Removal Advice

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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Choosing storage in York: How to choose wisely

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Today there are 42 million square feet of storage space in the UK (SSA). Little wonder why, really, when the average home packs in a staggering 300,000 items – resulting in the home tripling in size over the past 50 years. With so much under our roofs, it’s unsurprising that year in, year out, more […]

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Removals Services – Should I Pay a Deposit?

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Here’s the problem – every removals company sets their own rules and fee structure. No two firms are the same – leaving those organising their move confused and unable to compare quotes like for like. If this sounds familiar, you may want to read our guide: Apples for Apples: Four pointers for comparing removal quotes. […]

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Nope, No way – 5 Items Pro Movers Won’t Touch

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

You’re moving… you thought you were organised to a fault. You were convinced that you’d thought of it all. Then bham! Move day comes and your removals firm point blank refuses to move numerous possessions. Queue panic stations and calling for all hands on deck. If only you’d have known that the following five items […]

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Move Day – It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

You thought you were ready. You went to great lengths to plan every last detail. Now? Moving day has gone badly wrong – the Heavens have opened and it’s tipping down. And you’ve still got a house to move. Hmph. What to do next? Well, handily enough, we have a survival guide, right here, for […]

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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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Four Rapid-Fire Tips for Moving Home and Sticking to your Budget

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

If you’ve kept up with our blog then you should already be quids in – whether renting out your old property with a boosted rental yield thanks to our tips, or having sold up quickly by staging your home right (and avoiding paying over the odds on estate agent fees). Now that you’re counting down […]

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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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Keeping your cool when facing a summer house move

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Recently we wrote about how you can survive if you face a home move over the Christmas festive season, but let’s face it, a sweltering hot day is just as tortuous as doing battle with the cold, wind or snow. So, how can you make a home move during a heat wave that little bit […]

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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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Small House Move Mistakes That Could Cost You

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Moving – it might be stressful, but it’s pretty straightforward, right? Just a matter of packing up your belongings on mass and a frantic day ahead. Well, unfortunately there are some common errors that movers make that result in unexpected outgoings, delays or both. Here’s what to avoid when it’s time to say goodbye to […]

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