Let’s plan your housewarming party!

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

The first month of 2023 is practically over. You’ve celebrated your last holidays in your old home and can’t wait to celebrate new ones in your new home. Having taken all of January to move, unpack and settle in, now is the time to host your housewarming party! We know, you’ve just completed a herculean […]

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DIY Move or Professional Hire – Which is better?

Thursday, December 29th, 2022

To DIY or not to DIY? That is the question. With the holidays winding down, many of us are thinking about our goals for 2023. If your plans involve starting a new chapter in another city or neighbourhood, you’re likely thinking about moving costs. Whether you’re facing the harsh reality of having done a bit […]

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Home renovation – finding temporary accommodation

Friday, December 2nd, 2022

Many of our articles focus on the logistics involved in permanent or semi-permanent moves. For example, moving out of a residence or office space and into a new one. Or moving into campus accommodations. However, we have yet to discuss temporary moves, such as may be required during a home renovation. Today’s article provides 5 […]

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Moving Boxes – 10 Places to Get them (for free) in York

Friday, November 18th, 2022

Nowadays, more persons are looking for cost-effective ways to spend their money. We are therefore revisiting one cost-saving area in particular: moving boxes. True, we have already provided a few tips on where to source free boxes, but we think you could benefit from an expanded list. Why, you ask? Well in the UK, the […]

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Pros and cons to moving in each season

Friday, November 4th, 2022

Your banker has just informed you that you’ve been pre-approved for your mortgage! The major life milestone of homeownership is just within reach! How exciting! Now is as good a time as any to start planning for your move. But before you get down to the nitty-gritty, have you considered when would be a good […]

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Your First Week at York – Our Top 5 Tips

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of York, one of the UK’s top 20 institutions according to the 2022 University League Tables. Whether your acceptance means a transnational or transatlantic move, it is likely that once the feelings of elation subside, you will find yourself thinking about the logistics involved. We have previously shared […]

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Post-pandemic lessons

Friday, September 30th, 2022

Many would agree that the COVID-19 pandemic, while extremely stressful, emotionally, mentally and physically, has also been a period of meaningful, inward reflection. Indeed, for those who engaged in self-examination, there were many post-pandemic lessons learnt. Some of which have even resulted in the transformation of our value systems. Some of these post-pandemic lessons have […]

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Top 3 Reasons to Choose Van Man York Removals

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

With so many removal firms out there, how do you choose the one that best meets your removal needs? If you’re a regular visitor to our blog, you know that we give loads of quality advice about moving. We discuss house removals, office removals, light removals and the like. While our tips are stellar (our […]

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Do’s and Don’ts When Moving Office

Saturday, August 27th, 2022

Now that the pandemic has finally entered the endemic stage, companies are taking stock of their business models. Many are re-evaluating how they do business in the post-pandemic era. Faced with global supply chain issues, increasing employee burnout and an increase in consumer demand for more automated processes, business owners are now shifting their attention […]

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Choosing the right removal company

Sunday, July 24th, 2022

Five key factors you should consider when choosing a removal firm in Yorkshire. Identify your budget. Read reviews. Look for registered companies. Compare services. Have a chat.

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