How to Protect Artwork in a Self-Storage Units


When you store items in a self-storage unit, you often place them in boxes or plastic bins and simply find a place they will fit. While this is good for a lot of items, artwork needs a little more care and attention. Here are some tips for storing artwork in self-storage units that keeps them protected. Start With a Climate-Controlled Storage Unit Part of keeping your artwork protected in a storage facility is knowing what type of unit to choose.

21 June 2016

Residential Move? Here's What To Ask For


Planning a successful residential move is an art of sorts. Many times, there's so much to do when planning to move to a new address. From calling up utility companies to inform them of the move to packing fragile household items, a homeowner can easily get overwhelmed. Of the various things that need to be done when planning a residential move, hiring the right moving company is perhaps the most important.

29 April 2016

Essential Costs to Remember During a Business Relocation


If you are planning on relocating your business, it is important that you keep in mind the different costs that can be involved. The relocation costs you around every turn, from paying movers to the cost of the new office space. Here are some costs to remember when you are relocating your business. You May Be Paying For Multiple Locations While it is ideal if you can move into the new office and stop paying for the previous office at the same time, this is not always the case.

27 April 2016

Store It or Throw It? Questions to Help You Decide What to Do With Your Stuff Before an Extended Holiday


You're leaving the country for an extended holiday, and you need to decide what to do with your stuff. The main decision facing you is whether you should put it in storage or get rid of it. Work through these questions to help you decide: Do you have sentimental possessions that you can't imagine living without? Most people have at least a few items that fall into this category. Identify what falls into this category for you, and realise that you probably just have to keep those things.

25 April 2016

Quick Tips on Preparing for Furniture Removalists


Using furniture removalists can help you to make quick work of any move, and they can be a safer option than trying to lift and move heavy, cumbersome items yourself. While you might be surprised at the work that furniture removalists do on their own to make your move simple and fast, you might also want to ensure you're doing everything you can to make their job easier and to help protect your belongings.

22 April 2016

How to Safely Remove Gym Equipment Without Damaging Gear or Causing Injuries


Moving gym equipment is a workout in itself, often requiring just as much strength and endurance as training! However, without adequate preparation, you could risk damaging the gear and causing serious injuries. If you're confident that you can manage this difficult task, these tips will help. Dismantle the Equipment Properly You should always keep hold of user manuals specifically for this task. If you haven't kept them, contact the equipment manufacturer.

20 April 2016

Considerations When Hiring a Furniture Removalist


Moving to a new estate or city can be a tedious and exhausting experience. It gets worse if you have to do it on your own. One of the ways of making this process as smooth and stress-free as possible is hiring a furniture removalist. This is a company that specializes with removal and transportation of furniture and appliances during the moving process. Smart moving is not only about hiring a furniture removalist to take care of the job, but also ensuring that it is done efficiently and cost-effectively.

27 October 2015

Why Hire a Furniture Removalist Company for Your Next Change of Residences?


Changing residences can be stressful for anyone, even if you live in a small apartment and don't own many things that you need to pack up and take with you. It can become even more difficult if you live in a large home and need to move years and years worth of accumulated items. While you might think that you can handle this move on your own and may hesitate to pay someone to actually help you, it's good to think about the benefits and advantages of a company of furniture removalists during this time:

15 June 2015

5 Types of Garbage You Can Use as Packaging Materials


If you run a business in which you ship a lot of items in shipping containers, you should think about the environmental impact of the packaging materials you use. While some packaging materials are wasteful, others are made out of recycled materials that reduce impact to the planet. However, with a bit of creativity, you can make your own packaging materials out of garbage. Here are five ideas for you to consider:

24 February 2015