Removals and Storage Sunshine Coast

Secure Storage Options

Caloundra Removals & Storage are specialists in storing household furniture and effects. We take pride in being able to care for our client’s belongings whilst they wait for their new home to become available.

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Why containerise?

There is no unloading into a warehouse where goods are stored without protection and more often than not with other customers goods.

Not only can this increase the chances of goods being mixed up but the unloading and reloading required increases both the chance of items getting damaged and due to extra resources required, the removal price and handling fees can dramatically increase.

Shipping Container Storage Sunshine Coast

The majority of goods we store are containerised. This has many advantages over other forms of storage such as storing in warehouses and using self-storage facilities. Storing in containers eliminates the need to unload into a warehouse or self-storage unit.

NO DOUBLE HANDLING! ALL GOODS STAY PROTECTED!

We own all of our own containers. All containers are purchased brand new and are setup specifically for the removals and storage of furniture. All containers and contents are regularly inspected to ensure all contents are kept dry and clean.

Our client’s furniture and effects are loaded into the container they are to be stored in at their residence. This allows the goods to stay wrapped in our thick furniture blankets and fabric items are kept stored in their plastic covers to keep them well protected.

Only one consignment is stored per container and our clients only pay for the volume used, not the entire container.

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Long Term Storage

All of our branches also offer module storage for our clients who require their goods to be stored long term. We regard this period to be a minimum of 12 months.

Our modules are treated timber crates that are stored inside our warehouses. Once again, these goods stay protected and in their own module(s).

Security is a very important part of protecting our client’s possessions and we take many precautions to ensure goods stay safe. All containers are stored with the doors of the container stacked against the doors of another container. Our properties have security fencing, security lighting and monitored back to base alarm systems.

We offer insurance on stored furniture and effects to give extra peace of mind. Our insurance covers risks including flooding and cyclone.

Frequently Asked Questions

This unfortunately occurs far too often. We find it is simply a case of the removal company you have booked has booked another job that is more profitable. They will either be uncontactable or will say their truck has broken down.

Due to us generally being booked out at least a couple of weeks in advance, it is very unlikely we will be able to help.

Yes. Full filing cabinets can be very heavy.

The most important preparation for storage is ensuring your whitegoods are as dry as possible. Turing these off at least 24 hours prior to your removal and leaving open to dry out is our advice. Hanging a few teabags in the fridge and freezer will also help absorb any moisture.

Storage fees are based on the volume of goods we store for you. This is charged weekly in advance.

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CALOUNDRA REMOVALS & STORAGE is committed to ensuring the health and safety of workers and others affected by our work activities.  We place the highest priority on making sure work activities are carried out safely and reasonable measures are taken to remove (or reduce if they can’t be eliminated) risks to the health and safety of workers and others.  People are our most important asset and safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a potential hazard for workers and other people at workplaces. CALOUNDRA REMOVALS & STORAGE will apply the necessary measures in order to protect workers and all other persons from contracting COVID-19.

CALOUNDRA REMOVALS & STORAGE will to keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 information and advice to ensure that any action taken is measured and appropriate. This includes closely monitoring the Australian Government Department of Health and any advice from state or territory government agencies.

CALOUNDRA REMOVALS & STORAGE will initiate control measures that include but are not limited to the following:
  • Review and promote our infection control procedure.
  • Ensuring workers are aware of the isolation/quarantine periods in accordance with advice from the Australian Government Department of Health.
  • Providing clear advice to workers about actions they should take if they become unwell or think they may have the symptoms of coronavirus, in accordance with advice from the Australian Government Department of Health and state or territory health department.
  • Eliminating or minimising international work travel, in line with the travel advice on the Australian Government’s Smartraveller website.
  • Providing regular updates to workers about the situation and any changes to organisational policies or procedures.
  • Contingency planning to manage staff absences
  • Providing workers with information and links to relevant services should they require support.

Workers also have a duty to take reasonable care for their own health and safety and to not adversely affect the health and safety of others. Workers should be reminded to always practice good hygiene and other measures to protect themselves and other against infection. This includes:
  • To self-isolate if returning from an overseas trip, or being in close contact with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19
  • Washing their hands often, with soap and water, or carrying hand sanitiser and using it as needed
  • Covering their mouth when coughing or sneezing, but not using their hands to do so
  • Seeing a health care professional if they start to feel unwell
  • If unwell, avoiding contact with others (including shaking hands or other touching, such as hugging).