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Relocating In Wet Weather

There are some who are snuggling up in the blanket and enjoying the warmth in wet weather. And, some on the contrary drudging through the wet weather to go to work or do some necessary activities. What if, you were dealing with some of your important chores like moving?

Luckily, there are several ways to work around the wet weather keeping your spirit high and belongings dry.

1) Prepare the home for moving

With wet weather conditions, it can cause a mess with your property. Especially, when you are busy focusing on the belonging on the move. You will likely get our movers walk back and forth from the vehicle and placing a suitable sheeting in front of the door to prevent the water and mud from entering the home.

2) Wrap up the items properly


Placing the items in the box isn’t as simple as you think it to be. Especially in the wet weather! Wrapping items, with the plastic wraps or garbage bag over the items will work as a shield against the rain. A trap or some sheets over the large items could play the trick. It will be risky to handle large items, as they become slippery upon being wet and need something stable to hold onto.

3) Give a tight packing

When moving house in wet weather, packing boxes made of cardboard could be an issue. The soggy nature of the boxes will provide less security to the belongings. Though cardboard is tough, the boxes could survive rain as long as it is packed securely. And this is why Investing on a professional furniture removalist makes a difference. We are equipped with necessary packing boxes, adhesives, packing tape and tools that make your moving safe.

4) The best precautions from the movers

When it comes to preventing stuff from coming into contact with water, shipping professionals from the Richards Gold Coast Removals give you enough reasons why hire professional interstate removalist company while moving on a long haul. They use the vehicle measuring the floor height, so that the water can’t go inside while it was crossing the flooded roads.

5) Make yourself ready for the wet weather


Besides ensuring that items are dry, make yourself ready for the weather. Wearing non-slippery shoes can provide a good grip. A wet weather jacket is also handy when you don’t have free hands to hold an umbrella.

6) Thoroughly packing the items with plastic wraps


Dealing with the changing rainy condition is tough. Use of the plastic wraps makes sure that there is no sign of water reaching out to the items even when there is a massive downpour. The removalists take all the precautionary steps to protect the items.

7) Loading and Unloading Under Shade


If you do not know when it is going to rain, it is essential to take the deterrent step even during when you are loading or unloading the items.  Therefore, to be on the safe side, it is always recommended to do the proceedings in a shaded place.

8) Covering the Bulky Items


The couch, table or the electronic items are some of the essential household items that need to reach the new place properly. Therefore, the professional removalists from Gold Coast make sure that all the correct steps are taken. Covering with a waterproof canvas will help to protect your household from water damage.

9) Securing your Books


Books require extra safety from the rain waters during removing. And when you have a “library” to be shifted, it is essential to be attentive during shifting. By using the waterproof bins, the professionals make sure that not even a single book gets wet because of the rainwater.

10) Taking Care of the Expensive Items and Antiques


The expensive items or the antiques are your asset and therefore, ensuring their safety is the responsibility of every reputed and reliable removalist. All the companies in the removing business make sure that they drape your valuables in plastic bubble wraps. These plastic bubble wraps not only absorb the jerks but also protect the items from getting exposed to water.

11) Avoiding the Cardboard Boxes


Cardboards can be the effective and the most convenient storage place when it comes to removing. But using these during the rainy days is always a big no-no. “Rainwater and cardboard mix up leaving the place soggy”, say the removalists from Gold Coast. Therefore, it is essential to use the plastic moving boxes instead of the cardboard during the rainy days.

12) Keep Old Rags and Clothes Handy

Taking care of every item is the responsibility of the removalists. However, it is also required to keep the rags and the old clothes handy to wipe in case there is any leak of water onto the items.

Moreover, when it comes to combating furniture removal challenges with professional removals, we come up with a covering of extra heavy duty plastic sheets. We even come up with a wide range of storage options if there is any need for storing items temporarily before reaching the destination. So, be it a local or long distance move, we make it easy for you backed by experienced removalists available for 7 days in a week.

Lastly, don’t forget to take extra precautions covering the walking path with stones, towel or cardboard to absorb the moisture and keep from drawing dirt and mud into the home. Also, pay attention to the weather and as your moving day come closer.

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