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Tips to combat packing stress when moving

From finding a new home to selling one’s current home, the moving process can be a big source of stress. Among the top stressors is packing. In fact, in a recent survey, commissioned by Duck brand, conducted online by Harris Poll, 56 percent of respondents said packing to move is extremely/very stressful. It doesn’t have to be this way. Here are some tips to reduce packing pain.

Purge before packing.

Diminish the workload by first cleaning out items you no longer need.

Pack carefully.

Forty percent of those who would find it frustrating to pack when moving worry about items breaking. Eliminate anxiety by wrapping fragile items with cushioning material, like Bubble Wrap. Dish and glass kits provide pouches and dividers to protect delicate goods. Secure your boxes with quality packing tape, like EZ Start Packaging.

Buy boxes.

Purchase boxes in a variety of sizes and levels of durability from an easy to find brand like Duck brand.

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