Packing Assistance

If safely packing your fine china and fragile heirlooms is more than you wish to tackle, let Dial-A-Move’s trained professionals handle the task. Whether it’s preparing just a few boxes for transit or packing the entire home, Dial-A-Move can tailor the job to your specific needs. If you wish, we can also provide you with all the necessary professional materials to pack everything yourself.


packing supplies – box cube

1.5 Cubic Foot Carton

small carton ideal for heavier items such as books, compact discs and record albums

3.0 Cubic Foot Carton

medium carton that can be used for pots and pans, toys and small appliances

4.5 Cubic Foot Carton

medium carton used for items like lampshades, board games and linens

6.0 Cubic Foot Carton

large carton that should be used for lightweight, bulky items such as large pillows, down comforters and blankets


extra sturdy medium carton for fragile items including dishes, china, crystal and glassware, with carton dividers available for additional protection

Wardrobe Carton

large carton with a hanger bar, ideal for transporting clothing from your closet or for hanging drapes

Tape, mattress bags, and packing paper also available.

What Items Can’t I Pack?

Listed below are some of the common items that are not allowed for hauling because they present a hazard or are perishable:

  • Aerosol Cans
  • Ammonia
  • Ammunition
  • Car Batteries
  • Charcoal/Lighter Fluid
  • Chemistry Sets
  • Cleaning Solvents
  • Darkroom Chemicals
  • Fertilizer
  • Fireworks
  • Fuels/Oils
  • Household Batteries
  • Kerosene
  • Liquid Bleach
  • Liquid Toiletries
  • Loaded Guns
  • Matches
  • Nail Polish
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Paint Thinners
  • Paints/Varnishes
  • Pesticides
  • Poisons
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Propane Tanks
  • Sterno Fuel
  • Weed Killer

Perishable items including food, plants, or living things that may die or spoil during transit.

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