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Moving Tips: Start With a Soft Bed of Paper in Your Dish Barrel
Crumple paper in the bottom

Crumple paper in the bottom

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The first thing to go into your packing carton, is a soft bed of packing paper to cushion box contents during travel. Crumpled paper is the best, not folded newsprint or paper. The crumpling provides more shock absorbing benefits for the move. Children love to crumple paper and don't be thrifty with the paper - you need about a 6" bed of paper on the bottom of the packing box.

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