Tenants – All you need to know about renting in 2017

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Recent legislative changes soon to come into effect are being introduced specifically to make the life of the tenant easier and renting, more affordable. Here we look at what this news means for tenants throughout England.

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Move Day – Top tips for a smooth move of your garden items

Friday, January 20th, 2017

When people plan for moving properties, the garden can very often be either overlooked, or completely forgotten. Come move day, you come to realise just how many potted plants, ornaments, and patio furniture you really have. So here are our top tips for ensuring that your garden is moved free from incident, breakages and stress […]

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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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Starting your new life after a big move

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

It’s common knowledge that moving is the third most stressful life event following divorce and bereavement, and so it’s not so surprising that we get wrapped up in the preparation of a move. Yet beyond the boxes and the move day checklist, there’s something important that often gets overlooked – and that’s planning for the […]

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Moving to a new property – 4 Essential security considerations

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Phew! You’ve moved, unpacked and now it’s finally time to open the champagne (and if you used our man with a van York service, then you’ll likely be feeling a whole lot less stressed than if you handled the move alone). However, whilst research has shown that 40% of first time buyers, and 35% of […]

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Moving over the Christmas period – How to survive the ordeal

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Let’s face it – no one wants to move over the Christmas period (or the few days thereafter). However, house buyers and tenants are, unfortunately, at the complete mercy of legal requirements, vendors and landlords. If you find yourself filled not with the joys of Christmas, but instead with the terrors of moving over the […]

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Moving on: Four house seller faux pas

Monday, December 19th, 2016

New home, new start – as a long standing man and Van York Company, we’ve seen more than our fair share of new beginnings – yet they don’t always get off to a great start. Sometimes, just sometimes, previous owners can make a misstep with a faux pas or two that upsets the new arrivals. […]

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Moving house: 10 Items most at risk of damage

Monday, December 12th, 2016

With ten years in the man and van industry, we’ve heard our fair share of moving day nightmares from those who have previously undertaken their own removals – the most common of which is probably tales that surround broken and damaged valuables. Whether you’re considering our man and van York service, are undertaking your own […]

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Moving day: 5 Fresh ideas for (productively) involving the kids

Monday, December 5th, 2016

So, you can’t pack the kids off for the day and you’re facing managing a house move, as well as your children. Soon, chaos can rain. Tantrums, boxes going missing, and a logistics plan that may have seemed military precise going out the window in five minutes flat. With this in mind, here are our […]

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3 Mammoth moving mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Monday, November 28th, 2016

We’ve served as a go-to man and van in York for more than ten years and throughout this city are a thousand tales of house moves gone wrong – most of which can be put down to one of three main moving mistakes, which we tell you all about here… 1. Taking move day on… on […]

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5 Signs that your man and van is NOT to be hired

Monday, November 21st, 2016

With a reputation that today proudly proceeds us, we’re a man and van in York with serious credentials. However, whilst we’re meticulous about customer service, and committed to turning up on time and taking care with every box we move, we can’t say the same for every other business in our industry. Whilst we’d love […]

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The Ultimate House Move Checklist

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Whether tenant or home owner, that date that’s marked on the calendar for the big move can seem to take forever to come – yet in the last three week countdown, time can inexplicably speed up. This phenomena is often coupled with a to-do list that grows by the day, with tasks that are all […]

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