Boxes, Tape and Bubble-wrap: What other moving supplies do I need?


(Sam Solomon) #1

So, I’ve got a big move coming up—my first in a couple of years. What types of things do I need? I assume boxes, tape and bubble-wrap. Are there any preferences on those supplies? I saw these boxes on amazon and they have an A fakespot rating.

Update: So I purchased the Bankers Box bundle from Amazon. They are pretty clever—it doesn’t look like I will need tape for moving. They are also pretty sturdy and easy to put together.

Although if I were going to do anything different, I’d probably pay a bit more for a 6-pack of the large as opposed to an 8-pack of the medium.


(Lisa Nguyen) #2

While I can’t comment on the boxes you posted, there’s going to be more to moving than you think. A few quick things that come to mind.

  • Mattress Storage Bag
  • TV Moving Box
  • Gloves
  • Furniture Pads
  • Sharpies and Labels

You’ll probably need a million trashbags to either toss or give away things.