15 Mar

2019

By / Troy Said

Packing tips: a guide for large moves

For large moves, packing can be the last of your worries. What are some simple rules to packing all your household items? At Interstate Removals, we suggest these tips: - Use bubble wrap for all fragile or breakable items. This includes kitchenware, old books, paintings, clocks and jewellery - Use blankets and old doonas as an extra layer of protection

21 Feb

2019

By / Troy Said

Travelling with your pet? Read this before the big move

Moving interstate - and bringing your pet with you - doesn't have to be difficult. Dr Nathan Koch, a vet with more than 30 years' experience, says moving with pets can be made much easier following a few simple steps. Invest in some temporary pet housing to start with. “Transporting your pet in a crate is the smartest way to

29 Jan

2019

By / Troy Said

4 ways to make your new home feel more permanent after a move

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=121&v=BePwddXQMe4[/embed] If you're someone who moves around a lot, it can be difficult to create a sense of home in the places you are living. Thankfully, even if you know you won't be staying in your current home long-term, there are some things you can do to give it more of a sense of permanence with pieces that you can

17 Dec

2018

By / Troy Said

How to move with elderly folks

If you’re like most people helping older adults move, it can be physically and emotionally tough for everyone, especially the elderly. Moving across states and time zones is no different. Follow the road to a positive relocation process for you and your senior friend or relative by following these five tips. Tip 1: Resist criticizing. Their housekeeping might not be

16 Nov

2018

By / Troy Said

Five ways to make your pet feel at home after a move

Moving your pet doesn’t have to be daunting. You can move your four-legged friend safely and confidently. Here are five ways to help your pet do better after a big move. The scent of a pet parent Animals naturally rely on smell to confirm how they are feeling about a new environment. Scents can calm a scared or anxious animal

09 Nov

2018

By / Troy Said

Here’s how moving house with pets can be as easy as a walk in the park

When you’re faced with moving house, if you’re like most Australians you’re more likely to live with a dog and/or cat than with a child. Naturally, moving your loved one without any drama would be any self-respecting pet parent’s top priority. The good news is at Interstate Removals we believe moving with pets should be a positive experience for everyone.

02 Nov

2018

By / Troy Said

Tools of the trade: our trucks

Moving interstate can mean a lot of furniture, valuables, TVs, beds and plenty of boxes. Here's one of our big boys getting set for a long-haul move. [embed]https://www.facebook.com/InterstateRemovals/videos/2006030196129990/[/embed]

27 Oct

2018

By / Troy Said

Moving precious items: our tips for using the right boxes

We all want to look our sharpest during racing season. The Spring Racing Carnival is a time for high fashion and breaking out into our finery. But if you are moving house, the thought of packing up your best suits, dresses and jewellery in boxes isn't a pleasant one. [embed]https://youtu.be/A2uprONg-T0[/embed] Making sure you keep your best clothes in good condition

19 Oct

2018

By / Troy Said

Your moving checklist: preparing before and on moving day

It's finally time to move! There's so much to think about and organise. Boxes. Labelling. Organising kids. Getting them ready. And then there are your things too. But don't despair. The team at Interstate Removals have years of experience helping people and families move across Australia. And due to popular demand, here is our moving checklist for both a) the

11 Jul

2018

By / Troy Said

Removals Packaging and Unpacking Strategically

In earlier articles we’ve provided tips on how to spend your first night in your new house, but now we’d like to share some strategic packing and unpacking tips to help make your big move less stressful. First night essentials - general Your first night essentials boxes should of course contain all the general things like towels and toiletries, bedding