Two tips for a stress-free house move

Moving house can be a daunting and draining process. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to keep your stress levels low throughout this experience. Pack carefully The way in which you pack your belongings into their boxes could play a significant role in how easy or difficult the moving process turns out to be. Overloading cardboard boxes, for example, could result in you or another household member sustaining a back injury when trying to lift them.

Why Get a Custom Shipping Container for Your Residential Move?

A residential move can be very stressful for anyone, but it can be especially stressful for those who own lots of stuff and for an interstate move where you know you can't easily turn back and get forgotten items. One good way to alleviate some of this stress is to get a custom shipping container for your move. There are many such containers available, from lightweight plastic or vinyl with roll top doors to solid steel containers, used by companies to ship their inventory overseas.

Arranging Your Furniture Before Moving Home

When you've found the home of your dreams and completed any legal requirements needed to make the big move, it's tempting to relax, safe in the knowledge that all will go smoothly. One of the biggest logistical challenges your removal service could face is arriving and finding that the furniture does not fit. To prevent this issue, or overcome it, forward planning is essential. Why arrange your furniture before moving home at all?

Moving House with a Cat: How to Make Your Feline Friend Feel at Home

Moving can be a stressful experience for all members of your family, including your pets. Dogs are pack animals, and while they might be unsettled by a change of environment, they will quickly adjust due to the fact that they're with their pack (you and your family). Cats are entirely different, and they require a specific way to help them adjust to their new surroundings. So what can you do to ensure that your feline friend quickly accepts their new home?

Bidding on a Storage Locker? Five Tips and Clues That May Indicate Hidden Valueables Inside the Locker

In certain situations, self storage facilities auction off storage lockers, and although the auction format varies from location to location, typically, you get just a few minutes to look at the locker's contents to decide if you want to bid. With such limited time, you have to look for clues that indicate the items in locker have value. While any locker could be full of rubies or rubbish, here are some clues and tips that may be able to help you find a locker full of valuables -- however, remember that when bidding on a locker, you are taking a gamble; there is no foolproof way to ensure it holds valuable items.

Staying a Few Steps Ahead: Planning a Long Distance Move

Moving to a new home doesn't figure on anyone's list of fun things to do, and moving to the other side of the country makes the whole process a lot more complicated. Sure, the interstate removals company will pack up your old home and transport your possessions quickly and securely, but the whole process is much easier if you're a few steps ahead of them. In order to achieve this, you should fly to your new home, and stay in a hotel or motel while you get things ready.

What to Expect From the Terms of A Self-Storage Contract

When you rent a storage unit you're free to do with the space exactly what you like right? Well – not exactly. Many people don't realise that storage hire agreements come with many conditions, just like most other leases. For those who may have creative ideas about what to do with a storage unit, or for those who may be wondering what conditions they'll need to abide by, this article will explain many of the terms and conditions covered in a typical storage contract.