Tips for packing and moving mirrors

Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who is ready to move? All people have at least one mirror in their house. When they are moving the entire household, mirrors are included in this plan as well. If you have the same problem, then you need to follow moving and packing guidelines. This will ensure the safety of your items. You know what happens when you break a mirror. Seven years of bad luck. In order to skip this terrible curse, here are all the tips for packing and moving mirrors 

two mirrors on the wall
Make sure to properly pack and move your mirrors

Gather all the necessary packing supplies 

Moving and packing go hand in hand. You cannot pack anything if you do not have all the necessary packing supplies. How to get them? You can always google packers and movers near me and make your purchase. The other option is to get creative and find it on your own. However, since mirrors are extremely fragile, do not opt for cheaper alternatives. Use only packing supplies made of quality materials. You should get the following. 

  • Moving boxes or a mirror box 
  • Packing paper 
  • Pieces of cardboard 
  • Bubble wrapping 
  • Moving blankets 
  • Packing tape 

The good news is you will need all these supplies for packing the rest of your household. For this reason, make sure to get dozens of moving boxes. Try to find a box that is big enough for your mirror. Again, make sure that box is in perfect condition, meaning without any holes and bent edges.  

Tips for packing and moving mirrors 

First things first, you should designate one place for packing. As mentioned, mirrors are fragile, thus easily breakable. If you have a load of items laying around, you can slip and drop your mirror. Your mirrors can also bump into large pieces of furniture thus breaking into tiny pieces. Therefore, clean one corner of your room. Use one table that is large enough to hold your mirror. First, place a moving blanket and then packing paper. Place your mirror on the top. Use a piece of cardboard to protect the glass part of your mirror. Secure it with packing tape. Then, wrap your mirror in packing paper or bubble wrapping. Again, use the tape to secure the package. Then, wrap everything again with moving blankets. Lastly, put it in the box. In the meantime, you can think about how much to tip movers, what to do after the move, etc. 

a dog in the box
Get moving boxes to pack your items, mirrors included

Label the boxes 

Once you place the wrapped mirror in the box, fill the empty space with packing peanuts. Shake the box slightly. Your mirror should not be able to move. Then, seal the box itself. Again, get the necessary mirror boxes. You can find it on Amazon or eBay. Lastly, label the boxes. Write FRAGILE on the box. 

All in all, packing and moving mirrors should not be a problem. Make sure to have all the necessary packing supplies and follow all the tips. 

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