Packing & Unpacking Service

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Avoid the added stress that packing can bring when preparing to move home, Dawson's skilled packing specialists can prepare your possessions for your removal. We provide a range of customisable packing services and will tailor a quote for your requirements. We can assist you with the smallest amount of packing up to a full packing service of all contents within the residence.

At Dawson Moving and Storage we know that packing is one of the most important aspects of your move, that’s why our professional packing staff have been trained to the highest standards covering: wrapping, crating, packing and handling techniques. 

Dawson provide a full range of cartons and packing materials that are required to carry out a professional service. All materials provided have been designed to protect your belongings throughout the entire removal process. Fragile items are wrapped in paper and then placed in a double thickness carton to ensure maximum protection. For items requiring special care such as antiques and high value artworks, we can provide custom built crates to ensure maximum protection.

Our range of packing services include:

  • Complete move packing and unpacking
  • Fragile packing for delicate or large items
  • Supply of materials for clients to perform the packing themselves
  • Specialised crating services for precious or fragile items

 We offer a range of specialised cartons and packaging solutions including:

  • Port-a-robe cartons for hanging clothing
  • Picture & mirror cartons
  • Wine cartons wit bottle inserts
  • Plasma TV cartons with foam corner inserts
  • Bike cartons
  • Heavy duty plastics for delicate and soft furnishings
  • Custom wrapping for high value items
  • High protection custom made crates for artwork, antiques and pianos

We recommend that Dawson's professional staff pack your belongings to have maximum protection throughout your relocation.  


Unpacking a new house can take days or weeks and is exhausting. Let the Dawson team us help you to unpack - either just your priority possessions or your entire home if required. Then you can focus on other important tasks like changing addresses, connecting utilities, phone and internet services, and getting yourself and your family settled in your new surroundings. 

Give our team a call on 1800 DAWSON to discuss your packing and unpacking requirements.



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.
Packing and Labeling
  • Label boxes on all sides so you can see what it contains in a stack without having to move everything around.
  • Clearly mark boxes containing fragile goods.
  • Pack a suitcase with clothes and toiletries like you’re going on a trip for a few days.
  • Make sure pets have ID tags on their collars.

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