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Best London Commuter Towns to Move Into

View of a railway station of a commuter town, London

Many people in their twenties feel that London is the most exciting place in the world. However, as time passes the crowds, the noise and the costly style of life start to take a toll on them. They’re still tied to their jobs, however, so they continue to live in the city. If you’re looking…

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How to Choose Your Moving Date

Selecting the best day for your house move

Not many things are worth a slipped disk, and we can confidently say that a pizza slice with cold beer are certainly not on the list. As tempting as it might sound, hiring your friends and family to do the help you out, might not be the ideal option. If you want to ensure a…

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How to Safely and Easily Move Kitchen Appliances

A removals professional packing kitchen appliances

If you’re about to be moving house, you’re probably well aware that relocating kitchen appliances is a challenging task that requires special attention and considerations to go smoothly. So, if you prefer to move your kitchen all by yourself, instead of hiring professional moving services, we’re here to help with some useful tips. You need…

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How to Move House With Your Cat

moving house with a cat

Cats don’t like change and everybody knows it. Once they get used to an enclosed space like your home, tearing them away from it is equivallent to an apocalyse to the poor furry creatures. But, moving house doesn’t only have its bad sides. We know cats love cardboard boxes. Read on to find out how to use this to your advantage in the Fantastic Removals team house moving tips for moving with cats.

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How to Move your Bed

Preparing a bed to be moved

If you’re about to move houses soon, you’re probably apprehensive about packing and loading some of the larger pieces of furniture if you’re doing the job yourself. And beds come to mind as some of the more awkward to move, of course. Not to mention double or king-size bed pieces, right? So, this post will…

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Money Saving Tips For Moving House

Save money when moving house

Moving houses is normally an exciting part of our lives – a symbol of a new beginning. Sometimes, however, it could also lead to a significant amount of stress if not properly planned and executed. One of the most important things people usually want to do is save as much money as possible in the…

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How to Move House Without Stress

Essential tips to a stress free move

Why is moving home so stressful and what can we do about it?

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How to Move Dangerous Goods

Boxes containing dangerous goods

One of the things you need to give early consideration to when you’re planning to move is which of your possessions will be considered to be dangerous goods. When you look at the regulations, you might be surprised, and maybe even dismayed. Things that you brought home from the DIY store or even the supermarket…

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Your Essential Guide To Downsizing

Couple looking to move into a smaller home

The definition of downsizing is to reduce in size. So downsizing your home simply means moving to a smaller property. In order to make more room, this involves getting rid of personal property and prioritising what’s necessary to enjoy the benefits of smaller living. See your essential guide to downsizing here! Downsizing is for people:…

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How to Clean a House Before Moving Out. Easy to Follow Move Out Cleaning Checklist

End of tenancy cleaning before moving out

Moving out can be a very exciting period in your life. You might be starting a new job in a different suburb or city or you might have purchased your first home. All of these life changes can be stimulating and wonderful, but before you move out, you need to consider something important. The move…

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Last Minute Moving: 10 Steps How to Move your House at Short Notice

Boxes and plants packed in a haste for a move

There are two types of people when it comes to moving to a new home. Some are excited that change is coming and can barely wait to start packing. The others are reluctant to move and would postpone even getting the boxes for the move until the very last minute. And let’s face it –…

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Moving House Etiquette

Happy family moving into a new house

The big day of moving has come. The furniture is wrapped, everything is packed,  boxes are labelled, end of tenancy clean booked, and you are ready to leave for your new home. As stressful as the whole operation may be, especially if you decide to do it on your own, you shouldn’t forget about your…

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Removals and Storage Expenses and What Are the Average Costs for 2021 in London

Secure storage facility in London

Moving house can be a complicated and stressful experience, as well as a huge financial investment. It’s vital to think about things like storage and transportation when planning a move. Often times the relocation process isn’t as simple as loading from your old place and unloading directly at your new home. Hiring a self-storage unit…

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General Rules About Lifting Heavy Objects in a Domestic Environment and at Work

Professional mover handling a heavy moving box

Oftentimes in our day to day life, we’ll face the challenge of lifting something rather heavy be it bags of groceries, boxes of miscellaneous items, work folders, etc. It’s important you know the proper way to approach and handle the given object. A bad lifting technique is among the lead causes of severe injuries. Your…

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What Is Kinetic Lifting?

Team of expert movers carying a sofa correctly

Kinetic lifting means “manual handling”. This is the practice of lifting heavier weights on your own without the help of a machine or a tool. It is a method of handling weight properly without causing injury by using your whole body. Such methods are lifting, pulling, pushing, maneuvering, steadying, carrying. Transporting It’s about avoiding injury,…

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How To Improve Your Internet Connection During Lockdown

Woman working from home using her laptop

Written for fantastic-removals.co.uk by Lidia Hovhan With your family members stuck at home during this isolation period, it won’t be surprising that your wi-fi is groaning with the massive abuse it gets every single day. And having nothing to do but surf the net, browse social media apps, and watch podcasts, your broadband or fiber…

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Guide to Broadband and Moving Home

Guide to Broadband and Moving Home

Written for fantastic-removals.co.uk By Lilli Hender Moving home can be stressful: you have an incredible number of things to sort out and it can be easy to forget to plan ahead when you have your head in moving boxes. That said, it is vital to sort out your utilities before moving home. Broadband can be…

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Do Seasons Have an Effect on the Moving Process?

Home removals professional by Fantastic Removals moving boxes

Written for fantastic-removals.co.uk By River Jasmine Moving can be a difficult process no matter what the external variables are. In some cases though, different seasons and conditions can have a significant impact on the process. There is not necessarily a time to move that is definitively the “best.” But below, we’ll consider some of the…

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How to Move a Shed in the UK?

how to move a garden shed

Picture this: you have a green thumb and a big garden with a nice shed to keep all your tools neatly stored. One day you find a better home with an even bigger garden. The time to relocate is upon you and you want to take your trusty garden shed with you, but you’re not…

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[Quiz] Moving in Together: 8 Easy Steps for a Smooth Relocation

Tips on moving in with your partner

Are you thinking of taking the next big step with your partner, i.e. moving in together? Then, prepare yourself for a few very busy months ahead. It’s common knowledge that any house move is stressful, however, it can become even more taxing when a couple decides to start sharing a flat. In order to avoid…

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Cheapest Areas to Rent in London in 2021

Rented apartment in Bloomington

London is one of the most expensive cities in Europe which makes it really hard for its residents to acquire a property of their own. This stimulates the property rental business to a very high degree. Finding a suitable property according to the seeker’s needs is a real challenge in the UK but in London,…

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Moving a Fridge Freezer – Installation, Maintenance, Cleaning – Top Brands Included

Team moving a fridge down a flight of stairs

Moving a fridge freezer is a complex and tedious task. Doesn’t matter if you want to install it into a different room or transport it to a new address – in both cases, it’s a risky move that can lead to a lot of hassle.

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Best Places to Live in London For Your Family and Career

best places to live in London cover photo

If you are looking to move to London or are already living there, but want to change neighbourhoods, you’ve come to the right place. London has many faces and it provides a lot of different opportunities, depending on your individual needs. Are you a young artist looking for a livelier and more inspiring environment? Or…

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Everything You Need to Know About Council Taxes When Moving House in the UK

Council tax form when moving house

Council tax is mandatory for the majority of the population living in the UK. There are exceptions when certain individuals are not obliged to pay but usually, this is only temporary. Very few are free from council tax obligation for life. Not paying your council tax leads to serious consequences which most certainly you would…

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How Long Does It Take to Move House? Calculate the Average Time to Move House

House relocation member

When customers first get in touch with us, most of them are looking to receive an instant answer to the question “how long does it take to move house?”. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide them with an estimated duration of the house move service without obtaining all the necessary information first. There are many…

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How Much Does it Cost to Move House? Average Removal Costs in the UK in 2021

a mover with a Luton van for removals

Image license:CC BY-SA 4.0 / Image Owner: Fantastic Removals There is no way to calculate the exact costs of moving house for plenty of reasons. Moving home is a complex process that involves a wide range of things to spend money on. Your overall moving expenses certainly increase with the scale of the move. The…

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Moving Checklist for the UK

moving checklist for uk

There are a lot of details and obligations with moving, especially if you are living in London, and it’s easy to miss something in all the hassle. That’s why the Fantastic Removals team made a complete moving checklist for the UK.

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How to Move House with a Pet Rabbit

how to move house with a pet rabbit

Rabbits are one of nature’s cutest bundles of fluffy joy, watching them frolic and twitch their little noses can bring a smile to the faces of even the grumpiest of us. Their overwhelming cuteness, fluffiness, and inquisitive nature have captured the hearts of many, this coupled with the fact that they are trainable make them…

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How to Move House in the Rain

Moving house in rainy weather

Feeling grumpy you have to move and its raining outside? The unpredictability of English weather dictates our careful preparation during the pre-move phase – so here’s what we can advise you on how to move house during rain.

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How to Move Your Pet to Australia

Moving to Australia with a pet

“Moving your dog or cat to Australia could be a challenging activity and you will need to invest quite a bit of time and expect to pay thousands, because of the strict laws regarding pet transportation into the country. This step-by-step guide will help you navigate through the long and complicated process of fulfilling all the necessary requirements of bring your pet with you.”

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What to Do When Moving House Over Christmas

moving during christmas

Prepare yourself, because moving house over Christmas holidays can be a bit of a struggle. But, no worries, The Fantastic Removals team is here with some simple steps to follow.

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How to Lift Heavy Objects by Yourself

Man with back pain after lifting heavy object

Don’t put your health in danger by lifting all these heavy objects from the old to the new house. Heavy lifting isn’t a game and it’s not harmless because you can sustain some dangerous and unwanted injuries. We from Fantastic Removals would like to give you some really easy and helpful advicе how to lift the heavy stuff when moving houses.

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How to Move House Plants

Plants packed in boxes ready for a house move

Moving plants around the house is not that easy a task, let alone having to move them to a completely different habitat. Here are the top things to consider when moving such fragile items as house plants.

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Moving House With a Toddler

A couple with their toddler

Toddlers can adapt easily to changes. Anyway, if you are moving away with them, you should take into consideration some things that can prepare them to the new house.

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How to Move a Piano And Why You Shouldn’t Do it Yourself

Moving a piano

Pianos are fantastic instruments to listen to but not to move on your own. When moving a house, you would want your piano to move with you. However, it is not that easy. This guide will explain you everything about moving a piano.

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How to Declutter Before Moving House

Declutter and organise your home

A new house move presents you with the perfect opportunity to declutter your home and your life. Having less belongings will make your move easier, have less things to worry about and clean. Here are all the steps to a complete decluttering of your home.

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How to Move House During Pregnancy

Family preparing to move house while expecting a baby

Let’s keep the stress away! Pregnancy and moving house is not a suitable combination… Don’t worry, we are here to help you handle the situation. Take our tips and hacks and go through it with a smile!

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How to Move Out of Parents House

Guide on moving out of your parents' house

Finally! I am moving out from my parents house! This sounds amazing, but leads to responsibilities…yes, we know. There are plenty of things to keep in mind before you take this BIG step in your life! Welcome to the adulthood!

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How to Move House During Winter

Preparing for a house move in winter

The winter season comes with some unexpected advantages and one of them is moving house. A checklist with only six questions will get you well prepared to turn the challenging job of moving into a pleasant experience. And most of all, it might save you some money along the way with our house moving services.

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7 Helpful iPhone Apps for Moving House

People browsing house moving apps on different devices

Here is a list with the seven best iPhone apps you will need for the time when you decide to move your home. Save all the hassle and download these helpers when you decide to browse houses for sale, need a convenient moving check list, help in organising boxes or our Fantastic Services’ help.

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[Download] Address Change List for the UK – Who to Notify When Moving House

change of address checklist for moving house

Changing your address in UK is a tedious task which needs to be done properly. If you are not careful when doing it, you can easily miss a mail, and this is not the worst that may happen. Check our Change of Adress Checlist in UK for more information on everythomg you have to do before and after altering your UK address.

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How to Move House with Children

Family with kids packing for a move

Do not underestimate your kids, while moving out, because this step may be very tough. Kids under five years and teenage children will react differently to the change, so take a look at some great tips how to cope with the situation.

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How to Move House with a Dog in the UK

Preparing to move house with your pet dog

Dogs need preparation before moving to the new house- food, toys, doggy pillows and blankets, collar and leash, grooming supplies, new dog-friendly locations etc. Do your moving house with dogs checklist and don’t forget to keep them comfortable.

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