When moving homes, you might need to keep some of your furniture in a storage unit before you decide what to do. While some furniture can easily take on tough conditions, you need to be careful when keeping high-quality furniture that is upholstered or made of leather. If special consideration isn't offered, problems such as mould spores, pests and dust can settle on the fabric during storage and may damage the furniture.
28 September 2019
Moving house is a very stressful thing to go through if you haven't planned ahead and you have a large amount of furniture to transport. One of the bigger stresses comes from worrying about keeping your furniture safe and secure. Fortunately, furniture removalists will be able to offer sound advice regarding packing and will handle your items with care. However, for some peace of mind, here are some practical tips to prepare your furniture and house for the move — and how you can save money doing it.
18 August 2019
Moving home can be stressful at the best of times, but relocating can be especially daunting if you're moving to a new state or country. Here are four helpful, essential tips to help you plan for your move. Clear out the clutter You'll only really get to see just how much clutter you've accumulated over the years when the time comes to pack up for a move. Use the opportunity to ditch anything that you really won't need in your new place.
19 January 2017
Moving home is frequently referred to as one of the most stressful things that you can face in life. However, the truth is that it needn't be. So long as you are adequately prepared, moving day can be quite an adventure and something to look forward to. Most people who find the trials of moving day excessively problematic to cope with usually have not planned far in enough in advance and left too many things to the last minute.
9 December 2016
Packing is a stressful process, but it needn't be a lengthy one. Provided you prepare properly, you can gather up your belongings and get them ready for removal in a very short space of time. Create a packing plan Packing your possessions in an aimless, disorganised manner will almost certain prolong this experience; without giving yourself specific goals and deadlines, you're more likely to get distracted when you come across items you haven't seen in a while (such as old photo albums).
6 December 2016
For most people, a storage unit is a temporary place to put furniture and belongings, either because storage space at home runs out or during a move or absence. But recent years have seen an increasing number of people putting self-storage to other purposes. Artists, small businesses, startups and the self-employed often need secure space at a reasonable cost, and these customers have found some alternative uses for storage lockers, from the obvious to the unusual.
22 September 2016
Most people don't enjoy moving house. It can be a physically and emotionally exhausting time, and a change of home often coincides with other changes in your life too, such as a new job or new community. However, it doesn't have to be stressful if you commit to looking after yourself during the move period. Here are three tips for moving home stress-free: Embrace Minimalism Moving tends to mean late nights of carefully packing all the stuff you don't actually need or use.
22 September 2016
Moving into a new house is a daunting affair. You have packing to do, removalists to hire, kids to console and a whole host of other responsibilities to take care of before the ordeal is over. While juggling these various tasks before your move, it is easy to overlook something important. Before the chaos of the big day when you set off with all your possessions in tow, you can make your arrival in your new home so much less stressful if you prepare a few things in advance, before the boxes and clutter take over.
31 August 2016
Any pianist will tell you just how much time, effort and money goes into maintaining their instrument, and keeping a piano safe while you move homes or relocate to a new town can be a nerve-wracking affair. As such, you will want to take every precaution to keep your expensive instrument as safe as possible, and hiring a professional team of piano movers is the best way to ensure that your piano arrives at its new home in one piece.
31 August 2016
Moving the family home can be very stressful in of itself; the children may need to adjust to a new school and you may be moving for a new job or some other situation that means added stress with or without a move. While moving may always be somewhat stressful, there are some things you might do to make a move faster and easier on you and the whole family. Note a few tips.
29 August 2016