Portland Oregon metro area packing service

Portland Oregon metro area packing service


At Northwest Grace Moving Company, we’re proud to be considered one of Portland’s best local & long distance moving companies with a professionally trained staff with all proper moving equipment to provide you with a stress-free, seamless moving experience. And yes, we offer packing services!

We’ve earned dozens of great testimonials and online reviews over the years for being expert local packers & local movers that protect and care for the furniture and possessions of our customers – and we know how to move gracefully in the Portland rain!

NW Grace Packing Services


Portland Packing Services and Moving Supplies

One of the most important things to think about when it comes to your move is packing and preparation. From packing just a few items or an entire home, to offering the best packing services and supplies needed for you to get the job done. You can count on us to help get your items safe, secured, and ready for move day. We also have lots of helpful moving tips to make your move a positive experience, even on those wet and rainy Portland days.

Visit our Moving Rates page for packaging supplies costs and more detail. Once you’ve decided on the proper moving boxes, check out our Moving Tips to make sure you keep your move on schedule and running smoothly.

Standard Moving Boxes

Picture or mirror moving box: A four-piece box that can come in large or small sizes can be customized by telescoping in and out; use crumpled packing paper in the corners to add cushion and make sure to wrap your mirror or picture with bubble wrap before placing it in the box.

Wardrobe moving boxes: Allows clothes to be transported on hangers; includes a metal bar along top of box to hang clothing.

Book Boxes: Referred to as the small moving box or record box – best used for small heavy objects like books, records, jars of food, utensils & flatware, shoes, etc.

Medium moving box: Known as the lamp or lamp shade box.

Large & extra large moving boxes: Used for lighter objects such as pillows, bedding, and stuffed animals. If you put heavy items in this box it will be difficult to move.

Portland Packing Supplies

Packing paper/plain newsprint: Used to wrap everyday items to prevent scratching; when crunched up it can be used as cushioning.

Tissue paper: Softer than newsprint, used for wrapping very delicate items; also provides cushioning and fills in small spaces when packing fragile figurines and china.

Bubble wrap: Plastic packing material made up of hundreds of tiny “air cushions” or bubbles used to over-wrap small, delicate items after they are wrapped in tissue; also helpful when wrapping fragile items such as lamps and pictures.

Packing paper/plain newsprint: Used to wrap everyday items to prevent scratching; when crunched up it can be used as cushioning.

Pink anti-static bubble wrap: Used to wrap electronics including stereos and computers. It is similar to traditional bubble wrap but does not cause static electricity. If traditional bubble wrap is used to pack these items, a static electric charge could be created, damaging the item.

Packing tape/sealing tape: Plastic tape, 1.5 inches (3.81 cm) to 2 inches (5.08 cm) wide; best for packing, test to see if it ruins finish before taping up drawers and canisters.

Permanent marker: Used to label boxes with contents and destination in new location; mark boxes “fragile” and “this side up” when appropriate.

Resealable plastic bags: Used for rain-proofing or for nuts and bolts as you disassemble items, tape bag to dis-assembled item.

The Movers were Extremely Careful

I would recommend this company Highly. The movers are extremely careful with every little item and make sure everything is secure. They work fast and steady. Willing to do whatever you need them to do The three movers we had were amazing, friendly, and fantastic workers. Thank you.

~ Marie F.

...Wouldn't Use Another Moving Company

Ian and the boys showed up on time and moved everything quickly, professionally and carefully. They even fixed my moveable bed that previous movers broke from my last move. Highly recommend and wouldn’t use any other moving company. Great job boys!

~ Amber E.

Best Moving Team in Portland

This team is the best you could possibly hire!! If I could give them six stars I would. They are fast, careful and kind. The most professional crew of young men you could ever imagine. They are not finished until you are satisfied.

~ Nancy T.

I Highly Recommend!

I cannot say enough good things about NW Grace moving. I have used them for years in my business and also personally. Angie, Matt, and the team are ALWAYS professional and courteous. Just today, they were able to come through for me in an urgent need. They are honest and kind people and it shows in their work.
I highly recommend!

~ Wendy W.

They Were Awesome!

This was our first time using a moving company. They were awesome. Professional, efficient, and friendly. I highly recommend!

~ Tara S.

Oregon City to Meridian, Idaho...

We were so pleased with Northwest Grace when they moved us from Oregon City to Meridian, Idaho. They were professional. They treated us, our possessions, and each other with care and respect. They were careful with the walls as they moved our heavy furniture in and out - even our large upright piano. We highly recommend!

~ Michael B.

Made It All Very Smooth...

We moved about 3 weeks ago and NW Grace Moving made it all very smooth. They were very friendly and professional. They didn't waste time and moved quickly without sacrificing quality. They made sure all of our stuff was safe and secure. When we arrived, they did a great job of unloading and dropping it off at our new apt. One of them even helped us make our bed which was super helpful! Even though our place is only 800 sq feet, we had 3 movers which I definitely recommend. Would happily use them again!

~ Kelly B.

...I knew I was in good hands.

The Northwest Grace Moving team was fantastic!

We all know how stressful moving can be. They made it as smooth and stress-free as it could possibly be. Hiring movers wasn’t inexpensive, but it was well worth it.

From my first contact with Angie, I knew I was in good hands.
1. The communication was excellent - they provided clear instructions and information, and I was encouraged to ask questions. They were quick to respond, and reassured me they could provide what I needed (to wrap, disassemble, and reassemble my furniture).
2. The guys were professional and experienced. They were methodical, strategic, efficient, and strong. Kudos to Matt, Casey, Hunter, and Andrew!
I would recommend Northwest Grace moving to anyone in a second! And if I ever have to move again, they’ll be my first call.

~ Vivian N.

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