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If you’ve decided to relocate soon; then one question will always pop up in your mind-

“When should you start your relocation process?”

And as much as this is true; you can’t deny that managing a move a herculean task. And to execute it successfully; you need to start with ample time at your disposal. 

House moving can be daunting because

  • It requires proper coordination between how (and what) you’re going to move.
  • Properly pack all your household belongings.
  • Dealing with the existing utilities.
  • And informing all the people around you about your plan to relocate.

One way to do it seamlessly without stress and tension is to start early- preferably as soon as the move is confirmed. 

How and when should you get started?

Research your options beforehand as that plays a crucial role in your moving operation. Even if you think that you can’t afford a full-service relocation company for your small house or apartment; you can hire mini movers in the Gold Coast who charge you for what you move.

House Moving Timeline

6-8 weeks prior to your move

  • Clean the attic, basement, closets, garage and decide what to keep and what to discard. Make a separate list of items to discard, donate or sell.
  • Contact a reliable moving company by reading testimonials, certification, insurance and even their service quote. It is always best to book a company with time at hand to avoid last minute relocation hiccups or inconveniences.
  • Take inventory with a moving checklist, organise them in carton boxes and contact people who are interested in buying those extra items.

4-6 weeks prior to your move

  • Once you have sold off your extra items to potential buyers, the next step is sharing your relocation news to your kid’s school (if any); your boss and your regular utilities. You should also inform your personal doctor so that she/he can provide you with all medical records and grant you a clean slate.
  • If you have pets such as cats or dogs, make arrangements for them either at your friends’/relatives till everything is sorted properly.
  • Change your daily mail and newspaper address.
  • Remember to call your insurance company.
  • Properly arrange your valuables, particularly extensive, antique and fragile items. Box them up first and put labels over them for identification.
  • CAnd call up a quality cleaning company and request a full-fledged clean-up at your new residence.

2 weeks prior to your move

  • If there are items that are seldom used for special occasions, then pack them up separately and mark it.
  • And, organise all essential documents, which include bills, stocks, insurance policies, bank account statements all in the same carton box.
  • Other items like toilet paper, cleaning supplies, cutlery items, clothes and any other item which you will need upon immediate arrival should also be packed properly. 

1 day prior to your move

  • Look to defrost your refrigerator and also clean it properly.
  • Keep your box of jewellery, ornaments, checkbooks and other items- marked and ready for transfer.
  • Call up the new apartment manager to provide proper elevator access to your movers. And, arrange for a on-site parking permits to avoid move delays.

Your premier Gold Coast moving company is here to help! 

Regardless of whether you’re looking to procure packing supplies, or a dedicated team of professional removalists near Gold Coast– “Richards Gold Coast Removals has everything covered!

We will provide you hands-off experience handling all packing requirements including your tricky items like expensive mirrors, furniture, lamps and more.

We have the ability to handle relocations of all scales and difficulty and pioneering the industry as a reputed Gold Coast removal company; we will look to make your move as stress-free as possible on the big day!

Call @1300093719 and speak to our professional and experienced removalists today!

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Laila Om
Laila Om
I was deeply impressed by Pat's thorough & kind communication style when I made some inquiries. I had never experienced such friendly & informative responses from any other removalist companies I contacted before. On the day, Pat's guys arrived right on time. Te & the team did an amazing job for me. They were all very courteous and brilliantly fast & smart. I have hired many removalists before and experienced them stretching out time, damaging my furniture, and stopping work & smoking cigarettes for ages when I wasn't on-site. Pat's guys Te & the team worked incredibly hard and got the job done very well in half the time other companies' guys would have. I can highly recommend Richards Removals. Richards would tremendously reduce the enormous stress & hassle of your relocating. Pat, Te & the team, thank you very much!!
Justice Corban
Justice Corban
Highly recommend Richard's Removals, I have now used them 3 times and very happy with the service! Very reliable, the guys are very hard working and helpful! I highly recommend them, I wouldn’t go anywhere else!
Andrew Rodda
Andrew Rodda
Rang twice and only got recorded messages. Never called back, so missed my business. Luck of the draw.
Luke Oglethorpe
Luke Oglethorpe
Highly recommend these guys! Not only did they fit in a move within a very short time frame, they were very professional, had a can-do attitude and were good communicators.
Chris A
Chris A
Pat, Ash and Jake put in absolute work today, very very hot day on the Gold Coast, the heat did not stop them at all. They Kept going all day, nothing was too much for these guys. I would highly recommend, they went above and beyond and I thank the team sincerely. Thanks, Chris & Julie
Michelle C
Michelle C
Ash and Edi were great, very professional, polite, fast and efficient
Susan Simpson
Susan Simpson
I would highly recommend using Richards, they moved me from my home into a storage unit. The two young men completed the move without an issue and in very efficient time. Ash and Jake were very personable and polite. I am using Richards again to move from the storage unit to the new house and have requested these two young gentlemen do the move. I was asked by a neighbour could I recommend someone for their move in January so I of course said Richards.
Jessica Papworth
Jessica Papworth
Pat is really responsive kept me up to date. Boys did an awesome job ash and Justin poor fellas has four storey walk up with very heavy wooden furniture and didn't bat an eye lid. Defienetly use these guys for you next more can't recommend enough.
James Bugden
James Bugden
Huge thank you to the team at Richards Gold Coast Removals for the incredible service we were provided today. The guys were wonderful!