Last Minute Move in the next few days? – Better Book In NOW!
Get in fast as these openings book out quickly
Monday, July 22nd,
Tuesday, July 23rd,
Wednesday, July 24th,
Thursday, July 25th,
Friday, July 26th,
Saturday, July 27th,
Call 0407 164 733 or Email to book your spot NOW.
Click HERE to view the details.

A to Z of moving checklist

Knowing Just What To Do.

A to Z of moving checklist. Having to move on from your old place to your new home can be a pretty tiresome job. But, knowing what to do and being prepared to do all those things can prove helpful.

Creating a checklist to know the A, B, C’s of moving in or moving out can help make sure that everything is done, and then you will see that moving in or out can be a fulfilling experience.

Are you Moving with Kids?

Catch up on some tips all about moving with kids. Brisbane Removalists What's New Article Link Button

An A to Z of Moving Checklist For The Move

Thinking about the most important things down to the simplest things can ensure that nothing is left behind and no step is forgotten.

What exactly is the A to Z of moving? This is a list of essential things that need to be done. It can serve as a reminder and can keep you on track with things that are going on during your move.

Many removalist companies publish checklists; it wouldn’t do any harm if you were to follow one. But most importantly, having your own personal A to Z of moving checklist can help you with your preparation to move as well.

The Alphabet Of Moving – A to Z of moving checklist

    1. Always remember to contact your removal company and book your moving schedule. This will ensure that you get the date and time that you need to make the move but if by chance you get let down or caught short check out our “Last Minute Moves” vacancies. We might just have a timeslot to suit you just sitting there vacant.
    2. Be aware of the things that you need to bring with you and those that you don’t. Give to charities, family, and friends the things that you will not be bringing along so as not to waste any. Sort through your belongings before packing. Any items that might be needing special handling should be separated to ensure that they get the “TLC” that they deserve.
    3. Check your appliances. Don’t ignore special moving instructions from manufacturers. This will make sure that your appliances reach their destination intact.
    4. Documents are important. File them in special folders that will ensure they get to your destination without getting ruined or misplaced.
    5. Electricity should be turned off, as well as any other utilities. Never leave your old house without ensuring that you turn off all utilities. It is a great hazard to be leaving these utilities on – fire, flooding, and even explosions could happen once you get out!

Best Way of Dealing with Delicates

  1. “Fragile” and “this side up” signs, as well as special packaging, should be used on things that need them the most. You might know what exactly you have in each of your parcels, but your removalist might not. Brisbane Removalists can off you a professional and secure packing service if you would prefer us to pack for you. In that case, just let us know.
  2. Give your removalist a list of what you exactly have. This will help them to arrive properly prepared with all the right gear to move you safely and as cheaply as possible. We have a useful article all about that called “Move Safe Move Cheap“. Why not head on over and have a read.
  3. Have a detailed inventory of each carton. If you give your removalist a list of what you are moving, you should have a copy for yourself. Create a detailed list, per box or package as this will also help you in unpacking.

Pre-Packing Tips

  1. Indoor plants can be moved without worrying whether they will make it to the new destination. Water them lightly and pack them in boxes with plastic liners. Leave the top of the boxes open if it is possible; if not, put some breathing holes.
  2. Grab the opportunity to pack things correctly. This will help your stuff to arrive safely at your new place.
  3. Keep your passports, visas, tickets, and identification cards in your personal bag. You might need it along the way. Keeping them in your glove box or bag could mean convenience for you and your family.
  4. Remember to keep referring to and where needs be, adding to your A to Z of moving checklist.
  5. Label all your cartons accordingly. Linen goes in the linen box as dishes go in a separate box. This will save you the hassle of opening up everything just for a single drinking glass!
  6. Make your move as hassle-free as possible by being organised and ready.
  7. Neatly fold all clothes, towels, tablecloths, and what have you. Neatly stack bubble wrapped breakables. But Wait, There’s More To Moving
  8. Open the boxes only when you get to your destination. This will keep your packaging in place until you reach your new place.
  9. Prepare a box or a bag that is close at hand with your essentials; toilet paper, soap, first aid medicines, and anything that you might need along the way.

Packing Tips

  1. Quintessential things should be properly marked. Paintings and other expensive stuff should be packed and labelled individually.
  2. Removalists are professionals who are experts at moving. Enlist their help from packing to moving because they do this every day and know more.
  3. Safety always comes first. You might be moving your personal belongings, but you should also think about the people that would be moving in with you. You should consider the things that they need and the things that they would like to have in the new house.
  4. Transport perishable items in insulated boxes or coolers. Depending on the distance from your old home to the new one, make sure to add cooling blocks or ice.
  5. Understand the map. Make sure you are clear on the best way to get to the new place.
  6. Verify with your removalist company a day or two ahead of the moving schedule. With Brisbane Removalists we will contact you. This will reassure you that your booking is all good to go, as well as their time of arrival. You wouldn’t want to be caught unprepared, would you?
  7. Watch the movers as they pack, load, and unload your items so that you would know where your items are placed. Better still, mark each box with the name of the room it is to go in. Make sure you have a quick chat with your movers at the new destination and quickly explain which room is which and how you have named the boxes.

The “X” Factor

  1. “X” is not always unknown. “X” would mean that it marks the spot! Put a taped X from end to end as this can help hold the glass and keep it from breaking.
  2. Whether you decide to use a hard paper directory or the Internet, client reviews can help you a reliable removal company in your area.
  3. Zoom into your new home with the renewed knowledge that your personal belongings will be moving in with you without any hassle.

Just remember to be prepared, and everything will be alright. Never allow anything important to be left behind. Creating your own A to Z of moving checklist is an essential part of making a move. It not only makes your move more organised, but it ensures that you would be able to do everything that needs to be done.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Get a Quote

What's News

Furniture Removals Brisbane feature image

Furniture Removals Brisbane

Furniture Removals Brisbane Brisbane Removal Furniture Removals Brisbane. This is 1 of the most popular search terms people use in Google to help them find a removalist for their Brisbane removal. Removalists Brisbane and house removals Brisbane are the other current 2 most popular search terms used. Over the past 9 years, Brisbane Removalists have become known as the “local caring professionals” for Furniture Removals Brisbane. We have

Read More »
Moving House, Apartment or Office blog feature image

Moving House, Apartment or Office?

Moving House? Removalists Brisbane Removalists Brisbane, Removals Brisbane, Brisbane Removals or Removalists in Brisbane depending on how you search us. House removals, home removals, office or business removals, unit or apartment removals. To summarize, our trusted team of professionals can you help you pack move and settle into your new residence or office in Brisbane. As well as looking after removals in Brisbane. We also cater for Gold

Read More »
Home Removals house removals office relocation in South East Queensland feature image

Home Removals

Home Removals House Removals in South East Queensland Home removals, house removals, furniture removal, office relocation, here at Brisbane Removalists we are your locally owned and operated company here to assist. Furthermore, for over 8 years now we have been the preferred removalist for local moves in Brisbane. Many hundreds of very satisfied clients have chosen us to help with their move. Here is another article on this.

Read More »

Please recommend and share us on Facebook

Previous Helpful Articles

Furniture Removals Brisbane feature image
Furniture Removals Brisbane

Furniture Removals Brisbane

Furniture Removals Brisbane Brisbane Removal Furniture Removals Brisbane. This is 1 of the most popular search terms people use in Google to help them find a removalist for their Brisbane removal. Removalists Brisbane and house removals Brisbane are the other current 2 most popular search terms used. Over the past 9 years, Brisbane Removalists have

Read More »
Moving House, Apartment or Office blog feature image
General Information

Moving House, Apartment or Office?

Moving House? Removalists Brisbane Removalists Brisbane, Removals Brisbane, Brisbane Removals or Removalists in Brisbane depending on how you search us. House removals, home removals, office or business removals, unit or apartment removals. To summarize, our trusted team of professionals can you help you pack move and settle into your new residence or office in Brisbane.

Read More »
Home Removals house removals office relocation in South East Queensland feature image
Helpful Hints

Home Removals

Home Removals House Removals in South East Queensland Home removals, house removals, furniture removal, office relocation, here at Brisbane Removalists we are your locally owned and operated company here to assist. Furthermore, for over 8 years now we have been the preferred removalist for local moves in Brisbane. Many hundreds of very satisfied clients have

Read More »

Contact our friendly team today and receive a free, no-obligation quote to find out how Brisbane Removalists can make your next move a breeze