Medium boxes that can hold 3 cubic feet (ft³) are used to pack clothing, sheets, and towels. Additionally, large lightweight items such as blankets and pillows can be packed in medium boxes. Medium boxes are known as linen boxes.
Banker boxes are used to pack letter and/or legal size files from your home or office. In one direction you can pack letter size files, and in the other direction you can pack legal size files.
Picture boxes are used to pack pictures, mirrors, diplomas and miscellaneous flat glass pieces. The number of items that are able to fit into each box depends on the dimensions of each item.
Lamp boxes are used to pack halogen lamps, table lamps, or any lamp that cannot be disassembled.
Wardrobe boxes have been designed with a metal bar used to hang clothing within the box. You can fit approximately a foot and a half of closet space into each box. Miscellaneous items such as shoes and boots can be placed in the open space in the bottom of the box. This type of box can also be used to hang unique items such as curtains and draperies.
Small boxes that can hold 1.5 cubic feet (ft³) are ideal for packing heavy items such as books, DVDs, CDs, computer software and small kitchen appliances. Small boxes are also known as book boxes.
Dish boxes are used to pack china, glassware and assorted breakables. They can also be used to pack lamps, small statues and vases. Dish boxes are also known as china boxes.
Large boxes that can hold 6 cubic feet (ft³) are used to pack garden tools, toys, outdoor patio cushions and comforters. This versatile box may be used to pack large bulky items.