Organisation

Five things to learn from Germans who move house

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

When you’re saying “auf wiederzehn, pet” to your old house and packing up for your new property, you could do worse than to act like a German. This is a country known for efficiency and precision engineering – clearly, this culture has a lot to offer everyone else who ends up frazzled, burnt out and […]

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There’s a proper way to pack and fill your self-storage. This is it.

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

When renting a self-storage unit, you pay for every single square inch of that space – top to bottom. So you really should be making the most of it. Forget wobbling towers of boxes or chaotic corners of piled clothes – here’s how to ensure your property is both protected, as well as packed and […]

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The Ikea-proof guide to assembling furniture

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

Ahhhh Ikea – the Swedish powerhouse known for its fabulous meatballs, cool Scandinavian style and infuriating flat pack furniture (seriously, how can one bedside table require 105,463 screws?!). If you want to hold onto your sanity and avoid a pile of Ikea products created from moments of flat pack induced-rage, you’d better read this guide… […]

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Moving your motorbike? You’ve got three options…

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

Biker – you love your motorbike; to you, it’s not just a mode of transportation or a collection of nuts and bolts. It’s your pastime – your pride and joy, and if you’re soon to move it, and can’t or won’t be riding it, you need to make a careful decision as to just how […]

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How to pack your moving van like a Jedi Knight

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

“Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose” OK, that may not be the best Yoda quote to use when it comes to moving. But the point is, we’re Yoda, and you’re our Luke Skywalker – by the end of this blog, you’re going to be transformed into a Jedi Master mover. Leia […]

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7 days. And counting – How to move in one week

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

The countdown is on, you’ve got to be out in a week. Whether a cash buyer has sprung up from nowhere, or you’re a tenant and you’ve left everything until (almost) the last minute, you have 7 days. Not a minute more. With so much to do, we’d better get moving… here’s our how to. […]

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A magic wand – Make your new home cosy in 2 hours flat

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

It was weeks, possibly months in the planning. And now that you’re in, everything is in utter, complete turmoil. The bad news is that you can expect this chaos for at least a couple more weeks. The good news is there are seven fast tasks that you can do to make your home, feel like […]

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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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