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 Take Flat-Pack Furniture Apart Before You Move?

If you have a lot of flat-pack furniture, then don't assume that you should leave the furniture as it is when you move home. You might be better off taking the furniture apart before the move and then reassembling it at the other end. What are the benefits of doing this? Protect Your Furniture Flat-packed furniture doesn't always cope that well with the stress of a move. This kind of furniture isn't really designed to be carried, moved or transported. Read More 

Office Moving Tips

Moving offices is not as easy as many people would think. However, office moves are unavoidable when you want to move your office to new premises. The information below discusses some office removal tips.  Tip 1: Hire An Office Removalist Your office contains delicate and expensive items such as electronics and furniture. These items require special handling to prevent damage during the move. For this reason, you should engage an experienced removalist when moving your office. Read More 

Two Situations in Which You Should Hire Furniture Removalists

Here are two situations in which you should hire furniture removalists to help you out when you move. You have recently bought new, expensive furniture If you have recently purchased a few new pieces of expensive furniture that you will be taking with you when you move, then you should arrange for these items to be transported by a local furniture removalist. If you were only taking a few old, inexpensive furniture items (such as battered sofas and threadbare armchairs), then you could probably transport them yourself. Read More 

How to Choose a Self Storage Unit

Are you looking for a storage unit? It could be you need to store your vehicle, sports bike, electronics, or furniture that you no longer use. Below is an excerpt discussing the considerations you should make when leasing a storage unit.  Type of Unit Your needs will determine the type of storage unit you should rent. Below are the various types of storage units:  Mobile self-storage containers can be stored in your home or business premises. Read More