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Tips To Move At A Reasonable Cost Queensland During The Covid19 Lockdown

With a coming recession likely due to the Corona Virus outbreak saving money is even more important than ever. Therefore, when it comes to moving house, the doing it yourself option is in a decline compared with using moving companies which seem to be a more popular choices these days. There are tons of affordable house removals services in Queensland Thus, you can hire a professional removalists company with ease. Almost all of these professional movers in Queensland can charge the unprepared big time for moving your house. However, by simply taking some factors into consideration, you can slash hundreds off the price with most 4 bedroom home moves. It is always wise to be aware of or to plan ahead of time all the services or aspects that need to be included in your moving budget.

Choose a reasonable removalists Queensland

Finding professional removalists in Queensland might be an easy task, but finding a reasonably priced one can be a tedious process of requesting quotes and filling out online inventory forms. We recommend you use an online moving calculator so that you have a bench mark from which to compare different moving companies in Queensland. Today, you can find such calculators on the professional moving company websites or other general websites. Such calculators will estimate the expense with respect to the weight and size of the items to be moved around and the labour cost verses the time to complete the job. Once you have an idea about what it will cost you to move, you can compare it with the relocation quote handed to you by other Queensland removalist companies and choose a company that seems professional and reasonable. Don’t be shy to perform further negotiations to bring down the cost.

Plan as early as possibleplanning a house move

If you are planning to move reasonably, then it is inevitable that you plan it as early as possible. Always keep in mind that reasonable moving companies will be booked on a regular basis. Therefore, if you don’t plan relocating your house as early as possible, you won’t be able to book them for the required date. Planning early will also enable you to come up with a budget and stick with it. Make a list of all the aspects needed for relocation; for instance, if you have decided to pack all your things by yourself, you need to list down the required packing supplies. If you have such a list at hand, you can perform an extensive search for these necessities and get them at a reasonable rate.

Get assistance from your friends of family members

You can always seek the help of your friends or family members to do some relocation tasks like packing and loading your belongings to the truck. If you are moving on a holiday and if your friends can join you, you can save on labour and time. Be sure to ask if this is ok with the moving company first as some work and safety conditions may apply. If the moving company, charges you per person in the moving crew, then you can save money via this strategy. On the flip side, getting items packed with the assistance of your friend or family members can always save time as well as money. Just be sure to read about our packing tips as money saved on packing will be money wasted if you house hold items arrive broken from poor packing. You just have to purchase the packing supplies and get the task done easily by inviting your friends over on any of the holidays prior to the moving date. Most moving services offer packing materials for sale.

Always ensure that the house moving specialists are local, to save you depo to house travel costs, they have good online ratings and offer insurance.

Moving Your Pool Table

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Professional Pool Table Removalists

Moving your pool table is going to be a pretty big task. It’s best to just get a professional mover who has the expertise, the right equipment and experience in moving pool tables. They’re big and they’re heavy….extremely heavy, you’re looking at 300kg plus. Most modern pool tables are made of slate. That’s rock, or stone, quarried right out of the ground. This makes moving a pool table a dangerous and delicate job. No one wants a pool table dropped on their toes or fingers, let alone slipping a disk in your back. Not only this but a lot of people don’t realise how delicate the slate actually is and end up damaging or warping the table. This will have a massive effect on how the pool table functions when we play. (more…)

How to pack oil paintings and other fragile items to move

Packing and moving household stuff is always a tedious task and it becomes extra tedious when you have many delicate valuables like oil paintings and fragile items to move around.  Framed artworks are mostly valuable and if you have a collection, it is imperative that you pack them in the best possible manner to get it delivered in your new house or office without a scratch. Paintings, especially oil paintings are considered to be most vulnerable to damages from the moment it’s taken off the wall. The longer it stays off the wall, the longer you have to worry about it getting damaged. You can utilize the below given pointers to pack and move paintings and other household fragile items like a professional removalist. (more…)

Moving House Check List

Moving house can be a stressful process, especially since it’s something most of us don’t do very often. We help people throughout Brisbane and the Gold Coast to move house every day and we’ve worked out a few handy tricks over the years to make things simpler.


  • Try to reduce the number of perishables in the refrigerator and freezer
  • Have an Eski on hand for both storage and a few cold drinks
  • (more…)

Why Moving Can Be A Good Thing

Moving to a new house

Most people dread moving day – all the effort in packing everything up, the timing involved in being out by one date and in the next place by another, and coordinating removalists, utility changes, phone plans and the like. It can be a logistical nightmare. (more…)

Decluttering Before a Move

Household Rubbish

Things are usually pretty hectic in the lead up to a move, packing everything, sorting out the removalists, changing utilities, forwarding your mail etc. It’s only once you start to unpack in the weeks after the move that you start throwing out and selling all the things you realise you don’t need anymore. (more…)

Moving to Storage

Storage facilitiesThere are plenty of reasons for moving everything from your home into a storage facility.

We often get calls from people who will be travelling or working overseas for an extended time. As well as people temporarily downsizing as they build their own home or wait for settlement to go through.

While this usually gets treated like a regular move, there are a number of things you should consider and do differently if you’re moving your furniture and possessions into storage. (more…)

Commercial Removals – How to Minimise Disruption

office moveAll commercial removals require a savvy strategy and a lot of pre-planning to make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible. If you’ve been tasked with coordinating the move of a business to a new premises and the thought of moving all those documents, equipment, and furniture safely and efficiently is making you break out in a panic-infused sweat – don’t worry!

We’ve been doing commercial removals for years and now we’re giving you the stress-free formula for moving your business with minimal disruption. (more…)

10 Reasons to Hire Removalists for Big Moves

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Whether you’re moving a long or short distance, hiring First Choice Removals as your moving company is a great idea, and here are just a few reasons why we think so…

Why use a Removalist?

1. First Choice Removals company is just that – Professional! They move people like you every day and they know exactly what they’re doing. This means your move should go as smoothly as possible. (more…)

How To Get Ready For A Big Move

HOUSEWhether you are going across town or across the country, moving an entire household can bring on meltdowns, even among the best of us.

But by beginning the planning process as soon as you know you will be moving, you can minimise stress and increase the likelihood that everything will go smoothly on moving day and afterward. (more…)


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