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Moving Nemo – How to move house with fish in tow

Saturday, August 1st, 2020

Some people don’t believe that fish are ‘proper’ pets. Well, us fish owners would beg to differ, and in fact, fish are really rather sensitive beings.  This sensitivity makes them incredibly susceptible to stress, which can set off a chain reaction of excess mucus generation, followed swiftly by smothered gills and skin. With this worrying […]

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Removals Industry in Yorkshire

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Like every business sector, the removals industry took a hit following the outbreak of COVID-19. This was largely due to the symbiotic relationship that home removal companies share with the property market. While estate agents were placed into enforced shutdown, and the general public was urged to remain within their existing four walls, moving to […]

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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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So long, Anglais: 5 things you’ll probably forget to do

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

In previous blogs, we’ve shared our top tips on everything from moving cross continent, to settling into a new life (wherever in the world it may be). Now we want to talk about five things you’d probably have forgotten to do if it weren’t for the help of these handy reminders. Calling your credit card […]

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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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Au revoir! – The Mover’s Guide to France

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Thinking of joining the other 148,800 British expats who now call France their Accueil? (That’s “home”, to you, I and those of us who haven’t quite learnt French, yet). With sun, sumptuous food and a better quality of life, it’s no wonder why so many of us Brits flock to France year on year. Here […]

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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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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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