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Packing Products and Supplies for Your First Home in Austin

Finding quality packing products and packing supplies in Austin is going to be one of the first things you do when planning a move to your new home. The right tools will help you get the job done much faster and easier than utilizing the packing products that All My Sons Austin professional movers wouldn’t. Although, that does beg the question in itself about what packing supplies the pros use during a move. Not to worry, for anyone unaware of what to do and not to do, we’ve put together this helpful list of must-have packing supplies to purchase in Austin.


Moving Boxes

No going around it, you’re going to need high quality moving boxes. Plastic containers will always suffice and are ideal for eco-friendly moves. You’ll be needing small boxes, medium boxes, large boxes, extra-large boxes and in some cases, specialty moving boxes. The size of your move will determine how many of each will be required.


Other Packing Supplies

Moving boxes will be the primary item you seek in your list of packing products, however there are many more. Consider purchasing:

Tape (shipping tape, duct tape or strapping tape, masking tape)

Scissors and/or Box cutters

Sticker labels (Different colored labels are ideal)

Sharpie permanent markers for labeling

Insulation and protection (bubble wrap, packing paper, packing peanuts)

Hand truck or dolly

Rope, twine, tie-downs and bungee cords to keep boxes and furniture in place

Furniture blankets

Felt moving pads (to protect floors from being scratched and scuffed)


Other Essential Products

Before moving into your new home in Austin, consider purchasing bleach and other cleaning products and give your new home a thorough cleaning before you move in. Your home will never be as empty as the day that you’re moving, so this is the perfect opportunity to sanitize it.



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