Normally, customer will complete self-packing before the move; ANYTHING small enough to fit in a moving box (lamps, clothes, shoes, bedding, books, kitchenware, electronics, small appliances, and etc., also, all light bulbs and lampshades must be removed and packed by customer) will be expected to be pre-packed ahead of time; Grizzly Moving will ONLY move EMPTY furniture and pre-packed, properly sealed, and labeled boxes; If packing is requested during the move, additional charges may be added
If you would like our crew to do the packing, we will come with boxes (charges for boxes depending on actual usage, without your hassle to purchase boxes in the local store and figure out how many boxes you need then potentially return the rest), pack them according to weight limits of each boxes
Please put heavy items in the small boxes, and light items in the bigger box and pack tightly to avoid shifting inside the box to cause damages)
We usually ask customers to empty the furniture completely, for several reasons
1. The items inside the furniture could be shifting around during the move and inside the truck, and easily get damaged.
2. The items inside the furniture could result in an extra amount of weight, making it hard for the movers to lift and maneuver, and could potentially cause damages to the furniture or to the house.
3. The extra weight could collapse the furniture itself, especially during shifting inside the truck
4. The extra weight could make the labor force to run out of man-power, and cause quicker fatigue to potentially work slower
However, if none of the above reasons could apply to your situation, you can leave the items inside the furniture (in this case, your clothes, but similar analogy applies to all furniture you are planning on moving), just be aware that if you leave them in, any damages occurred would be your responsibility. If the movers arrive and assess that they need to be moved out, they can help you or you can do it yourself, but that could increase the duration of your move.