Okay, so stretch wrap isn’t exactly up there with the other better known moving accessories and supplies. It is also not what you would call an essential item when packing. But, its uses are little known and when discovered, have ended up being a savior to most packers.
Stretch wrap is self explanatory. It is an elastic piece of plastic that allows you to tightly bind things together without damaging the goods. Stretch wraps help make both small and bulky items more manageable and easier to move. Things like small cans tend to always move around and get dented or damaged during a move. This is where movers stretch wrap comes in. You can wrap the cans together so that they are secure. Most often these items won’t even need to be packed in a box. Bulky items like curtain poles, carpets, rugs etc. can also be wrapped together with stretch wrap. This way, the items don’t need to packed into more bulky packing and take up more room in the moving truck.
Movers stretch wrap obviously works to maximize on space when moving. It also helps you to organize your things into more manageable piles. The advantage of stretch wrap is that unlike in a box, the items are in plain view and can be unpacked in a more orderly manner. The wrapping also protects your belongings from dust, dirt and most importantly moisture to a very significant extent.