To decrease the possibility of breaking your glass dinner plates while moving into a new home, stack them vertically inside a box like vinyl records instead of horizontally like a stack of pancakes.
If you're an office supplies nerd, here's the perfect excuse to buy different-colored rolls of tape: Color-code your boxes by the room that they belong in so when you start unpacking, you can save yourself a lot of time by unloading the boxes to their respective rooms before opening them.
Other tips for making your moving process a breeze? Get moving boxes for free on Craigslist. Label all your wires and take pictures before unplugging your electronic appliances. Use a bread tab to mark the end of clear packing tape so you aren't always searching for the cut-off end.
Last but not least? Asking your friends to help you move is a great way to save money. Just make sure everything is all packed up into their respective boxes and ready to move once your friends arrive to help you out.
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