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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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How to Pack and Store Your Art Collection
Whether you are moving to a new home just a few streets away or you are planning an interstate relocation, you will need to take great care of your paintings if you want them to make it to your new address safe and sound. In this article, we are going to take a look at how to pack your art collection properly, (more…)
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Moving house is a huge task, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be an enormous source of stress. At Adlam Transport, we have removals and storage Perth we help our customers move house on a daily basis, and it’s safe to say that – in our line of work – you quickly learn how to simplify the process. With that in mind, we’re offering a few tips on how to make (more…)
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Ask the Right Questions When Buying a Home
As a leading house removalists Perth, we interact with customers who are buying and selling homes on a near daily basis. We’ve seen new homeowners who were obviously thrilled with their purchase, along with those who you could tell weren’t sure they had made the right decision. A twinge of buyer’s remorse is to be expected for major purchases like this. But some of the new homeowners we’ve worked with definitely wished they had take
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