Packing & Cleaning

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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Post Move Day: 7 Ideas for Your Old Boxes

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Phew! Moving day finally arrived and the great news is that you survived. As you gradually get each room unpacked, and some semblance of organisation begins to form, you face a final hurdle – just what do you do with hundreds of cardboard boxes? Well, we’ve got six ideas for you. Six ideas for shifting […]

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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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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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House Moves – How to Take Care with Your Tech

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

The average UK home has around £1,200 worth of electrical and technological goods (Wrap), which can make for quite the challenge come the time to pack up each gadget for move day. Here’s how you can take care of what is likely a lot of expensive tech when you move. 1. Ideally you should use […]

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House Move in York: 4 Tips for Perfectly Packed Boxes

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Boxes, packaging materials and packing techniques – not the most exciting of topics, nor is packing something that you really want to face. But here we are – if you want to move your items safely, and for your most prized possessions to arrive in one piece, you’re going to need a few tips from […]

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Moving? Do yourself a favour and declutter

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Are you counting down to move day? No matter whether it may be months away, now is the time to survey each room and visualise packing up everything that you own. This simple task can help you appreciate just how mammoth a challenge you may have on your hands and it can also give you […]

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