Label contents on the outside of each box and indicate where it will go in your new home.
Write FRAGILE in large, legible letters on boxes that contain breakable and/or valuable items.
Pack all breakables and liquids separately.
Seal all medicines and other containers to prevent leaking and move them in leak-proof bags or containers.
To conserve space, fill drawers with light items such as shirts, underwear, blankets, pillowcases, etc.
Transport your plants and pets personally, if possible. Make sure pets are kept in a well ventilated cage.
Hard to replace or extremely valuable items such as jewelry, documents or artwork should also be transferred under your personal supervision.