Moving Tips

The key to a successful move is organization, we are as keen as you are to get your move completed as smoothly and quickly as possible. Here are a few tips That will help you get organized before the day of the move:

  • Start packing as early as possible – it will probable take longer than you think!
  • When packing your boxes, put heavy items such as books/wine/cdsetc. in smaller boxes and lighter items such as clothing, plastic, toys etc. in bigger boxes.
  • Use proper moving cartons of just a few varying sizes, they are stronger and also boxes the same size take no time to stack (as opposed to 50 boxes all different sizes)thus reducing your removal costs.
  • Label boxes clearly; contents, whether fragile, destination room at drop off etc.
  • Put everything that fits in a box, in a box! Small fiddly things are actually what takes up more space and takes more time.
  • Bundle up garden tools bed slats etc with tape
  • Drain fuel from lawn mowers, clean grease from bbq and disconnect gas
  • Disconnect washing machine and drain, fridge can be left on until the end of the load.
  • Make sure any overhead obstructions are cleared from any drive/lane way leading up to your house
  • Flat pack furniture will generally need to be flattened to avoid damage during the move
  • Arrange suitable parking bays for removal truck if required prior to the move
  • Do not water pot plants at least 24 hours before moving.
  • Wrap artwork and pictures appropriately or consider hiring professional packers.
  • Before the removalists close their doors, do a final inspection of all rooms, cupboards, wardrobes and shed/garage to make sure nothing is left behind.
  • RELAX! Your move is fully under control!

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