Help and advice

Welcome to the home of our help and advice. If you’re getting ready for your house or office move, our tips and expert removals knowledge can give you some of the insider information you need.
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Moving is a significant milestone in life, whether you’re relocating your home or your office in Bromley. While it’s a time of excitement and change, it can also be fraught with stress and uncertainty, particularly when it comes to choosing the right removals company. The importance of this decision cannot be overstated. Selecting the right…

Whether you’re moving house within South East London, or embarking on a long-distance journey, finding the best removal services is crucial. Your choice can make the difference between a smooth transition and a stressful experience. There are also a number of extra measures you need to take when you’re moving internationally. All this will be…

Moving home can be an experience which brings on a lot of emotions, and whilst the packing can feel like chaos, it is important not to overlook the safety of those valuable possessions you have. Valuables can be anything, from heirlooms and antiques, through to important documents. As professionals in moving from home to home,…

An impending house move brings about a mixture of many emotions. On one hand, you’re excited and looking forward to living in your dream home. And on the other hand, you are anxious because tasks like packing all your stuff, cleaning the house, and moving heavy furniture have made you lose sleep. No worries, it’s…

A vinyl collection can be just as valuable and treasured as any jewellery or furniture. When its time to move home, you want to make sure that it is packed and transported carefully. The last thing you want is for anything to happen to your collection in transit. Since records are quite fragile, you’ll need…

Looking for your home can be an exciting milestone, but with so much to remember, stress and worry can easily trickle into the mix of emotions. When it comes to property viewings, it isn’t uncommon for us to put our blinkers on and see the space for what it is there and then, décor an…

Moving into a new home can bring a mixture of emotions, but once you are in and settled, excitement can conquer. At this stage, there is no better way to celebrate than with a housewarming party, surrounded by all of your nearest and dearest. If you are looking for ideas to make your party one…

Are you planning a house clearance and feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of sorting through your belongings? Worry not! Whether you are moving to a new home, downsizing, or decluttering, a house clearance can be a refreshing and transformative experience. To ensure a smooth and stress-free process, follow these essential steps to prepare for the…

Southwark, located on the south side of London Bridge, has long been an internationally recognised cultural destination, offering visitors performing and visual arts, history and heritage. The area is renowned for its plentiful parks and green spaces. In this blog, we provide a quick round-up of the best parks to up your step count and…

If you’re new to South London and are excited to explore the area, make sure Greenwich is at the top of your to-do list. The bustling suburb is home to a hive of markets, maritime history, beautiful parks, riverside walks and great spots to eat. We have happily provided you with a list of our…

Bromley offers a great array of parks and green spaces perfect for families, walkers, sports enthusiasts and… wild swimmers! Whether you’re seeking a scenic escape, an opportunity to connect with wildlife, or a toddler picnic by a giant paddling pool, Bromley has options to suit everyone. Here’s our handy list of some of the best…

You’ve done it. You’ve moved. Welcome to the leafy suburbs of Bromley in Kent, and/or southeast London depending on your preference. We hope you’ll settle into your new pad quickly. To help you meet new friends and get your feet under the best local tables, here’s our quick round-up of a few of the borough’s…

Moving house – it is a milestone that brings a combination of excitement and stress, but when it comes to moving day, we only want you to enjoy the process. With our guide of last-minute tips for the day, you can relax and take it all in, entering your new home in a state of…

A washing machine is an essential appliance that many of us could not live without. When you move house there’s no sense in taking on the expense of replacing it if it still meets your needs and works properly. So, you’ll have to take it with you. Moving your washing machine can seem like a…

Are you planning on moving to a new home? If so, make sure that one of the first items on your “To Do” list is learning how to properly move a fridge. Moving appliances such as refrigerators can be difficult and time-consuming if done incorrectly – not only is there the risk of damaging your…

If you’re moving house then it is likely you will need to bring your appliances with you. If they still work properly and suit your needs than there’s no sense in spending money replacing them. However, moving a dishwasher will require some forethought and planning. It is a large, bulky, and expensive item that you…

Transporting glassware from your old kitchen to your new home can be a stressful process. You’ll need at least some of your glassware from the moment that you move in, making it an absolute essential. What’s more, since it is so fragile it is vital that it is properly stored during the move. A box…

Are you moving a piano? Here are some tips on how to do it safely. Pianos are heavy and delicate instruments, so it’s important to be careful when moving them. With a little planning and the right equipment, you can move your piano without damage. Read on for our tips on how to move a…

We are well aware that moving house can already be a stressful time. With so much going on the last thing you need is damaged or broken valuables. It is massively inconvenient and replacing it is another expense during an already costly process. That’s why we’ve put this handy guide together to help you protect…

Lifting and carrying heavy objects is a common task in many workplaces. While there are various ways to do this safely, two methods that are often used are kinetic lifting and manual handling. In this blog post, we will take a look at what these two methods involve and how they can be used safely…

If you’re a book fanatic, you may find yourself wondering how to transport all your precious paperbacks and hardbacks in the event that you are moving properties. Knowing how to pack books effectively may not seem that important, but there are tips and techniques that can come in handy, preventing the feeling of despair that…

When it’s time to move properties and you’ve accumulated a lifetime’s worth of furniture, you could be questioning how you’re going to pack it all up. Protecting your furniture is essential, as not packing it properly can result in dents and gouges where you really don’t want them. Materials such as wood and glass are…

When you are moving house or offices, there is often very little control about when it is arranged for. If, for you, this falls in the winter months, then you should get ready to move with a slight chill in the air! Lately in the UK our winters have been slightly harsher, which is why…

During the process of moving properties or offices, you may find yourself needing to store some of your belongings, especially if you are downsizing. Storage spaces are usually empty rooms, which allow you to store whatever you could need in order for your move to happen seamlessly. However, throwing all your items into the space…

The process of moving house is known to keep you on your toes, and a lot of the time the removal can offer you very short notice before moving day! In this circumstance, it can be easy to let the shock of the time pressure get to you, but this is exactly when you need…

When you’re moving house, there could be many costs that can seem like they are popping up out of nowhere. As if the house wasn’t expensive enough, you need to create extra budgets to make sure everything runs smoothly. This could seem overwhelming, which is why we’ve devised a list of everything that you may…

Along with the excitement of moving to a new property can come the difficulty of an influx of cardboard boxes… When moving day creeps up on you, you’re likely to have boxes scattered around your entire home, with some of them containing entire libraries and heavy items! When loading these boxes into the removal van…

Are you planning on downsizing soon? Perhaps people have moved out and you’ve found yourself roaming empty rooms that you have no need for anymore! If this is the case, downsizing will allow you to make the most of every room in your new property. During this process, though, you may find that you need…

Is your house move fast approaching? When moving day starts to loom over you, it could be easy to let it get overwhelming. Preparing as much as you can will enable you to take the stress off your shoulders and stay in control of your domestic move. If you’ve been looking for some moving tips…

While an office relocation can be a very exciting venture, there can often be many elements to juggle. That’s where you will need organisational measures in place, helping you along the journey and ensuring everything gets done. If your office removal is coming up soon, you’ve probably been looking for some tips to make the…

When you’re moving house, packing an entire home full of belongings can seem daunting. You will have more items than you thought, and you might start wondering where you accumulated them all! Loading up boxes comes intuitively for a lot of people, but there are some packing tips that can help speed up the process…

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