16 May

2019

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How to guarantee a smoother move with your family state to state

Moving interstate - particularly with a big family - can be an emotionally draining experience for everyone. While you’re doing your best to tick items off the packing checklist and make sure everything runs like clockwork, don’t forget to consider the needs and concerns of the more vulnerable members of the family. That's right: we're talking about kids, pets and

02 May

2019

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Tips on how to move fine artwork

It’s not every day that you move house especially interstate and it can be tricky knowing how to pack your artwork and artefact. Here are five easy tips for transporting your fragile frames and prized possessions with the consideration they deserve. Pay attention to specific packing and spacing requirements to ensure your treasured pieces arrive in one piece. Are the

18 Apr

2019

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Canberra rated as Australia’s most livable city

Melbourne has long been regarded as Australia's best town to live in.  But that's not the case if you ask the locals.  New data from realestate.com.au's Life in Australia Index report explores what attributes Australians feel the most important when choosing where to live while ranking their current location. And Canberra comes out on top based on a number of important attributes.

04 Apr

2019

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Nine house moves in 10 years? Army wife shares her secret to a stress-free move

Mandy Mann is used to relocating her family. Along with her husband, who is a Major in the Australian Defence Force, she has moved house nine times in the last ten years. I think you’ll all agree that makes her an expert in big moves. Are you moving with the elderly? Read our tips It’s easy to achieve by following

15 Mar

2019

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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

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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

07 Feb

2019

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How backloading can save you money on your next big move

Are you planning a move interstate but want to save as much money as possible? This blog explains about backloading and how you can use it to your advantage. Backload is the amount of available space that a truck from a furniture removal company. Removal companies can give discounted rates for the available space in a truck that is going

29 Jan

2019

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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

03 Jan

2019

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How to guarantee a smooth first night in your new home

Your first night in your new home can be an emotional rollercoaster. You probably feel anxious, nervous, scared, or overwhelmed. And then there's the stress and mental fatigue of saying goodbye to your previous hometown, and a sense of excitement about what lies ahead. That's why it's important to be prepared for your first night at your new address -

17 Dec

2018

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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