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Packing with the right cartons is important. Inappropriate cartons often have weak areas that crush easily, do not travel well, and may be inapt for the weight of items that fit inside them.

Odd size cartons consume more truck space, difficult to pack, and require extra handling efforts.


Standard materials, listed below, are ideal for protection of commonly packed belongings.

Small Carton, 1.5 cu. ft. (16x12x12h).
For packing books, CD's, DVD's, records, and other small and heavy items.

Medium Carton, 3.0 cu. ft. (18x18x16h)
Versatile carton, commonly used for pots, pans, toys, non-perishable food, and small appliances.

Large Carton, 4.5 cu. ft. (18x18x24h) or (24x18x18h).
Mainly for packing linens, clothing, shoes, bedding and other light-weight non-breakables.


Dish Pack Carton, 5.0 cu. ft. (18x18x28h).
Sturdy double-walled carton used for breakables like china, dishes, crystal, and glassware.


Extra Large Carton, 6.0 cu. ft. (24x18x24h).
Primarily used for packing light large items like pillows, lampshades, and hats.


Lamp Carton (12x12x40h).
Made for packing lamps or other narrow and tall items.

Picture/Mirror Carton (30hx3.5x40), (40hx3.5x60), or made of multiple adjustable sleeves.
For packing pictures, mirrors and flat glass items (depending on glass thickness).


Wardrobe Carton (18x21x48h) or (24x21x48h).
Portable closet carton with a metal hanging bar used for packing clothing on hangers.


Tote/File Carton (24x12x10h) or (24x15x10h).
For packing letter and legal size paper files.


Mattress Cover.
Plastic bag that covers a mattress on all sides and requires tape-seal at the top.


Bubble Wrap.
For wrapping delicate and fragile items like china, artwork, collectibles, and electronics.


Unprinted Packing Paper, 25-pound Bundle.
Clean, unprinted paper used for wrapping and cushioning

individual items.

Tape, Roll size 2” x 55 yards.
Used to seal top and bottom of boxes, cartons, and other containers.

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