Moving when you have kids can be hard, but it can be even harder when you have multiple kids. Luckily, there are tips and tricks to make your next removal as easy as possible, regardless of how many kids you have. 1. Let your kids pack their own stuff Many hands make light work, and that can even be true when it comes to moving. Based on your kids' ages and interest levels, get them involved packing up their own closets or toys. [Read More]
Five Essentials You Need to Avoid Back Injuries During Your Next Move
Moving to a new home is physically taxing, and it can damage your back. Luckily, there are tools you can use to prevent back injuries. Before your next move, plan to use these five back-saving essentials: 1. Loading Ramps If you are moving your items using a trailer or a ute, make sure you invest in a loading ramp. You can buy or hire these useful tools, and they allow you to avoid hoisting your boxes into your truck. [Read More]
Shipping Containers: Are They Your Versatile Solution?
These days it seems everyone wants shipping containers. The trouble is, the trendy types only want them to live in, because they are cheap, environmentally friendly, and have that hipster appeal. But whatever happened to using shipping containers for shipping and storage? There are shipping containers to suit whatever it is you wish to ship or store: cars, furniture, spare parts, wine—you name it, it will probably fit into a shipping container. [Read More]
Planning a Move to Self Storage? What to Do with Those Unusual Items in Your Garage
If you're one of the many thousands of people who are downsizing into a smaller home, you may have quite a task on your hand as you sift through everything in your garage and attic. You know that you've got some unusual artefacts, some of which may have been handed down to you from previous generations. Should you prepare to move them to a self storage facility (such as Eastlakes Self Storage), or should you be getting a proper appraisal first? [Read More]