Would you like to know how long your personal goods will be in transit for before they arrive at your new home? Wouldn’t it make life so much easier to plan ahead of time! Well lucky you can, with the help of WridgWays. It is important to note that time frames for household deliveries around Australia depend largely on where your goods are being moved from and to and how much you plan to take with you.
Once you have determined what you’re taking, making the decision of whether to have the sole occupancy of a 20ft or 40ft container, or whether you would prefer to share a container with other peoples goods going to the same destination is so much easier! Both options have their advantages; sole occupancy containers are sent to your new destination straight away so you will have much a shorter transit time from uplift to delivery. Shared containers are great if you don’t require the full container and would like to save some money by combining with other peoples items headed for the same location. Sharing a container can have a longer transit time for this reason as the other consignments may not be ready to be sent on the same day.
Here’s Our Guide to Transit Times for Sole Occupancy Containers:
- Transit times between Capital Cities and their surrounds, so for example Melbourne to Brisbane and Perth to Adelaide we advise generally allowing between 5 and 7 business days to receive your goods.
- Household goods headed to regional areas such as Cairns, Alice Springs and Kalgoorlie we suggest allowing anywhere between 7 to 15 business days depending on the origin and delivery destinations.
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Wridgways BrisbaneFull Quote Important information when preparing your BBQ for transport
Important information when preparing your BBQ for transport
WridgWays has been safely moving every type of household and furniture item since 1892. However, there are some items that require a little pre-move preparation, such as your trolley BBQ, in order to ensure the best move possible.
In order to assist you prepare your BBQ for transportation we suggest the following preparation steps, this also provides a great opportunity to clean your BBQ in readiness for use upon arrival at your new home.
1. Disconnect the gas cylinder
2. Gas cylinders cannot be transported unless it is completely gas free and empty and acertificate has been issued from a Gas Cylinder Test Station, stating it is empty
3. Disassemble ‘removable components’ starting with the removal of the hood, thenburners, grills, hotplate, side and drip trays and heat deflectors / heat rocks
4. Discard oily sand and other contents from the drip tray
5. If the plates and grill are dirty or fatty, clean with soapy water and leave to dry
6. Never use harsh cleaners on stainless steel instead use a soft cloth and soda water asthis will not scratch surfaces
7. Line a suitable carton with plastic and pack components
8. Clearly mark carton with your name and label with the word ‘BBQ’
9. WridgWays can supply a carton on moving day if required
10. Remember the first time you use your BBQ at your new home, turn all burners tohigh for 5-10 minutes, let the cast iron and rocks become very hot then turn the BBQ to low before wiping with oil before cooking. Enjoy!
For further information in relation to preparing your BBQ or any other information please do not hesitate to contact your nearest WridgWays removalists branch.