In the first part of our “Packing List by Room” series, our Seattle movers gave tips on packing up your living room and bedroom. In part two of this series, we explain how to pack a bathroom for moving.
Once you know the right methods and the best order of doing things, it is an incredibly simple process. From which items to pack first to how to deal with prohibited items, this room by room packing list from our moving company in Seattle has it all covered.
These helpful packing tips and techniques are utilized by our own Seattle local movers and Seattle long-distance movers on every relocation they are a part of. With our professional packing services, the moving crew assigned to your move can pack up your entire household in a matter of hours. If you’d rather pack by yourself, this packing list is for you.
Toiletries – Start the packing process by emptying out medicine cabinets and other storage areas in your bathroom. Soaps, shampoos, lotions, and conditioners should be placed into medium-sized moving boxes, paper boxes, or banana boxes which have the added benefit of handles. For smaller bottles and products that have a high risk of leaking, seal them into Ziploc bags.
Hazardous Materials – Know that many cosmetic products and cleaning products are considered prohibited items by moving companies. Aerosols, flammable products, and toiletries containing alcohol cannot be transported in moving trucks. Either separate these things from unprohibited toiletries or consider transporting all cosmetics, cleaners, and other household chemicals in your personal vehicle.
Medication – Medication and vitamins should be separated from everything else into a small moving box. Make sure pills and medicine you need to take regularly are easily accessible by packing them in a separate bag or plastic container. All medications should be transported in your personal vehicle rather than a moving truck.
Towels – Pack linens like towels, bath mats, and cloth shower curtains into a large moving box. Put bathtub non-slip mats, plastic shower curtains, toilet brushes, and other common bathroom items into another box. Make sure everything is clean, sanitized, and dry before taping the boxes closed.
Hairstyling Tools – Tools like flat irons, hair curlers, electric toothbrushes, and other electronic devices should be packed into a small or medium box. Be sure to remove all batteries and seal them in a small Ziploc bag. To be extra safe and protect against potential water damage, place electronics into large, sealable plastic bags before putting them in boxes.
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