Finding a new home or office is an exciting time. Amid all the chaos of moving, you have to actually prepare to move. As you survey your premises, the amount of stuff to be packed can be a daunting site. Unfortunately, packing a box is not an exact science. Most of us don’t pack boxes with the weight capacity in mind, nor take the time to place the boxes on a scale. The inexact art of packing can lead to torn boxes, broken items, and spilled messes. Today you have a choice of the type of boxes that are used. Before you expose yourself to the mishaps of cardboard boxes, explore the benefits of plastic moving boxes.
Durability and Strength
Perhaps the most obvious benefit of plastic moving boxes is their strength and durability. Plastic boxes are designed with properly reinforced handles that allow the mover to effectively grip boxes. Being able to handle boxes during the move is important for your personal safety and protects your belongings. Plastic boxes are also water-resistant in the case of having to move in inclement weather.
Easy to Stack and Manage
Plastic boxes are much easier to stack into your moving vehicle. The more boxes you stack into your moving truck, the more weight is placed on the lower boxes. Unlike cardboard boxes that may warp or become deformed when stacked, plastic boxes maintain their integrity.
Reuse and Recycle
Using plastic boxes can have several other benefits that go past the moving process. For those that rent plastic moving boxes, you save yourself the time needed to break down and recycle all the cardboard boxes after the move is completed. Most box rental companies will drop them off at your old place and pick them up from the new place. If you decide to purchase plastic moving boxes, they can be excellent storage devices that are impervious to moisture and may types of pest infestation.
Consider the option of re-usable moving boxes. They will not only make for a smoother move but you will also be doing your part for the environment.
For more hands-on office move support, reach out to your NYC Professional Office Organizer today.