Packaging

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It’s very important to use high quality packing materials when moving to a new destination. Even if you are only moving a short distance, it’s simply not worth risking your possessions using inferior and weak boxes, containers and other packing items. While Dawson Moving & Storage staff take the utmost care during every single job they are assigned, having your belongings properly packaged with strong packing materials will give ultimate peace of mind during transit.

We can provide those moving with all the packing materials needed that ensures their belongings are safely packed and ready for transport. Once you move is booked in with us we will deliver the materials and cartons to your door for ultimate convenience, giving you ample time to pack prior to the uplift.

We have boxes designed specially for a range of items including television cartons, picture cartons and port a robes, so whether moving house or a few items of furniture, we’ll have a practical, packing solution ready for you.

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.
Preparing
  • Regard moving as an opportunity to get rid of belongings you no longer need. Consider making ”donate” and “sell” piles in each room for things you could do without.
  • People have a tendency to keep outdated paperwork for a very long time. Realise that paper is very heavy . Do yourself a favour and get rid of any outdated documents prior to moving..
  • Make sure you have a generous supply of packaging tape, scissors, markers and labels.
  • Defrost your refrigerator in time for moving day.

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