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Moving home is a stressful task and things do not always go as smoothly as planned. In this section you will find expert guides and tips to ensure everything is well organised and help you possibly avoid any unpredictable common issues linked with your move.

Things to DO and AVOID on Removals Day

art-1Moving house is well recognised as one of the top most stressful events that can occur in your life. Detailed below are several top moving day tips, many of which are simple to follow, that all help make the moving process an exciting and stress free occasion. (more…)...

Top 50 Removals Mistakes You Must Avoid!

art-2.1Moving house is an onerous task and there are lots of things to think about. Here we have detailed some of the main mistakes that people make throughout the process. Many people make this mistake and don't start planning their move early enough. The key to a streamlined move is making sure you plan and organize as much as you can, as far in advance as possible. If you don't do this, you risk lots of last minute chaos which can lead to a very stressful move, lost and broken items, and...

Moving Your Books or Library, a Complete Guide

art-3.1It occurred to us to reflect upon some of the peculiar challenges which face the true bibliophile, or book-lover, who – for whatever reason – is moving house. Our musings have a beginning, a middle and an end with a sprinkling of red herrings, a few sub-plots, at least one climax and a satisfying denouement. Story spoiler alert: those who do not want to know the ending should jump immediately to the next section. Look away now. In this article, some books die. (more…)...

How to Handle Children When Moving Home?

art-5Moving house is always stressful. If you have children, you may find yourself dealing with apparently wild and unreasoning outbursts for reasons which may seem mystifying or trivial to you. An event which is already taxing can quickly become a fraught and unhappy time for all concerned. (more…)...

Brits Moving Home, Time and Money Spent Every Year

art-6In the UK, we spend a staggering 6,500,000 (six million, five hundred thousand!) days a year engaged in moving house.  Approximately 650,000 people annually take the plunge and the average person will need roughly 10 days to complete their move. If we play with the numbers a little, that huge statistic translates into the British people spending the equivalent of 17,808 man years each and every year leaving one residence to live in another! (more…)...

Who Should Know You Are Moving Home?

art-8Moving house is one of the most stressful things you will ever do. In the stress of a move, you may have overlooked the fact that you really need to let people know where you are going, and some people need informing earlier than others. There are many people, businesses, and personal contact who will need to know when you are making your move and where you are going to, so it’s important to think of these before you start the moving process to avoid any hassle and complications...

Experts Advice on choosing a Removals Company

151Moving house is considered to be one of the most stressful undertakings you will ever do.  By using this article as a guide you can minimise the stress by ensuring your removal company is top notch.   We will show you how to find a removals company.  We will highlight the important aspects for choosing a removals company, and tell you what questions you should ask before signing a contract.  We will show you the importance of clarifying important aspects to avoid surprises.  The aim of this article is to...

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