What to Pack in Each Moving Box Size

It is important to pack all of your items in the right moving box sizes. A lot of times when people pack their boxes they do not take in consideration the chance of their items breaking or becoming damaged. Picking the right size box will ensure that your items will remain safe. Just because you have a larger box, does not mean that you should or can pack more items inside it. The different sized moving boxes are designed with specific items. All of Cheap Cheap Moving Boxes are now designed with hand holes to make it easier for lifting. We have put a guide together so that you will know what you should put in each packing box size:

Small Moving Box

First style of box is the small moving box. These boxes are perfect for small yet heavy items. They can carry up to 65 lbs. Small boxes are the best for packing small appliances, decorations, or glasses. This box may be sturdy but we do not recommend trying to pack smaller pots and pans or other larger kitchen items. Our small box sizes are 16" x 10" x 10" and are made with hand holes.

Best items to put in a small moving box:

  • Sheet Sets
  • Movies
  • Record albums
  • Vases
  • Books
  • Tools
  • Toasters and other small kitchen appliances
  • Food (cans)
  • Smaller knick-knacks

Medium Moving Box

The next style, the most popular box size, is the medium moving box. This box has the same weight carrying capacity as the small box, 65 lbs. It is perfect for packing smaller household items. Make sure when packing medium boxes not to over pack and to fill any voids with bubble wrap or packing paper. This will ensure that your packed items will not be damaged or be able to move during transportation. The dimensions our medium moving box is 18" x 14" 12". This box is designed with hand holes to make your move easier.

Best items to put in a medium moving box:

  • Children and/or Pet toys
  • Tupperware
  • Video games and consoles
  • Smaller computers
  • Coffee makers
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Household knick-knacks

Large Moving Box

The second most popular box size is the large box. Though this box is larger you will want to make sure that you do not exceed the weight capacity of 65 lbs. The larger packing space is meant for bulky, light weight items. Our large moving box size is 20" x 20" x 15". These boxes are also equipped with hand holes to make lifting easier.

Best items to put in a large moving box:

  • Pillows
  • Board games
  • Stuffed animals
  • Clothing
  • Towels and other linens
  • Speakers
  • Lampshades

Extra Large Moving Box

The last box size is our x-large moving box. This is the largest box size out of them all. It is perfect for larger, bulky items. Just like the large and medium boxes, the weight capacity is 65 lbs. Make sure not to over pack these boxes due to the amount of packing space. To make sure your items are safe and secure during moving make sure to pack all voids with packing paper.

Best items to put in an extra large moving box:

  • Comforters
  • Larger and fluffy pillows
  • Seasonal items
  • towels and linens
  • Large stuffed animals

Specialty Moving Boxes

In addition to the normal and most popular box sizes, Cheap Cheap Moving Boxes carries other boxes that are specifically made for various items. Our most popular specialty box is our wardrobe boxes. This is basically a movable closet. Take your hanging clothes out of your closet and hang them in this box. Here are some of our other specialty boxes: