MOVE & PACKING ADVICE

Do it right and enjoy your move!

 

MOVING

  • WE DO NOT pack curtains or remove ITEMS FIXED TO THE WALL unless you request this service is added to your quote.

  • WE DO NOT PACK PROHIBITED ITEMS https://www.comparemymove.com/advice/removals/planning/non-allowable-removal-items

  • WE DO NOT PACK UNDERWEAR/INTIMATE ITEMS

  • WE DO NOT PACK AND TRANSPORT PERISHABLE ITEMS PLEASE TAKE THESE WITH YOU

  • ENSURE REFRIGERATOR/FREEZERS ARE EMPTIED/DEFROSTED/UNPLUGGED 24HRS PRIOR TO YOUR MOVE

  • Unless you have requested a packing service, please ensure all items are packed prior to the movers arriving.

  • THE REMOVAL COMPANY WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR FRAGILE ITEMS PACKED BY THE CLIENT do not pack fragile items in bags

Prepare ahead, when moving home, you will have to organise many things ahead of time, make a list of things that you have to do, to ensure move day goes as smooth as possible!

  • As you are changing address you will have to notify banks, friends and relatives to send your mail to your new address.

  • It is handy if you draw a plan of your new property so movers know where you would like your boxes placed.

  • Ensure your property has been decluttered before the service commences.

  • Remove items from radiators or air drying hangers/washing lines, bins etc.

  • Clear your dishwasher and sink.

  • Arrange care for children.

  • Arrange care for pets.

  • Think about how the removal van can access your property, it is advised to inform your neighbours and block a space with bins or cones for the removal van at both properties from the night before.

  • Please provide necessary parking permits.

  • Check that you have not left any items behind, turn off gas, electricity and close all the windows.

  • When you arrive at your new property we advise you to unpack the kitchen equipment first. Once you’ve got a functioning kitchen you will start to feel more settled!

  • And lastly please remember to recycle your boxes, help us keep our planet green!

 

PACKING

  • Declutter unwanted items

  • Create an inventory

  • Always have your phone charger with you

  • start to pack as early as possible

  • Use quality materials

  • Get a tape gun

  • Label boxes

  • Pack a survival box

  • Use extra padding and bubble wrap for fragile items

  • Always use fragile tape for fragile items

  • Pack a separate box of your most personal belongings to take with you ipads/jewellery/money etc

  • Do not pack unauthorised items please see T's&C's to check