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Removal Boxes For Your North Shore Move


30th August, 2016

The true professionals use Boomerang Boxes to shift the precious belongs of home or business owners in any move across town or interstate. They hire the plastic, recyclable Removalist Boxes that they need and these are delivered to the site. At the end of the job they are collected for them after the unpacking is complete.Contemplating a move? When planning a move, what boxes to use to...

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Removal Boxes For Your Northern Beaches Move


20th June, 2016

Ever wondered what professionals use to shift precious belongs in a home or business move? They hire enough plastic, recyclable Boomerang Removalist Boxes that are delivered to the site and collected after the relocation and unpacking is complete. It is the first thought that homeowners or businesses contemplate when planning a move. What containers to use to put their belongings into....

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Moving Boxes For Hire in Sydney


19th June, 2015

Boomerang Box is happy to bring our revolutionary plastic boxes to rid all our customers in all major areas and suburbs in Sydney of their packing woes and help them to say goodbye to the old school cardboard method forever! Our Boomerang Box plastic moving boxes are available for you to rent and here's why: Boomerang boxes are ultra durable Our plastic boxes have secure and attachable...

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Sutherland Shire Moving Box Rental


10th June, 2015

Boomerang Boxes Sutherland Shire are made to make moving easy. You'll have your move perfectly organised with sturdy, almost indestructible Boomerang Boxes to keep your valuable stuff safe and sound. In the areas of the Sutherland Shire you can expect the moving boxes to be delivered to your doorstep; Cronulla Sylvania Taren Point Caringbah What's the big difference with Boomerang Boxes? To...

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St George Moving Box Rental


10th June, 2015

Boomerang Boxes St George are the answer when you have to do a big move. Boomerang Boxes will help you pack more efficiently and keep everything well organised from start to finish. From anywhere in St-George, you can rent our moving boxes; Hurstville Kingsgrove Rockdale Arncliffe What's so special about Boomerang Boxes? Absolutely everything! Boomerang Boxes are very different. They're made...

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North Shore Moving Box Rental


10th June, 2015

Our Boomerang Boxes will make your big move in and around the north Shore of Sydney a lot easier and more efficient. Boomerang Boxes are great organisers and they'll make sure you stay stress-free and on track while you're moving. You can call us to have the reusable moving boxes delivered to your location in these places of the North Shore in Sydney; North Sydney Crows Nest Neutral Bay...

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Northern Beaches Moving Box Hire


10th June, 2015

Boomerang Boxes Sydney, Northern Beaches are the smart way to manage your move. They're an easy way to keep your packing organised, efficient and green. The better-than-cardboard boxes for moving are delivered here; Manly Balgowlah Dee Why Brookvale What's the difference between Boomerang Boxes and other moving boxes? Just about everything! Boomerang Boxes are much safer and give better...

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Inner West


10th June, 2015

Our Boomerang Boxes can save you a lot of time and effort during a big move in Sydney, whilst remaining environmentally friendly. Boomerang Boxes Inner West makes sure your move is well organised and stays organised. The plastic boxes for moving will be delivered anywhere in these towns of the Inner West region of Sydney; Leichhardt Annandale Glebe Enmore Marrickville Alexandria Waterloo...

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Sydney Moving Boxes


10th June, 2015

Boomerang Boxes are made of sturdy, industrial-strength plastic that's already shaped and lidded. And they come in two convenient sizes! 50L box measures 60cm x 40cm, and 73L box measures 68cm 43cm. Order your boxes by 2:00pm, and we will guarantee next business day delivery. Our moving boxes are made from industrial strength plastic (just try breaking one of these babies!), so...

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Tips for Renting an Apartment


02nd January, 2015

Knowing what to look for in an apartment can be tricky especially when there are just so many out there! Between committing the time to research for apartments listings and to take time out from your schedule to attend viewings, it could really take quite a fair bit of time before you find one that suits your requirements so why not list down some considerations like what we've done here so that you can find that dream flat that much sooner? ...

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What to Include in a Moving 'Essentials' Box


28th December, 2014

We at Boomerang Box knows all about how tough it is to get organized when you are moving homes and getting things into the boxes to get ready for shipping out. But when you are moving house, you're still likely to need access to some items right before you move out and immediately after you first move into your new home. We know of some customers that while they did a perfect job of arranging their things into boxes, they were just so tired emotionally and physically that looking for things when they reached their new homes was the last thing on their mind! This is why we are strong believers in the need for an 'Essentials Box'! It's packed with all sorts of goodies that you might need offhand. Having a pack of things prepared like this gives you easy access to your necessities and really makes having an 'Essentials' box, well ' essential. Some other simple rules regarding the 'Essentials Box' include ensuring that you have at least a full 24 hours of living covered by the things inside. You can also create a list before you actually start packing like what we've done here. It should include all of the following: ...

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Money Saving Moves


21st December, 2014

The costs of moving house can really add up if you don't keep track of what you're spending on. You can actually save money before, during and after your move in all sorts of ways. Even Boomerang Box is able to help you save a fair amount of money with our cheap rental of sturdy and reliable plastic moving boxes! Here we're going to highlight some of our favourite cost-cutting tips for you here! ...

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Reducing Waste During a Move


13th December, 2014

Reducing the cost of your move is a great idea, not just for your wallet, but also for the environment. Normally when people move homes, there's so much debris and refuse like packing tape and cardboard and wrapping papers left over at the end of everything that it's no wonder why there's a red alert going off for the environment! ...

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Moving With a Family


02nd December, 2014

Moving may be stressful enough on us having to plan everything but when you have a family that moves with you, things can get quite a fair bit more complicated. A change of environment is never easy, especially if you have young kids or elderly with you. Take a look at some of Boomerang Boxes tips for moving with your family - we hope that these will help things to settle down easily once you've made the move! Good Luck! ...

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The Secrets of Packing for a Move


26th November, 2014

Boomerang Boxes are all about convenience and durability and when it comes to packing, believe us when we say that we know what we're talking about! There's a lot of advice out there for packing when you're about to move and packing for a move can be a real pain if not done right. Imagine if you didn't label a box or organize what goes where, we worry about how you're going to manage unpacking too! We've filtered some of our favourite tips and hope that these secrets to packing successfully will help you in your moving journey. ...

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Assisting the Elderly Move Home


06th November, 2014

Most of us own homes separately from our aging parents and it might be a little difficult to think of them having to move from homes which even you might have memories of staying in. What more so for the old folk? Moving house can be hard for elderly people to manage on their own and not just due to the heavy lifting involved when loading boxes onto trucks, and the amount of packing that needs to get done. ...

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How to Sell Unwanted Items Online


05th November, 2014

Moving house invariably forces you to have a clean out, but how are you going to get rid of the items? You COULD head down to the local dump or donate the toys and clothes, but if you really wanted to get the most out of your items, you'd host a jumble sale! We understand that not everybody will have the time and space to really hold a sale out of their front porch or backyard, so you can look at other alternatives - like how to sell unwanted items quickly and easily online. ...

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How to Move in a Hurry


29th October, 2014

If you thought moving was scary, what if you realised that you're going to have to do it on a schedule! This could be due to a myriad of reasons - having to move for work by a certain deadline, planning for your leases to coincide, etc. But if you do find yourself having to move house in a hurry, don't panic. Read this list of helpful tips and you'll have it done in no time. ...

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Should You Move in Together?


17th October, 2014

Moving into a home with your girlfriend or boyfriend is a huge decision to make. If you move in together too soon it could hurt your relationship or even end it, and that's obviously not what anybody wants. So we've put together a short list of the tough things that you need to consider before you go ahead to throw out your single mattress for a larger one... ...

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Moving House the Eco-Friendly Way


16th October, 2014

In the hustle and bustle of moving, not many of us would think about the other consequences of our relocation. But these days, there's a lot of emphasis being put on our carbon footprint! So if you want to leave the smallest possible trail when moving house, here are some useful tips for eco-friendly moving. ...

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An Author's Tips on Moving Out of Home


27th September, 2014

Boomerang Box has been around a long time helping people with their packing needs when they move homes, but we always love fresh new ideas from people from all walks of life. We stumbled across this article which has Author Cindy Babyn sharing some of her tips for dealing with moving out of the home for the first time. She believes young people are faced with several obstacles when they move out of home. These include finding the right roommate, balancing a budget and homesickness. ...

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Packing Tips for Moving in a Hurry


19th September, 2014

There are all sorts of reasons why people move, but sometimes, those reasons need you to pick up the pace and really get yourself hustling if you wanted to move out or get to your new house in time! If you have to move house in a hurry, here are some useful tips to help you get the job done fast. ...

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Packing Away Your Garden Shed


07th September, 2014

Moving on to the outside of your home, if you're lucky to own a garage space or have a garden shed, you're going to have another problem on your hands when it comes to getting everything neatly organized for a move. Boomerang Box has had lots of customers tell us about what a nightmare it was when they opened up their tool rooms where odds and ends are stored and found out there that it would be impossible to pack some of these items together! ...

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How to Pack Up Your Kitchen


26th August, 2014

Packing sure is difficult, no matter where in the house you start. But packing away your kitchen is not only difficult because of the number of items, but because of how many fragile items there are too. Boomerang Boxes has lots of experience with fitting different items into our plastic moving boxes over the course of many years so we'd love to share with you some tips to help you pack your kitchen easily and efficiently! ...

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Moving With a Toddler in Tow


16th August, 2014

Just as you thought that things were starting to settle down, the routines were getting more predictable and maybe, just maybe you were getting a hang of parenthood, guess what? You've decided to move to a new home! Moving house can be worrying enough without the additional consideration of a small child but all's not lost, it won't be a disaster if you pay attention to these easy tips for moving with your young ones! ...

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Tips for Moving House with a Dog


02nd August, 2014

If you are thinking of moving with family we've got some tips that you just have to read about. Except when we're talking about family, we're talking about furry and cuddly type! Dogs, cats, rabbits and even fish are a lot more susceptible to changes in their immediate environment and having to move them from one place to another can actually cause a lot more harm than we would think! To help dog (and cat) owners negotiate packing and moving house with their pet in tow, continue to read on! ...

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Reducing the Cost of Moving House


22nd July, 2014

Aside from the costs of the new home and renovations, moving your things from here to there can be a strain on your wallet in its own way! But keeping costs down when moving is possible if you plan it properly. There are lots of articles scattered all over the internet about the best ways to keep the price tag on your move down and we highlight our favourite tips and tricks here for you! ...

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The 5 Laws of House Moving


15th July, 2014

We stumbled across an interesting article on Richard Wright's blog - doingitwright.wordpress.com about an interesting set of laws that seem to magically apply when you're thinking of moving homes. We had a good laugh and tend to agree with these interesting laws. Here is our take on the 5 magic rules. See if you agree with them! ...

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How to Load a Removals Truck


03rd July, 2014

When you're attempting a move, there are lots of different ways to ship your items from one place to another. But whether you have hired a professional moving company or are thinking of renting a truck to transport items the DIY way, having a method for loading your possessions onto the removals truck is a worthwhile strategy! It's important to figure out a method to efficiently packing the transport vehicle so that your items are safely in place all through transit and also to make it easier for loading and unloading. So here are some quick tips to help you make loading the moving vehicle that much easier! ...

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Stress Less With These Moving Tips


06th December, 2013

Moving house is a big task with heaps of little parts that can trip up a novice. Thankfully Mum's Grapevine has compiled a list of helpful hints to get you moving as smoothly as possible. Spread the packing out a cross a four-week schedule, packing a little part every day. This will save you from...

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5 Tricks Used By Frequently Moving Families


05th December, 2013

Some families will cringe at the prospect of moving home, and would prefer to live on in their current dwelling. Other families move home so often that they've gotten quite good at quickly packing their belongings and changing address. The constantly moving population have a few tricks up their sleeves which make moving home a breeze. Here are five of their best tricks according to Chicago Now's Aimee Thompson: Figure out which moving company is best, and who does the best job at that company. Regularly get rid of unused items and clutter, so you have less to pack when you need to move. Stay up to date with Gumtree and Craigslist in order to sell off unwanted possessions before your move. Keep an updated list of companies, services and organisations that will need to know your new address. Get on the good side of your real-estate agent, and your property lawyer, so that doing business with them feels like catching up with a friend. Making some simple lifestyle choices can really minimise the stress, and maximise the excitement associated with moving home. ...

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How to Pack a Lamp when Moving House


04th December, 2013

House lamps are one of the toughest household items to pack when moving house. Every home needs them, but their awkward shape makes for tricky packing. Here's a step by step guide from About.com for getting any lamp, no matter how fragile, safely into a box for moving. Start by measuring the diameter and...

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Avoid Procrastination and Start Early on a Home Move


03rd December, 2013

When faced with a big task, a lot of people will decide to procrastinate, putting off what's important in order to do something easier. Moving home is a task that can inspire procrastination in even the most motivated individuals. Packing your stuff into all those boxes, keeping track of what's in each box, and which boxes go where, hiring a moving company, and handling the kids - it can all seem like too much for today. In a sense this is true, as moving home is a long term project, and it's best to start as early as possible. ...

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The Basics Of Long Distance Moving


02nd December, 2013

Moving home to a new town, city, or state is an exciting prospect. A change is as good as a holiday, and long distance relocation is a big change. Follow these simple rules from AOL RealEstate and you will be unpacking into your new home before you know it. Take a week to devise a moving plan, shop around for moving companies, and get packing supplies. You want to spread your packing and moving across four weeks at least. Including preparation time, you want about five weeks in total. ...

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Moving Home On A Budget


01st December, 2013

Plenty of people decide to move further away from the city, or move into a smaller home, in order to pay less rent. If you're moving to save money, you probably don't want to blow all your future savings on removal fees and packing materials. Here are some tips from Frugal Queen for getting into your new home...

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Why You Should Move House At Christmas Time


30th November, 2013

Lots of people will shy away from the prospect of moving home during the Christmas season. Sure, it's busy season, and moving companies will have less availability. But a new home is the greatest gift you can give to yourself and your family, according to Aussie Blog. Don't get discouraged from your home move just because it's getting close to December. Odds are that you've already started making rent or mortgage payments on your new property, but meanwhile, your real estate agent is trying to get somebody to move into your old place. The sooner you get moving, the better, for you and your agent. ...

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The 5 Best Household Items You Can Use For Packing


29th November, 2013

Buying packing materials for moving house can become expensive and wasteful - and there's only so much you can do with newspaper and packing peanuts. That's why it makes sense to use as many of your own household items as possible as packing material for your big move. These five tips to keep your valuables safe and your moving costs down come from ...

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Packing Up And Moving Your Home


28th November, 2013

If you want the best results from moving home, you need to get prepared first, then throw yourself into the task with enthusiasm. Starting early is a big part of preparation, because it takes time to come to grips with every element of the task, according to Unclutterer. Gather a generous supply of strong boxes, packing tape, and garbage bags. Clear a big space in your home, with room for packed boxes, items for charity donation, and another space for garbage. ...

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Safety Tips For Moving Home


27th November, 2013

A carefully thought out safety procedure is essential for minimising the risk of injury and accident while moving house, according to About.com. Proper procedures need to cover everything from packing, loading, moving, and unpacking your belongings. Start with a good supply of boxes, so you can pack each one to a weight under 50 pounds. Overloaded boxes might break, dropping heavy items on your feet. Besides, there's no sense in packing everything into a small number of boxes if they're too heavy to lift without straining your back. ...

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Big Bungles Made While Moving Home


26th November, 2013

Anybody that's moved house will have a story to tell about the do's and don'ts of relocation. As a DIY mover, it's good to know that everybody else has gone through the same trials, and made similar mistakes. What's even better is knowing that professional movers can make big mistakes during a move too. The National Post has reported on a few humorous moving stories. One involved a moving company that packed a house cat in the back of their truck along with a load of furniture. When they arrived at their destination on the other side of the country, they realised their client didn't own a cat. ...

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How To Ship Fragile Items


25th November, 2013

Shipping companies provide a great service, allowing people to send products and possessions across the world. Unfortunately there is a risk of breakage during transit, particularly when it comes to shipping fragile items. Minimising that risk is easy with correct packing techniques, just follow these steps from ...

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Deciding If, Where, and Why You Should Move Home


24th November, 2013

The place where you live has a massive influence on the life you live. That influence partly explains why so many people decide to pack up their belongings and move home to a new street, town, city, state, or even country. There are many places to move, and just as many reasons for making the move, according to About.com. Some people move to get closer to the things they're passionate about. For a coffee connoisseur, moving from a mining town into a metropolitan city with boutique caf's makes perfect sense. Skiers and snowboarders often move home to get access to the best snow. ...

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The Home Moving Experience


23rd November, 2013

Moving home is a task that gets easier with experience, but that experience is hard-fought. Hiring a moving company to help out will make moving home easier, but it's expensive, and will stifle the learning experience that comes with doing it yourself. Thankfully there are plenty of experts who are happy to share their experiences and helpful advice. Southern California's The Home Mag put together some collected wisdom for successfully moving home. ...

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Environmentally Friendly Packing for Guilt Free Moving


22nd November, 2013

Moving house is a stressful task for anybody, with moving companies, packing wrap, plastic peanuts, sticky tape, and endless boxes. It probably required a lot of those materials to get your possessions to your new home without anything breaking. Once you get to your destination and finish unpacking, the stress evaporates, and the movers will head home, but the packing materials won't. Getting rid of used packing material presents an unexpected dilemma for people in their new homes. Using the general waste bin is one solution to this problem. But, according to a report issued by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2009, packing material accounts for one-third of municipal waste. That's a lot of packing peanuts. ...

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How to Know When You Should Move House


21st November, 2013

No matter how many times you do it, moving house will always be a big decision to make, and a big task to perform. But it will slowly become easier with time, and with plenty of organisation, you can focus less on the stress and more on the excitement of living somewhere new. Here are some hints and tips from ...

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The Rules To Successful Home Moving


14th November, 2013

Every game has a set of basic rules that you need to follow if you want to win. Moving house is a big game, but the rules are simple, and if you follow them as set out on About.com, your move will be a success. Keep related items close together when you pack for the move, and make a detailed inventory along the way. The inventory will help you keep track of your things during the move, and thoughtfully packed items are much easier to unpack. ...

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Picking The Right Tools For Packing Your Posessions


13th November, 2013

Moving home is a big task, best reduced to a few manageable steps. If you examine the steps one at a time, you're less likely to forget about an important detail along the way. Packing up for the move hinges on your ability to pick up quality packing supplies. Every job has its own specific tools for getting it done right, and moving home is no exception. ...

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The Big Move to College: How to Make It Simpler


12th November, 2013

College is a great opportunity to make lifelong friends and learn valuable skills. A big part of the college experience is living outside of home in a share house or campus dormitory, and learning to take care of day-to-day necessities. But first, the students have to move in. The Huffington Post suggests you start by packing a box or bag of essential items that will cover all needs for the first 24 hours. A change of clothes, a toothbrush, some food, and a book ought to cover the bare essentials. ...

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Save Money With DIY Home Moving


12th November, 2013

Choosing the right time for moving home is a tough decision. Summertime has the best weather, but that's peak season, which means moving companies will be very busy and may charge a premium. Choosing a DIY moving option is the best way to move during the summertime without suffering from peak-season hassles, according to the Huffington Post. Start with packing materials, and get a good supply of cardboard boxes, markers, packing tape, and wrapping. Packing your belongings yourself will save a lot of money. Also consider hiring re-usable plastic boxes, which may work out cheaper in the long run. ...

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Get The Right Tools For Moving Home


05th November, 2013

If you want to do a good job, you will need to bring the right tools, and moving home is no exception. Moving companies will bring a supply of things for moving your possessions into their truck, and protecting them during transit. But that doesn't mean you can't move home yourself and do a great job. Here's a list of some indispensable tools for moving home, thanks to About.com: A good dolly is worth its weight in gold for moving your possessions around, and saving you a lot of effort in the process. There are two kinds of dollies: a flatbed dolly for moving heavy furniture, and a utility dolly for moving stacks of smaller objects. Softeners, like pads and moving blankets, will protect your precious items from getting damaged while you move them. Straps and ropes will secure your possessions, keeping them in place during transit. The more stable and secure your possessions, the less damage will occur. Packing tape is vital for closing cardboard boxes, as well as scissors. A stair roller might seem like a bit too much, but if you need to carry items down stairs, this will work wonders for you. With a couple of dollies, a few pads and moving blankets, good straps, packing tape, and a stair roller, your move will go off without a hitch. ...

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How to Find Free Moving Boxes


05th November, 2013

In order to move home, you will absolutely need some containers for your belongings. Storage and moving companies offer new cardboard boxes for a price, but according to About.com, there are ways to get boxes and moving containers for less, or nothing. Retailers are the best source of free, strong, cardboard boxes. Grocery stores and supermarkets are a good starting point, because they have a high stock turnover, and that stock is always delivered in a cardboard container. ...

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Stay Sane and Plan Your Move


04th November, 2013

Life is full of unexpected surprises, so it's nice to have a well thought out plan to account for those tasks you're anticipating. Getting things done smoothly, on time, and with minimal hassle is always the best option, particularly when it comes to moving home. About.com says a smooth home move boils down to forward planning and preparation. Start by shopping around for moving companies, and remember to ask your friends and family if they have any recommendations. ...

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Why You Need to Prepare Your Move Early


04th November, 2013

Moving home is a complicated procedure, and it's easy to forget about important details along the way. There's more to a move than packing everything into boxes, loading them into a truck, driving the truck to a new place, and unloading those boxes again. Moving companies charge by the clock, so the more stuff they have to move, the more expensive the move becomes. Smart movers pack all their gear in advance, which means getting hold of some quality containers first. ...

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Things People Forget When Moving Home


03rd November, 2013

A home is where the heart is, but it's also where you keep your stuff. Moving to a new home means taking important stuff with you, getting rid of the useless junk, and hopefully not getting those two categories muddled. Here's a list of some items that are often forgotten during a move, thanks to ...

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Go Green While Moving House


02nd November, 2013

Moving house is one of those big tasks which you have to put everything else on hold for. But that doesn't mean you should compromise on your consideration for the environment while moving. Moving home and staying green requires some planning and good packing practices. Here are a few tips from ...

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The Basics of Moving House


02nd November, 2013

Have you ever heard the expression "practice makes perfect"? Moving home for the first time is a standing testament to this. On the first go around, moving house might be a bit of a nightmare, but with time and experience, the task gets easier, writes Moata at Blog Idle. Every home is different, but there are some basic rules that everybody should follow when moving home. Organisation is key, and the best way to organise is with a list. Use lists to keep track of your belongings, and set priority targets for the move. Activate the utilities in your new home and switch off the utilities in your old home. ...

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Why You Need Security While You Move


02nd November, 2013

Keeping your possessions in order at home takes a lot of work. Keeping order gets a lot harder when it comes time for moving home. Just think about it: organising every single household item for simultaneous transport. Sure it's not impossible, but it's not easy, and there's a good chance that something will get lost, broken, forgotten, or stolen during the move, according to Protect Your Home. Your paperwork will contain a lot of information that's best kept private and confidential. Organise all your bills, account statements, and personal paperwork into a transportable filing system. Use folders to organise those papers by subject, and keep the folders together in a box. ...

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Moving A Small Business For A Better Opportunity


01st November, 2013

Small business operators are some of the most prolific movers, not usually from choice, but in order to go where their business will do best. Packing up and moving shop is a serious commitment that can yield big benefits when done properly. For a small business operator looking to relocate, there are several easy rules to follow from ...

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Six Steps To Moving Success


01st November, 2013

Moving home is a big lifestyle change. With the move comes new surroundings, and maybe even a new neighbourhood community. But first, there's moving to do, and moving house requires planning. Here's a six-step guide to moving home from Adelaide Now. Shop around for...

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Put a Spring in Your Step As You Move


31st October, 2013

Relocating to a new home on the other side of town, or on the other side of the country, is a big job for all involved. Most folks choose to move in the summer because there's less chance of rainfall during the move. Naturally the moving industry's peak season is in summer. Like in any other industry, peak season means high demand and low supply, resulting in price-hike. Petrol retailers also tend to raise their prices during the holiday period, which further increases the price of moving services. ...

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What's the Best Way to Pack a Moving Truck?


31st October, 2013

Successfully moving into a new home is a big task no matter how many times you do it. You need to pick a new house, pack your belongings, and organize a moving truck. Then, when it comes time for that move, you have to pack the truck properly. Like any job, there are simple but necessary tools for packing a moving truck, according to ...

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Choosing the Right Car Rack for Your Move


02nd October, 2013

Even if you use a moving company for your household items, you will probably still want to take a lot of smaller items in your car. An overhead carry rack can reduce over-crowding, but it's important to choose the right one for your needs. Soft-case carriers: these come in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit most vehicles. As the name implies, they are made from soft materials that are usually waterproof and can be zipped up to keep their contents in place. ...

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Deciding on the Date for Your Move


01st October, 2013

Moving house can be difficult when you're trying to coordinate dates and deadlines, so it's important to create a checklist and identify things that might get in the way. Your checklist of when you should move should include: ...

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Study Finds People "Lose" Partner's Stuff When Moving


29th September, 2013

A study by Delivery Quote Compare has revealed some interesting statistics about peoples' behaviour when moving house. The study found that: 31% took the opportunity to "lose" hated things that belonged to their partners. 38% of those blamed it on the removalist. ...

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A Guide to Packing Your Home


28th September, 2013

Here we've provided some basic tips on how to pack your house in preparation for a move. Start as early as possible and pack the least-used rooms first (i.e. garage, attic, basement etc). Mark each box clearly with as much detail as possible. This will make it easier when you get t your new home. ...

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What Should You Pack in a Box When You Move?


27th September, 2013

You may be surprised to learn just what should be packed in boxes and just what movers may insist is packed in boxes when you're moving house. Clothes: rather than putting them in garbage bags which can easily tear, moving companies prefer you to pack clothes in boxes. Pillows, linen and quilts: rather than using them as padding, packing them in boxes will ensure they stay clean and accounted for. ...

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Budgeting for the Hidden Costs of Moving


27th September, 2013

Most of us include the cost of a moving company or rental truck in our moving budget, but there are other hidden costs involved when moving. Unless you budget for them at the beginning they can soon add up to a lot of unexpected extra expenses. These costs can include: Additional insurance if your possessions are valuable, the insurance provided by the moving company will probably not cover their replacement value and so you will need to purchase additional insurance. Utilities youll need to have your gas, water and electricity turned on in your new house and may need a deposit upfront. You will also have to pay the utility bills from your old house at the same time, and this can catch a lot of people unawares. ...

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How to Budget for Your Move


26th September, 2013

Knowing how much your move will cost will save you from any nasty and costly surprises along the way, which is the last thing you need on top of the stress of moving house. The following are some simple steps to help you budget for your move. Create a budget template in Word or Excel, or use a bookkeepers record book. If using a moving company, include their fee, any extra services you may require (such as packing) and additional insurance costs if applicable. ...

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Self-Storage Tips When Renovating


25th September, 2013

Storing household items while you renovate means you'll have room to work and nothing will get broken accidentally. The following are some self-storage tips that will help ease the pain of moving: Do some research: shop around online for information on self-storage and to find a storage facility that suits your needs. Put it in boxes: boxing up your possessions for storage will protect them from dirt and breakages, and will make moving things into storage much easier. ...

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What To Do When Things Don't Go As Planned On Moving Day


31st August, 2013

When things go wrong on moving day, it can feel a little as if the entire universe is conspiring against you. Steve Hitchings is the General Manager of The Finishing Touch moving service. He says that there are some common things that often go wrong on moving day. Some of the most common include bad weather, traffic delays, lost keys and poor access to houses and units. ...

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Moving Costs for Renters


30th August, 2013

Moving can be an expensive undertaking. If you are currently renting and are looking to rent a new place, there are a few things to keep in mind. Some property managers require the payment of an application fee to cover the cost of a credit check. This will vary in amount but can be approximately $50 in some cases. Then you will need to pay the first months rent on the new place when the lease is signed, so taking into consideration an overlap between paying rent on your old place and your new place may occur. ...

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Moving Apartments The Stress Free Way


29th August, 2013

Moving isn't so bad if you're organised, and if you live in a unit, there's a lot less to transport too. Here we've got a great list of tips to help ensure you're set up in your new place in no time. Use your clothes to wrap up dishes and glasses. You'll save on packing materials and won't need as many boxes. ...

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3 Important Packing Tips You Don't Want To Miss


28th August, 2013

Moving isn't a favourite pastime for most people but it's something that we all need to do at least once or twice in our lives, if not dozens of times. When it comes to moving, packing well can make all the difference. Here we've listed some important packing tips to ensure your move is as stress free as possible: Get the right stuff. Before you start, you want to make sure that you have all the supplies that you need. The right packing boxes, the right wrapping paper for things and other items like bubble wrap, tape, scissors and a marker. ...

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Furniture Movers Make Moving Easier


28th August, 2013

Having a furniture removal company come and help you lug all of your large furniture pieces from one house to the next certainly makes everything easier. If you have the time, it's a good idea to plan for your move at least one month before the big day arrives. Four weeks will allow you to find a good removalist, give you enough time to make additional arrangements and give your home a proper clean. ...

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Moving House With Children


27th August, 2013

Moving house is a stressful event. It's even more of a stressful event for kids, especially those who've never moved house before. Here we've got a great list of tips for helping your little ones with the entire moving process: A new start - Share the excitement of your new home with your kids, and be open to their feelings and thoughts on moving schools and making new friends. Make sure that if you notice some things are playing on their mind, you are able to talk it through with them. ...

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Tips For Packing Books When You're Moving House


26th August, 2013

Books can be a little awkward to pack. Here we've got a great list of tips for transporting them with ease the next time you find yourself moving house: ...

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Tips For Packing Your Car When Moving


25th August, 2013

Whether you are moving a few suburbs away or interstate, you'll want to make sure that you are able to pack your car so that you've got all the essentials you need, while keeping everyone comfortable and safe. Here we've listed some useful tips for packing your vehicle when you're moving house: ...

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How Much is Too Much For a Moving Deposit


25th August, 2013

In some areas, removalists will require a deposit in order for you to be able to hire them for your required moving date. This is generally reserved for areas where there are higher rates of people moving and during peak periods. Some removalists might ask for a deposit because they are worried about losing the job if it's cancelled at the last minute. If you are asked for a deposit from your removalist, how do you know if what they are asking is reasonable? ...

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Moving Tips For Businesses


24th August, 2013

Moving to a new business premises can be really stressful. But if you are prepared, and follow a few simple tips, you won't lose anything in the shuffle. Talk to your boss Asking your boss a few important questions before you start packing will make the whole process a little easier. Find out the approximate size of the new desks and drawer space. Also, ask when the move date is and how your boss wants you to discard any unwanted documents or furniture if it won't be needed in your new office. ...

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Tips From a Military Family on Moving House


23rd August, 2013

Military families move a lot. It's part of the job. Because of all of this moving experience, they've really got packing and moving down to a fine art. One military family has shared their specific list of tips and advice to help less seasoned movers make the transition a little smoother: Label boxes on the top and all sides and never just write "kitchen" on it. Write all of the major items that are in each box. This will make it easier to access the important items first and locate things quickly when necessary. Always pack heavy items in small boxes so they are easier to carry. Boxes can break easily if you overload them, and if everything is a two man job, unpacking and moving boxes around can be difficult. ...

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Protecting Fragile Items when Moving


30th July, 2013

Many people moving house fear that when they arrive at their new home, their fragile belongings such as glassware will be broken. To avoid breaking any of your delicate items, antiques and other valuables, you will have to make sure you pack correctly. The key to good packing is preparation, so be sure to purchase all the packing tape you need, as well as organising the boxes and materials (such as bubble wrap or newspaper) to provide protection. Give yourself plenty of time to pack fragile items, otherwise you will rush - and rushing could result in breakages while packing, or not packing items correctly. To pack fragile items make sure you have scissors, boxes, bubble wrap, and newspaper, as well as cardboard that can be bent around your fragile objects. ...

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Two Easy Ways to Pack Clothes


29th July, 2013

When moving house, your clothing will take a significant amount of time and space to pack. However, there are two great ways to easily pack your clothes and save space at the same time. The first is called the 'dead body bundle' technique, and while it has a creepy name, it will save you a lot of folding and packing into bags or boxes. Simply lay a bed sheet flat on the floor and place your clothes onto the sheet so they lie parallel to the length of the sheet. Then fold in the sheet on either side, twist the ends and carry by the ends between two people (hence the 'dead body bundle'). ...

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Packing Away Your Bathroom


27th July, 2013

Bathrooms are often deceptively complex when it comes time to move house. Their small size can hide many important items that need to be checked before they are packed away. To start the packing process, concentrate on your medicine first as this needs to be both checked and packed carefully. Make sure you look at the expiration date on any of your medicines, vitamins and ointments as there is no point packing items that can no longer be used. ...

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Moving your Musical Instruments


27th July, 2013

If you're moving with a musical instrument, you'll need to take extra care to ensure it survives the trip with no damage. If you have a case for your instrument, this offers your instrument the best protection for the move, as cases are designed for taking a bit of damage and protecting your instrument from most bumps and beatings. You can pick up cases for most instruments at your local music store. However, you will need to make sure you don't store any small or loose items in the case with your instrument. Once you have a case, you will want to add a little more protection, especially if it will be packed in the back of a truck with all your other items. Use some bubble wrap around your instrument to add another layer of protection. Give the case a good shake when you are done to make sure the instrument won't move around, and to double check you have not left any small items inside. ...

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Tips for Moving at Short Notice


26th July, 2013

If you are lucky you will have at least a months' notice before you move house. This is ideal because you can slowly start to pack a few boxes each day, and hopefully finish packing a room or more per week. Make use of any extra time by buying all the supplies you will need early, such as packing tape, boxes and filling material. Because you will be packing everything over the space of a month...

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Moving House and Moving Food


25th July, 2013

There will probably still be food in the fridge when it comes time for you to move house, even if you've been carefully avoiding grocery shopping in the weeks leading up to the big day. Since there may not be time to eat or give away all the food before moving, take the time to decide what you need to keep and what you can throw away. Anything in the pantry or freezer which has already expired...

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Packing Boxes Correctly for your Move


23rd July, 2013

Rather than using old boxes that can fall apart when you move house, it is recommended that you find new, stable ones instead. The cardboard in older boxes can easily break due to degradation or the simple fact that they were made to hold something lighter than your household belongings. Reusable plastic boxes are a better, more durable alternative; however, if you choose to stick with cardboard for your move, use these tips to further protect your belongings from damage: ...

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Simple Steps for an Easier Move


22nd July, 2013

Buying and moving to a new home is one of the most stressful experiences you will encounter. This is why creating a plan for your next move is essential for an easier transition. Getting everything prepared as early as possible will help you avoid having to run around at the last minute looking for boxes and other moving materials. Here are a few easy steps to make your move easier: ...

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Reduce Your Environmental Impact As You Move


21st July, 2013

Moving house is hard enough without considering the environmental impact of all those boxes, and plastic, as well as the fuel for the drive. Luckily, if you avoid damaging packaging materials and reuse and recycle as much as possible, you can make your next move much greener. Services such as reusable boxes, containers and other packing materials are a great way to cut down your wastage. To avoid having too much of your leftover moving materials end up in landfill, make sure you also sort through any recyclables and place them in your recycling bin. This is essential because the average move in Australia uses about 30 kg of cardboard alone. To further reduce your package costs and environmental impact, try wrapping delicate items in your own towels, sheets and even clothes. Remember to reuse whatever you can and use reusable bags instead of plastic bags for your packing, as these can be saved instead of thrown in the bin. ...

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The Environmentally Friendly Way to Move House


20th July, 2013

While most of us think of trucks and cars as the ideal way to move, there is a movement in Australia that has been taking a green approach: moving house by bicycle. In 2009 a group called Transition Darebin showed how using bicycles to move belongings can be achieved with a little extra leg work. The group's focus is helping communities move towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Darebin, just north of Melbourne, was the testing site for bicycle powered moving services. While the 15 km journey took just over two hours to complete, it was done with a carbon footprint of zero. The downside to the system is that heavy objects (such as fridges) are too difficult to move on bikes. However, the system works well for small household items and personal belongings. ...

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Packing Correctly for your House Move


19th July, 2013

Getting yourself prepared for your house move can be made easier by having a set system in place before you start packing. This includes getting started well before you have to be out of your home and off to your new address. If you can, start packing a few days in advance, as you never know when you might experience delays. Make sure you have all of your packing boxes organised in advance and start packing a section of your house at a time. Either start at one end of your home or work from the upstairs down, as this will be simpler and more systematic. ...

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Tips and Tricks for Packing


25th June, 2013

To reduce the stress of a house move, Benton County Enterprise recommends a planned approach to the event. To reduce packing, get rid of stuff before you start. Decide what you want to keep, then donate anything in good condition or find someone who can reuse your unwanted items. ...

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Greener Packing Supplies


24th June, 2013

Although the fate of your used packing material may not be top of your priority list when moving, it is a real environmental concern. With packaging accounting for nearly a third of the average landfill's volume (EPA 2009), it's important to consider your impact on the environment when moving, says the Huffington Post. ...

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Packing Electronics When Moving House


24th June, 2013

Electronics can be moved safely with this advice from About.com. Before starting, check user guides for any specific moving instructions. Visit the manufacturer's website if the guide has gone missing. ...

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Before You Move In


23rd June, 2013

Moving into a new home can be great, but often there are jobs which need to be done before you feel it is up to standard. Some are necessary tasks, some are cosmetic and some just help it to feel more like your home. About.com suggests carrying out projects before your possessions are delivered to make the process far simpler. Most jobs are easier without a room full of furniture to negotiate or move. Fitting a new carpet or installing new flooring will be far less hassle if the house is empty. Fitting bedrooms with storage space is simpler if you don't have to take anything out of the existing storage before you start. ...

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Storage Advice for Movers


22nd June, 2013

A decluttered house is essential to give prospective buyers the best possible impression of your home. Rooms full of boxes can suggest that there isn't enough space when viewers try to imagine it as their own home. Presenting a spacious house can be as simple as putting some things into storage during the selling process, according to Hip Consultant. ...

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Packing Advice for Movers


21st June, 2013

To help perfect the art of packing up a house, the Australian Furniture Removalists Association (AFRA) has developed a training DVD for its members. AFRA says that there is more to packing than meets the eye and recommends a professional removals company for a more streamlined operation, carefully packed goods and protection against breakages. For those planning to go it alone, it's worth asking the following questions, according to domain.com.au: ...

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Improve your Packing Skills


21st June, 2013

Having a system when it comes to packing will help you feel in control. Bunnings Warehouse gives advice on making packing a breeze. Their tips for professional packing include careful planning at the beginning to ensure sufficient time to pack each room. Allocate a bright tub or box as your packing kit and fill it with marker pens, a tape gun, labels and wrapping materials. ...

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Top Tips for Moving House


20th June, 2013

There are lots of tricks to make moving house a more organised, less stressful experience all round. About.com outlines some good habits to check off. Having a system when packing will make labelling boxes easier. Designate an area to keep all your packing supplies and number each box as you go, listing the contents in a notebook or on the box. ...

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Most WA Residents Planning Move


19th June, 2013

Recent statistics show that the majority of Western Australian residents are planning to move from their homes. Around half a million adults in Western Australia say they'll move in the next three years but won't leave the state, according to investment property website Your Investment Property (YIP). ABS statistics show that more than three quarters of WA residents intend to move, with 87% of those choosing to stay within the state while only 9% are considering moving interstate. ...

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