How To Safely Pack Plates When Moving

Moving to a new house is a stressful experience. Packing your plates can be even more stressful, as they're not just delicate items, but also heavy and bulky. So, how do you pack fragile items like plates securely? Using the right materials and techniques will help keep them safe during moving day. Prepare the moving box for plates Prepare the moving box with packing paper or newspaper on the bottom to provide support and cushion for your plates. Try to limit the box to 30-50 pounds max, don’t overload the box to the point it is impossible to pick up. Wrap each plate using packing paper or newspaper Place the item in the center of your piece of paper. Wrap the paper around the object, making sure that it is tight and snug so that it doesn't move around in transit. Secure with tape at all four corners or in [...]

By |2022-11-08T14:51:22-05:00October 24th, 2022|Moving, Moving Out, New in the Neighborhood, Packing|Comments Off on How To Safely Pack Plates When Moving

Crown Looks to Capitalize on Lack of Restaurants in the Gaithersburg Area

By: Brian S. Last night, Town & Country Movers attended “Taste of Crown” at the brand new Crown development in Gaithersburg, MD. As mentioned in a previous post “The New Suburbia“, the entire development covers over 180 acres, and looks to fill over 260,000 square feet of commercial retail. The three current builders, KB Home, Pulte Homes, and M/I Homes showed off models of their phase one town homes. Starting in the mid 500′s and reaching upwards of $700,000 (depending on what finishes are chosen), the town homes have drawn attention from not only people looking to downsize (relatively), but from first-time home buyers as well.   The goal of the event, which catered to real estate agents and contractors alike, was not only to showcase the homes, but to give a glimpse into the various restaurants that will fill Downtown Crown. Asia Nine, Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar, [...]

By |2018-04-10T21:38:29-04:00November 20th, 2013|New in the Neighborhood|0 Comments