Plan Your Move

Moving House Guide

Probably the most important procedure when moving house is the planning you do before it actually begins! To ensure a smooth move, start the moving procedure early and prepare a 6 week plan to moving day with the help of AFRA’s Planning Guide.

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Planning Tips

Decide Whether to Move Yourself Or To Have Professionals Move You

If you answered no to any of these questions, it may pay to be wise and ask for a quotation from an AFRA member.

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Self-Storage

If you find that your new home can’t accommodate all your furniture, ask your chosen AFRA removalist about removals and storage options. AFRA members have more than 100 years’ experience in furniture storage, self-storage and have the equipment, expertise and facilities required for the specific care of your goods while in storage, either short or long-term.

Be sure to ask:

What to Expect For Your Move:

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Plastic Covers

We supply heavy duty plastic covers for all of your fabric items to protect them from dirt and dust prior to being wrapped in our removal blankets.

TV Cartons
All plasma and LCD TVs are boxed by our crew onsite to keep them safe during transit.

Porta Robes

We can supply Port-a-Robes to keep your hanging clothes free from crushing.

Inventory

We will provide you with a full numbered inventory and condition report of all of your belongings to ensure everything is delivered to you in the same condition as it was uplifted.

Punctuality

If we don’t look like we will make the time range given, our crew will contact you to give a revised time.

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