Given that your entire life is probably contained on a combination of digital devices, it is understandable if you are a bit overwhelmed by packing it up. Here are a few moving tips to help you safely pack your electronics away so that nothing gets damaged.
First of all, before you start packing any electronics, you should create a backup of all critical files, data, and photos on all devices. A hard drive is easy to find these days and can hold a great deal of content without taking up a large amount of space. Cloud space is also quite affordable.
Second, if you have any digital devices like digital cameras or portable gaming devices that contain batteries, you need to remove all the batteries. Batteries can rust if left in for an extended period, and depending on how fast you unpack, you might not get back to these electronics for a while.
Next, make sure you remove all wires, cords, and attachable pieces. The fewer pieces connected to your electronics, the less likely it is that something will get caught and damaged. Wrap these items up separately from the device but pack them in the same box.
If you happen to have the original packaging, it is the best packing option at your disposal. However, if you don’t have it, choose a moving box close to the same size as your device and then carefully wrap your items in bubble wrap. A layer of packing peanuts or shredded paper in the bottom of the box can provide additional cushioning.
Finally, the best way to ensure your electronics stay safe is by hiring a moving company you can trust. Call GreenLight Movers today to talk about your moving options