Top Removal Tips


Moving into a new house is all wonderful and exciting until you start to think about how much stuff you actually have to move. These tips will make your life so much easier! Top Removal Tips

• Pack an overnight bag containing all of the essentials

• Pack the items you will need first in a clear plastic box

• Wrap your breakables in bubble wrap or clothes

• For extra padding, pack your glasses with clean socks

• As well as labelling your boxes, add what room they will be going in to

• Number your boxes so you know which ones to unpack first

• If you can, clean your new home before you move in

• Place extra cotton pads or balls in your powder cosmetics to stop them cracking or breaking

• Cover the openings to your toiletries with cling film and reseal them

• Place your plates vertically when you pack them up – they’re less likely to break this way

• Keep sandwich/freezer bags handy for loose screws and parts when dissembling furniture and tape them to one of the parts

• Take a photo of how the where the wires go behind the tv and other electricals. This will come in handy when it comes time to transport your TV

• Cut down on boxes by using your laundry basket, hampers and suitcases to pack items

• Putting clothes already on a hanger in a large bag or bin bag will save you so much time

• Vacuum pack out of season clothing and teddies

• If your friends are helping you move, give them first dibs on unwanted items

• Make sure you are completely packed before your friends or the removal company shows up

• If you have fragile items, such as valuable art or a piano, it may be worth hiring professionals to help you move. Here is our guide on How to Pack Fragile Items for Moving

• If you are renting, take photos of the condition you are leaving the property in, and the condition of the new property before moving in

• Fill in nail holes in your previous home with a bar of soap

• Change your address 2 weeks before moving into your new home

• If you realise you don’t need some of your possessions in your new home, consider donating and selling them

• If you’re moving within the same city or area, consider hiring someone to look after children or pets. If you’re moving further away, check out these articles on how to make moving with children and pets be as stress-free as possible

• Remember to defrost your fridge and unplumb your washing machine at least a day before the move


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