Must-Have Features of a Moving Van

Must-Have Features of a Moving Van

In an attempt to reduce their moving costs, a great number of people these days prefer to rely not on full removals but on self-service moves in which they hire equipment and a vehicle from the moving company instead of booking an equipped team of movers. In other words, if you are in the process of moving business and you cannot afford to opt for an all-around office removal in London, you can simply rent a transit vehicle and handle the packing, van loading and everything else by yourself. But picking a moving truck or a van is not a...
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Items to Handle with Extra Care When Moving

Items to Handle with Extra Care When Moving

There are certain types of objects that are prone to breaking – and will cause you financial and emotional suffering if you allow them to be damaged in any situation. The problem is that when moving houses, the risk of such damage increases significantly. So, the following groups of possessions will require special attention to you during the preparation for and the actual execution of the upcoming removal: Artwork Antiques Office equipment Domestic appliances (especially large ones) Important documents Jewellery and other valuables  Remember to specifically inform your moving firm about the requirements that you have if you want everything to...
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6 Steps to Help You Get Over Your Old Home

6 Steps to Help You Get Over Your Old Home

Post-relocation depression can be caused by a number of different things but in most of cases, it comes as a direct result of homesickness. Moving and then realising that you are missing something about your old home or your old life can make you feel sad and spoil all the fun that a house relocation can be. However, do not fall into that trap. Instead, view your ex-home as an ex-partner. Just like there are steps you can take to get over a break-up, there are things you can do to get over your old home such as: Returning back...
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What Type of London Property Will Work for You?

What Type of London Property Will Work for You?

Just like organised removal companies in the English capital provide a vast array of moving services that vary from small and student moves to end of tenancy cleaning and speedy eBay deliveries in London, the Big Smoke offers a long list of housing options to its inhabitants. The most common types of properties you can find in the capital of the UK are: Terraced houses Flats and other purpose-built homes Detached houses Semi-detached houses They each have their advantages and disadvantages which you need to consider well before you move to London. A terraced house If you want to live in the more...
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Moving House in London for Beginners

Moving House in London for Beginners

No matter whether you are moving to London for the first time, or it is going to be your first relocation from one address in the capital to another, there are many things to be concerned about. However, the experience need not be unpleasant. There are things that you can do in order to alleviate the pain of moving houses in the hectic environment that the biggest city in the UK has to offer to its residents. Here are several useful tips for you to apply. Plan ahead Moving homes in London can take much more time than in other, smaller towns...
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Advice on Moving Antique Furniture by Yourself

Advice on Moving Antique Furniture by Yourself

Antiques and furniture are among the two most difficult things to move during a house relocation. When you combine these things into one, the situation can become quite nerve-racking. The removal of antique furniture pieces is a task that must never be underestimated. One wrong step and you can damage your valuable possession or, what would be even worse, you can injure yourself. Moving antiques is no joke because these items are often: Very delicate Incredibly valuable Quite old Bulky and extra heavy If you want to handle the removal of such items without any specialised assistance, you should at least...
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Moving Tips for Digital Nomads from Old-Day Nomads

Moving Tips for Digital Nomads from Old-Day Nomads

The rise of modern technology has created a new category of nomadic people – the so-called digital nomads. Those are individuals who: Are usually self-employed Leverage the power of the internet and technology to work Can do their job from almost anywhere in the world Enjoy travelling regularly If you are a self-proclaimed digital nomad, moving has turned into a lifestyle for you. Maybe you travel from city to city or maybe you visit different countries every few months or weeks. Every digital nomad is different. Even if you have been leading this way of life for many years now, we...
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House Sharing Survival Guide for Introverts

House Sharing Survival Guide for Introverts

Sharing a home with a bunch of strangers is hard but when you are an introvert, that can be even harder. Unless you are living with other introverts, you are probably being exposed to high doses of loud noise, late-night parties, tiring conversations, little privacy and almost no time for yourself. That can be very stressful and it can make you feel like moving out every other day. But before committing to such a big decision, try to work your way around your current living arrangement. Living alone in a city like London can be incredibly expensive and if you...
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Need to Cancel Your Relocation! Now What?

Need to Cancel Your Relocation! Now What?

No matter how difficult it may be to plan a home move, you will get things through the very end one way or another. Still, sometimes one is forced to cancel a relocation for one reason or another. As the saying goes “man plans, God laughs.” The most common reasons why house moves are postponed or entirely cancelled include: Unexpected financial setbacks Failure to find a new place to move to The sale of your house fell through Job transfer has been cancelled If you too happen to be in a similar situation in which you need to put your...
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5 Things to Consider Before Moving Out

5 Things to Consider Before Moving Out

Moving and stress go hand in hand most of the times. If you add the fact that you are selling your house and buying a new one at the same time, stress can rarely be avoided. However, there are always ways to make things a bit easier. You can consult your real estate agent and ask for advice to ensure that your relocation goes as smoothly as possible. You can also consider following tips to prevent potential issues and unwanted situations. Clean your house You should thoroughly clean your house as soon as you move out. If you are planning to take...
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