I need to store my furniture in between moves. What do I do?
Your removalist may have storage facilities available to keep your items. Ask them when booking.
How can I move furniture myself?
Push, pull and slide items wherever possible to avoid stress on your back. For bulky items, use a dolly or lifting straps.
Should I empty out the contents in my furniture?
Yes! Pack them in separate boxes. If not, furniture will be heavier to move and your belongings may be damaged.
What could I do to make moving easier?
Know your access points to move in/out and keep clear. Find the best way to move items without damaging walls or doors.
Can a removalist take apart my furniture?
A removalist may have the tools to dissemble and reassemble your furniture. When booking, ask if this is offered.
How can I protect my furniture when moving?
High-grade packing materials such as moving blankets, foam, shrink or bubble wraps and protective covers are ideal.
What’s involved in relocating interstate?
The majority of interstate moves are completed via rail and belongings are transported in shipping containers.
Should I move on a weekend?
Consider that there may be higher rates for the removalist, utilities may be off and there could be a lot more people around.
How do I keep parts from my dissembled furniture safe?
Put nuts, bolts or screws in a clear bag, then mark or tie it to the piece of furniture it belongs.
Can I use newspaper as packing paper?
It’s best not to use newspaper to wrap individual items as it can stain them permanently. Use butcher’s paper instead.