10 Things to Remember when Moving House

picture of family moving houseMoving house – the average person will do this eight times in their lifetime. That’s eight removal vans, eight changes of address and eight near nervous breakdowns as a result ! And no matter how many times we move, we always forget something.

The best way to avoid overlooking something that needs to be done when you are moving house, is to make a detailed list. Make sure you compile the list in plenty of time. You might need multiple lists, but don’t leave anything until the last minute if you want your house move to go smoothly. Continue reading

Removals – 6 tips to help you choose

removals van with familyMoving house can be a stressful time. Where to go, how much to spend, suitability of schools and local amenities have to be studied and considered.

However, one of the most important elements of any move is the move itself!

Are you torn between hiring a van or enlisting the help of a removals company? Maybe you could hire a man with a van. All three options have their pros and cons and you need to work out which is going to work out best for you practically and financially.

Here are 6 points that could help with that decision when it comes to removals.

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The essential moving house checklist

moving house checklistMoving house can be the most stressful time of your life.

Estate agents, solicitors, searches, deposits and removal companies are all words that we dread when it comes to moving house.

The process can be never ending and by the time you pick up the keys, your head is befuddled.

So, remember, before the final push, make a final check-list of those useful items that you could need on the big day.

Here are 10 useful items that will make moving house more enjoyable

1. By the time you’ve arrived at your new home, you are sure to be tired and hungry. Make sure you have plenty of milk, tea, coffee and small snacks to keep you going whilst you unload and sort out what goes where. Continue reading

Advantages and disadvantages of the DIY removal

Image of DIY removal - people laoding a vanAre you planning to move house? If so, are you prepared for doing the DIY removal or would you prefer to thumb the Yellow Pages and opt for a removal company? If you hire professional movers, they will be the ones who are tasked to do the packing, transportation and unloading of your stuff. Of course, it makes things a little easier when it comes to the big day. All you have to worry about is the cost.

On the other hand, if you are the hands-on type, then you can always do the move yourself

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Choosing a rental van to suit your needs

Whether it’s moving house, moving office furniture or just a short term loan of a van to help you downsize, choosing a rental van to suit your needs is key.

Here are some top tips to make sure you make the right choice and that all goes smoothly.


1. Try to work out what size rental van will suit your needs best.

Then, scan the internet to see which companies provide the rental van of your choice. Bear in mind the bigger the vehicle, the more expensive it will be and the greater the fuel costs. Continue reading