Checking into London – Time to Wrap Up & Go

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Living in the British melting pot known is London is definitely a highly enjoyable undertaking. Whatever it is you need, when it comes to your home or office, a professional man and van service in London would always come handy. You may want your belongings quickly wrapped up and transported to a designated location or having been craving for extra storage. Do you want to relocate your house? It is quite easy to arrange, so do not hesitate a moment. Pick up and start dialling. London’s top-notch moving crews will have your back. Affordable and budget-friendly, men & vans cover a vast array of services.

The house relocation conundrum – change is always new

Having breathed the air of the huffing megapolis, you may be ready to make a major change, such as changing the borough or simply bu...

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The Landscaping Beauty of London

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

New homeowners in London always find it interesting to mosey through some of the quiet suburbs of the megapolis. Future homeowners are even keener to make sure that they have seen all the city has to offer. London does have its charm and newcomers will be pleased with the possibilities. Professional services abound and you will be satisfied with knowing that you could cater to your every need. If you are just arriving in the hopes of building a new home, London may cater to your specific needs without a worry. However, there are matters that need addressing all the same.

Landscaping – What an Important Part of Any House Building Project

When you set out to carry your responsibilities as a new homeowner in full, you will certainly consider landscaping...

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Young People Setting Man and Van Businesses

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

A mover loading the van

The gig economy has been a boon to the British economy. Nearly 75% of the working-age population is currently in employment, which is the highest per cent to this day. People are content to indulge in the flexibility the new working order has to offer. Naturally, it also makes the lives of everyday London dwellers better. Odd jobs, cleaning services, groceries and virtually anything that you may need done around the house or simply don’t have the time to do yourself outside, may now be outsourced to someone else. Dozens of apps make that possible, connecting customer to services and vice versa.

The Odds Jobs First

Many small tasks today are outsourced to companies who decide to specialise in a niche...

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End of Tenancy Cleaning – Things to Know

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Bathroom cleaning

When moving out of rented premises, there are a lot of things you need to have in mind. One of the best tips one can give you, however, is to read the fine print on your lease-contract and get yourself acquainted with the requirements for the end of lease sanitation you will need to get done on the property you are vacating. One thing is certain however, and that is the only way to make sure that you are getting a refund on your rental deposit is going to be carrying out a proper end of tenancy cleaning.

Know your rights

One thing that you have to know and remember is that even though it is always better to ask your licensed movers to help you with end of tenancy cleaning of London properties you are renting, as a tenant you have the legal right to carry out the job on your own unless it i...

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Things to know when moving in winter

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Winter street in London

Winter can be a harsh season for a number of reasons. One of the tasks that become pretty complex to handle when the temperatures drop is that of moving houses. Here are a number of things that you can expect from your winter domestic removal, as well as key tips for not allowing those factors to become a serious problem to hinder your project.

Driving in winter can be hard

The harsh weather makes navigating through the streets of every city, as well as on inter-city roads, pretty tough. This is why in most cases reaching point B from point A can take up more time than if you would have travelled it in summer. You will need to take into account this fact and when tailoring the schedule for your relocation, put aside enough time to make up for the possible difference and delays...

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Interesting places in North London

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Theatre Royal, Stratford East

North London is the area of the English capital that sits on the northern side of the Thames River. According to the last census, the sub-region spreads over 926.22 square kilometres and is home to a population of about 4.7 million people. North London is questionably the most visited area of the city, as it is the location of numerous internationally renowned landmarks.

Royal Air Force Museum

Founded in 1972 and commonly known as RAF Museum, this exhibition gallery is based in five major buildings and hangars that were once part of the Hendon Aerodrome. The museum is decided to the history of aviation and the Royal Air Force, and displays a rich collection of aviation related items. Some of the most famous exhibits of the gallery are:

  • Bleriot XI
  • North American P-51D Mustang
  • Airspeed Oxf...
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How to prepare your house for a move while you are on vacation

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Home plants in pots

You have decided to delegate your pending relocation to professional movers and go on vacation for the duration of the removal. However, before you pack your stuff and leave, there are certain things that you must take care of, so that both the relocation and your vacation can go smoothly and without any difficulties or interruptions.

  1. Clear the food

Leaving food that will pass its expiration date during your absence will not only result into rotten nourishment but it will also spoil the indoor environment with a nasty odour. This will not only complicate and elevate the costs of the removal, as the movers will have deal with the decayed food but it will also mean that you will be coming home to a large-scale disaster, as you will have to clean the entire property and aerate it for days...

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Tips on how to find the perfect flat

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Residential block

The dynamics between hunting for a house and an apartment are poles apart. There are different things that you should consider and notice before you agree on signing a rental agreement. There are six pointers that you will find extremely helpful during your flat scouting.

  1. Don’t rely only on ads in the newspapers and internet

While surfing through websites and reading the real estate section of the newspapers is an effective way to find an apartment, it isn’t the only mean by which you can search for a home. You should share with your friends and relatives that you are looking to move to a new flat, so that they can ask their neighbours, co-workers and acquaintances if they know of a place that you can lease...

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Tips on Choosing a Moving Date When Expecting a Child

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Pregnant woman

One of the most important aspects of planning your home relocation is picking a moving date. For most people, the day of the big move depends on things like:

  • The season
  • The expiration date of their lease
  • Their personal schedule

But for those who are expecting a baby, scheduling a move can be particularly tricky. That is because they are struggling to answer one huge question: Should we move before or after the child is born?

Moving before the due date

Moving a house when pregnant is anything but fun or exciting. It is stressful and incredibly tiring, especially when you are in the final weeks of your pregnancy...

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How to Burglar-Proof Your New Home

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Security system

Regardless of whether you are planning to move into an area with a high or a low crime rate, you must do a number of security improvements around your new property. That list includes taking care of:

  • Security systems and alarms
  • Locks
  • Doors and windows
  • Additional security updates

While most of the security improvements which we are about to discuss can be taken care of after your moving day, they should not be postponed. Many burglars target namely a neighbourhood’s newly-arrived families since they tend to be more distracted as they are still busy unpacking and settling in their new home.

Change the locks

Unless you are buying a brand-new home, this step is always a must for anyone who is relocating to a different property...

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