If you decide that you would like to do the packing of your household items yourself, then check out our packing calculator to help you purchase the packing material you need for your size move or home.
Whether you're moving within Toronto, Mississauga, the Greater Toronto Area or across Canada, or even throughout North America, you can rest assured that your belongings are well taken care of and safely transported by Collins-Mehling Transfer. We strive to ensure that your possessions will await you at your new destination on time and in great condition.
Our team of professional movers can safely load and unload your items, whether it's a piano or a dining set. With years of experience, we know how to pack and transport all your belongings as efficiently and carefully as possible. Choosing reliable movers not only saves you time and money, but, most importantly, eliminates stress.
Use this handy guide below to help you calculate the boxes and sizes you will need.
Please note that in addition to boxes, you'll need packing paper and tape, and bubble wrap for your fragile items. We also suggest getting a few markers to make sure you know what each box contains.
Our experienced moving team can safely and efficiently pack all your household items for you. Or if you prefer we can pack as few as one box for you and you can pack the remaining items. A member of our sales team can discuss these different options with you and help you come up with pricing options that work best for your needs and budget.
If you choose to pack yourself, here is a guide to packing boxes and sizes and what to pack in them. These can be purchased from a moving supply store or from your sales representative in the Toronto area.
1.5 or 2.0 cu. ft.
Approx. 18'' x 12'' x 12''
Great for packing books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, video games and game consoles, canned goods and spices. Also used for cleaning supplies, tools and nick-knacks. Remember the heavier the item is that you are packing, the smaller the box you should use.
3.0 cu. ft.
Approx. 18'' x 18'' x 16''
This size has many uses: photo albums, toys, kitchen dishes, pots and pans, small lamps and lampshades, small photo frames, carefully protected.
4.5 or 5.0 cu. ft.
Approx. 18'' x 18'' x 24''
Good for lighter items such as larger lamps and lampshades, pillows, blankets and linens, towels, larger dishes and plastic containers.
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