Moving house can be a stressful experience at any time of the year, but moving to your new home in hot or changing conditions can be harder than anticipated. Summer in Australia can bring with it blistering temperatures, dry winds and humid showers – being prepared for all conditions is the key to an easy and stress-free move.
To make your move easier we’ve provided the following tips for moving in the Australian summer months:
- Check the weather forecast – Monitoring the weather forecast of your moving day can give you the opportunity to get together any extra materials you think you may need for the day. From sunscreen and umbrellas for heat protection to tarps and towels in the case of showers, these are all items that will make moving day easier on everyone involved. Don’t forget to drink plenty of water, have insect repellent on hand for those pesky mosquitoes and take frequent breaks in hot conditions!
- Prepare the necessities – Ensure that you have the electricity and water set up at your new home so that you can be as comfortable as possible upon arrival. This enables you to put on the air conditioning, move items that require cold conditions into the fridge or freezer as soon as possible, and have a refreshing shower once you’re settle