Latest Removals News, Tips and Advice
Christmas can be an exciting but stressful time of the year so if you’re planning on moving over the Christmas holidays, we’ve listed below a couple of tips to help you prepare.Click here to read the full article
Book your removal company early
During the Christmas period most companies are busy so it’s essential to get your appointment booked well in advance. Some companies have reduced staff numbers during this time of the year so if you request a service last minute, your chances of it going ahead are quite slim.
Prep for the bad weather
It’s not Christmas without snow. Whilst this may look great whilst you’re indoors it can be potentially problematic on your moving day. Plan accordingly by monitoring the weather forecast, taking care to grit your pathway, driveway and the pavement outside your home. This w...
Here at Longpods Removals & Storage in Nottingham, one of the most common questions we receive is “how long will my house removal take?”. Although there’s no steadfast answer we can give to every customer (as the size of each house and the number of belongings to be moved can significantly vary from one to the other) we can provide a rough estimate which is primarily based on the type of property in question.Click here to read the full article
Each of these estimates given below are done so with the understanding that all properties have been de-cluttered, cleaned and with all belongings wrapped and packed into boxes (where applicable).
All time estimates given are calculated on the assumption that no pre-packing service is required by us and that larger furniture items (such as beds, wardrobes and cabinets) are dis...
Moving to a larger office can appear a daunting task at first. Whether you’re upsizing to new premises to facilitate the growth of your business or merging with another company, it is important to plan the move accordingly to minimize any disruption to your business.Click here to read the full article
Having completed hundreds of office moves in Nottingham and the East Midlands, we understand the importance of efficient planning and can ensure a smooth and hassle-free office relocation from the outset.
Here are some top tips to consider when moving to a new office…
Plan Thoroughly & Methodically
When relocating to a new office, it is important to ascertain the square-footage of space available before comparing it to that of your current premises. Is the new space open plan, divided across multiple fl...
Moving to a new house or relocating to a different office is always a daunting task. It’s important that you choose the right removals company the first time round, one that will meet all your requirements at a fair and affordable price. The last thing you need is an unreliable service with hidden costs and unprofessional staff that charge you over the odds for the removal in question.Click here to read the full article
Time and time again, we hear countless horror stories from new and prospective customers about the unprofessional service they have previously received from other companies and so called “removal experts”. Taking this into consideration, we would like to provide the following steps on approaching a removal company for a quote.
Step One – Assess The Size Of Your Removal
Take a note of t...
Moving office equipment can be stressful in any environment but it doesn’t have to be. Below, we’ve listed some of our best tips to making your transition between offices as smooth as possible.Click here to read the full article
Nobody likes to feel rushed, and if you do it’s likely that things can go wrong so effective planning is essential when moving. Even little things like, have you made sure on your moving day that the service elevator or entrance is easily accessible? Create yourself a plan and allocate the workload to staff and set targets to achieve by a particular date.
Prioritise your packing
Got some important documents that you need to keep but won’t need until you’ve moved? Get packing them first and order your packing based on how frequently you use the item or piece of equipment. You...
A lot of people look at storage as a huge nuisance when it comes to moving, but there’s so many advantages to using our storage services, we’ve listed a few of them below:Click here to read the full article
Our facilities comprise a secure unit with individual storage rooms inside and are kept under 24 hour surveillance using locks and security doors to keep your personal items safe and secure not only from others, but also from the weather.
Save space in your home/office
Space can be tough to find sometimes and you may have items you only bring out for certain times of the year. These possessions are ideal to be moved into one of our storage facilities to de-clutter your home or office and give more space in your living or work environment.
Not only are our storage prices competitive, all of...
As a trusted removals company in Nottinghamshire, we frequently receive questions from prospects and potential customers about what they need to do leading up to the date of their move. With this in mind, we have decided to publish a few articles to help answer the most common questions we receive, providing a form of “checklist” that people may find useful.Click here to read the full article
If you haven’t already, contact your solicitor regarding the exchanging of contracts. Not only does this provide valuable peace of mind about the stressful task ahead, it also enables you to finalise your moving dates and can help you plan the rest of the move accordingly.
Confirm the date of the move with your chosen removals company. Make sure you read their reviews online, ideally on a platform such as...
Moving house and the thought of packing up everything in your house can be very daunting. That’s why we offer a full packing service for removals. By opting into this service, it lets you focus your attention elsewhere whilst we take the stress of this chore away from you.Click here to read the full article
There’s loads of benefits to using this service and we’ve listed a few below:
Our team provide a wide range of high quality packaging materials for your personal belongings meaning they’ll be packed and moved safely. All your items will be boxed with adequate cushioning and soft packing materials catered for the job.
We’ll do all the leg work
We understand that not everyone is trained in correct lifting and handling measures, so our professionals will do it all for you. All our staff are fully tr...
It takes time to pack your belongings away but with the right guidance it doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are our top tips which means you will have your house packed up in no time!Click here to read the full article
The earlier you start packing the better, It will take time to pack up your house. it all depends on how much stuff and how many rooms you have. We usually recommend for a large house two months should be enough if you pack one box a day. For smaller homes, one month should be enough.
Give your unwanted items to charity, sell them on eBay or go to a car boot. Take inspiration from Marie Kondo; there is no point spending time and money moving items that will simply sit in cupboards and won’t get used.
Start With Rooms You Least Need
Pack items you don’t use on a daily basis...