Tips for Maximizing Space in Your Moving Van Rental

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Moving to a new place can exciting! Whether for a new job, school, or just a fresh start, moving brings about new experiences. But even with a fresh start, you don’t want to have to leave everything behind. No matter the size of your moving van rental, there are ways to fit more in that you might previously have expected. Take a look at these tips to make the most out of the space in your moving van rental .

  • Disassemble large items. Keeping furniture like your bed frame, your dresser, and your desk intact often leaves large spaces where other items would be able to fit. If you can get the pieces of these items to fit into boxes, then you should. They’ll be less likely to get damaged if they’re disassembled and stowed away safely.
  • Place the largest items closest to the cab. By doing so, you can fit smaller items into spaces left by larger items that can’t be disassembled. Saving the smaller items for last leaves many more placement options. Instead of trying to cram the largest items at the end, you’ll be able to slide smaller items into gaps.
  • Purge as much as you can. While you’re packing, make piles of things that you haven’t used in a long time and decide whether you want to donate them . Getting rid of all the non-necessities in your home will maximize the space within the moving van and make organizing your new home much easier.

If you need to rent a moving van, truck, or trailer, give A-1 Equipment Rental a call at (650) 369-2992. We can help you assess what type of vehicle you need and rent dollies, moving pads, and all of the necessary tools for the job.

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