The packing process is one of the most important aspects of moving home. In essence, moving house depends on making sure that all of your possessions are moved properly into a new home and that this is done as quickly and as easily as possible. One of the most difficult things to move properly as those more delicate items and amongst those more delicate items, ornaments are one of the standout concerns. It could be that they’re made of china, gold or glass, whatever the material, you will want to make sure that each and every one is treated to the same care and attention which is required in order to ensure that they make it to the new home in one piece. So when you are about to pack your ornaments, how should you go about the process? The first thing to think about is the planning process. All good house moves are built on a good plan, so you will want to make sure that you know exactly what you need to do and that you have everything you need in order to get the job done. That you are reading this guide demonstrates a good start and will make the process easier, but what will you need in order to pack the ornaments properly? The most important thing is to ensure that you have padding. Padding will be used when packing the items and can be made of a number of different materials. Many people choose to use different things, so you are able to use bubble wrap, polystyrene, scrunched up newspaper or anything else which will help to absorb the knocks and bumps which will likely occur during travel. The more padding you have the lower the chance of anything getting broken. As well as this, you will need a box to place everything inside. A large cardboard or plastic box will allow you to place several well wrapped pieces in one box which you can then label as fragile. The packing process itself can be simple but time consuming. The idea it to take each individual piece, wrap it in the padding and place it inside the box. Depending on the item in question, you may want to carefully wrap padding around every small piece and ensure potentially seal the padding tight with sellotape. The idea is to make sure that there is as little room to move in the box as possible and that there is no way in which the ornaments can knock and bang against one another. It is this contact which provides the biggest threat, so make sure that you are doing your utmost to ensure that there is no possibility of the individual pieces coming into contact with other pieces. Once you have placed the items into the box, it is important to mark down the box as being a fragile one. Whilst every one of your boxes will hopefully be treated with care and attention, this means that those handling the boxes know not to stack anything on top of them and to make sure that they are packed and secured in the proper manner. For those who are still worried about the safety of their ornaments, it is possible to take a professional approach. When moving house, a professional packing service can make sure that your more expensive items are secured away in a safe place in order to ensure that they have the best possible hope of making it to the new home in one piece. Saving you time, effort and worry, this professional approach is ideal for many people.