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September 19, 2013
Lo-Cost Removals

Echuca removalist

Making your move easy

Moving is stressful – there’s no doubt about it. It doesn’t matter if you’re moving down the road or across the nation, uprooting all your things and your life can be very unsettling.

The last thing you want to worry about is how to get your stuff from A to B safely and securely. Let’s face it, most people don’t own big trucks or packing devices!

Whether you want to move a single item to the largest of house lots, or a house full of furniture and other precious items, we can take the stress out of moving your things, so you can simply focus on the move itself.

Our removalists provide personalised and friendly service.

Moving home is already an expensive undertaking - that's why our services come at affordable prices.

Make your local move easy – employ our help! Contact us for a free quote.


August 10, 2013
Prepacking service Bendigo

Pre-packing service Bendigo

Family and work commitments can make moving a highly stressful and time consuming task.  And no matter what the scale, moving isn’t easy!  After all, you are disassembling a familiar lifestyle, packing it into boxes, transporting it to a new location and then reassembling it in a new place! It’s disruptive and there is a great deal to juggle.  But there is a way to help you plan, stay organized and smooth out the process.  Lo-cost Removals offer a professional pre-packing service Bendigo at affordable prices to make your move as stress-free and budget friendly as possible.

At Lo-cost Removals, our helpful and experienced staff can pre-pack your personal effects, be that fine china, artifacts, valuable family heirlooms, or simply the golf clubs, kids toys, clothing and general household items.  With the necessary pre-packaging wrappings, cartons and purpose designed packaging, we can make sure that all items are safely and securely contained before they are sent on their way to your new home. 

So for a hassle-free and affordable pre-packing service and move, contact us at Lo-cost Removals on 03 5444 3081 or click here to request a quote.


July 17, 2013
Horsham removals

Horsham removals

Moving house can be painful and time consuming, but putting everything into boxes and hoping it all reaches your new home in the same condition doesn’t have to be difficult.   Lo Cost Horsham Removals offers you these simple tips to make packing easy!

  1. Get rid of those possessions that have been gathering dust and cluttering up the cupboards.  This will save you time and money as you will have fewer things to pack and you could even make some extra cash by having a garage sale or putting things onto sites such as Ebay. 
  2. Only use quality removal cartons and boxes.  Mismatched old boxes are difficult to stack, and are much less likely to adequately protect your belongings.  Lo-cost Removals can provide you with the necessary pre-packaging wrappings, cartons, and purpose designed packaging. 
  3. Now for the packing!
    1. Use packing tape to reinforce the boxes – this is particularly important for breakable or heavy items.
    2. Layer items according to weight and size – heavy items first followed by lighter items on top
    3. Try not to leave empty space in boxes – make sure items can’t move around in boxes with space fillers like towels, bubble wrap or newspaper.
    4. LABEL everything!  This helps with the unpacking process as your Horsham removalist knows precisely where the boxes need to be deposited.  Remember to add ‘fragile’ to those boxes with breakable items. 
    5. Map out where things need to go in your new home.  Beds, shelves and dressers, tables etc.  Create diagrams that you carry with you and give one to your Lo-Cost Horsham Removals supervisor. 
    6. Prepare well in advance and enjoy your move with Lo-Cost Horsham Removals!

Contact us on 1300 366 916 or click here to request a quote.         


October 11, 2011
Interstate Removalists Victoria

Interstate Removalists Victoria

Leaving Victoria? Moving to Victoria? Phone Lo Cost Removals and ask for a quote for interstate removalists Victoria. Ensure your peace of mind with interstate removalists with many years experience. We will help you move safely and securely from Victoria to New South Wales, Queensland and ACT.

Reasons to Choose Interstate Removalists from Victoria

  • We know the area and obstacles like parking, traffic, short cuts and dead ends
  • Can save you money – we're already here!
  • As we are based in Victoria we are more likely to be able to get a removalists truck to you soon

Don't risk your valuables and your furniture by hiring the cheapest or first interstate removalists you find. Go with a team that has experience, a great price AND professional service. That's us at Lo Cost Removals, phone 1300 366 916.


September 14, 2011
Furniture Removalists Melbourne

Furniture Removalists Melbourne

While we might be a little biased, we have some top tips on how to choose reliable furniture removalists Melbourne. Of course, we would suggest you just pick up the phone and call us at Lo Cost Removals on 1300 366 916 but there are a couple of other tips that can help give you peace of mind when looking for furniture removalists for your next move in Melbourne.

  • Check that the furniture removalists have been in business for several years and have experience.
  • Contact some of their previous clients and ask them if they were satisfied.
  • Google the company name. If people who have used them as their furniture removalists Melbourne and were not satisfied they may have left negative feedback.

We have plenty of satisfied customers who needed furniture removalists Melbourne and gave us a call at LoCost, you can do the same.  


July 19, 2011
Furniture Removals Melbourne

Furniture Removals Melbourne

While we travel all around Victoria and interstate a core aspect of our business is still furniture removals Melbourne. Are you relocating to another suburb in Melbourne? Whether you are in a share house and have a small amount of boxes and some furniture or are in a family home with several truckloads we can help you with our thorough and complete furniture removals service.

Melbourne Furniture Removals Tip of the Month

In the month leading up to your Melbourne move start keeping a list of all the bills, bank statements and letters that you receive in the mail with the phone numbers or email addresses. Then go through each one and redirect mail from all of your utility providers, banks and magazine subscriptions to your new address. It is always a good idea to pay for a redirection at Australia Post for a month or so after you move for any that you miss.

At Lo Cost Removals, we've been doing Melbourne furniture removals for a long time. More than tips and innovative ideas, we go out of our way to make your move go as smoothly as possible. Phone us for a quote on furniture removals Melbourne on 03 5446 7666.


June 7, 2011
Ballarat to Melbourne House Moving Specialists

Ballarat to Melbourne House Moving Specialists

Lo Cost Removals are happy to declare themselves your Ballarat to Melbourne house moving specialists. Phone us on 03 5446 7666 and make your move from country to city go smoothly and with as little stress as possible. Ask us about our complete packing service which includes wrapping your fragile items, boxing and labelling and then unpacking them at the other end to give you the complete house moving treatment. Moving house is our business - leave it to the professional team at Lo Cost Removals.

Moving Tip of the Month

As Ballarat to Melbourne house moving specialists the best tip we can give you is to hire a cleaner! When you are moving into a brand new house the last thing you want to do is to have to spend hours at your old house cleaning and scrubbing to try and get some of your bond back or to prepare it for sale. Hire a cleaner for two or three hours. It is likely to only cost about $60 and it means you can move to your new house as the removalists do and get started on settling in. Lo Cost provide house cleaning as part of our serivce, ask us about it when you phone for a quote.


May 3, 2011
Ballina Melbourne Removalist

Melbourne Ballina Removalist

As an interstate removalist, Lo Cost Removals get a lot of request for moves between Ballina and Melbourne. If you are about to move from Ballina to Melbourne or Melbourne to Ballina, we know the journey well so be sure to give us a call!

Ballina to Melbourne Removalist Tip of the Month

As Ballina to Melbourne is across two states it's a long journey for your belongings to be in transit. It's all in the packing! Be sure to get the right carton or box for the job. For example books, wine and tinned foods are best placed in specifically designed or reinforced boxes that can handle a lot of weight. Fragile items such as glassware, dinner ware or light fittings travel better if wrapped in bubble wrap or newspaper. Talk to your Melbourne Ballina removalist, Lo Cost Removals and we are happy to provide you with boxes and packaging supplies and our pre-packing service.


April 5, 2011
Kerang to Melbourne Local Removals

Local Removals Kerang to Melbourne

Whether you are moving from Kerang to Melbourne or Melbourne to Kerang, Lo Cost Removals are here for local removals. As it’s about 300kms from Kerang to Melbourne you want to do it in as few trips as possible. Choose Lo Cost Removals with the professional local removals team who will make your move go as smoothly as possible.

Local Removals Tip of the Month For Your Kerang to Melbourne Move

On the day of the big move, be sure not to pack your vacuum cleaner so that when the local removals guys come for the big Melbourne to Kerang move, you can have a last whip around once all of the furniture is out of the way.


March 8, 2011
Melbourne to Horsham Furniture Removal

Horsham to Melbourne Furniture Removals

If you are about to move house from Horsham to Melbourne, you'll be needing Horsham to Melbourne furniture removals. Take the stress out of your move by completing our quote request. This can be a great resource for you to begin to think about all of the boxes you'll be needing, how much furniture you have and what kind of service you will require.

Melbourne to Horsham Furniture Removals Tip of the Month

Using our quote request, take a walk through your house to determine exactly what it is that you need and book your furniture removals company three months before the move. Give yourself plenty of time. Print out a copy of our checklist reminding you to cancel amenities and other great tips.


February 8, 2011
Castlemaine to Melbourne Removals

Removals Melbourne to Castlemaine

Moving to Castlemaine for a tree change? Melbourne to Castlemaine removals are just a phone call away with Lo Cost Removals. Castlemaine is a gorgeous country location about 120 kilometres from Melbourne. Established botanical gardens, parklands and tree-lined streets make Castlemaine a great destination for those wanting to get away from busy city life.

While plenty of people are going for the tree change, there are always people moving to the big city. We can help you with Castlemaine to Melbourne removals too. Heading to Melbourne for study or to start a new job? Take the stress out of your move with a reputable and experienced removals team like Lo Cost.

Tip of the Month for Castlemaine to Melbourne Removals

Create a simple system of recording either in excel or in a notebook. In it list numbers 1-50 or so (one for each box) and record the room the box needs to go in and the list of contents. Be specific when describing the contents eg: 'dessert bowls' or 'mixing bowls' is better than 'bowls'. You will be glad you did this when it comes to unpacking or directing removalists! Keep this folder in the same place so that you always know where it is.


January 13, 2011
Geelong to Melbourne Removalists

Removalists Melbourne to Geelong - Melbourne to Geelong

Moving from Geelong to Melbourne or Melbourne to Geelong may not seem like a big stress as it's just down an hour down the highway but it is still a major relocation. Hiring removalists can take a lot of the stress out of the day. Lo Cost Removals not only take large and cumbersome furniture, we can also fill our trucks with all of your boxes, clothes and appliances rather than you taking car loads back and forth. Once you've used the services of experienced removalists, you'll never again want to attempt it on your own. Our huge trucks, trolleys, ramps and specialist materials help to protect your valuable furniture or antiques mean light work for you and no damaged or crumpled goods when you arrive.

Tip of the Month for your Melbourne to Geelong Move

Begin to pack all of your belongings into clearly marked boxes (list of contents and room) in the weeks leading up to the day of your Geelong to Melbourne move so that when the removalists arrive they are doing all the heavy lifting and spending their time filling the truck rather than standing around. Give your removalists clear instructions at the start of the move so that you can maximise their time.

Need experienced Geelong to Melbourne removalists? Give us a call at Lo Cost Removals for a free quote on 03 5446 7666.


December 14, 2010
Kalgoorlie to Melbourne

Interstate Removals from Kalgoorlie to Melbourne

Not just Melbourne local removalists, Lo Cost Removals are able to do interstate removals as far as Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Are you moving from Kalgoorlie to Melbourne or Melbourne to Kalgoorlie for a clean start in 2011? Moving house is stressful enough. Don't add to your stress by hiring inexperienced removalists. Phone the professional team at Lo Cost Removals and we will help you start the New Year as relaxed as possible.

Moving Interstate Tip of the Month

Make a list of all the things you'll need on the day of your move and put those things in a specially marked box to travel with you on the day of the move and not in the removalists truck (Lease agreement, removalist phone number, key to the new house, phone chargers, contracts etc).

Moving from Kalgoorlie to Melbourne can be stress free when you move interstate with Lo Cost Removals. Phone us for a free quote.


November 9, 2010
Perth Interstate Removals

Perth Interstate Removals

Are you looking for reliable, experienced removalists for your interstate removals from Perth to Melbourne? Moving from Western Australia to Victoria involves a lot of logistics so be sure that your furniture removalist is experienced at interstate relocations. Lo Cost Removals have removalists making weekly trips from WA to Vic and have plenty of room to handle your complete home removals. From large cumbersome furniture to small fragile items, Lo Cost Removals will see that all of your possessions make it safely from Perth to Melbourne. 

Want to avoid the summer heat of Western Australia and considering moving interstate to Victoria? Leave the move to us at Cleave Removals.


October 12, 2010
Local Melbourne Furniture Removals

Local Melbourne Removals

With all of our interstate trips we often forget to remind our clients that we still do local Melbourne removals. At Lo Cost Removals we still consider ourselves your Melbourne removalists. Whether moving your home or business in the outer suburbs of Melbourne such as Frankston, Warburton, Healesville, Sunbury, Melton, Seabrook and Thomastown or in the inner suburbs like Carlton, Fitzroy, Essendon, Richmond, South Melbourne and Yarra we will take care of your furniture removals.

Reliable Melbourne removalists are hard to come by, so call the professional team at Lo Cost Removals.




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