Packing Liquid Tips

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While we at Noah’s Ark Moving and Storage don’t really recommend packing up liquids for moving since they can potentially damage other items that they are nearby if they leak, we understand that certain liquid items will want to be transported to your new location intact.

Items like bottles of liquor or wine are stable inside their original bottles, so those with these items should learn the proper techniques for packing liquids for  residential moves or commercial moves – as detailed here in the following blog posts.

Packing Liquids

As a rule, you should only pack liquids inside factory sealed containers. They need to be very well padded and insulated. There’s a risk in packing liquids especially for longer moves, that you will get your other belongings wet. Leaks can happen through almost any portion of a container, as containers are susceptible to cracking and leakages due to impacts.

You need to create insulated buffer spaces between wine bottles and other glass liquid containers to minimize the chance of breakages. If you have liquid containers or unsealed bottles that you really want to pack, tape the cap or top to the bottle, and place the whole thing inside a sealed plastic bag.

Then significantly pad the box that the bagged item is placed in. Taking extra measures to insulate the containers, as well as add barriers that will protect your other belongings in the event of a leak, is definitely recommended.

Liquids Never to Pack

Never pack flammable or explosive liquids, as if they leak out the results could be disastrous. Even simple and relatively innocuous seeming items like nail polish remover can become a major security risk from even the smallest leak or spark. You should also never pack paint, propane, gasoline, paint thinner, or oxygen tanks.

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Packing Liquid Tips

Noah’s Ark22

While we at Noah’s Ark Moving and Storage don’t really recommend packing up liquids for moving since they can potentially damage other items that they are nearby if they leak, we understand that certain liquid items will want to be transported to your new location intact.

Items like bottles of liquor or wine are stable inside their original bottles, so those with these items should learn the proper techniques for packing liquids for  residential moves or commercial moves – as detailed here in the following blog posts.

Packing Liquids

As a rule, you should only pack liquids inside factory sealed containers. They need to be very well padded and insulated. There’s a risk in packing liquids especially for longer moves, that you will get your other belongings wet. Leaks can happen through almost any portion of a container, as containers are susceptible to cracking and leakages due to impacts.

You need to create insulated buffer spaces between wine bottles and other glass liquid containers to minimize the chance of breakages. If you have liquid containers or unsealed bottles that you really want to pack, tape the cap or top to the bottle, and place the whole thing inside a sealed plastic bag.

Then significantly pad the box that the bagged item is placed in. Taking extra measures to insulate the containers, as well as add barriers that will protect your other belongings in the event of a leak, is definitely recommended.

Liquids Never to Pack

Never pack flammable or explosive liquids, as if they leak out the results could be disastrous. Even simple and relatively innocuous seeming items like nail polish remover can become a major security risk from even the smallest leak or spark. You should also never pack paint, propane, gasoline, paint thinner, or oxygen tanks.

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