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What is in a box? A Guide to Moving Boxes

1. Dish Pack (Or China Barrel)

Extra sturdy corrugated carton of double-wall construction for all breakables such as china and dishes, crystal and glassware. You may also want to use cellular dividers inside the carton.

2. Small Box (Book Carton)

A small, easy to handle carton designed for heavy items such as books and records or CDs. 1.5 cubic feet.

3. Medium Box

Medium utility box often used for pots and pans, toys, non-perishable food (cans and jars) and small appliances. 3 cubic feet.

4. Large Square Box (Lamp)

For bulky items such as linens, towels, toys or lampshades. 4.5 cubic feet.

5. Wardrobe Box

This large carton has a hanger bar to accommodate clothes from your closet or draperies.

6. Mirror Box

Telescoping cartons fit almost any picture, mirror or glass.

7. Mattress Cover

Available in king, queen, double, single (twin) and crib sizes; you’ll need one for every box spring and every mattress.