Moving Day

How to survive: The terrible twos and a house move

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Any parent with a two year old knows that this is a trying, troublesome time of childhood – filled with tears and tantrums over completely random reasons. Put a two year old together with stressed parents who could be on the verge of tears themselves come move day, and you have a dynamic for catastrophe. […]

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Overcoming the Stress of a Home Move

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

It’s long since been well-known that moving is one of the most stressful events in our lifetimes, however recent research has found that it’s actually on-par with divorce, and given that we move, on average, five times in our lives, it makes sense to be proactive when it comes to stress management during a move […]

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Moving House in York: Don’t Forget to Do These Commonly Forgotten Tasks

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

You’ve created a million and one checklists, ticked off your inventory and have a day by day run down as to what needs doing and when. However, with all the organisation and move management skills in the world, there are tasks that are often forgotten, here’s what you may have overlooked. 1. Create an essentials […]

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Military Precision For Moving Day

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Move day – it’s a term that can strike fear into the heart of even the most prepared of movers. If you’re noticing that the days are whizzing by faster than ever, with the big day rapidly, then you need to read this guide for ensuring your move runs like clockwork – no stress, no […]

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Essential tips for working successfully with your van and man company

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Hiring a van and man service for your move can offer peace of mind that your items will be safely transported whilst you can enjoy a far smoother a move day when compared to having handle everything yourself. To ensure that your man and van service runs as well as it can, consider following these […]

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Moving to a new property – 4 Essential security considerations

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Phew! You’ve moved, unpacked and now it’s finally time to open the champagne (and if you used our man with a van York service, then you’ll likely be feeling a whole lot less stressed than if you handled the move alone). However, whilst research has shown that 40% of first time buyers, and 35% of […]

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Moving day: 5 Fresh ideas for (productively) involving the kids

Monday, December 5th, 2016

So, you can’t pack the kids off for the day and you’re facing managing a house move, as well as your children. Soon, chaos can rain. Tantrums, boxes going missing, and a logistics plan that may have seemed military precise going out the window in five minutes flat. With this in mind, here are our […]

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How Long Does a Removal Service Take?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

This question while obviously important for your move is about as easy to answer as – how long is a piece of string? There is no set amount of time for how long a removals job will take and it depends on so many factors that it is almost impossible to predict. It will take […]

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How Common Are Removal Damages?

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

The internet is awash with funny moving fails. Some of them are genuinely amusing, and in some cases well deserved. However, when moving to a new home the situation becomes anything but a laughing matter. Unfortunately even if every precaution has been taken sometimes accidents do happen. Having conducted thousands of removals in Yorkshire, we […]

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What Actually Happens On Moving Day?

Monday, December 1st, 2014

The moving day is finally here and you are probably a swirling mass of emotions. You may be panicking that you haven’t got everything packed or worrying about the move going smooth. You can use some of our tips and guides to help you with your organisation before the big day, in the meantime, remove […]

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Your First 24 Hours After Moving House

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Home removals are exciting but can also be complicated and stressful. The first 24 hours after moving house are usually the most hectic. If you make sure you have everything you need and follow our tips for enjoying your new home straight away, you’ll find that moving home is a breeze. When moving house, in […]

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