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It doesn’t matter if you bought your dishes on clearance or received them as a wedding gift, the last thing you want is to unwrap them and find a broken one. If you’re single and never cook for anyone, it may not be a big problem, but if you have a family or do a lot of entertaining, a missing dish usually means you need a new set. You don’t necessarily need to wrap each dish carefully in bubble wrap, but you can learn how to wrap dishes so that they are protected when you move to French-speaking Switzerland.
The best way to protect them will be to contact professional movers. But when packing dishes for the move, most people pack each plate and stack them horizontally in the box. After all, this is how they sit crammed into your cupboard, so it doesn’t seem fair to transport them in the same way. Well! What you may not realize is that every bump in the road will cause the plates to bounce. Even if they are wrapped in paper, all this constant movement makes them very vulnerable. The best way to wrap them is to wrap each plate and stack them vertically in a box. Be sure to fill any excess space with socks, towels or other soft materials to keep them secure. All moving professionals are familiar with this method. When packing wine glasses and stemmed glasses, use your socks to wrap each one individually. Be very careful when removing them from the socks; this is when you are most likely to break a stem.
If you know of a favourite restaurant or café where you eat enough to get to know all the staff and the owner on a first name basis, perhaps they will let you borrow a plate rack early in the morning. You can also ask a removal specialist for help. Of course, this only works for a local move because you have to return them, but it’s a great way to get them across town safely. These are hard plastic supports, sturdy dishes and glasses that are dishwasher safe, and they are an excellent alternative to cardboard boxes. Load, carry, unload and turn the racks over. With so much concern for the environment, you probably hate the idea of using polystyrene sheets. However, if you’re like most people, you have a pack in the back of your cupboard that you haven’t thrown away yet. Might as well make the most of it.
Indeed, contacting a removal company is the best option to facilitate the move in Switzerland and to ensure the security of your fragile objects. The main advantage lies in the fact that these professionals offer you comprehensive services, whether it be for an international move, a local move in Switzerland or an office move. They will also take care of the items you wish to store in their furniture repository.
As far as the price is concerned, it remains affordable and within everyone’s reach. The removal company’s teams demonstrate professionalism throughout their work.
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