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3 Golden Rules To Pack An Antique Chair When You Move Overseas Temporarily

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Got a job overseas and decided to move away temporarily? Congratulations! You're about to embark on an exciting new adventure in your life. But with the anticipation that you will eventually return home, you probably want to store your items in a facility temporarily. Antique furniture is unlike regular furniture because the items are old and fragile. Follow these golden rules when packing an antique chair ahead of your temporary move overseas.

13 March 2017

Important Aspects You Must Consider Before Choosing a Packaging Supply

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The world has become a global village. Undeniably, movement of people and products from one place to another has become very efficient. The distribution of products relies on utilization of proper packaging supplies. If you seek to send a package, it is vital to ensure that the product attributes match the packaging supply available. Therefore, the probability of your package arriving in impeccable condition will depend on the type of packaging supply you use.

23 January 2017

Moving Homes? 4 Steps To Properly Pack Your Sofa Before The Removalists Arrive

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If you're moving between homes and decided to get the packing done on your own before the removalists arrive, then you've got your work cut out for you to ensure minimal damage to your furniture and appliances. This guide equips you with smart steps to properly pack your sofa before the removalists get to your home. Unscrew Legs From Sofa And Place Them In A Plastic Bag If your sofa has legs that can be unscrewed, then it's best that you remove them entirely and place them in a plastic bag.

25 July 2016

How to Move a Hot Tub Safely and Effectively

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When you are moving house, you might end up with some large items that are even more difficult than that big sectional in your living room. One of the more complicated items to move is a hot tub, not just because of its weight, but its large, awkward size. Here are some tips for moving the hot tub safely and effectively. Drain All the Water The first thing to do when you are planning on moving a hot tub is to take some preparation steps.

18 February 2016

How to Make Your Office Relocation Easier and Less Stressful

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Relocating can be an exciting time for any business. It often allows you to expand and have the ability to take advantage of new business opportunities. While a move to a new office location can be exciting, it can also be very stressful. If you are looking to make the transition easier, there are a few steps that you can take during the process that are designed to lessen the hassles that you face once the office relocation is complete.

15 December 2015

Things to think about before you emigrate

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Moving house is said to be one of life's most stressful experiences, but moving countries can be on another level. If you don't have the benefit of an expat package from your employer the chances are you will be doing all the legwork yourself. Here's a checklist to help you cover all bases before you ride off into the sunset. Healthcare Make sure you do your homework on what vaccinations are required as soon as possible.

29 July 2015

3 Types of Foam to Use as Custom Packaging Inserts

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There are diverse packaging solutions in the industrial market for commercial and personal applications. The ideal choice for your products or equipment will depend on factors such as the vulnerability of the goods to damage, quantity, size and the complexity of the design. Custom foam inserts are commonly used in the storage and transportation of assorted types of products such as sensitive electronics, equipment parts, tools and vials. These cases are designed to cradle the items in perfectly sized cocoons for safe transportation.

13 July 2015

Common Self Storage Terms First Timers Should Know

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When you are thinking about renting a self storage unit for the first time, you may not know all the ins and outs of how to choose your unit, what type of unit may be best suited for your belongings and why a drive-up unit may offer more moving convenience. So to help you out, here are some common self storage terms that all first-time renters should know: Climate Control Unit -- A climate-controlled self storage unit is one in which the facility ensures that you unit will never be too hot or too cold, which can help preserve items such as classic leather-bound books, collector's comics and antiques.

30 June 2015

Quick Tips for Using a Self-Storage Unit

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While a self-storage unit can be climate controlled and very safe for anything you need to store away, both long-term and for just a few months, you want to ensure that you prepare your items properly. A few simple steps before putting away appliances, furniture, boxes of clothes and other such items can ensure that they stay protected when in your unit. Note a few quick tips. 1. Clean all appliances

24 June 2015

Smart Storage: 3 Brilliant Ideas to Optimise Floor Space in Self Storage Units

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If you're leaving for a temporary period, then you probably don't want to get rid of your household items and furniture. A self storage unit is the perfect choice for holding on to your items till you return. If you've got a ton of household stuff to fit into a small self storage space, it's time to think a little creatively. Optimising your space by placing items smartly will save you a lot of time and effort when you need to retrieve a few items midway.

2 June 2015