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Steps to Safely Loading Your Pickup Truck for a Move

Whether you’re planning for a short or long-distance move, you’ll need a quality truck to safely move your possessions. Pickup trucks are convenient to use for shorter distances and if you don’t have too many items to transport. However, you’ll need to safely load and unload all your furniture to prevent any damage during transportation. Here are important steps you should follow when loading your furniture into a pickup truck.


How to Survive a Long-Distance House Move

Every year, millions of Australians find themselves facing the prospect of a long-distance move. Whether it’s for business or a desire to relocate for retirement, moving between states poses some unique challenges. If you plan in advance, it’s possible to overcome some of the logistical challenges you’re about to face. Protect your items against the perils of a long-distance journey Long-distance journeys naturally expose your household goods and furniture to more knocks and bumps.


Tips to Successfully Moving House with Your Garden Plants

If you have a green thumb, undoubtedly you have spent endless hours in your garden cultivating and nurturing your plants so that they can bloom as best as they possibly can. Thus, when the time comes to move house, it can be quite disheartening having to contemplate leaving your beloved plants behind, not knowing whether they will receive the same care and attention that you provided them with. Luckily, although relocating with your plants can be a high-risk endeavour, it is not an impossible task.


Furniture Removals – Essential Packing and Storage Tips

Relocating may be exhilarating, more so if it is opening up new opportunities in your life for you. However, despite the excitement of new beginnings, you still have to contend with wrapping things up with your old home. Hiring furniture removalists is the best way to go about this, as it will ease the stress of moving your belongings from the old house to the new home. But if you will be putting some of your furniture into storage, you need to be savvy about how to do it.


Two Ways to Make the Process of Moving House Slightly Less Stressful

Whilst it might not be possible to completely avoid getting stressed out when moving house, there are quite a few things you to do to minimise the amount of mental, emotional and physical strain this process places on you. Read on to find out what these things are. Order high-quality packing supplies at least a few weeks in advance One of the simplest ways to ensure your house move goes off without a hitch is to order your packing supplies at least a few weeks before you are due to move.


Save Your Sanity: Hire a Pro to Do Your Pre- & Post-Move Packing & Unpacking

If you relish the idea of moving into your brand-new home but dread the thought of packing and unpacking your stuff, you are not alone. No one looks forward to the task of moving, and the thought of packing dozens of boxes is enough to make you want to stay put. Whether you are moving across town or across the country, it would be great if you could hire someone to pack up all your stuff, label all the boxes and unpack it all on the other end.


5 Ways to Hang Up Clothing in a Storage Unit Without Modifying the Unit

If you’re storing clothing in a 24 hour self storage unit, you may not want to fold the clothing and put it in a box. However, if the storage facility doesn’t allow you to modify the unit, you may be wondering how you can hang up your clothes. Luckily, there are lots of ways to create hanging storage without drilling into the wall or making other permanent changes to the unit.


How to Secure Items in Your Flat's Storage Unit

Many blocks of flats offer extra storage units for their tenants to use. Typically, these storage units are not in your flat. Rather, they are located together in a central location, often the basement of the building. If you want to ensure your possessions are safe, you may want to check out these tips. 1. Make Sure the Area Is Secure Ideally, your building should be secure, and only residents or their guests should be able to enter.


Top Reasons Why Hiring a Professional Mover Can Be Better Than Moving House Yourself

You will be faced with two options when it is time to move house — to move yourself or to hire a professional mover. Many people opt for DIY moving simply because they want to avoid the costs of hiring a mover. But for those who have experienced the benefits of professional moving service, taking the DIY route can seem like the less attractive option. The following points will help explain why.


Preparing furniture for moving

Moving to a new home can be a stressful and time-consuming process, but proper preparation can take some of the difficulty out of it.  Part of that preparation includes preparing your furniture in advance to reduce the risk of damage and to make the moving process go more smoothly. Take it apart Wherever possible, disassemble furniture. Removing legs, shelves and drawers will make furniture easier to move and store. If you have screws, pegs, brackets or other small parts, put them in a plastic bag and clearly mark it with the piece of furniture it came from.


4 Ways of Making Moving Day a Success

Hiring a removals company can make your moving day much easier. The removalist will assist you with packing your belongings, as well as loading them onto a truck and unpacking them at your new home. Below is a guide to 4 things you should do to make sure your moving day is a success. Clean the items which need to be moved You may not believe there is much point cleaning the items which are going to be placed in the back of a truck.


Installing a Shipping Container: 3 Types of Foundations

A shipping container is a great long term storage solution. However, if you have recently invested in a shipping container, you will need to take some steps to prepare the ground it will be stored on. Firstly, you will need to make sure that the area is accessible to the delivery truck. You will also need to make sure that the area is free of any debris. Finally, you will need to consider the type of foundation you wish to use to support the container.


Five odd things you'll need for your move

 Packing for a move calls for plenty of tape, boxes and bubble wrap. But there are a few other tools that can take some of the stress out of your move – and some of them you might not have considered until now: Photos From televisions to desktop computers, moving electronics can be a challenge. Remembering which cable goes where isn’t easy at the best of times, let alone amid the stress of a move.


Preparation tips for moving furniture

When you’re moving home, packing and transporting furniture is one of the biggest challenges. You can take away a lot of the work by hiring a qualified furniture removal firm, but even before move day, there’s a lot you can do to simplify the process. Packing and preparing your furniture properly will make the move go as quickly as possible.  Take it apart  If you have furniture that can be broken down into pieces, do so in advance.


Two tips for a short-notice house move

A short-notice house move can be a nightmare. If, for whatever reason, you only have a few days to get organised and pack up all of your possessions, here are a few tips that should make this challenging experience a little easier. Ask for help  If your removalists are due to arrive in a couple of days, you will almost certainly need some help from your friends and family. Ask at least two or three people to assist you with the packing process.


Moving with Moggy: What to do with Your Cat when Moving House (Especially when Hiring Removalists)

Moving house is stressful for humans, but just imagine how stressful it is for your cat. Cats are notoriously sensitive when it comes to their habitat and regard any kind of change with an unhealthy amount of suspicion, especially when it is in their domain. If you are planning a move, you should also consider drawing up plans to make the move a little easier on your cat. If you are hiring a removalist to help you shift your things from A to B, and don’t want your cat or cats to be scared out of their wits, consider the following options.