Estimating How much Packing Supplies You Need
It's a given that appropriate packing supplies need to be used to keep your belongings safe. You also need to have everything ready before starting to pack so you can save time and hassle from going back and forth the store just to get more packing materials.
While it's better to have excess packing materials than to have less than what you need, it would also be a good idea to have a fair estimate of how much you need to be sure you are getting enough. If you don't have much money to buy extra, this will lessen your expenses too.
One good way of knowing is through experience. That is why one of the best people to help you with this is the removals company. Since they usually sell the packing materials themselves, they would be willing to advise you on this.
There are also some box calculators wherein you'd be asked to input the size of your house and other information. It can also be a big help to you too. Of course, you can do the estimate yourself too. Try packing a box to get some idea how much of your things fit in a box. It would be easier if you get boxes of the same sizes. If you are able to estimate more accurately you will have fewer problems while packing and things will be easier for you too.