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…]
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…]
Moving house can mean a blank slate. While you’ll have past items you want to keep, a new home gives you the opportunity to begin with a fresh look. With that in mind, we present some online interior design inspiration for you to chew over. [Read more…]
Congratulations! You have successfully moved house, unpacked the plates, assembled the furniture and gotten yourself online. It can be a stressful and tiring process, but that only brings out the fun in celebrating your new home. What’s the next logical step? A housewarming party of course! [Read more…]
The front lawn – suburbia’s “no man’s land” – where sunflowers grow tall, garden gnomes glare at passers by and weeds leer out at passers by. It is both a public and private space, where the homeowner can enjoy a bit of extra gardening, but that contributes to the look and atmosphere of a neighbourhood. [Read more…]
Getting on with neighbours is one of the quirkiest and most unpredictable relationships you’ll encounter. It ranges from dreamy chats over a white picket fence, to Homer Simpson yelling obscenities at Ned Flanders. [Read more…]
In my post: True Life Story- When a House Removal Goes Horribly Wrong, I told you of our nightmare removal.
I have learned a few valuable lessons here, with hindsight there were a few warning signs, although the lies were so well constructed it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly when I should have picked this up. [Read more…]
If you are moving or relocating, you may well find yourself in the market for a short-term storage unit. There are a number of reasons as to why you might need to rent a unit: [Read more…]