When it comes to removals, there are general rules of thumb that apply to moving home with a pet. That being said, cats are particular tricky and their needs require extra, feline-specific tips. Some, such as Yorkshire’s own Maurice, can find it very stressful so it’s important that you make the journey as comfortable and familiar for your cat as possible. [Read more…]
Music, where would we be without it? It adds a joie de vivre to moving day, and can be the difference between a stressful and thoroughly enjoyable experience. There’s something wonderful about a family dispersed around the house, humming to their favourite music as they clean their cherished home. For our money, here are the sorts of song you should consider blasting out when packing, cleaning and moving: [Read more…]
I am relocating in a few weeks. Before you ask, I’m not using My House Removals as they are fully booked and the notice was too short.
I’m not just relocating to the other side of York, I’m moving over 300 miles to Devon. I also live in a Manor house that has over 17 rooms and quite a lot of land. I knew it would be an expensive affair.
Having moved plenty of people to a basement flat, we’re aware that sometimes they can appear very dark. Outside fencing, pavements, thin windows and vegetation can obstruct the amount of light that gets into your apartment. Unless you are a vampire, this isn’t the most pleasant of habitats. Don’t fear, for My House Removals have drummed up a few ideas to brighten up your downstairs apartment. [Read more…]
Sometimes, life throws you a curveball when you least expect it. In our industry, this tends to revolve around last-minute house removals. They’re the result of life events, arguments, dodgy landlords or just not booking on time! Whatever the reason, moving house on short notice can be really stressful. While we may not be with you in person, we are in spirit; here are some top tips to help ease the process and make your last-minute move a little less tedious.
The spooky season is coming! Our job is particularly fun at this time of year as we get to see all the interesting decorations customers have made. You’d be surprised at the amount of times we’re instructed to load ghouls and skeletons into the van! Here are some of our favourite homemade halloween decorations. They cost pennies to make, and the fun is priceless. [Read more…]
myhouseremovals.uk has been online for almost two years now – hurray! It’s been a great ride, and though we love this space we’re always looking towards the latest look to make it as enjoyable as possible. [Read more…]
Preloved is one of the leading lights for classified ads in the UK. Here at My House Removals, we love it. Not only does it provide a safe (often free) platform to sell your wares, it’s a downright enjoyable experience. Online shopping is much more interesting when you purchase directly from the seller. Why? Here are a few reasons you should go bargain hunting on Preloved: [Read more…]
The white van man is a staple part of our culture. Every town, every city and every road in the UK plays host to a van laden with tools, dutifully driven by a tradesperson. That could be a plumber, a handyman, an electrician and yes, a removal expert. But what is the history of the white van man? What similar roles can we see in days gone by, and does the stereotype match reality? My House Removals investigates. [Read more…]
Last month I moved house, 400 miles to a new location. My House Removals were all booked up unfortunately and the move was quite short notice. (The landlord had decided to sell the house and we needed to be out). [Read more…]