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When moving homes, there are many things to organise, including cleaning the house. Dawsons can organize specialist cleaners for you at the time of your booking. Whether you need a hand in your old home or new home, we can arrange professional cleaners to take care of everything for you. Cleaning services include but are not limited to; cleaning and disinfecting basins, vanities, mirrors, shower area and bath, toilets, wall tiles, cupboards and bench tops, dusting windowsills and light fittings, sweeping and mopping floors, thorough vacuum of carpets or steam clean.

In addition to cleaning services Dawsons can assist you with arranging handyman services in most locations. Handyman services can include hanging pictures, assembling trampolines and swing sets, gutter cleaning etc. Simply ask one of our moving consultants for more information on this service.

Removal Tips

Moving Out
  • Contact all relevant authorities to notify of your new address.
  • Return all library books, DVD's etc.
  • Arrange transfer of bank accounts, internet, telephone, gas, electricity connections.
  • Fill prescriptions needed the week before and after the move.
  • Service your car, drain the lawnmower.
  • Arrange final readings of gas and electricity meters, remove batteries.
  • Discontinue any delivery services, newspapers, automated payment plans and local memberships. Collect dry cleaning.
  • Leave a note or small gift for new residents.
  • Create a packet for new residents with owner's manuals and warranties for appliances.
Moving In
  • Gather birth certificates, passports, etc. for everyone in your home and carry important documents with you on moving day.
  • Measure doorways, stairways, and elevators to make sure all your furniture will fit. Measure twice – move once!
  • Go grocery shopping on moving day so you don't have to keep ordering takeout.
  • Transfer your monthly services.
  • Confirm parking options for your moving truck - you may need a permit on moving day.
  • Make sure your new home has a visible address.
  • Find the nearest library, café, grocery store, takeout restaurant, or any area you'll visit frequently.
  • Explore your new neighborhood.
  • Get to know your new neighbors!
  • Register to vote.

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