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Packing – the insider knowledge

Professional packers are more than just box shifters. They are skilled professionals and seem to have the ability to pack up a house in half the time of the average human being, and to load their boxes just right so… Continue Reading →

Finding your perfect removal company

Whether you are moving your entire home, a few items into a self storage unit or moving all or part of your business into new premises, getting the right removal company for your needs is an essential component to ensuring the success of your move. Read on for some top tips for finding the perfect removal company for your needs, however large or small.

Environmentally Friendly House Moving

In many areas of modern life an increasing number of people are aware of their impact on our planet and local environment. We all recycle in ever-growing quantities so it’s no surprise that another new environmentally friendly initiative concerns house moving. There are a number of ways to achieve an environmentally friendly house move including using recycled or used packing / storage boxes…

So you want to buy your first home?

Making the decision to buy your own home is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, a decision made tougher by the current economic climate in the UK and internationally. But looking on the bright side, property prices are, at best, stagnating

Doing Your Own House Move – Is It worth It?

Everyone knows that moving house is an expensive business so many house movers will consider renting a van and doing it themselves. My neighbour is currently in the process (and has been for weeks) of organising her own house move. She’s had several garage sales and been selling excess possessions through the small ads of our excellent local paper. Having only lived in her house for a couple of years I’m surprised at how much stuff she has to get rid of but then she does have 3 young children and they can accumulate a mountain of toys and equipment over a 2 year period.

DIY House Removal: Is It Worth It?

On top of the cost of buying your new home (even in this economic climate there still don’t seem to be any bargains around) are all the associated costs: solicitor’s fees, estate agent’s fees, removal costs, storage costs. And then all the new furniture, curtains, appliances etc you want, or need, to buy for your new home. So not only is moving house very stressful but you have to pay a small fortune for the privilege. […]

Gazumping – who’d have thought it could happen in this economic climate?

Just as I was getting ready to start packing up the possessions accumulated over many years in my current house, in preparation for moving into a new house, I got a phone call from the Estate Agent I was buying… Continue Reading →

A New Meaning for Moving House

I thought I knew what the term “moving house” meant – finding a new place to live, packing up all your personal belongings, having them transported to a new location and unpacking them. Well that’s the simple version. But I… Continue Reading →

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