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Posted by admin on 27th November 2020

What are the benefits of using a removals company?

When faced with moving house, you generally have two options for transporting your belongings – doing it yourself or hiring removals companies in Kettering or Market Harborough. Even though doing it alone or with the help of friends can save you money, there are many benefits to enlisting a team of skilled removers. Here are the biggest benefits of using a removals company for your move. Experienced local removals experts ...

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Posted by jask Media on 29th September 2020

Who do I inform when moving house?

Moving house can be extremely chaotic. Before you start packing up everything you own and settling into your new abode, you need to remember to tell people about your change of address. As well as letting your friends and family know where you’ve moved to, there are many companies and organisations that need to be informed. Read on to find out who to tell when you’re moving house.   Government bodies...

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Posted by jask Media on 25th August 2020

How to choose a removals company.

So How Do I Choose A Removals Company In Market Harborough & Kettering?  Choosing the right removals company can be the difference between your move going smoothly and the process being difficult and stressful. An experienced team of removal specialists can take care of everything, from packing up your belongings to transporting them safely. They’ll also be insured, making sure that your goods are fully covered if they’re damaged. However,...

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Posted by jask Media on 23rd July 2020

Can I move house during the coronavirus outbreak?

Do you want to move house but are worried about doing so during the coronavirus outbreak? Then you’re not alone. COVID-19 has delayed many house moves, with thousands of buyers and renters pressing pause on their relocations. Fortunately, as the government has relaxed lockdown restrictions, it’s also updated its guidance on moving to a new house. It says that unless you have COVID-19 or you’re self-isolating, you can move house,...

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Posted by Metro Removals on 10th January 2020

Unusual Rituals From Around the World for Moving to a New Home

Moving house can be a stressful time, and many people draw comfort from rituals that take the uncertainty away and reassure them that they will be safe and prosperous in their new home. There are a variety of interesting traditions from around the world to choose from, depending on what your religion, beliefs or preferences are. If you simply want to start your stay in a new place with good...

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Posted by Metro Removals on 13th October 2019

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, most importantly, familiar environment for us to return to everyday, and this can really help...

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Posted by Metro Removals on 11th August 2019

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 realistic figure is three months. While that leaves a fair amount of room in between,...

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Posted by Metro Removals on 27th June 2019

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 not much we need to do to make them feel at home, or so the assumption...

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Posted by Metro Removals on 28th February 2019

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 out the way as quickly as possible is the best course of action - it...

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Posted by Metro Removals on 16th August 2018

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 the state of the economy and interest rates to income and the changing size of...

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