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Pros and Cons of Professional International Removal Packing

An International removal is typically not high on the list of things most people do for fun, especially when it comes to packing all your belongings, which can be a labour-intensive, stressful, and time-consuming process. Two packing options for your next international removal When you move you have two options; pack your belongings yourself or pay for […]

What to Expect When Professional Movers Pack for You

Rest assured, your moving company will generally only hire packers are highly experienced; the risk of having even a single item damaged is just too high and it’s best for them to keep themselves covered. The great news is, with years of expertise backing them, they’ll have your household goods packed in less than no […]

Pros and Cons: Renting a Self Storage Unit

With a big move on the horizon, you might be wondering whether or not to rent a self-storage unit. Everyone has a different opinion, and of course, the need for a storage unit varies from person to person. It’s probably worth your while to weigh up the odds and to carefully consider whether or not […]

How to Safely Move Art, Sculptures and Antiques

Whether you are a collector moving from one home to another or you have been professionally entrusted with moving artwork safely, you have an extra set of concerns to address when it comes to moving sculptures and fine art. These items are typically heavy and delicate; any damage sustained will ruin their value irreparably.nnMoving artwork […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Moving a Piano

Your piano is almost certainly the largest and most complex mechanical device in your home. A standard piano has 230 strings and about 10,000 separate moving parts.  This is why tuning a piano can be such an involved process. Moving it from one home to another without the utmost care can easily cause unforeseen problems.nnWhen […]

Remember to Disassemble your Furniture when Moving

Moving heavy furniture on your own can be a very risky business, especially if you have no clear idea what it takes to achieve a satisfactory level of moving day safety. In order to avoid moving injuries or premature damage to your prized possessions when moving from one home to another, you have to be […]

5 Things People Forget to Do When Moving House

Probably the most important thing to remember when moving house is this: you’re only human. We all forget things – sometimes essential things. In stressful situations, we’re even more likely to forget something important. It’s Murphy’s Law, unfortunately. When you’re getting ready for a big move, you may think you have everything covered but it […]

Reduce your Boxes and Get Rid of Unwanted Books

Whether you’re downsizing to a smaller home, worried about the cost of lugging your personal library overseas, or simply tired of boxing and un-boxing stacks of books every time you move, going digital might be a smart move. Sure, you might want to keep a few priceless or sentimental copies – there’s no pressing reason […]

Time to Unpack

We’ve done a few posts on packing for your move and, hopefully, our tips and tricks have been quite useful thus far. We’d like to approach things from the other side this time and do a post on what happens after the move. n When you’ve finally arrived in your new home, chances are you […]

Don’t Throw Those Black Bags Away

Black bin bags aren’t the most glamorous household item, that’s for sure. Before you chuck your empty trash into a box with your other cleaning supplies, you might want to consider the following uses for these underappreciated bits and bobs. nn 1. Storing Lighter Items n  While they’re obviously not the sturdiest packing material, you […]