We know first-hand the stresses and
worries when moving house as sometimes there is just too much to remember. From
packing glassware and crockery to furniture, clothing and important documents,
you need to be prepared. While moving can be a stressful time, it should also be
exciting for the entire family looking forward to a future in their new home.
There’s no denying that moving into
a new house is a big job and packing is unfortunately one of the things you cannot
leave until the last minute. Look at moving and packing as an opportunity to consider
what you actually need, what must be thrown out or put into self storage.
To avoid last minute packing and
forgetting half your stuff, think about what you can pack in advance. You can start
clearing your wardrobe, shelves and cupboards of anything that you don’t often
use and pack some of it ahead of time. While there are many things to remember
when moving, packing glassware and crockery is among the most important. Not only
in terms of value but also the sheer amount of time it takes.
Moving house can often be chaotic and stressful where forgetting important
things is common. There are some preventative measures such as using experienced
movers and doing a final walk-through. Doing so will not only save you time and
money but also help avoid a difficult situation. This especially refers to making
sure you pack important medication and cell phone charger before handing over
Packing is part and parcel of moving
house and can be a challenging ordeal, particularly if you have a large house
or loads of storage space. We all know how quickly things pile up and get
shoved into all corners of the house. This is where that all-important question
comes in when moving house: “Did I forget something?”
End of the year is approaching and many people are either thinking about home improvements, selling or extending. Considering the current state of the UK housing market, unless you have to move, perhaps you could renovate your existing home instead to keep costs down.
If you are moving, what can you do to add value and improve saleability and is it worth the effort? There is no point in spending tons of money if you are not going to recover it. At the same time, what should you do to add value to your house if you want to stay?
To move up a rung (or two) in the property ladder, you need to know how to maximise the value of your current property. Potential buyers will almost certainly be more interested if your property is well-maintained and feature a few valuable home improvements. If you want to turn a good profit selling your house, these handy tips on home improvements could prove particularly valuable. Continue reading →
With the uncertainty of Brexit and fluctuating interest rates, people are constantly reviewing their needs to see where they can save money. If you are selling your property, you will need to find a secure place for all your household storage needs. While you could store things with a friend or in the garage, you do run the risk of damage or even theft.
Following our top household storage tips and through effective planning, your move could be much less stressful. Better yet, you might even have fun going through all your belongings and finally clearing out all the unnecessary things. But first, let’s take a look at what you should do about selling your house. Continue reading →
While there are many reasons people choose long term storage, it always involves finding the right storage facility for you. Whether you’re downsizing, renovating, going on holiday or storing the kid’s things while they take a gap year, there are some things you need to consider.
If you are thinking about long term storage, finding a suitable location in your city or surrounding area is essential. It just makes it easier to transport goods between your home or business and storage facility. Other than location, have you thought about how you will prepare and pack your belongings for long term storage? Have you considered what could happen to your goods if you are unreachable? What about if you fail to keep up with your monthly payments? Continue reading →