Category: Hints & Tips

When Is the Best Time of Year to Sell Your House?

So, you’ve decided you want to move house, but first, you’ve got to sell up. However, with lots of contradictory headlines popping up, it can be difficult to work out when is the best time to do this. Even if you’re aching to get out of your current property, there’s no use in letting it […]

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Five Key Questions to Ask Sellers When Moving Home

  Just before you complete and are about to move home, things can get extremely frantic. You’re doing some last-ditch packing, sorting your final bills and booking moving vans, but what else do you need to do? Amid all the panic it can be easy to forget a few things, and that’s OK, but asking […]

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How to Move a Wardrobe

When packing for a move, there’s always one item which we dread to deal with. For many, this item is a wardrobe of some description. Tall, heavy and awkward, wardrobes are just a nuisance to move anywhere, let alone into a removal van! So, if this sounds like you, you’re probably looking for some tips […]

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Moving house with a newborn – Tips for an easy move

The idea of negotiating a house move with a newborn baby is, understandably, a somewhat daunting one. However, the prospect of settling into your brand new home is on the horizon, and with a few extra preparations in place, your move is sure to be as seamless as possible, and you’ll be back to concentrating […]

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Tips for Overseas Removals: Dos and Don’ts

Moving home is about as stressful as it gets, but moving overseas requires a whole new level of preparation. Besides all the packing, there are a hundred and one logistical tasks that we have to take care of, so it’s vital that we’re organised before the big day arrives. In light of this, this month, […]

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How to Pack Electronics Safely

  When you’re moving home, packing up all your things can be stressful. You’ve got cutlery, artwork and all manner of fragile personal possessions – let’s face it, knowing how to pack up all these different items in the correct manner can be extremely difficult. And then there’s electrical items: arguably the most expensive and […]

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What Can Be Stored in Self-Storage?

There’s plenty of reasons why you might be considering self-storage. Maybe you’re downsizing but you just can’t part with some of your items; maybe you’re coming home from university but taking all of your things with you just seems ridiculous. Whatever your reasons, self-storage can be an extremely useful solution to a number of problems. […]

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How to move houseplants

Metro Removals have put together a useful guide, to ensure that your houseplants remain fit and healthy throughout the upheaval of you moving home. It’s easy to forget about the little things but you must remember to give them some TLC as they’re living organisms, that need tending to too, during a time like this. […]

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Advice for moving with pets

When moving home we all feel a little upside down, leaving memories behind and parting with the familiar. Thing is, you already know about it – imagine what it’s like for your cat or dog. They won’t be expecting to get up and leave forever, no longer able to run around their favourite patch of […]

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How to lift moving boxes safely during moving

Whether you’re lifting moving boxes into the garage or moving house, you should take a minute to ensure you know how to lift safely. It’s important to take extra care, especially if you’ve had any recent injuries because if you rush lifting you could end up with all types of problems including your back, neck […]

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