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7 Tricks for Packing and Moving Fragile Items

7 Tricks for Packing and Moving Fragile Items Moving home is always a challenge. But when you get to the other side and find your prized possessions cracked, scratched or broken, it’s no longer a challenge – it’s a catastrophe. So how do you preserve the fragile, expensive items? We offer seven tricks for...

Mattress Covers for Moving: Why They’re a Good Idea

Mattress Covers for Moving: Why They’re a Good Idea We take a lot of care when it comes to moving most things in our households. Crockery is bubble wrapped, TVs are housed in sturdy boxes and even sofas are often wrapped in plastic or blankets. When it comes to mattresses, however, most of us don’t put in the same...

How to Move a Flat-screen TV: Tips for Keeping It in One Piece

How to Move a Flat-screen TV: Tips for Keeping It in One Piece If you’re like most people, you probably spend a lot of time picking out the right flat-screen TV. You might even have saved up for it over a few months, so it would be pretty upsetting if it got damaged during a move. Flat-screen TVs can be heavy and awkward to move....

Need Moving Boxes?: 8 Benefits of Ecoboxes

Need Moving Boxes?: 8 Benefits of Ecoboxes If you need packing or moving boxes, we’d like to offer strong, stackable Ecoboxes as the perfect, modern solution. Simply rent the boxes for the period you’ll need them. 1. Convenient There’s no need to brave the traffic or take time better spent organising a move in...

Ecobox Tree Planting Projects with Food & Trees for Africa

Ecobox Tree Planting Projects with Food & Trees for Africa At Ecobox, we believe it’s our responsibility as a South African company to do what we can to help those in need and to improve our local communities. This is why Ecobox has chosen to support Food & Trees for Africa, which we believe is doing extremely...

How to Choose a Mover in SA

How to Choose a Mover in SA Moving furniture and possessions in South Africa is a lucrative business. Small single-vehicle operations, mid-sized movers with a national footprint, and large-fleet international removals companies are all vying for a slice of the market. Ideally, you want to...

Moving: How to Make it Less Stressful for Pets

Moving: How to Make it Less Stressful for Pets Pets are as sensitive to change as we are. In fact, moving to unfamiliar surroundings can be especially traumatic for our furry friends. With careful planning and a little help from the vet, you can make the moving process a lot less stressful for your dog or cat. Top...

Green Moving: Questions To Ask Your Movers

Green Moving: Questions To Ask Your Movers Moving house is about as far from being eco-friendly as it’s possible to be. Right? Wrong, actually. With a little forethought, preparation and care, you CAN make a difference by moving in an environmentally friendly way. It starts with selecting your moving company....

The Final Countdown…With Four Weeks To Go

The Final Countdown…With Four Weeks To Go By now, your home should be clear of anything you don’t want to take with you and ready for you to start packing. 1. Have your EcoBoxes and packing supplies you’ve ordered online or at the retail outlet delivered to your door. Allocate boxes to each room in the house,...