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How To Adjust To A New Climate

Whether you’re moving from one of Australia’s southern states to the sunny north or to a more far-flung international destination, adjusting to a new climate can be a real challenge. These tips can help you overcome a case of climate shock.
Friday 13 November 2015

5 Tips For Cleaning A Place Before You Move In

In an ideal world, your new home would be sparkling when it comes time for you to move in. However, in many cases, the previous inhabitants won’t leave your place as you’d like. So it’s smart to spend a day or two cleaning, depending on the size of your new home, before your movers arrive. With these tips in mind, you can make your new place spotless before you move in.
Friday 30 October 2015

Creating a Floorplan for Your New Place

Transposing your furniture and favourite knick-knacks into a new space can be one of the biggest challenges of moving into a new home. A floor plan can give you some direction during this difficult task, but creating one can be daunting if you’ve never done it before. Keep the following tips in mind and you should find the process much easier.
Friday 16 October 2015

Is Moving Your Business Overseas Right For You?

Moving your company overseas can help you take advantage of booming new markets and favourable international tax conditions. However, there are several factors to think about before you make such a massive move. Consider the following questions to decide whether relocating overseas is right for your business.
Friday 18 September 2015

5 Ways to Say Farewell to Your Home Before You Move

A house is much more than bricks and mortar. It’s your sanctuary at the end of a busy day, a place to raise children and connect with loved ones. So it’s understandable that leaving yours behind can be an emotional experience. “Even when you’re moving for positive reasons – a better job, a better house, better schools – moving is a major grief event,” explained life-change expert Russell Friedman. Saying goodbye isn’t easy, but these strategies can give you the closure you need before you move.
Friday 4 September 2015

How to Move an Office Without Losing Productivity

Interrupted services, distracted staff, misplaced mail, and depleted customers can all decrease productivity during a workplace move. However, relocating offices doesn’t need to impact your business activities if you employ these simple tips.
Friday 21 August 2015

Should You Move Appliances Overseas?

Large appliances, like washing machines, dryers, fridges, and ovens, are likely to be some of the most expensive items that you own. When you’re moving overseas, it can be difficult to decide what to do with them. Should you sell them before you leave or ship them to your new home abroad? Here are some points to consider when making your decision.
Friday 7 August 2015

Is Temporary Housing Right for You?

In a perfect world you’d move seamlessly from one long-term property to the next. But the real world isn’t like that. Sometimes job opportunities arise with little warning, or you simply get an urgent case of wanderlust. Whatever the reason, you can’t always secure a lease or mortgage before moving. That’s when temporary housing can come in handy. But is it right for you?
Friday 24 July 2015

6 Tips for Making Your Move "Green"

Nearly three-quarters of Australians say they’re committed to living a greener life. They take reusable bags to the supermarket and separate their recyclables, but they aren’t sure how to behave sustainably when they move house. However, it is possible to move without it taking a toll on the planet. Remember these tips to minimise your carbon footprint when you move house.
Friday 10 July 2015

How to Research Your New Community

Moving to a new city or suburb can be daunting, but you can settle your nerves with a little research before you leave. These tips will help you learn more about local school systems, facilities, and other features of your new community.
Friday 26 June 2015

7 Ways to Reduce Stress During an International Move

Moving house is so stressful that, according to research, it makes people look and feel two years older than they really are. If the average move is such a traumatic experience, you can only imagine how most people feel when they’re moving overseas. But you need not pull your hair out or grind down your teeth before starting your overseas adventure. Just try these simple tips to keep your stress in check.
Friday 12 June 2015

7 Tips for Moving with Small Children in Tow

Moving house is challenging at the best of times, but the job is made much harder when you’ve got small children in tow. Infants, toddlers, and other little ones can easily derail your moving efforts with their demands and tantrums. But, it’s possible to move house with them and your sanity intact.
Friday 29 May 2015

Chess Moving Attends Total Facilities Expo Sydney

Chess Moving was proud to attend the Total Facilities Expo Sydney in 2015
Thursday 7 May 2015

5 Tips for Moving Back in with Parents

No matter how old you get or what your situation, you may find that you need to move back in with your parents. Perhaps you've lost your job or moved back to your hometown to pursue a new employment opportunity. You might have decided to move back to save money for a house deposit or care for your parents in their old age. Whatever your circumstances, the transition from independent living to life back with Mum and Dad can be challenging. However, adjusting to your new living arrangement can be easier on everybody if you keep these tips in mind.
Friday 3 April 2015

How to Pick Out a Storage Unit

Storage units can give you a safe place to stash your surplus stuff in a variety of situations, such as when you're making a temporary move overseas or downsizing your family home. However, in a marketplace crowded with storage solutions it can be difficult to know which storage company to trust with your prized possessions. Ask yourself the following questions before you pick a storage unit.
Friday 20 March 2015

Downsizing Your Home? How to Get Rid of Sentimental Items

We're told that we live in a society where bigger is better, yet it seems that when it comes to real estate, downsizing is the latest trend. Led by baby boomers, increasing numbers of Aussies are moving to smaller, more modest homes. Downsizing can bring an opportunity to de-clutter your life and start afresh, but parting with possessions can be difficult. Read on to discover how you can put sentimentality aside and get rid of the items weighing you down.
Friday 6 March 2015

6 Tips for Moving Your Business to a New Location

Moving your business to another location can be a trial, whether you're moving to another office in the same building or relocating to another state. While a move can help you attract new customers, save money on your lease, and give your expanding firm extra space, without careful planning, your productivity and profits can also take a hit. These tips will help you relocate your business without stress or financial strain.
Friday 20 February 2015

How to Say Goodbye to Friends and Family When Moving to Another Country

Moving house is one of the most stressful things you're likely to ever do, but the prospect is made even more daunting when your move means relocating overseas. A good moving firm will help you with practical matters like clearing customs and relocating your pets, but even they can't help manage the emotional toll of leaving family members and friends behind. It might seem like an impossible task, but with these tips in mind you can properly say goodbye to loved ones as you move abroad.
Friday 6 February 2015

6 Tips for Moving in a Hurry

In a perfect world, you could take your sweet time packing before leisurely moving into your brand new home. But in reality, many of us have to pack up and move in a hurry. Whether you need to relocate quickly to pursue a new job opportunity, your landlord has encouraged you to make a speedy exit, or there's another reason that time isn't on your side, these tips will help you move in a hurry.
Friday 23 January 2015

How to Get Your Personal Effects Cleared by Customs

Moving house is the third most stressful life event humans ever experience, according to the Employee Relocation Council. Only death and divorce are more challenging, yet the average person moves 11.4 times during the course of their life. Nerves fray at the best of times, but when you're moving overseas and are concerned about whether your possessions will join you, stress levels are bound to soar. However, if you follow this advice, you can feel confident your items will clear customs without fuss.
Friday 9 January 2015
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