Move your belongings with ease - Follow these tips!

Store it provides a variety of moving and packing supplies to assist you in the safe and efficient packing of your household goods.

The following tips and recommendations will assist you with your moving and storage experience.

  • Keep at hand those items most frequently needed ie, Passport, driving licences, any legal documents that may be required.
  • Label or number all cartons, especially ones with glass or breakables “This end up”; and “Fragile”.
  • Keep a list of your stored items and retain in a safe place, also supply the removal company so they can check off.
  • Please remember, you cannot store any combustibles or flammable items, hazardous materials or food products.
  • Utilise uniform size boxes for easy stacking.
  • Dishes, glass items, and other breakables should be individually wrapped in packing paper with padding on top and bottom of the box. Plates, saucers and platters should be placed on their sides.
  • Bedding, clothing, curtains and drapes should be folded in dresser drawers or stored on hangers in wardrobe boxes or can be utilised to protect other items.
  • Protect your furniture with pads, covers or blankets.
  • Books, documents, cd’s, dvd’s and record albums should always be packed in small boxes (for ease of handling). Do not pack fragile items in the same box with these items.
  • Lamps, picture frames, mirrors, and lamp shades should be packed separately for their protection. Pictures and mirrors should be wrapped in bubble-wrap or blankets, covered with cardboard, marked “Fragile” and stacked on end.
  • Mattresses should be stored upright to utilize space more efficiently.
  • Appliances such as refrigerators and freezers should be defrosted and the doors should remain slightly open. Cooking equipment should be cleaned of all food particles.
  • Bikes and tools should be thoroughly cleaned and wiped with a rag containing a few drops of machine oil to retard rust.
  • Long-handled tools (rakes, shovels and hoes) should be cleaned, lightly oiled and tied in bundles.