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Planning Your Move

One of the most difficult things you will have to do as a client who has contracted professional furniture removalists to pack your belongings, is to trust that they will do it correctly.

As you know, there are correct methods engaged in making sure all items are packed to assure your goods arrive intact.

A professional removalist will know the right method, as most have been trained in the correct procedure, and this should ensure your goods will arrive in one piece.

If you choose to do your own packing, you will want some helpful advice.


Professional Furniture Removalists

One Month Before You Move

Pick up a change of address kit from Australia post and complete. Have a look around the house and think about what you don't want to take with you. Prepare a list of what you want moved and where and give to the furniture removalists.

Packing Materials you will need

  • Standard Cartons
  • Book Cartons
  • Tape
  • Packing Paper
  • Marking Pens
  • Bubble wrap, Stretch wrap

Organise to pick up your important records. Pack your essential documents in one place.



Two weeks before you move

Make arrangements to disconnect utilities. Do meter readings and give new address for accounts. Organise cleaning.



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When you are packing yourself

The fee we offer gives you motivation to be packed-up ready and organised on the day of your move. The more organised you are on the day of the removal the quicker the removalist can complete the removal for you and thus cheaper the move will be.

Some of these tips may seem like common sense, but they are often forgotten during a move. If you have any questions please call us and we will assist you in any way we can.



  • Start by packing items you do not use every day.
  • Pack-up your boxes and stack together and ready to go.
  • Have beds, cots, dryers, washing machines and furniture dismantled and ready to go remembering to put the bolts and fittings in a plastic bag and fasten with tape so it will be safe, and the professional furniture removalists can carry out their job properly.
  • Tape keys in a secure place.
  • When packing, use the correct Removals Boxes as they are designed for moving.
  • Clearly mark each box, showing which room it should go. Label fragile boxes boldly so we will top load.
  • Cloth or leather items should be covered with protective plastic to prevent stains or damage.
  • Carpet and Rugs should be cleaned before the move.
  • Remove globes and shades from all lamps. Lamp shades should be packed separately in a strong box. To protect wrap them in bubble wrap. As packing use butchers paper rather than newspaper as ink makes items very dirty and dusty.


  • Glass tables and glass doors on furniture should be wrapped with stretch wrap or bubble wrap for safe transport.
  • Dry and tinned foods may be moved as long as they are packed in a strong box.
  • Food stuffs are not to be moved into storage.
  • Hazardous materials cannot be moved or stored. We are not permitted to carry gas bottles.
  • Lawnmowers and other gear with fuel must be completely drained prior to removal.
  • Drawers in furniture should be cleared of heavy items. Light clothing only may be left in sturdy furniture.
  • Appliances should be disconnected prior to your removalist team arriving. Also, take down shelves, light fixtures etc if applicable.
  • Pack biggest and heaviest items in bottom of box first. Books and other heavy items should be packed in small boxes.
  • Large mirrors or pictures should be wrapped individually, covering both sides with bubble wrap or stretch wrap then fasten with tape.
  • Items should be packed in boxes that are the proper size. If there is empty space in the box use butchers paper to fill the little gaps.


  • Small appliances and electronics should be packed in the boxes they came in when possible.
  • Dishes and glassware you should use butchers paper. Pack dishes on their sides.
  • Fridge drip trays should be drained.
  • Wrap sharp tools with care to prevent injury.
  • Ensure adequate parking is available for the removalist truck.
  • We recommend that clothing be packed in wardrobe boxes. Fill the bottom of the boxes with lightweight items.


Specialist item furniture removalist requires special handling, when you have items such as pianos, pool tables, Spa baths and heavy tables ask your removalist how to prepare for these appliances.


Professional furniture removalists unpacking services involve the removal of your goods from cartons and boxes onto a flat surface in your new home or office and placing all your goods in the correct location you want. Then removing and disposing compressed cartons and packing materials. Ask us for more details on the availability of an unpacking service.


Planning your move

BK Movers & Relocations has extensive experience with Units, Homes, Apartments, and Office Moves and Relocations. Whether you require one, two, or three men for your removalists needs, we offer very competitive rates.

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Whangarei 09 459 7399
Auckland 09 358 3834



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Our speciality is Home Relocation and Office Relocations, Inter City moves, New Furniture Freight Delivery Services and Inter Island moves. We also do pre-packing, and removal in and out from storage. Whangarei Local Moves, Auckland city moves. Plus Auckland, Wellsford, Warkworth, Dargaville, Whangarei, Kerikeri, Paihia, and Kaitaia.


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