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Best suburbs in the Gold Coast to move your family to

Moving Tips  |  Guides

What a great idea! Move to the Gold Coast for a better lifestyle, or for your family’s (kids) sake or because you have work lined up there.

You can look forward to miles of beautiful sunbathed beaches, magnificent weather all year round, vibrant nightlife, exquisite hinterland scenery, everything you could want in services/schools, entertainment and many other facilities especially suited to families.

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10 tips for a stress-free move: your home removalists Brisbane guide

Moving Tips  |  Guides

Moving to a new home can be an exciting journey, but it can also be a stressful experience if not properly planned. From packing and organising to finding reliable home removalists, there are numerous tasks to tackle. 

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The big moving interstate checklist

Moving Tips  |  Moving interstate  |  Guides

Are you preparing to move interstate? It might feel like a big deal and an exciting adventure to get started on but before you do, you want to be sure you’ve got everything sorted. 

This moving interstate checklist will help you to stay organised and make sure you don’t miss anything important - like getting your power turned on - in your new place. 

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How to move a piano: the dos & don’ts from the pros

Piano & Heavy Moves  |  Moving Tips  |  Guides

When it comes to moving a piano, you want to make sure that your instrument—and yourself—are safe throughout the process. Understanding how to move a piano is really important as it is a big, expensive and often sentimental item that lives in your home. So it’s important to understand what needs to be done when it comes time to move your precious piece of furniture.

We’ll go over the dos and don’ts that we’ve uncovered in our years of moving pianos to make sure you’re prepared and have a solid understanding of what’s involved.

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Long-term storage tips: protecting your things from dust, moisture & pests

Moving Tips  |  Guides  |  Storage

No matter if you need to store a few important items or all your house’s furniture and contents, a few best-practice long-term storage tips can go a long way in preserving your household items. You want your valuable furniture and belongings protected as dirt, dust and moisture can easily damage your items over time. In addition to this, pests like rats, mice, geckos and insects can be another huge problem that you definitely want to avoid. 

So let’s discuss some useful and practical long-term storage tips to keep your things in great shape so that the next time you want to pull them out, they’re good to go. And while they’re packed away, you know they’re safe and sound.

Couple moving their things into self storage with boxes

A stress-free move: explore your storage options for moving

Moving Tips  |  Guides  |  Storage

Moving can be a cumbersome and stressful process, but it doesn’t have to be! Understanding the different storage options available to you is a great way to make sure your transition into your new home or space runs smoothly.

Whether you need short-term or long-term space solutions, self-storage containers, warehouse storage systems—you name it—there are plenty of ways to keep all of your belongings secure during the transition period. The right option is out there for you and it can really help make your move a whole lot easier.

Happy couple sitting on new couch after interstate furniture move

Furniture transport interstate: the easy way to get your dream interior look

Moving Tips  |  Guides  |  Advice

Are you an aspiring home renovator or interior designer looking for the perfect furniture to complete your project? Or perhaps you want to spruce up your living space or bedroom with something truly unique? The good news is furniture transport interstate can open major doors when it comes to finding that one special item. It can be quite cost-effective too. 

We’ll look here at how you can use interstate transport for furniture, packing tips, reducing costs and what to look for in a removal company.

Interstate move to Queensland with beach and palm tress

Say goodbye to winter blues: our guide to a fun-filled interstate move to sunny Queensland

Moving Tips  |  Moving interstate  |  Guides

If you've made the exciting decision to make an interstate move to Queensland and are ready for some sunny new adventures, congratulations! Moving house is an exciting time, full of energy and excitement – but it can also be hectic. To ensure that your transition goes as smoothly as possible and ends with a happy celebration rather than exhaustion, we’re here to provide a little help and expertise.