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Packman: Carton Box: What to store?

Packman: Carton Box: What to store?

The items you store in a carton box will depend on its purpose and where it will be stored. Here are some general categories and specific items you might consider storing in a carton box:

Household Items

  1. Seasonal Clothing: Store off-season clothes to save space.
  2. Books and Magazines: Organize and protect books or magazines you don't frequently use.
  3. Toys and Games: Keep children's toys or board games that aren't in current use.
  4. Linens and Bedding: Store extra bed sheets, pillowcases, and blankets.
  5. Photo Albums and Keepsakes: Protect valuable memories and sentimental items.
  6. Craft Supplies: Organize craft materials like yarn, paper, or beads.
  7. Holiday Decorations: Store Christmas ornaments, Halloween decorations, etc.
  8. Office Supplies: Organise stationery, envelopes, and other office items.

Personal Items

  1. Documents: Store important documents like passports, birth certificates, and financial records.
  2. Memorabilia: Keepsakes, letters, or photos you want to keep but don’t need to display.
  3. Jewelry and Accessories: Store in a secure location.
  4. CDs, DVDs, and Games: Store in cases or protective sleeves to prevent damage.
  5. Photographs: Organize and protect printed photos.

Kitchen Items

  1. Cookware: Store pots, pans, and bakeware.
  2. Dishes and Glassware: Keep extra plates, cups, and glasses.
  3. Small Appliances: Store rarely used appliances like a slow cooker or bread maker.
  4. Non-perishable Food Items: Store canned goods or dry foods in a cool, dry place.


  1. Tools: Organize and store hand tools or power tools.
  2. Gardening Supplies: Store gardening tools, seeds, and small pots.
  3. Sports Equipment: Store out-of-season or infrequently used sports gear.
  4. Hobby Items: Store supplies for hobbies like painting, knitting, or model building.

Tips for Packing a Carton Box

  • Label the Box: Clearly label each box with its contents and the room it belongs in.
  • Use Packing Material: Use bubble wrap, packing paper, or old newspapers to protect fragile items.
  • Don’t Overpack: Keep the weight manageable to avoid the box breaking.
  • Categorize Items: Group similar items together to make unpacking easier.
  • Stack Properly: Stack heavier boxes on the bottom and lighter boxes on top to prevent crushing.


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