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Choosing a Removalist in Perth

While handling the move all by yourself can be more economical hiring professional removalist has perks that can’t be denied. Yes, you’ll be able to save some good dollars but don’t you have better things to do than lift boxes? Don’t you have a project to complete before leaving? Aren’t you going to attend a […]

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International Moving Tips

  Relocating to another country can pose some challenges that you typically wouldn’t run into if you were just moving down the street. As much as we’d like to wish that our house and belongings could magically appear at the new destination, we must face the reality of moving. Perhaps you are internationally moving because […]

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Top Tips for Choosing the Best Relocation Company

Choosing the best relocation company is always a difficult thing, it is essential for the owner to know that all your belongings are in safe hand. Typically, most relocation and storage companies offer the variety of relocation services. While hiring a relocation or storage company you have it clear in your mind what is your […]

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Apartment or House, Which is Right for You?

There are different types of people in this world. Some of us prefer tea, others coffee. Some say tomahto, others say tomato. Some like Apple, others prefer Android. And some of us like living in the suburbs, with a house and big backyard, while others prefer living in the city, with an apartment and their […]

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Operation: Fridge Cleaning – How to Prepare your Fridge for a Move

Moving bothers me as much as the next person but as a serial apartment-hopper, I’ve managed to follow a system that makes it easier for me… but something always rattles me at the last minute – preparing the fridge. Sadly, the kitchen which is the most tedious place to organize is also the last room […]

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6 Reasons why Your Last Minute Removalist will be a Disaster

Getting caught off guard with the sudden completion sale of your house or a new job assignment can force you to clear the space in a short span of time. When you’re faced with this kind of situation the last thing you need to do is panic and cram things in boxes. If you don’t […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Removalist

Congratulations, you’re moving! Whether you’ve just bought your first house or moving out of your one-bedroom studio to a larger apartment, you have two moving choices: do it yourself or hire a professional mover. Moving is a very stressful and tedious experience if you don’t take precautions, your move to your new abode can quickly […]

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How to move in 2 months or 2 days ; Download The Ultimate Moving Checklist

It just isn’t possible to be overly prepared for a move. Whether you’re relocating across town or overseas, organization is your key to survival!  Here’s a detailed timeline to follow when planning your move. Don’t have enough time? Don’t panic! Read through our tips.   Two Months Prior: First and foremost get your ducks lined […]

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Crossing state lines? – What you need to know about moving cars, pets and hazardous items interstate.

Packing, stacking and shipping is overwhelming as it is, especially when moving interstate, however the hardest part about moving is yet to come. Planning to move your car interstate? Will you be travelling with your pets? Will removalists transport my gas range? Do yourself a favor and smooth out these kinks by reading our tips […]

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Ready to Downsize: Where do I start?

At some point everyone reaches a time where domestic clutter takes over their lives and a large house just becomes too much to handle. Over the recent years, minimalism has become a growing lifestyle trend. With less things to store, people have also started the revolution of downsizing homes to improve quality of life.   […]

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12 Amazing Must-Know Techniques to Safely Pack Your Wardrobe

If you are moving soon, getting your wardrobe ready for the removalist service can be a daunting task. You not only need to make sure that you don’t forget anything, but you will also want to make things easy on yourself when you arrive at your new home. Here are some tips to help you […]

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Thinking of an Office Relocation? Look at Your Office in a Whole New Light

If you have decided that office relocation is the best business move for your current situation, you want to make optimum use of your new office space. Therefore, you also want to make it your goal to contact a well-recognized space planning and design firm before you make a move. According to research, a well-designed […]

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Student Checklist for Moving Out

There are many reasons why you would get stressed out during a move, but they may get even worse if you’re a student and you need to take care of all small details. There is a lot you need to prepare for, so you will need to make sure you act ahead of time to […]

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Choosing the Right Skip Bin Company for You

Garbage, or its disposal, doesn’t feature on the list of our favorite things. But garbage or waste form a significant part of our everyday lives and without proper disposal, it can cause pollution, diseases, and much more. If you perform activities like cleaning or renovating your house, then the amount of waste is even more. […]

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How to Host a Successful Summer Garage Sale

Hosting a garage sale entails so much more than setting up your unwanted items in the yard or the driveway. Whether it’s time to clean out your clutter, you want to downsize, or you are getting ready to relocate, a successful garage sale can help you reach your goals and earn a little extra income […]

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Top 10 tips for the best bathroom makeover

The bathroom is one of the most intimate spaces in your home. It serves as a sanctuary and a space for contemplation. Even if it is the most used space at home, homeowners often neglect the bathroom when it comes to home renovations. For them, a bathroom makeover can cost a small fortune. However, there […]

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How to Host a Successful Summer Garage Sale to Help Make Your Move Easier

Hosting a garage sale entails so much more than setting up your unwanted items in the yard or the driveway. Whether it’s time to clean out your clutter, you want to downsize, or you are getting ready to relocate, a successful garage sale can help you reach your goals and earn a little extra income […]

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Office relocation tips for a first-timer

Are you relocating offices for the first time and find the prospect a little more than daunting? Well you’re not alone. Most business owners find themselves at a bit of a loss when relocating to new premises and have no idea where to begin! Whether your business is expanding and you need more space or […]

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Ensuring that Your New Home is Pest Free

Congratulations on your new home! Whether you’re making room for a bigger family or you’ve landed a new job in a different state, pests are the last thing you’d want to welcome into your brand-new home. How do you start with a clean slate? Read on for some tips to have a pest-free home. Image […]

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Moving Your Wardrobe Without the Hassle

If you are moving soon, getting your wardrobe ready for the removalist service can be a daunting task. You not only need to make sure that you don’t forget anything, but you will also want to make things easy on yourself when you arrive at your new home. Here are some tips to help you […]

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Unboxed experience on packing boxes

It’s time to move and from my own experience, it can be hectic and quite tiresome. Every time one has to move, there are the questions of the logistics involved in moving your belongings to your destination. “How will I move my things? Will my fragile collection of china be safe while on transit? How […]

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Organizing a Move with Children

So the decision to move is now official. You have chosen a new location for your whole family and it is only a matter of time and some preparation to get things going. The amount of time and effort required for everything is truly not small, especially when there are kids involved in the whole […]

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Helping the Elderly Move Home or Into a Retirement Village

Moving is always difficult no matter when in your life it happens. But when you’re older, moving is no longer an ordinary task. Whether you or your parents are moving to a retirement community or assisted living facility, or down-sizing to a space that is more appropriate for your new lifestyle, moving can be stressful […]

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Moving day meals – Moving day Pasta

You just spent the day moving, everything is still packed in boxes, and your refrigerator is still unplugged. Feeling hot and sweaty, all you want to do is take a shower and hit the sack, so going out for dinner is not an option. Is there something you could do to solve this? Is there […]

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Signs of Termite damage to your new property

Moving to your next estate can be an exciting and challenging task. Whatever your reason may be for moving houses, there is no doubt that you would not want your next house to be touched by termites. By ‘touched’ I mean attacked or damaged by subterranean termites. Since the last thing you would want is […]

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Should you hire a flat pack assembly service or attempt to do it yourself

Flat pack furniture is very popular and is a cheap way for many people to able to furnish their homes. The term flat pack refers to the fact that the furniture comes unassembled and packed flat in boxes for easy storage. If you assemble yourself you save money. Popular flat pack items are wardrobes, beds […]

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Make Moving Better – a Playlist to move your home with a beat.

I have moved more times than that I can count. It is hot, sweaty, backbreaking, and it feels like it goes on forever. Having friends come over and help does make a difference, as they can give you a little bit of encouragement to keep you going. But it can only do so much, as […]

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Rain Rain go away, come again… When I’m done moving!

With the Removalists on the way, it seems the clouds are sending every drop of rain they can right on top of your house. What can you do when that Ute you hired seems to be filling up like a kiddie pool? There is good news! There exists a removalist company that not only has […]

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Moving to Sydney? – a guide to the city that is Sydney

Living in Sydney was an absolutely great experience for me. And I have been asked many times, why Sydney? What is there to do? My simple answer: Sydney is just plain awesome! So if you are thinking of making the move, here’s a fantastic guide on moving to this fantastic city to help you: When […]

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Moving Your Car in Australia — the guide to interstate car transport by road or rail.

Moving interstate and still deciding how you’re going to transport your car? If you have the time and energy, then you may want to consider driving your car to its new destination. However, if you want to be smart and keep the stress at a minimum level, we suggest using a professional car transport service. […]

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Making Your Furniture Removals a Success

You won’t be able to enjoy yourself or operate properly in your new home or office if you don’t have ay furniture so you must ensure that you do all the necessary work to transport it safely to your new building. This can be a tough process though because there is a lot to do […]

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How To Prepare Your Bed For a Move

So you have bought your new place and now you are looking at moving. Your bed is one of the largest items in your house, but that does not mean it needs to be a hassle to move it.  This video will show you how to get your bed ready for a Removalist or if […]

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Truck hire Vs. Removalists

Congratulations, you’re moving! (Or thinking about it, anyway.) Whether you’ve just bought your first house or are upgrading to a larger apartment, you basically have two choices: do it yourself or hire a professional mover. Moving is a very stressful and tedious experience, and if you don’t take precautions it can quickly turn into a […]

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How to Choose the Right Moving Boxes

When you have decided to plan on moving your home, you should consider that a lot of preparations need to be made. A lot of people prefer to pack things in their older boxes at home, however you still have the risk of damaging your belongings looming over the horizon. It would be a much […]

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The Best Melbourne Removalists – What to expect in a moving company!

Moving is a stressful time for many people, so you don’t need added stress from the Melbourne moving company that YOU are paying for. Why should you pay an obscene amount? Let’s take a little time to look at the professionals, what they offer, and what you deserve! Training – Knowledge is power. Removalists in […]

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How to Prepare for Moving Day

Moving to a new home is a significant life change and can be a bit of a challenge, and it certainly doesn’t come without its own stress. Whether you plan on moving across the state or just to the next suburb, you should be aware that your move will need a lot of preparation if […]

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Moves homes but without the pests.

Are you moving from one humble abode to another? Moving homes can both be an exciting and challenging experience for home owners. We all want to go through a smooth transition from start to finish. This is why you will require an adequate pest control inspection and treatment of your home before you move out. […]

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Moving Out of Home for the first time! (Part 2)

  Hello bills! Cash, Budget, Income. Speaking from experience, there is nothing worse than running out of food before your next pay check (living off 2 minute noodles for 2 weeks is a drag). Take into account the basics – rent, utilities, insurance, groceries, clothing, and of course a fun night out every now and […]

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Moving Out of Home for the first time! (Part 1)

So you finally decided to move out of home. And now the countless horror stories you’ve heard from friends and family members when they first moved worries you. Whether you’re doing it for your best interest (or your parents), moving away to college or working in another city, we recommend that you take some time […]

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Planning to Move Homes? Here’s Everything You Need to Know:

It just isn’t possible to be overly prepared for a move. Whether you’re relocating across town or overseas, organization is your key to survival! There’s no doubt about it… moving is stressful! The following tips provide everything you need to know to get your move underway. Two Months Prior: First and foremost get your ducks […]

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What to Look for in a Moving Company?

Moving is tougher and more time-consuming that what it may appear to be. Between your family, friends, and job, you’ll find that there is very little time to really hire a truck, pack your belongings and move yourself. So, what other options do you have? The good news is, there are A LOT of options […]

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Tips on Safe and Efficient Kitchen Packing

Tips on Safe and Efficient Kitchen Packing In spite of its relatively small size, the kitchen is often the most time consuming and stressful room to pack. Not only is the number of items significantly greater, but many of which require careful wrapping due to its fragility.  But there’s no need to fret! We have […]

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Tips on How to Move Your Office Successfully

Moving house is rather a challenging task for anyone, but planning and implementing the relocation of an entire office becomes even more complicated. However, even with the discrepancy in the number of items and the circumstances that need to be taken into consideration, a successful move – residential or commercial in nature – is always […]

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Top tips for eco-friendly junk removal

Moving house is one of the most stressful times in people’s lives. All the packing, organizing, planning, and then the big move day can result in more than a few shredded nerves. Here at 1800-GOT-JUNK? we work regularly with people who are packing up and moving. One of the most common requests we get is […]

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How to make Moving House easier on kids…

Why is moving house stressful for a child? Deciding to move house is a big upheaval for the entire family. But while adults tend to focus on the practical problems, a child will focus on all the losses that the move causes. This can be the loss of their friends or of a safe and familiar environment. […]

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The Finished Dream by Stormy Gleed

Welcome to MiniMovers Blog site. This site is a collaborative effort of guest writers from a wide range of industries. We encourage feedback and engagement – so please share! Enjoy. Whether for the first time or the 10th time, moving house is full of stresses, organising and figuring out what to leave and what to […]

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What to do and not do on the moving day

On The Day On your moving day the removalists will be able to deal with whatever they encounter. If by some chance you aren’t ready and haven’t managed to get everything as organised as you hoped for then don’t panic — a professional moving company will always be able to adapt to any situation and […]

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Don’t Become a Victim, Security Tips When Moving Home

Moving home is an exciting and extremely busy time. There’s a lot to think about, you have to pack everything up, sort out your mail forwarding, register your utilities and a whole host of other things. Security is probably way

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Moving while Pregnant

Congratulations on the coming bundle of joy and finding a new home! We know how stressful moving house is at the best of times,  let alone with a baby on the way. These tips were compiled through careful research and interviews with expectant mothers who have also been in this situation. So relax and read through […]

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Space the Final Frontier: Home Decorating for Small Areas

Surprisingly, small spaces provide the perfect opportunity for you to be fearless in design. In a small space a fusion of color and clusters of style and texture are possible. In your quest to find more space in a small area, your creativity and the clever use of available space will be rewarded. Here are […]

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A Geeks Guide to Moving

Fus Ro Dah! The power rushes through me and I feel my muscles tightening as I try and lift the sacred box of the Nords into the caravan. I grip the vessel tight and the veins in my neck start to show from the stress. The Iron lady’s stare are like daggers at the back […]

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Packing for Armageddon

With even sites like News.com.au running stories on the impending Apocalypse – we thought we’d take the time to give you a few tips on surviving December 21st. Enjoy! The dead have risen and the end of days is here. The ZOMBIE hordes have taken over the planet and everything you have ever known to be […]

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Moving in with Shakespeare

To play upon Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the question to ask is “To move, or not to move”.   It’s not much of a question at all if your landlord is a penny pinching miser whose first words are always money related. “Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by […]

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Home Staging: The art of dressing your home for success

Home Staging: The art of dressing your home for success Home staging is defined as the act of preparing a private residence for sale in the real estate marketplace. The goal of staging is to make a home appealing to the highest number of potential buyers, thereby selling a property more swiftly and for more […]

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Easy Downsizing – Preparing for the move.

Has the time arrived for the big “D?” Downsize? At some point everyone reaches a time where the kids have flown the nest and the large house and garden are just becoming too much to handle. Perhaps a quiet slow meal a la sunset will soon replace a rush-rush dinner? If you find yourself in […]

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Be Alarmed! Keeping your home safe.

    We all want to keep our home or office safe, which is why electronic security systems are on the rise. They can be an effective deterrent to criminals, may be an added feature for resale value and offer peace of mind to home owners. If you are considering installing a security system, there […]

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Aches, Breaks and Moving House – why risk it?

Moving house, to most of us, has become an experience akin to going to the dentist or paying taxes. It takes a lot of time, it is stressful and the chance of injuring yourself is sky high. Hiring a Removalist to do your short distance move will not only lessen the risk you have to take but also save […]

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Keeping Your Home Secure with TopLocks Locksmiths.

When you move into a new home, you really don’t know who else has copies of the keys to your doors. The only way to really keep your home secure is to have your locks changed or rekeyed. Check out the video below by Melbourne Locksmiths – TopLock Locksmiths  – to find out just how quick and easy this process can be. […]

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Self Storage – so many reasons to use it!

There will always be times that people need to temporarily store personal items or larger items such as motorhomes, caravans, motorbikes, boats or personal household items. Finding the right storage company can seem a challenge given the number of storage operators in Australia today. MiniMovers can help to take some of that uncertainty out of your decision-making by recommending National Storage as […]

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Just want to get out of the Rental Rut!

Have you ever asked yourself the question, ‘How do I get out of the Renal Rut?’ Maybe you don’t have enough deposit, you’re self employed, a new migrant, or have no savings history; whatever – you just can’t satisfy the bank. There is help to be found without a bank, if you have a few […]

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Getting Motivated to Declutter Your Life!

 The Decluttering Experience ~ by Tracey McLeod from Show Homes. Whether you are moving or not – decluttering is always a great idea! Removing excess junk from your home means there is less to move, which saves time and money. If you are staying put – then a good clean out has numerous emotional and physical benefits too So, […]

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Caring For Your Plants When Moving House…

There are so many things to consider when your are moving house. The aim of this blog and MiniMovers is to help make the whole process easier. After 26 years of helping people to move locally – we’ve learnt a thing or two!   Most likely you will have some of your favourite indoor / outdoor plants to move – […]

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Tips To Prepare Your House For Real Estate Photography

Preparing your house for a professional real estate photographer is an important part of marketing. Having professional images will get buyers interested in your property before they see it in person.   A house that is “Well Polished” appeals to more buyers than a house that is untidy and cluttered. Giving each room a thorough clean as well as removing the […]

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Brisbane Floods 2011 – MiniMovers Rocklea Depot

It has been a challenging year for MiniMovers and its employees following the loss of our Rocklea depot in the 2011 Brisbane floods.   We have finally completed the rebuilding of the Rocklea removalist depot and would like to offer our sincere thanks to not only our employees for their patience and understanding during this last 12 months, but […]

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Tips For Moving House With Pets.

So you need to move house but can’t help thinking – what about my pets being upset and going back to the old house? MiniMovers has helped thousands of Australian’s move locally over the past 28 years and our removalists have picked up a few tips along the way…   Escaping – Moving house is not […]

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5 Top Tips For Finding A Rental Property

So, you are looking for a place to rent. In today’s market this can be more difficult than ever. Read the MiniMovers tips to help make it all a bit easier…   1. Research, Research, Research!   We can’t stress enough the importance of research. Researching a few weeks in advance will give you a good idea […]

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Sun Tzu – The Art of Moving

  We have all seen the art of war used in business, love  and a myriad of other topics but we at MiniMovers believe that Sun Tzu’s experience in warfare can be used in moving house too. Yes, it seems crazy at first but when you get down to the brass tacks of it all, doesn’t packing, […]

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Welcome To MiniMovers!

To get us started we thought we’d share a bit about how we got where we are today. In 1985 Mike O’Hagan started MiniMovers with $200 and a Ute. Mike recognised a need for business that helped Australians who were moving suburb to suburb, rather than interstate. The Company has continually experienced very strong growth, […]

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