What’s involved in relocating interstate?
The majority of interstate moves are completed via rail and belongings are transported in shipping containers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.