Box Stop & Shipping Center
Mirrors, Paintings, Pictures
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For items with glass in the front, tape the glass with a lareg X of
masking tape, then put a few more pieces of tape crisscrossing the
glass. This will tend to keep the glass in place in case of breakage.
For paintings with no glass, cut a piece of cardboard that will sit on the
front of the frame, covering the entire painting (the object here is to For
paintings with no glass, cut a piece of cardboard that will sit on the
protect the painting without touching it). Tape, or use stretch film, the
cardboard to the frame.
Wrap the items either in bubble wrap or paper pads.
Smaller items can be put in small, medium or large boxes.
Larger items should be put in picture boxes. Telescope picture boxes
box. Use crumpled paper pads or bubble paper to fill up this space.
drops. If the pictures are thin, sometimes two pictures can be put in a
For very large items that will not fit into any picture boxes, cut cardboard
sheets to cover the front and back (we have sheets available in many
sizes). On the day of the move, these items should be wrapped in
moving blankets and loaded carefully on the truck. [back to pack]