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Get Packing Materials that Meet Your Needs

For Boxes that Can Withstand Coast to Coast Transport

Do you prefer to pack your belongings yourself? Buy reinforced cardboard boxes that are specially designed for moving. Whether you have to pack books, tools, clothing, fragile items, televisions or other possessions, we have a variety of boxes to suit your needs.

Box – 1. 5 cubic feet

Dimensions: 16" x 12" x 12"
Suggested uses: books, candles, tools, DVDs, etc.

Box – 2 cubic feet

Dimensions: 12" x 15" x 12.75"
Suggested uses: books, candles, tools, DVDs, fragile items, etc.

Box – 4 cubic feet

Dimensions: 18" x 18" x 21"
Suggested uses: clothing, lampshades, blankets, etc.

Box – 5 cubic feet

Dimensions: 18" x 18" x 27" 
Suggested uses: toys, lampshades, clothing, pillows, sheets, towels, bulky items, etc.

Double wall wardrobe box with rod – 12.8 cubic feet

Dimensions: 24" x 20" x 46"
Suggested uses: clothing

Dishware box – 350 lb capacity

Dimensions: 18" x 18" x 28"
Suggested uses: glasses, plates, kitchen items, etc.

Two piece, adjustable telescopic box – 65 lb to 160 lb capacity

Dimensions: 30" x 6" x 24" to 44"
Suggested uses: flat-screen televisions, mirrors, frames, artwork, etc.

Sheets of newsprint – 30 lb weight

Dimensions: 24" x 36"
Suggested uses: to wrap fragile and valuable items

Clear stretch film and plastic products – variable sizes

Do You Have Enough Boxes?

The number of boxes you need depends on the size of your home. The following table can help you predict the number of boxes you will need for your move. At Astral Moving and Storage, we will provide the required number of boxes with all of our moving rate plans.

Quantity of Boxes Required Depending on the Size of Your Home

Type of box\Number of bedrooms

Dishware boxes

3 to 4

3 to 6

4 to 7

4 to 7

Boxes measuring 2 cubic feet

8 to 12

12 to 16

16 to 25

30 to 30

Boxes measuring 4 cubic feet

5 to 9

10 to 15

15 to 20

20 to 24

Boxes measuring 6 cubic feet

4 to 6

6 to 10

10 to 14

14 to 18

Boxes for mirrors

3 to 4

4 to 6

6 to 8

7 to 10

Wardrobe boxes

2 to 4

4 to 6

6 to 8

7 to 10

Boxes for mattresses

2 to 4

3 to 6

4 to 8

5 to 10

Be careful when using packing paper!

Our packing professionals use blank newsprint and padding to protect your property. Make sure you do the same to prevent newspaper ink from rubbing off on your china. Use recycled newspapers only to stuff the boxes as part of the last packing step. Remember to put a 3 to 4-inch layer of newspaper at the bottom of your box. For more helpful tips, consult our Tips and Advice page.

Take Advantage of Our Packing Services

Let our team of professionals pack your belongings. To make sure everything goes smoothly, we will create an inventory of all items we have packed. We will reassemble any item that was disassembled for transport once it arrives at its destination. Contact us to book our services.

Other Ways to Save

Get a discount on packing materials when you purchase a turnkey plan.

Astral Moving and Storage

Newfoundland and Labrador

402, Hamilton River Road

Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador A0P 1E0

Phone: 709-896-2002

QuEbec

2694 Boulevard Talbot 

Quebec, Quebec G3C 1J5 

Phone: 581 702-2090

Toll free

Service Areas

Quebec | Newfoundland and Labrador | Canada | United States | Overseas

Languages

French | English

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