Organisation

Packing Mastery – How to Create Wardrobe Boxes for your Move

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

We’ve blogged about everything from efficient packing to where you can get free boxes from, we’ve even covered how you can take care of your tech during your move. Now? We want to tackle something that every fashionista will relate to – creating wardrobe boxes ready for your big move, so your fav outfit is […]

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The Artform that is Box Labelling

Monday, May 21st, 2018

We can’t tell you how many times we’ve arrived with our clients’ belongings to a new home where chaos quickly ensues. What’s packed in those label-less boxes? Which one should be destined for which room? Do yourself a favour – avoid this logistical nightmare upon arrival, with the following simple strategy for labelling your boxes. […]

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Self-storage: 5 giveaway signs of a cowboy company

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Recently we’ve partnered with self-storage superstars Inner Space Stations (read about their York self-storage right here). Why? Because over our decade+ in business we’ve regularly been asked whether we have a self-storage company that we recommended. Over our time in this industry, we’ve also heard of horror story after horror story about lacklustre self-storage, damaged […]

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How to Move Your Prize Piano (Properly)

Monday, January 8th, 2018

We’re full of great advice for packing up your possessions ready for moving day. Yet no amount of bubble wrap could protect your piano if you drop your seriously delicate instrument in the haste of moving day. Truth be told moving a piano takes time, skill and the plenty of know-how. So here are our […]

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Is moving really all that stressful?

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Everyone’s heard the news – moving is tough, so tough in fact that it’s considered right up there with divorce and the death of a loved one. But why is this? For those who are moving newbies, the thought that it “really can’t be that bad, can it?” is an understandable one. So here we […]

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Get ready – 7 tasks to tackle before the packers arrive

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

If you’ve chosen to get a helping hand from professional home packers you’ve made a wise move. Here are seven tasks that you can tackle to make sure the service runs as smoothly as possible and to ensure you don’t end up paying over the odds. 1. Purge your possessions The last thing you want […]

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Boxes – Don’t buy, get them for free

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

It’s a timeless phenomenon – that until you move, you have literally no idea as to how big a pile your personal effects amount to. Even if you live in a compact one-bed apartment, the amount of boxes you’ll need is sure to surprise you, and if you don’t want to break the bank with […]

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It’s good to talk – Who to notify when you move

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Just when you thought you had it all under control, with the removals firm booked, the solicitor set to go and the cleaners ready to give your property a quick once over, you realise that you’ve not yet let any of the many businesses you use know about your move. Fret not, here we run […]

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How to move when expecting

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Congratulations! You’re expecting a little bundle of joy and are now well on the way to counting down until the big day. The problem is your little one means that you need more room, and now that you’re planning for a move you’re beginning to realise how tricky dealing with this may be. Allow us […]

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5 ear-splitting warning alarms your removal firm is a con

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

You’ve likely come across at least one removal company horror story in the newspaper or online (and if you haven’t you may want to head on over to our article on Spine Tingling, Nightmare Removal Tales). Whilst it is human nature to think that scams only happen to other people, the sad fact remains that […]

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Apples for Apples: Four pointers for comparing removal quotes

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Not all removal services are created equal – in fact, there are many differences from any one company’s service compared to the next. Here we explain four core pointers that you should consider when collecting quotes and comparing them side by side. 1. A FREE quote versus obligation Reputable removal companies will always provide a […]

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The Unspoken Rules of Home Removals

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

In order for any mover/home removal team relationship to be successful, there are a few unspoken rules that guarantee a smoother move – here we summarise the secret keys to success between us and our clients. Number one: It’s going to be stressful You’ve made the wise choice of using a removals company to help […]

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