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Want To Earn While Downsizing? Host a Moving Sale!

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  We would all experience moving house at least once in our lives. It is a natural event that most of us will go through in the process of progression or growing up. There are a lot of tips available online as to how we could make it through the moving day with as little […]

International Moving Tips

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  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 […]

Apartment or House, Which is Right for You?

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

How to Host a Successful Summer Garage Sale

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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 […]

Organizing a Move with Children

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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 […]

Helping the Elderly Move Home or Into a Retirement Village

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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 […]

Truck hire Vs. Removalists

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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 […]

How to Choose the Right Moving Boxes

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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 […]

How to Prepare for Moving Day

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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 […]

Moves homes but without the pests.

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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. […]

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

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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 […]

Tips on Safe and Efficient Kitchen Packing

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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 […]

Tips on How to Move Your Office Successfully

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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 […]

What to do and not do on the moving day

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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 […]

Moving while Pregnant

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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 […]

Packing for Armageddon

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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 […]

Home Staging: The art of dressing your home for success

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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 […]

Aches, Breaks and Moving House – why risk it?

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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 […]

Keeping Your Home Secure with TopLocks Locksmiths.

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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. […]

Self Storage – so many reasons to use it!

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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 […]

Tips To Prepare Your House For Real Estate Photography

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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 […]

Sun Tzu – The Art of Moving

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  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, […]

Welcome To MiniMovers!

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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, […]