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AFRA Employee of the Year

The Australian Furniture Removals Association AFRA recently held their 2017 conference in Perth. Dawson's branch and operations manager Glenn Rogan was awarded the AFRA employee of the year.

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Preperation is Key!

Preperation is Key!

No one said that planning a household move is an easy task, but if you are organized and utilize available resources your relocation should go smoothly. Read our tips on getting prepared for your moving day.

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Packing DIY

Packing DIY

You can never start packing too early, last minute rushed packing can lead to mishaps. Don’t cut corners by under-packing. If you wish to save costs by doing it yourself make sure you use quality packing materials for the job and follow our tips.

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Choosing a Reputable Removal Company

Choosing a Reputable Removal Company

When entrusting moving companies with your belongings, you need complete peace of mind that the moving company you engage will move your effects with the utmost care. When first searching for a removalist, you’ll quickly realise that there are myriad moving companies from which to choose. That’s why we’ve created a short guide to choosing a reputable moving company to assist you in making the most important decision in the relocation process.

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Pre-move Checklist

Pre-move Checklist

Who said moving is stressful, tough and difficult? Well, it can be if you do it on your own. Dawson Moving and Storage NSW can take the stress and difficulty out of the task for you with a stress free removal. Whether you are relocating overseas, interstate, country or locally, moving is a piece of cake with Dawsons. We have put together a pre-removal checklist to go over once you have booked your move in.

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Removal Tips

Moving In
  • Gather birth certificates, passports, etc. for everyone in your home and carry important documents with you on moving day.
  • Measure doorways, stairways, and elevators to make sure all your furniture will fit. Measure twice – move once!
  • Go grocery shopping on moving day so you don't have to keep ordering takeout.
  • Transfer your monthly services.
  • Confirm parking options for your moving truck - you may need a permit on moving day.
  • Make sure your new home has a visible address.
  • Find the nearest library, café, grocery store, takeout restaurant, or any area you'll visit frequently.
  • Explore your new neighborhood.
  • Get to know your new neighbors!
  • Register to vote.
Moving Out
  • Contact all relevant authorities to notify of your new address.
  • Return all library books, DVD's etc.
  • Arrange transfer of bank accounts, internet, telephone, gas, electricity connections.
  • Fill prescriptions needed the week before and after the move.
  • Service your car, drain the lawnmower.
  • Arrange final readings of gas and electricity meters, remove batteries.
  • Discontinue any delivery services, newspapers, automated payment plans and local memberships. Collect dry cleaning.
  • Leave a note or small gift for new residents.
  • Create a packet for new residents with owner's manuals and warranties for appliances.

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