Removals: Which Is Best – DIY or Professionals?


There are many reasons for moving house or business premises but only two real options for removals. Choosing a professional company or doing it yourself is entirely your decision but there are pros and cons to consider. Be sure to carefully evaluate both options before making your choice.

Choosing between a DIY move or hiring a professional company is not an easy decision and is usually based on Continue reading

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

Moving House – Choosing the right removal option

Family House Move ImageSo, you’re moving house. What’s more, you’ve got a date and have already started packing. The boxes are marked ‘CDs’, ‘Books’ ‘Breakables’ etc and basically, you’re ready to go. Well, nearly.

Have you considered, how you are going to move your belongings from old to new and what mode of removal you’re going to use? Some people will leave this task until the last few days, claiming that signing on the dotted line, surveys and solicitors are of far greater importance.

That’s right, the organisation of buying and selling is crucial to the move. However, when D-Day arrives, the physical side of moving house is actually one of the most stressful parts of any property switch. It has to be right, otherwise your fresh start can be tarnished – on day one.

There are three choices available when moving house. You could hire a local removal firm, enlist the help of a man with a van or simply do it yourself. A tough decision? Not really. Basically, it depends on your situation and budget. Continue reading

Choosing the right removal company

You should never underestimate the amount of physical and mental organisation it takes to move home. Packing boxes is one thing, but transporting them from A to B, is another. It can be extremely exhausting, especially if you’re on a tight deadline to vacate your old property.

If you’ve a sizeable amount to shift or lots of valuable items, you can ease the burden of moving by opting for a recognised removal company. However, once you’ve decided on doing so, you need to establish which company to use. Continue reading