Overload Your Moving Boxes? How To Avoid Them

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A common mistake during a move is that you overload the boxes. If you have not folded them completely correctly, chances are that the bottom will fall out. Don’t worry, you can easily prevent this by folding your moving boxes properly and not overloading them.  Professional moving boxes have a load capacity of more than 50 kilos, but that does not mean that you have to fill them with things up to this weight.

A kilo or 10 is more than enough for a self-relocation if you love your back. Your friends and family will also be happy that you have not overloaded your moving boxes.

Folding Moving Boxes:

In this article, we would like to show you how to fold the different types of moving boxes that we have in our range. We have budget moving boxes, standard auto-lock moving boxes, professional auto-lock moving boxes, and premium moving boxes, each of which has its own way of folding.

It is not difficult in all cases, but it is important for the sturdiness of the boxes and the protection of your valuables that you fold them properly. Folding a budget moving box The budget moving box is our cheapest model. This moving box has a load capacity of 20 to 25 kilos. If you fold it properly, it is very sturdy and you can move all kinds of different things with it.

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This is how you fold the budget moving box:

  1. Turn the flat box upside down and make it rectangular.
  2. Fold in the flaps at the bottom.
  3. Turn the moving box over.
  4. Fold up the short flaps on the bottom and place the large flap over them.
  5. Fold in the short flaps at the top and close the box with the large flaps.

If necessary, seal your moving box with moving tape. Do you have a lot of heavy cargo? Then choose a more sturdy moving box, such as one of the types below.  Watch our video of folding the budget moving box.

Folding Standard Auto-lock Moving Box:

The standard auto-lock is a sturdy, self-closing moving box that you can easily set up. This is a moving box with a lot of carrying capacity that will not tear easily. Compared to the folding boxes, you have a lot of ease of use and time savings from an auto-lock.

Here’s How to Put it on:       

  1. Press the flat box into its final shape.
  2. Push the bottom down.
  3. Push in the short flaps at the top and close the box with the large flaps.

The standard auto-lock moving box has a load capacity of about 30 kilos. With a heavy load, it is wise to tape the box closed for extra strength.  This is how the folding of this moving box looks like on video.

Folding professional auto lock moving box:

The professional auto-lock moving box is a heavy-duty moving box with a load capacity of about 50 kilos. This moving box can also be set up in one movement, which saves you a lot of time packing.

Here’s how to put it on:

  1. Press the flat box into its final shape.
  2. Push the bottom down.
  3. Press in the flaps on the short side and close the box with the two large flaps.

Conclusion:

As you can see, folding the professional auto-lock moving box is a piece of cake. This box offers the ideal combination of ease of use, strength, and load-bearing capacity. It is not surprising that some moving companies also use this type of auto-lock moving boxes themselves.

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