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How to Pack Your Holiday Decorations for a Big Move

packing holiday decorations

Some of the last things many people consider when getting ready for a big move are their Christmas decorations. You’ve spent a lot of time and money collecting your holiday décor, don’t let it get smashed and trashed when you move to a new house. Here’s how to pack it all to keep is safe and sound.

Untangle the Lights

Tangled lights are a holiday tradition, but they can be a big bummer when you’re trying to move. Untangle them now before you pack them. Each strand can get put in its own container or Ziploc bag for moving and for storage.

Invest in Boxes and Storage Containers

You can store your wreath, decorations, and holiday wrapping paper in containers that keep them separated and protect them from damage. Investing in bins and boxes now will help all of your decorations make it through your move safely. You’ll be glad to have them every year when the decorations come down and head to storage.

Put Your Tree in a Bag

If you have an artificial Christmas tree, it’s a great idea to get a bag for it. You can get an inexpensive tree storage bag online and use it year after year. It will also help your movers get the tree out of your old house and into your new one, all in one piece.

Moving can be hard but getting to your new house only to find broken holiday decorations can really take the fun out of a new home. Packing them carefully and finding trustworthy, experienced movers to care for them can help ensure your ornaments, lights, and other holiday items arrive safely. The professional movers at Nilson Van and Storage will treat your items like their own. Book today so you’ll be holiday ready after your big move.



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