LJ HOOKER EBOOKS Your Complete Moving Guide - Page 8

Your Complete Moving Guide Organising The Move Chapter 2 Organising The Move From lifting heavy boxes, to loading and emptying trucks, to unpacking it all at the other end, moving can be exhausting. Some people are too busy to do the move themselves, but others may prefer to save the money and rope is some friends to help them. Here are some tips to keep in mind for whichever option you select. Using A Professional If you’re going to use professional services, then it’s likely you’ll be spoiled for choice. This means you should take the time to obtain more than one quote. Aim for at least three quotes from different providers for the services you’re seeking. You’ll also need to decide which type of service you want. This might be a full pack, removal and unpack at your new home, or removal only. Most removalists offer insurance on top of their services, and this can be a useful tool to protect your contents from accidental loss or damage. Create a list of all of the belongings that need to be shifted and provide it to your removalist. This will help them to give you a more accurate quote. For those moving overseas, there are specific items that may be prohibited. Check with the removalist to see which items you can and cannot take with you, or refer to our list of prohibited items in chapter 5. If your pets will be moving to your new home with you, a professional can provide this service to you. Buy a proper pet cage and make sure there are blankets and ample water and food to make their trip more comfortable. 8 Brought to you by ljhooker.co.nz