Tippet Richardson moving a Sony Bravia 40-inch LCD in a brown box with a small blue trolley

Packing Electronics – 5 things to remember

When moving a home or an apartment there is a lot to keep track of. You will be accounting for furniture, clothing, important documents, electronics and other miscellaneous possessions. Electronics however, present their own unique challenges. Here are a few quick tips for packing electronics:

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Things that you should move yourself are personal valuables such as necklaces or any jewellery

Things You Should Move Yourself

Professional movers do a great job, but you should keep some belongings in your own care. Decide which belongings you should put in the van or truck and which ones you should keep with you. This could be for security reasons, to prevent damage, or to avoid misplacing or forgetting the items. Here are 5 things you should move yourself:

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Silver pan, white cutting board, plates, cups and mugs should in a box ready to be moved by Tippet Richardson movers

Moving Day Kit – Why you need one

While moving is extremely exciting, it can also be overwhelming if you fail to plan ahead. Moving day kits are vital because they can prevent you from scrambling and unpacking everything in search of your essential items. Here are some tips on how to prepare a moving day kit:

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Storage Facility – how to choose a safe one

People often have items that they are not using regularly, or that they need to store while moving. A storage facility can therefore be a great option. It keeps spaces free of clutter, makes it easier to keep a place neat and tidy. However, safety and security are important. Here are some tips on how to choose a safe storage facility: Continue reading

Priceless antique items to be stored using various wrapping tape or bubble wrap in boxes

Packing Antiques Safely

Nobody wants to find their personal belongings damaged during a move. We’ve compiled some tips, to help you avoid disaster by packing antiques safely:

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Moving IT Equipment

Moving can be a hassle, so you’ll need a moving company with experience, professionalism and a variety of services. At Tippet-Richardson, customers are sure to find that we have the moving and storage services they need. Moving IT equipment is one of our many services. Continue reading

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E-Waste Services

Any business move comes with careful planning. One thing businesses have to worry about is their e-waste. When a company moves, they usually start by tossing many of their things to the trash. E-waste items are mostly electronic and don’t belong in landfills. Dedicated, responsible e-waste services will be needed.

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Why choose a professional moving company?

Moving can be a big hassle… packing, loading, traveling and then unloading, only to unpack at the new place. It’s tempting to roll up your sleeves, hire a truck, and just get stuck in. So, why choose a professional moving company?  Read on, to find out:

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Why you should hire movers to fill your storage unit

When moving between houses or downsizing to a smaller space, you may have valued items that won’t fit in. In this case, renting a storage unit is a good option. However, packing items for storage requires more planning than a traditional move. Instead of taking a DIY approach, this is why you should hire movers to fill your storage unit:

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