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Get Organised

For your upcoming house move, before you can start packing stuff, there is some very important preparation and planning required. Getting organised is on very important part which cannot be missed.
Do you regularly have trouble finding things when you need them, or are reluctant to throw things out, even when they’re broken? if your home feels a little chaotic , its time to get organised and regain a sense of control before an upcoming relocation or Home Move. If you want avoid a chaos and headache after you have moved all your stuff, and want to save on some money charged by Removalists, you must follow the below advise.

The box Method

Start going through the house in a systematic way, room to room, or if that seems like an insurmountable task, just clean out one drawer or shelf per session. Dump every-thing on the floor, then apply the clutter test to each item, sorting into six boxes as you go. Finish one room and then move on to the next.
  • Put away the things you want to keep.
  • Throw away anything that is broken or cannot be fixed, reused, recycled or given away.
  • Get rid of clothes that do not fit, gifts you do not like and will never use, books you do not value and appliances you never use. Donate to charity, give them away to friends, or sell them at a garage sale on on eBay. Always remember the more stuff you have the higher costs to move. Removalists charge by the hour and dollars can rise through the roof in no time.
  • Set aside items that need repair, but be realistic – will you actually fix it. Otherwise put it in box 2.
  • This is the “not sure” box, where you store anything you’re not sure about. Before deciding ask yourself, Is it in good shape?, Do i really need it?, Has anyone used it in the past year, would it be hard to replace it?, Is it sentimental value to anyone ?.
  • Clearly mark all the boxes with a marker, or use color coding.
  • Mark box with fragile and breakable things very clearly, so you know when to be extra careful.
  • Some things are required as soon as you reached your new destination, try to pack them in a separate box and clearly label it, and load it at the end, so you have access to it immediately.

Jewelry packing

  • To protect precious pieces against scratches and tangles, keep them seperate from each other.
  • Do not wrap pearls in cotton of wool, as the extra heat this generates can dry them out and cause cracking.

Electronic items Packaging

  • Use original boxes and original foam if possible, as the original packing is designed to protect the equipment against shock and transit turbulence, especially for TV & Computer equipment.
  • Never leave electronic items loose in cabinets.
  • If no-original packing available, use enough cushion material to prevent shock damage & Scratch damage to expensive items.

Flammable items & Other Chemicals

  • Dispose of these dangerous items, as they are not suitable to be in transit with other items.
  • Read disposal instructions carefully on the containers, or contact local council for disposal ways.

Furniture, Cabinets, Fridge, Washing machine & Other heavy items

  • Removalists have blankets and protective materials for big and heavy furniture, so you can leave this to the removals experts

Fragile item removal tips

Every household has fragile items like, glassware, crockery, decoration vase etc. Its important to take extra care while relocating or moving, to avoid damages,
In brief our removalists recommend the below when handling fragile items :
  • If a glass is loose in a cabinet, it can resonate and come loose during a move or get cracked with vibrations coming from rough roads. It is advisable to put a tape over the glass, the tape will assist in dampening the rattle and will protect the glass while in transit.
  • When packing fragile items in a box, never leave empty spaces in the boxes, always pack them tightly using foam beans etc, so they cannot move or rattle with in-transit turbulence.
  • Never use plastic bags for fragile items.
  • Wrap glassware, crockery, sharp knives with butter paper when packing.
  • Stack the plates in the boxes on the side, do not stack them flat. Plates / Crockery is most likely to get damaged if boxed flat.
  • Separate the plates from each other by at-least 3 layers of paper or a sturdy cardboard.
  • Do not forget to remove the globes from lamps etc. Lamps must be packed in boxes filled with foam beads and well separated to avoid damage.
  • Clearly mark all boxes, and especially fragile ones, so you know when to be extra careful while moving boxes.

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