Moving Advice

Here are our Moving House Tips to make your Moving Day Easier

When you hire a man and van from us we want your move to go as smoothly as possible, in this section you'll find Moving House Tips for making your moving day a stress-free experience.

How To Save On Removal Costs
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Tuesday 26th April, 2022

How To Save On Removal Costs

There are a few ways to keep removal costs down. Some are well known, others you might not have thought of before. Moving house can be very stressful and the house removal costs can only add to that stress. Trying to find an affordable removals service that is fully qualified for the job can sometimes be quite difficult. However, by planning ahead and comparing removal quotes, you will be able to keep moving expenses down to a reasonable rate.

A Guide To Removal Van Sizes
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Tuesday 26th April, 2022

A Guide To Removal Van Sizes

Did you know that there are a variety of sizes and models for removal vans? A reputable moving company will allocate the best removal van for your move but it is important to know what different sizes are available.

Why Hire A Removal Company - Questions and Answers
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Friday 22nd April, 2022

Why Hire A Removal Company - Questions and Answers

There are many reasons why you might consider hiring a removal company. With moving house being one of the most stressful experiences people can go through, especially over a long distance, it can be tempting to do it yourself. However, there are many risks that come from moving your possessions from one property to another, even with the help of friends and family. You will also be wasting valuable time. Moving house is extremely time-consuming!

Changing Schools when Moving House
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Wednesday 20th April, 2022

Changing Schools when Moving House

A house move can be very stressful for not just the adults in the family but the children too. There is so much to consider and can easily become a nightmare.

Last Minute Man With A Van House Moving
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Wednesday 20th April, 2022

Last Minute Man With A Van House Moving

Sometimes a move cannot be helped. A number of circumstances may occur which mean we need to move house at short notice.

Moving House In Bad Weather - Tips For a Succesful Move
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Monday 18th April, 2022

Moving House In Bad Weather - Tips For a Succesful Move

What time of year do you think is the best time to move house? If you were to ask someone who does them regularly, they are almost certain to say summer. Summer usually means warmer and drier weather which makes moving house a breeze compared to days with awful weather.

A Guide To Office Removals In London
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Wednesday 13th April, 2022

A Guide To Office Removals In London

When moving to a new office space, it often means that your company has outgrown their previous space and needs something bigger. A new office space offers room for more employees, more room for office furniture, more meeting rooms for clients and maybe even a cheaper rent per month. However an office moving process can be extremely stressful for all involved and is very different from moving house.

Packing a Removals Van When Moving House
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Monday 11th April, 2022

Packing a Removals Van When Moving House

Moving day can be extremely stressful. You have already gone through the stress of finding a new home and organising important paperwork and now you have to think about how to get your possessions from your old home to your new one.

Packing Valuables When Moving House
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Monday 11th April, 2022

Packing Valuables When Moving House

Moving house can be very expensive. There are so many costs that you have to factor in. This might include a deposit for renting or a house deposit and mortgage if you are buying. Then you might have fees to pay on top, hiring professionals, and even buying packaging!

How To Find A Cheap Furniture Delivery Service
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Saturday 9th April, 2022

How To Find A Cheap Furniture Delivery Service

There are plenty of places you can buy furniture, whether you are buying online or in person. There will be plenty of different styles available and all budgets will be catered for. There are even reliable and popular furniture stores such as Ikea who offer a furniture courier service if you spend over a certain amount.

Moving Heavy Furniture - A Guide
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Friday 8th April, 2022

Moving Heavy Furniture - A Guide

If you are moving from one unfurnished property to another, you are going to have to move furniture from A to B. You already have the stress of packing, plenty of paperwork and changing providers and you probably didn’t realise how difficult moving heavy furniture can be.

Cheap Removal Companies - Getting The Best Deal
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Thursday 7th April, 2022

Cheap Removal Companies - Getting The Best Deal

Once you have found your new home, there is still so much to do! Not only do you need to make a checklist for your move and pack up all of your items but you have to spend time contacting all of your providers to get moved over or close your accounts. Then you have to think about the day of the move too!

Popular House Moving Myths Debunked
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Wednesday 6th April, 2022

Popular House Moving Myths Debunked

There are many myths when it comes to moving house. These are the stories that we have all heard, the ones we tend to believe even if we haven’t seen the evidence for ourselves. The stress of a move is so distracting that we often forget that others have been through the same situation and may even be going through it simultaneously.

Moving House - Tips For A Successful Move
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Tuesday 5th April, 2022

Moving House - Tips For A Successful Move

It can be a stressful and complicated thing to do but nearly everyone moves home at least once during their lifetime. They will all have their own advice and tips when it comes to moving home. Some questions may even have more than one answer, depending on who you ask!

Common Questions to Ask When Moving House
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Tuesday 5th April, 2022

Common Questions to Ask When Moving House

To avoid any complications, there are a variety of questions you should be asking before you move house. You need to ensure you have time to plan and get things done quickly if rogue landlords are in the mix. You definitely need to find a property that fits all of your needs (including size and location) but you don’t want to be paying an extortionate price for it.

Moving Office - A Complete Checklist
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Monday 4th April, 2022

Moving Office - A Complete Checklist

An office move can be incredibly stressful. There is so much to be considered from packing to payment to paperwork. As companies grow bigger, they inevitably need more space. This may be because they need more space to store items or more space so they can take on more staff.

End Of Tenancy Cleaning Guide
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Monday 4th April, 2022

End Of Tenancy Cleaning Guide

When it comes to moving house, there are many things to consider. One thing that you truly need to think about is the cleaning at the end of your tenancy so you can get your full deposit back from your landlord.

Moving Home - How Long Will It Take?
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Saturday 2nd April, 2022

Moving Home - How Long Will It Take?

We all know that moving house is an incredibly big and stressful job and the planning takes quite some time. You don’t want to be leaving everything until the last minute! But did you know how long it takes to move house?

Tips and Advice For Moving House
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Wednesday 30th March, 2022

Tips and Advice For Moving House

Moving house is often said to be one of the most stressful things someone can do in their life. It can be a big hassle moving all of your possessions from A to B.

Moving House Cheaply
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Wednesday 30th March, 2022

Moving House Cheaply

Moving home can often prove to be extremely costly and you may be wondering the best way to keep costs down. Renting or buying has so many financial outlays that so many people forget about the financial cost of actually moving your possessions – from the cost of packaging, the changing of providers and hiring a moving vehicle or firm.

Moving House At Short Notice - Tips
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Tuesday 29th March, 2022

Moving House At Short Notice - Tips

Sometimes circumstances can change in the blink of an eye. It doesn’t matter whether you are renting a property or whether you own one, there is always something that could happen which could see you moving in a hurry. A landlord could decide not to renew your tenancy, you might need to move for work or you might even need to move out temporarily through no fault of your own – and need to take all of your stuff with you!

Saving Money When Moving House
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Monday 28th March, 2022

Saving Money When Moving House

The cost of moving house is expensive. It doesn’t matter whether you are renting or buying – renting requires a deposit and first month’s rent and buying will often require a substantial mortgage.

Moving House - Tips For Packing
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Monday 28th March, 2022

Moving House - Tips For Packing

Moving house can be incredibly exciting but also extremely stressful. There are many elements of moving house that people dread such as the organising, updating providers and perhaps the most stressful part of all, packing up the house!

Moving House & Switching Energy Suppliers
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Sunday 27th March, 2022

Moving House & Switching Energy Suppliers

When moving house, there are plenty of things to consider. It isn’t just about transporting your furniture and other possessions; there is so much more to it. There is a lot of admin that goes into a house move and it is important to be as prepared as possible to save stress and chaos the other end. With a professional removal firm taking care of the physical moving side of things, this frees you up some time to deal with the admin side.

Moving Kitchen Appliances - A Guide
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Saturday 26th March, 2022

Moving Kitchen Appliances - A Guide

No matter how organised you are, moving is a stressful job and requires a lot of hard work. Furniture is hard enough to move on its own but have you ever tried to move kitchen appliances? There’s a lot more work that goes into moving these as you not only have to disconnect them to move them, but you also need to reconnect them the other end!

Moving Your Office To London
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Friday 25th March, 2022

Moving Your Office To London

If you are looking to grow your business even more, sometimes a new office space can be exactly what you need. With plenty more room for employees, dedicated space for meeting clients or even cheaper rental costs, a new office space can be so beneficial to a business and encourage growth. Whilst the move is exciting, the job of moving from one location to another can be very stressful.

Moving a 2 Bedroom Flat - The Removal Cost
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Thursday 24th March, 2022

Moving a 2 Bedroom Flat - The Removal Cost

Moving home can be a very stressful experience. It can also be quite costly, depending on how much stuff you actually have to move. Some moves may be done in a few trips in the car, others might require professionals such as a removal company or a man in a van.

Moving Van Hire - Cheaper than a Man and Van?
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Wednesday 23rd March, 2022

Moving Van Hire - Cheaper than a Man and Van?

When it comes to moving house, it can be an extremely stressful experience and sometimes you can truly benefit from hiring a professional. Not only are your belongings protected – which is key – but they are also experts in their field and will be able to plan the day accordingly as well as moving your items from Destination A to Destination B

Things To Consider Before Moving House
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Monday 6th January, 2020

Things To Consider Before Moving House

Whether you are moving to a rented place or a place of your own, moving can seem daunting, and there are things to consider before making your move.

Hire a man and Van Service for Your Move
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Friday 16th March, 2018

Hire a man and Van Service for Your Move

Man and van services are particularly advantageous due to the fact that they provide you with two of the most effective tools that can help you with your move.

Moving to a New House - What You Need To Know
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Friday 16th March, 2018

Moving to a New House - What You Need To Know

Find My Man and Van is a location-based service that hooks people who are looking to move up with moving agencies and van services.

Questions To Ask When Hiring a Man and Van
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Friday 16th March, 2018

Questions To Ask When Hiring a Man and Van

Hiring a man and van to help you move your items to a new home can be a tricky step. You don't really know the intricacies and it is possible for any mishap to occur if you don't make the right choice.

Man and Van - The Home Mover's Best Friend
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Sunday 11th March, 2018

Man and Van - The Home Mover's Best Friend

While there's so much you'll need to have when considering a move; you'll do well to get the best man and van to help you out - with Find My Man and Van you can quickly compare the best removals quotes and book online.

Moving House With Pets - Tips To Help Them Stay Happy
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Wednesday 6th September, 2017

Moving House With Pets - Tips To Help Them Stay Happy

Moving home with your pets can be a challenging experience, their whole world will change and they won't know why. Here's our guide to minimizing the disturbance they might feel...

Moving From London To The Country
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Wednesday 6th September, 2017

Moving From London To The Country

Moving from the big city may seem extremely stressful but it doesn’t have to be. In fact there are many reasons why it may just be the best decision you ever make. Here are some tips to help the process go as smoothly as possible.

Packing and Preparing Before Your House Move
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Wednesday 6th September, 2017

Packing and Preparing Before Your House Move

With moving house being such a stressful and monumental occasion, it is important to have some organisation and some semblance of a routine when it comes to getting everything ready for the big day. Packing and preparing to move house may seem like a chore but it needn’t be if you follow these top tips. Whether you are moving house yourself or utilising a man in a van, these tips may be exactly what you need.

Handling The Move To Your New Home
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Wednesday 6th September, 2017

Handling The Move To Your New Home

Moving house is so exciting. But amid all the fun, there are a few administrative tasks you need to take control of as well. From energy to moving vans, here’s all the information you need.

Moving House with Children - Practical Tips
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Wednesday 12th April, 2017

Moving House with Children - Practical Tips

Moving to a new house is an exciting time for adults, with lots to plan and look forward to, new scenery and new experiences. For children however this might not always be the case, change can be hard to assimilate, and they may be worried about leaving friends behind, changing schools, or the new house itself and the change of environment.

Moving House Checklist - A Handy Guide
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Thursday 30th March, 2017

Moving House Checklist - A Handy Guide

As the moving date approaches you'll doubtless call on friends and family to help start packing the essential items for your move. Don't forget that, before the completion date, you will need to notify companies and people about your new address. To help you with this task we have put together a handy moving house guide that details the main people you should contact, whether you are first-time buyers or seasoned home movers.