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FIND BOXES THE EASY WAY                                                                                                  TIPS THAT MAKE MOVING EASY

                                                                             No other mover makes
                                                                           moving easier than we do.

                                                                                                                                          To make moving day and packing easier use moving as a good excuse
                                                                                                                                          to de-clutter any unwanted items you don’t need. Charity shops are al-
                                                                                                                                          ways looking for donations, or even hold a boot sale.
                                                               On move day the last thing

                                                               you need is to have search                                                 Always box small items (shoes, toys, small lamps, toasters, coffee makers,
                                                                                                                                          etc.) and bag pillows, duvets, etc.  Packing a removal van is a lot easier
                                                               for a certain box and be                                                   if items are boxed and bagged.
                                                               unsure where it is, our easy

                                                               to use organising system will                                              When packing liquid foodstuffs (olive oil, etc.) into a box, firstly wrap in a
                                                                                                                                          plastic bag to prevent any damage caused by leakage/breakage.
                                                               prevent this.
                                                                                                                                          Buy a cool bag for fridge/freezer contents to keep fresh whilst in transit.

                                                                                                                                          Drain petrol lawnmowers and place a bin liner over the cutting end.
              Mark each box with a number and then
              place a numbered post-it note on each                                                                                       Remove pictures and mirrors from the wall and protect in bubble wrap.
              door frame.                                                                                                                 Unless we are packing these items for you in which case you need do
                                                                                                                                          nothing and leave it to our staff.

                                                                                                                                          Remember to keep track of any and bolts when dismantling beds, cots,
                                                                                                                                          etc. otherwise reassembly may not be possible..

                                                                                                                                          To protect your television (if you don’t have the original box) use bubble
                                                                                                                                          wrap and secure a flat pack box over the front and rear which acts as
                                                                                                                                          a makeshift box and protects the screen. Always put the remote control
                                                                                                                                          somewhere you’ll remember.

                                                                                                                                          Ensure someone is handy on move day to direct furniture into the correct
               DOOR FRAME          BOXES                                                                                                  room.
                Living Room 1      Marked with 1
                     Kitchen 2     Marked with 2                                                                                          If you have personal items you wish not to be carried in the van, en-
                   Bedroom 3       Marked with 3                      The above numbers are only an example.                              sure you tell the movers before they start or they may inadvertently get
                                                                      Please use whatever numbers you wish.                               packed away.
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