Six Creative Packing Hacks for a Less Stressful Move

Whether you are traveling across town or across the country, making the most of your time and resources is critical to a safe and economical move. And while relocating is an exciting time, the moving process can sometimes feel overwhelming.

To help streamline your move, Penske has put together a list of best practices and reminders to keep you on track. From packaging to moving tools, these moving hacks and tips improve efficiency and protect the things that are important to you.

1. Bag the Hardware After Disassembling Large Items

Break down large items to save space and make moving easier. Don’t forget to bag up the hardware.

2. Protect Your Breakable Items

Keep breakable items safe with t-shirts, towels and linens.

3. Color Code Boxes

Make unpacking a breeze by color coding boxes.

4. Use Your Suitcase

It’s not just for clothing. Utilize your suitcases to help you move loose and heavy items.

5. Pack a Tool Kit

Have your tools ready for moving day.

6. Wardrobe

It’s easy to keep your clothes organized and clean during your move.

Get Packing
Get Packing

Our interactive packing checklist will help ensure your belongings arrive at your destination intact, with nothing left behind.

Boxes & Supplies
Boxes & Supplies

Packing and moving supplies are available at all Penske locations. So go ahead and cross one more thing off that to-do list.

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How To Load a Moving Truck

Most people don't realize there's a right way to load a rental truck when moving household items. To ensure a safer, easier, and quicker move, use these tips to load your heaviest possessions.