Moving. One of the most devastating jobs in the whole world, especially when it comes to packing your things. I have moved a lot in the past 10 years and I believe that today, I have finally learned the lesson – “Never start this quest without a detailed plan”. Last time I had to move houses (it was 3 years ago) I finally started thinking outside the box. I made an elaborate plan to make things easier by sorting all of my stuff and by throwing all the clothes and other excess stuff that I didn’t use for at least a year or maybe more. This is my mother’s golden rule, and I plan to follow it as it turned out to be true. The next step of the plan was to hire moving boxes, but not the cardboard ones as they are both expensive and not that durable. Instead, this time, I decided to hire moving boxes that are durable, sturdy, nice looking and most importantly environmentally friendly. Yes, I’m talking about the plastic boxes that are a real life saviour and an affordable alternative to the pricey cardboard boxes. Keep on reading to find out the many other ways in which plastic boxes can help you organize your stuff and make your moving an easy and smooth process.
Plastic moving boxes are made of hard plastic, meaning they can resist the strain when moving from one place to another. Since their plastic is hard, this means that you can easily stack other boxes on them which is not the case with cardboard boxes. This feature will make you get the best of both worlds which is reusable and cost-effective boxes.
The biggest issue I’ve had with moving was to keep all of my expensive electronics safe from moisture. This was impossible with cardboard boxes as they are not water resistant. Plastic moving boxes, instead, turned out the best weapon I had, and they offered me the greatest protection ever. All of my electronics and other important things, like photos and documents were transported to my new home in perfect condition.
Easy to Use
The time when I moved with cardboard boxes was a real nightmare. Not only I needed to pack all of my stuff neatly, but I also had to tape them separately and after that together in order to reinforce them, which was not the case with plastic boxes. Since they are made plastic, they can be sealed perfectly, meaning that are ready to be used without extra packing and reinforcement procedure.
Moving is always dangerous for fragile items, but thanks to the plastic boxes, this was no more a thing to consider. Plastic boxes will give you much more protection against breakage than cardboard boxes, meaning that this is a worthwhile investment.
Easy to Open and Close
Plastic moving boxes are easy to open and close anytime you want, which was not the case with the taped cardboard boxes. Plastic boxes will easily give you the opportunity to add more items in it or check the content of each box.