Tag Archives: moving house

04Jul/16
reasons to use self storage

All Sorts of Reasons to Use Self Storage

We’ve all seen those large self storage warehouses as we are driving around our towns and cities – many are in eye-catchingly bright colours (or are they just the ones we notice?) so it’s hard to miss them, but unless we are specifically looking for storage we probably don’t give them a second thought. Many of us will have used self storage to store our possessions when moving house, renovating a home or when we are temporarily renting a furnished home. But there are many more reasons why you might want some storage away from your home or business premises and you could be missing a trick if you don’t consider how you could take advantage of that big warehouse building nearby.

27May/16
Moving House

How Easy Is a DIY House Removal?

Everyone knows that buying a new home is an expensive business (not to mention stressful) so looking for ways to save money on the move is always a worthwhile task. There are, of course, certain legal fees and taxes that cannot be avoided but other costs such as estate agent fees and removals fees can be reduced substantially by doing a DIY house removal. Many people are reluctant to market a property themselves because of the price negotiations involved and background checks on potential buyers, which is where estate agents really come in useful, but actually it is perfectly possible to handle these things yourself. Also moving your possessions from your present home into the new place is something relatively simple that most people are able to tackle themselves if they are fit and strong and able to hire a van for the transportation.

24May/16
pack fragile items

How To: Pack Fragile Items Effectively

Knowing how best to pack fragile items can be really tough, and unsuccessful. Here we have some great tips to help you pack fragile items effectively so nothing gets smashed.

Moving can be so stressful. With all of the items you have probably had in the same place for a long time being suddenly all over the place – some in your new home, some in your current home, some in your self storage unit. With the pets being looked after, kids arguing over which bedroom they get, removals men whizzing around, estate agents calling you about different paperwork…

30Apr/16
Moving House

Minimising The Stress of a Home Move

Choosing a new home is dependent on so many factors such as area, location within that area, type of property, property condition, local demand and, of course, cost. Some of these factors are outside your control – most of us have a rental budget that we have to stick to – and often our choice of area is governed by other factors such as wanting to be close to friends and family or needing to be near our workplace.