoid damage to your items. Make sure to distribute the weight
evenly from end to end and side to side. Good packing is essential to a stress-free move. With advice from the moving experts at United,
you can rest assured that your valuables remain valuable. There’s moving and there’s moving United.

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