Author: Ivy Delfin
My worst moving day experience- and I’m no babe in the woods, I’ve had a few- involved maneuvering my own cumbersome kitchen table through the front door as my two hapless hired removalists looked on disinterestedly, after declaring the table quite immovable. No, I protested, that can’t be- it got in through the front door, it will go back out the front door. It’s not Kirstie Alley. It didn’t put on any weight between moving in and moving back out. They shrugged in a ‘whaddaya gonna do?’ kind of way, and I found myself wrangling (successfully, I might add) the stupid looking thing all by myself. That’ll be 400 bucks, thanks- and don’t bother looking for your CD’s when you’re setting up the new place. We are going to lose them.
This is the kind of nightmare scenario one can avoid by doing a little research before booking a removalist company. Alex Anasis has heard all the horror stories, and happily, offers a far more efficient, professional service.
No matter how great your removalists prove, keeping costs and stress down can be achieved with a little legwork on your behalf prior to moving day. The best thing you can do is get everything properly boxed- before the removalists arrive. Disassemble all furniture, bubble wrap the delicates, empty the fridge. Avoid anything other than professional moving boxes. They’re designed to hold a lot and withstand the demands of moving. Unlike the boxes you pick up at the supermarket, they’re not going to buckle and collapse from a heavier load. They’re also far easier to pack, and ultimately reduce the overall number of boxes you’ll need to use.
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