Moving Across the Country: The Benefits of Backloading

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Moving Across the Country: The Benefits of Backloading

When I was offered a new job in Perth, I had to relocate my life from Brisbane. I had no idea how I was going to ship all my things across Australia. I considered hiring a van and doing it myself, but driving thousands of miles and then starting work when I arrived just didn't appeal to me. I looked into using a moving company, but I was put off a little by the cost. It was then my friend mentioned backloading. Backloading allowed me to haul my things across the country on trucks which were returning from another job. This drastically reduced the cost. I am now settled in Perth, but I wanted to start this blog to help others who need to store or move the things they own.

Why Use Furniture Sliders When You Move?

Moving furniture is one of the hardest jobs when you move, especially if you have a lot of heavy or large objects to deal with. It may help to use furniture sliders during this process. How do these devices work and what are the benefits of using them? What Is a Furniture Slider?  Furniture sliders are pieces or strips of plastic or foam. You put one or more sliders under a piece of furniture when you want to move it. Read More 

Packing and preparing for storage

A self-storage unit offers a convenient way to house your belongings, whether you're in the middle of a move or just running out of space at home. To make the most effective use of your storage space, you'll need to plan, pack and prepare effectively before moving day.  Decide what you're keeping Whether you're moving house or just moving a few boxes into storage, this is a good time to take inventory of your possessions and decide what you're going to need in the future. Read More