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How to Pack Fragile Items When Moving Home

Moving is stressful at the best of times, but when you are tasked with packing fragile items before they’re ferried halfway across the country, things can get a bit much. Don’t worry, though we’re here to help! The most important thing is to take your time. Don’t think, at this stage, that getting the problem […]

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Why Do House Prices Rise?

  When we feel as though we’ve outgrown our current home, it can be disheartening to find out that house prices have risen since we last checked. Unfortunately, in recent times, the news that house prices have risen isn’t just likely, but inevitable. The housing market and house prices are influenced by numerous factors, from […]

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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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Council Tax and Moving House

When reading the word ‘tax’ in relation to moving house, it might inspire a feeling of dread. But worry not – Metro Removals is here to dispel any inhibitions you may have in relation to understanding and paying your council tax.   Moving house can be a lengthy task, often with unexpected costs cropping up. […]

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Moving House: Who to Inform

When you’re moving home, it can feel as though there are a thousand and one things to do. What’s more, once you’ve finally finished the move, there are still plenty of administrative tasks left to complete, many of which will include informing the relevant people about your recent move. In order to make this process […]

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Who Needs to Know You Are Moving?

There’s so much to plan when you’re moving home, it’s no wonder that some things, like who to notify that you’re moving, will slip through the cracks. Finding out six months down the line that you owe money to your old gym or internet provider can be a tough pill to swallow. However, it doesn’t […]

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Tips for Moving Home in Winter

Although moving at any time of the year is stressful, it is especially arduous in the winter. Windy, wet and cold weather makes even the easiest tasks harder to undertake, so moving home or business is guaranteed to be far more stressful in winter. Nevertheless, it isn’t impossible, as long as you go about the […]

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How to Move House with Young Children

We all know and understand that moving home is a stressful time, but if you have young children with you it can become a nightmare. Although you might be alright with living out of suitcases in the run-up and following your move, your small child might not. And that’s to say nothing of how much […]

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How Much Does Moving House Cost?

Moving house is an expensive endeavour, which means to successfully move places you’ll need to budget all of your costs effectively. To do so, you’ll need to know where all of those costs might come from, so in this month’s article we’ll be breaking down just where the charges might be coming from when you […]

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Overseas Removals: 6 Things to Do Before Your Move

Moving overseas is a massive venture for anyone to undertake, which is why it is absolutely essential for all aspiring expats and overseas movers to be fully prepared before their move. Consequently, in this month’s article, we’ll be looking at 6 of the things that you should do before you move overseas. Visas and Residence […]

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