Category: Hints & Tips

How to Manage Anxiety When Moving Home

In a recent poll, two thirds of voters felt that moving house was one of the most stressful life events, with it triggering more anxiety than a relationship breakdown or starting a new job.  This seems extreme, so why is it the case? Well, our homes anchor us – they provide a safe, warm and, […]

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Moving House: Timescales

Moving home can be a scary process, partly because of just how many unknowns are involved. Timescales are some of the biggest unknowns, simply because of just how much they can vary from person to person and family to family.  In an ideal world, moving home can take around six weeks, but perhaps a more […]

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How to Introduce a Cat to Your New Home

With all the stress involved with moving for us, it’s easy to forget about the effect that it could have on our pets.   When it comes to cats, we’re in the habit of thinking that they don’t take much looking after. That is, in comparison to dogs, cats are independent and self-sufficient, so there’s […]

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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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