How to pack electronics for a move

admin May 18, 2010 1

If you are relocating soon, then it is probably you need to think of how to pack everything including electronics. It is essential to pack up electronic equipment safely so you will be able to enjoy it at your new home. Here are some tips that will help you to prepare your electronics for a move.

Mark each element before taking apart. If they’re not marked, it can take a long time to check which cables go where. So, before you start taking apart electronics, prepare some labels. Connecting back electronics will be much easier with some small tags on both the cord and the fitting place. You can either apply colored tags or markers to match cables and ports. Make sure the tags are securely attached so they won’t shift when you transport electronics. When it’s time to unpack your boxes, you will not be dragged in a web of cables. Alternatively, you may use a rubber to tie each loop of cable together. Cut down tension by folding cables together ready for arranging the equipment in a new home. Losing a cable is the worse thing that can happen. After you’ve unhooked the cables and tag them it’s time to start wrapping and packing electronics.

Find some decent type of bubble wrap. Many people will detect that basic packing supplies are not good to practice when packing electronic equipment. Some of them can in reality damage electronics. Packaging stores sell exceptional bubble wraps that are anti-static. This special material will save your electronics from harm. Wrap each electronic equipment individually in bubble wrap so that no pieces will snag together during the transportation. Then seal the entire thing.

Electronics equipment can now be packed. Place the bigger items down the bottom of the box and then place smaller items on top. Fill out empty fields of the box with more bubble wrap. And if possible, put smaller electronic equipments on top. Then ensure all holes are full with informal bubble wrap, so that nothing will shift during transportation.

Mark the box in an appropriate way. When you have ended packing your electronics, just need to seal the box with packing tape and mark consequently. Make sure to write ‘fragile’ and ‘heavy’ so that particular box will be cared with attention.