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Top Tips for a Smooth Office Move
Where to start?! Moving office can be a stressful, complex and time-consuming process, especially without a well thought-out plan of action. We have drawn upon our many years of experience to compile a list of top tips to help you plan and execute your office move.Determine a Date, a Time-Frame and a Moving PlanFirst things first, decide on a move date and time-frame for the move and from there you can devise a schedule. Depending on how
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Top Tips for Picking a Removalist
So you are about to move home! You have gone through all the motions and excitement of finding a new home, perhaps in a new suburb, maybe even new schools for the kids. You have also decided that you will hire a removalist to help move your precious belongings over….but who? And how?!Here are some Top Tips you should consider when you are choosing a removalist:Perform a quick audit of your home size and its’ contentsIt may sound o
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 Have you heard of the Australian Furniture Removers Association (AFRA)?AFRA is an official body of removals experts that help regulate the removals industry across our great nation. AFRA have a set of strict criteria that businesses must meet before they will accredit a company, to assure you a professional move.We are proud to be members for AFRA since August 2015.Here are just a few reasons why you should choose an AFRA member for your next move : To become a member of AFRA every removals company must meet the strict criteria set out by the body and agree and abide by the Code of Conduct. Some of this criteria includes :  Fully trained staff with regular staff training  Approved premises for their business, with publi
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Sold the house? Check. Booked your trusty Perth removalists? Check. Next on the agenda – packing! We automatically tend to just get right into it, but before you do, have you considered what not to pack?There are definitely some things you should hold off on, especially if you’re hiring removalists to do the job for you. Some could pose danger or damage to yourself, your helpers and your property. While other items may need to be easily accessible.Hazardous and dangerous materialsDid you know there is a Dangerous Goods Act that prevents you from transporting materials considered to be of high risk, regardless of whether you’re using a professional removalist to do the job for you?This includes materials that may be flammable, explosive or corrosive such as:Mot
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5 survival tips for moving during the festive season
Are you planning to move just before Christmas? If you were to tell most people this, the general response would be ‘Don’t do it’. The added pressure to get organised around the silly season may seem daunting, but it can be done, and you can still look forward to a magical Christmas.               1. Stay ahead of Christmas closuresAt this time of the year, timing is everything! Mos
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How to pull off an epic garage sale before you move
The old age garage sale motto still exists: One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.You’re getting ready to move, the removalists have been booked but you still need to pack up your home. Ask yourself – how much of what you’re packing do you really need?Let’s face it, the less items you have to pack the easier it is on you, so why not channel your energy and unwanted belongings with a garage sale instead. A little extr
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How to Unpack After Moving to a New Home
Moving is stressful. It takes weeks or even months to finalise all of your plans. And then there’s the packing, transporting and unpacking again of every worldly possession that you own. Sometimes, it seems like it might be easier just to walk away from everything and start over fresh without having to pack and unpack.'Seems' is the operative word there. Packing and unpacking are unfortunate necessities of moving house. But the good news is
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Should You Relocate for Your Dream Job?
You’ve received an offer for that job that you’ve always dreamed of having. Maybe it’s for a company you long to work for. Or perhaps the new position constitutes a promotion. But there’s only one drawback: taking the job means you’re going to have to relocate.Is it worth it?In the end, only you can decide whether a new job is worth packing up and heading to a new city, state or country. But at Adlam Transport, we’ve helped lo
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How to Pack and Store Computers and Electronics
Modern homeowners may have multiple computers and other electronic devices in their properties, all of which need careful handling if they are to be safely transported to a new home. If you are planning to relocate in the near future, you should spend some time planning how to move all of your electronic equipment, safely and efficiently. (more…)
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How to Prepare for a Major Move
Moving from one bedsit to the next when you are a student and all your possessions fit into a medium-sized backpack is not a difficult proposition but later on, once you have started a family and filled a 4-bedroom property with things that you treasure, moving home can be a very traumatic experience. However, with careful planning and a flexible attitude, you can take all the stress out of (more…)
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