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Partial vs. Full Service: Factors to Consider When Choosing a Moving Package

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Moving house can be a stressful project if you don't prepare adequately for it. In addition to packing your entire home, you also need to find a suitable moving company for the job. Today, removalists offer two package options: partial service and full service. A partial-service package is where you pack your items, and the moving company only loads and transports them to your new home. With a full-service package, the company packs, loads, offloads and unpacks the items for you.

18 March 2020

2 steps to take if you need to use a self-storage service in the middle of a move

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If you come across some items in your attic or basement that you forgot you owned and cannot take with you during a move, you may have to book and use a unit at a self-storage facility at the last minute. Here are two tips that might alleviate some of the difficulties associated with doing this.  1. Find out if the storage facility sells the type and quantity of packaging supplies you require

20 November 2019

Three Essential Tips for Preparing Your Caravan for Storage

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If you are not planning on using your caravan for a while, you should consider using a self-storage solution. In general, this involves renting a space from a storage units company and leaving your vehicle for the period. This option is more favourable than leaving the caravan in your home because the caravan will have specialised storage. It will be protected from the elements, reducing the risk of deterioration. Also, this choice is perfect if you do not want to use your garage for long-term storage.

14 October 2019

How household removalists charge for their services

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When moving, seeking the help of a removalist is an excellent way of easing stress and tension during the process. However, many people avoid hiring removalists because they assume that it will cost too much. Others aren't familiar with how removalists charge for their services, which further escalates the confusion around hiring these companies. This piece will break down some of the most common ways through which removalists charge for service delivery.

22 July 2019

Essential Elements to Consider When Choosing Interstate Removalist Services for Home Items

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Change of location is stressful and time consuming to many people. Moving home items from one state to another is even more stressing because of the amount of time it will take for your belongings to reach their destination. An interstate removalist company is supposed to make the entire process as less stressful as possible. However, the wrong choice of a service provider will cost you time, money and unnecessary headaches.

15 February 2017

Moving Can Be Easy

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Preparing to move house can be one of the most stressful things you'll experience. There are so may tasks that it's almost impossible not to forget something, whether it's redirecting your post or purchasing enough packing supplies to protect your precious items during transportation. The key to a successful move is preparation, which is something that can be done long before the big day. It doesn't have to be a job just for you either, you can recruit the whole family to pitch in to make things easier, even the kids.

10 November 2016

Moisture-Free Storage | 3 Tactics To Stop Moisture From Damaging Stored Household Items

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Planning to embark on a year-long backpacking vacation away from your home? Your bold and adventurous decision could set you up for a lifetime of memories you never imagined possible. But before you begin your adventure, you need to figure out what to do with your household items. Placing them in a storage unit is a practical choice, but moisture can destroy your items if you're not careful. This commentary offers you a few strategies to prevent moisture from damaging your household items.

28 October 2016

3 Ways To Minimise Damage Risk To Your TV Table... Without Dismantling It

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If you've assembled your television table on your own, you'll know that it probably takes several hours because of the sheer number of components involved. Drawer parts, shelves, stands and boards ­­— your TV table has them all and it probably takes you ages to master the instructions, if at all. If you're moving between homes, you're probably stressed about the process of furniture removals. This guide offers you packing-clever tips to minimise the risk of damage to your TV table.

18 October 2016

3 Money-Saving Tips when Moving Out of State

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Moving is hard; moving to a different state is even more so. Relocating comes with its own hassles and expenses, and in the time leading up to the move, it's easy to forget important things that could make the move harder and more costly. These suggestions will help you save small amounts here and there that could eventually make a significant difference to your moving budget. 1. Book early Not all removalists can handle interstate moves, and waiting until the last minute limits the number of options you have.

29 June 2016

Smart tips on saving money when moving home

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If you need to move house to another city you'll know it can be quite expensive. Here are some tips for making the most of a limited moving budget.  Clean out the bookshelf  Books are very bulky and add time and weight to any move. It's a good opportunity to go through your bookshelf and do a good prune of books that you won't read again or books that you can borrow from the library.

29 April 2016