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The importance of packing correctly

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When moving homes, it’s important to ensure that you pack your glass and china wear correctly to prevent any breakage when transporting and moving from the property to the lorry and into your new home. There are a couple of tips that you can use to protect your possessions. Here is a couple of examples of what you can do. Use The Right Packing Material There are a couple of options available when it comes to packing materials for moving, one of which is bubble wrap.…

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A Rainy Moving Day: How to Protect Your Floors

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It’s something you have been expecting for months, planning for weeks, and now it’s finally here. When the day comes when you have to move to a new home, obviously you’re hoping for the best possible weather. But what about when the weather doesn’t want to cooperate? Regardless of the rain outside, the furniture removals company will still need to do their job. They probably have plastic sheets to protect your possessions on their brief outdoors sojourn from your front door to the truck, so this is hardly going to be an issue.…

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Helpful Advice for Moving Your Whisky Collection to Victoria

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There are plenty of whisky drinkers in Melbourne if the list of best places to drink this type of spirit is a good indication. The Melbourne Whiskey Room alone boasts over 300 varieties to try. Since you are planning on moving to Victoria with your private collection of whisky (and the rest of your household belongings), you are desirous of making sure every bottle in your collection arrives in one piece.…

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Avoid Plastic Storage Solutions With These Alternatives

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If you’re putting your items into long term storage, you may want to pack up the items to keep them safe from dust, but you may also want to invest in some storage solutions to help your items stay organised. Plastic storage bins are popular, but if you are concerned about the environmental risks of plastic, you may want to look for other solutions. Here are some useful storage solutions that can easily replace plastic storage totes and similar plastic items.…

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Three Steps to Take to Ensure Your Furniture Doesn't Get Damaged During a House Move

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Discovering that one of your favourite pieces of furniture has been damaged during the house-moving process can be incredibly frustrating. Here are three steps you can take to reduce the chances of this happening. Add protective layers One of the most effective ways to protect your furniture from damage is to wrap it in several layers of protective materials, such as bubble wrap and thick blankets. These materials will act as a form of cushioning, which will prevent wooden furniture from being scratched or chipped and fabric items (such as sofas and armchairs) from being torn or soiled if the furniture is accidentally dropped onto the ground or knocked into a wall whilst it is being transported.…

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How to Store Summer Items in a Storage Unit

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After a fun summer of activity, you may be wondering where to store your summer gear. A self storage unit is the best option, but it’s important to ensure you store everything correctly. Here are some ideas to help you along the way. 1. Rinse Everything Before putting any of your beach gear into storage, make sure to rinse it off. Salt can destroy items, and you don’t want it left on your beach gear.…

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