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28June
2016

Organizing tips for the office move

Organizing tips for the office move
Organizing a relocation is quite difficult and especially when it is an office move. It all depends on the size of the old office, how many colleagues and desks have to be moved, to consider the changes in the design and the preferred date for the move, and yet that's only a glimpse of what's to come. Check out the following guidelines and tips that can help organize your office removals.

Writen by Ella Andrews for All Removals London

24March
2016

8 Terrific Tips to Follow When Moving Furniture

8 Terrific Tips to Follow When Moving Furniture
Moving furniture can be a stressful job, sometimes worse than moving house even, since you have to be careful with the carrying, but it doesn't have to be. Even if you are not using removal services, when you're prepared for the move, it will go more smoothly. There are many ways to prepare yourself for such a relocation and the issues that you may end up dealing with, and you should read them so that you are ready to face any challenge that lies ahead. Here are 8 tips on how to move furniture easily and quickly.

Writen by Ella Andrews for All Removals London

02March
2016

Room-By-Room Packing: The Kitchen

Room-By-Room Packing: The Kitchen
When you decide to move from your house there are so many things you have to do. One of them is organizing your stuff room by room. One of the most time taking things is moving your kitchen stuff. The first thing you should do is decide what should stay and what should go.

Writen by Ella Andrews for All Removals London

27January
2016

Pro Packing Tips for Moving House

Pro Packing Tips for Moving House
As everyone knows, moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do, and whether you're relocating down the road or moving to an entirely different country, packing is a necessary evil that is often responsible for more frustration than anything else. But fear not! By following these expert tips you can minimise stress caused by the packing process and ensure that everything gets from A to B in one piece.

Writen by Ella Andrews for All Removals London

11October
2015

How to make your office relocation relaxing and a breeze to undertake

How to make your office relocation relaxing and a breeze to undertake
Office relocations are typically what we would peg down as an absolute nightmare simply because of all the stress and hassle that goes along with it. From moving premises, things like phone lines, desks and all the other little creature comforts that you or your staff may be used to; all shift around. Not to mention the hassle of clients being disrupted for business. It is every business owner's nightmare because during all this mess, it is very possible to lose a tremendous amount of business. Relocations are something that are very common for offices and typically, we always see other people or firms doing it, however when the buck is down to you and you've never really done this before, it can most definitely become challenging!

Writen by Ella Andrews for All Removals London

19September
2015

Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness

Clear the Clutter, Find Happiness
Organizing expert Donna Smallin shows you how to enjoy the happy, healthy, inviting home you long for with hundreds of time-saving tips and solutions to your clutter and cleaning problems. Her approach is manageable and simple, helping you focus on the things that will make the biggest difference with the least amount of effort and time. You'll discover small, quick routines that will keep your spaces clean and clutter-free over time, as well as lots of things that you can do to introduce order and serenity in just one minute! Clear away the clutter once and for all, and enjoy the happiness you'll find hiding underneath!

Writen by Donna Smallin for Amazon

15September
2015

Packing solutions for family house relocation

Packing solutions for family house relocation
1st: Spend at least a couple of days to inspect the house for useless items and objects that you probably don't need to move in the new house. This is the best solution to reduce the amount of removal boxes and thus the volume of the removal van, which on the other hand reduces the cost too. Start de-cluttering and sorting the objects in every room and get rid of old newspapers, letters, clothes or other old objects that you don't need. Hire a removal agency with recycling services to help you with these useless objects.

Writen by Ella Andrews for All Removals London

23August
2015

More Money-Saving Moving Tips

More Money-Saving Moving Tips
Moving can be a stressful experience, so before you get packing, here are a few ways to make it easier on both you and your wallet. First, when packing up your kitchen, use styrofoam plates in between your real plates as padding. It's a cheap, easy way to keep them from breaking during your move. When it comes to your glasses, an old wine box is a perfect way to keep them organized. Just snag some boxes from your local bar or liquor store, stuff some newspaper in each compartment for protection, and your glasses will be good to go.

Writen by Daily Finance for All Removals London

15August
2015

How to make moving home as stress-free as possible

How to make moving home as stress-free as possible
Insider knowledge from the experts on how to make moving home as stress-free as possible. New research shows that almost 90% of home movers find the process stressful, while almost two fifths of recent movers paid out an extra £5,000 over their budget. So to help avoid the stress and additional costs, we've put together a panel of experts to give you the dos and don'ts when moving.

Writen by MoneySuperMarket for All Removals London

07August
2015

Your Hassle-Free Moving Guide

Your Hassle-Free Moving Guide
Getting your foot on the property ladder is one of the most exciting moments in your life, and once all the paperwork has been signed and the keys are in your hand, it's time for the next big step; moving day. Often considered as one of the most stressful life events, this huge task can often leave you thinking "where do I start?" That's why Barratt Homes have created this hassle-free guide to help your moving day run as smoothly as possible. With everything from time frames to often overlooked behind the scenes activities and simple and convenient solutions, you'll find all you need in this handy moving guide check list.

20June
2015

Moving Office - Harder Than It Needs to Be

Moving Office - Harder Than It Needs to Be
Moving office is a long and hard task and may disrupt your working process. It is even harder if you try it without professional help, which is not always a good idea after all, removal companies are professionals for a reason. But how to pick one of the myriad of removal services out there?

Being pedantic about some things is never a bad thing. Pick a company and do some research. Ask for licenses and insurance. Check the legal papers. Ask around about the company; look for feedback about their credibility and reliability. Ask a friend who successfully moved office recently and inquire about the removal service he or she used. The more information you have, the easier the choice will be.

Writen by Ella Andrews for All Removals London

09May
2015

Labeling the removal boxes advises

Labeling the removal boxes advises
Labeling the removal boxes is one of the most important things to do when you plan a relocation, especially when it comes to a bigger relocation to a new place further away from your old home, as well as relocation with numerous, big and heavy removal boxes.

Labeling will ensure an easy and a better orientation among the piles of boxes and items, which one is the perfect way for quick removal activities like loading and unloading the moving van, and two, it's the perfect way for your helpers to know what's inside each box. Because of that, a great idea is to use small and easy to understand notes or labels, as well as ones that include as much as possible information about the content of a box. Take a look:

Writen by Ella Andrews for All Removals London

19April
2015

How to use dollies, hand trucks and moving straps to make your next move easier!

How to use dollies, hand trucks and moving straps to make your next move easier!
When you have a difficult move ahead of you, be sure not to wear out your back with excessive lifting. This video will introduce you to three moving tools that will make your move easier -- dollies, hand trucks and moving straps. Each one of these tools will spare your back, and make lifting heavy, awkward or bulky items easier.

Writen by MyMove.com for All Removals London

11April
2015

Moving Home Hacks

Moving Home Hacks
This incredibly useful life hacks video shows dozens of nifty tricks to make moving home a hundred times easier. Simple tips such as carving a hole in cardboard boxes so they are easier to lift and transforming drawers into carry cases really make life easy. The clip, produced on YouTube by Dave Hax, shows the best tips on how to remove furniture and colour code boxes. And packing clothes can be made easier by keeping clothes on hangers and using linen to wrap up delicate goods.

Writen by Dave Hax for All Removals London

05April
2015

Feng Shui Home and Office Tips

Feng Shui Home and Office Tips
To live in a good feng shui house is to be surrounded by a healthy and vibrant quality of Chi, or energy. A good feng shui house will feel good, look good and attract all the good to you! Knowing that, wouldn't you want your house to have good feng shui? Of course, you would. However, with all the growing popularity of feng shui, the confusion surrounding various feng shui applications. Be it in your house, garden or your business - seems to be steadily growing, too.

Writen by Rodika Tchi for All Removals London

28March
2015

What to know about shipping a vehicle when moving

What to know about shipping a vehicle when moving
Letís face it: moving can be a stressful experience. Thatís why it often makes sense to hire a professional for home moving services, but what about moving a vehicle?

While many people in need of removal services choose to drive their cars to their new location, this isnít always the best option, if itís an option at all. Most international relocations and all overseas moves require the use of an auto transporter such as A-1 Auto Transport, Inc., whether you choose to have you car sent in a container, on a boat, or on a plane. In this blog post, weíll take a look at how to transport your car when moving and what options you have when choosing a company.

Writen by A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. for All Removals London

21March
2015

No More Clutter

No More Clutter
Clutter affects us all: stressed time-poor professionals, couples rowing over their junk, older people with a lifetime's accumulated possessions, people working from home, growing families and people facing life changes such as divorce or bereavement. As we all consume and acquire more and more stuff, we feel increasingly overwhelmed by our possessions. NO MORE CLUTTER is the ultimate guide to liberating ourselves from the tyranny of clutter. It has simple practical solutions to immediate problems as well as advice on tackling the challenge of staying clutter-free in the long term, by getting to grips with the psychology of hoarding and the ethical basis for simplifying our lives. With case studies which pinpoint common clutter triggers such as moving house or divorce and practical tips on everything from tidying the cutlery drawer to creating your ideal harmonious home, NO MORE CLUTTER is the essential tool for streamlining your life.

Writen by Sue Kay for Amazon

15March
2015

Moving Checklist Video

Moving Checklist Video
Our Moving Checklist video was recorded to help you to get organized and to be well prepared for your move.We started out over 10 years ago and growing strong toddy. We have a professional and very experienced team of movers.
With their help and professional experience we created All Removals London Moving Checklist. Our employees share with you the most useful and handy tips in order to have a smooth and stress free move. As they always say: plan ahead and be prepared, do not leave the things for a last minute.
Enjoy the video and please leave us your comments to help us grow and to deliver a high level of customer satisfaction - at affordable prices.

08March
2015

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A simple, effective way to banish clutter forever

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A simple, effective way to banish clutter forever
Transform your home into a permanently clear and clutter-free space with the incredible KonMari Method. Japan's expert declutterer and professional cleaner Marie Kondo will help you tidy your rooms once and for all with her inspirational step-by-step method.

The key to successful tidying is to tackle your home in the correct order, to keep only the things you really love and to do it all at once and quickly. After that for the rest of your life you only need to choose what to keep and what to discard.

The KonMari Method will not just transform your space. Once you have your house in order you will find that your whole life will change. You can feel more confident, you can become more successful, and you can have the energy and motivation to create the life you want. You will also have the courage to move on from the negative aspects of your life: you can recognise and finish a bad relationship; you can stop feeling anxious; you can finally lose weight.

Marie Kondo's method is based on a 'once-cleaned, never-messy-again' approach. If you think that such a thing is impossible then you should definitely read this compelling book.

Writen by Marie Kondo for Amazon

01March
2015

How to make it easier to move heavy objects?

 How to make it easier to move heavy objects?
Planning a move? Home renovation? - Valuable tips on how to make it easier to move heavy objects.

When painting or removal is often the case that you have to cope alone with a heavy object. When you can not count on too much help, this can be very difficult. However, there are several ways to facilitate the work. Here are some tips on how to deal with it.

Remember to bend at the knees, not the waist. Then it will be easier for you to pick up something heavy and decrease the risk of overloading the spine. You have to take care of your health and your spine, that it does not strain.
Flat, long pick up objects with the rope. Tie the two ends and clip the loops on the corners of the object. Thus prepared, you can begin to improve even with one hand. It does not make you a big problem and the loop much you will make it easier.

Writen by London Man Van for All Removals London

22February
2015

Great Garden Design: Contemporary Inspiration for Outdoor Spaces

Great Garden Design: Contemporary Inspiration for Outdoor Spaces
This book presents the best garden designs of the last ten years from more than 50 top garden designers. It offers design solutions for every situation, every area, all tastes and budgets, and any size of garden. It draws on the talents of celebrated designers such as Tom Stuart Smith, Luciano Giubbilei, Charlotte Rowe, Ian Kitson, John Brookes, Cleve West, Dan Pearson and Andy Sturgeon. It also showcases the work of lesser-known designers whose innovating designs deserve wider recognition.

The process of garden design requires many thousands of small decisions in the pursuit of the most appealing solutions for outdoor spaces. But this book makes the complex process simpler by offering ample choices of contemporary design for you to explore what's possible, what's practical and what's affordable.

Writen by John Brookes for Amazon

15February
2015

The 100 Best Swimming Pools

The 100 Best Swimming Pools
This innovative new series documents, through the use of stunning colour photographs, 100 of the very best designs and projects relating to a specific room or feature. Each title displays a variety of different interior design and architectural styles, ensuring that every reader finds inspiration to utilise in his or her own home. 'The 100 Best Swimming Pools' showcases a compilation of the most beautiful and inspirational swimming pools from the past ten years.

Writen by Wim Pauwels for Amazon

08February
2015

Design Bloggers at Home

Design Bloggers at Home
A digital revolution is underway. A global network of creative, interior design bloggers has emerged, publishing fresh and inspiring content online every day. With diverse backgrounds and lifestyles, these individual bloggers combine to create a thriving online community of trend-setters and style gurus. The digital world brings with it design democracy; with the freedom to publish whatever they want, these bloggers offer a beguiling alternative to traditional media and have become an important source of inspiration for the homes enthusiast. In her first book, interiors journalist and stylist Ellie Tennant meets the characters and creative forces behind leading design blogs, exploring their online realms, their beautiful homes and their clever styling ideas. Twelve in-depth case studies cover a panorama of cutting-edge bloggers' spaces - from a pared-back monochrome cabin in Scandinavia to a maximalist, colour-filled apartment in California - while the final chapter offers advice on setting up your own blog. The result is a visual feast of inspiring yet achievable interiors, with plenty of ideas to use in your own home.

Writen by Ellie Tennant for Amazon

01February
2015

150 Best Bathroom Ideas

150 Best Bathroom Ideas
Showcasing an extensive collection of full-color photographs, 150 Best Bathroom Ideas provides an in-depth review of exemplary bathroom designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved innovative and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. Included here are the most attractive, functional, and cost-effective bathroom designs from around the world, all approached in a practical and artful manner. These beautiful pages explore the most attractive and reliable materials, lighting, floor, wall, and window treatments, along with a wealth of ideas for the shower, toilet, sink, and bathtub. An essential reference, and the latest in the popular and inspirational 150 Best series, this lush volume covers the diversity of current trends and is a wonderful source ideas for the homeowner, designer, interior decorator, and architect.

Writen by Daniela Santos Quartino for Amazon

25January
2015

RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design

RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design
Learn to plan, build and plant your perfect garden with the experts at the RHS From how to draw a layout to explaining the best places to use lighting effects, discover how to create the garden you've always wanted with the RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design. Guiding you through the whole creative and gardening process, learn how to visualise your ideas, choose a style, develop plans, plot, build, landscape, select the right plants, and apply the finishing touches to make your garden the ideal reflection of your tastes and creativity. Plus, a look at inspirational gardens will give you lots of ideas for things to create. Whether you want to plan a major project or focus on a particular area, RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design is the complete guide: don't design without it. Now with a new jacket to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Chelsea Garden Show.

Writen by Chris Young for Amazon

18January
2015

10 bathroom design ideas

10 bathroom design ideas
If you are planning a bathroom renovation, you should take into consideration that it is one of the most expensive rooms to renovate. As you get ready to remodel, think about what is the most suitable solution for your familyís needs. It is important to give priority to functionality. This does not mean that you have to compromise in design, but you should consider if you really need double bathroom sinks or if you are allowing enough space for your toiletries and extra towels.
There are thousands of designs you can choose from for your bathroom ceramic and furniture. Tiles come in a great variety of colours and styles. A very popular option is stone or granite, and if you have enough space you can also spoil yourself with a little sauna or a comfortable whirlpool that will, for sure, make your evenings much more relaxing.
We advise you to search properly before you make a decision on the accessories. Cabinet pulls, shower heads and faucets come in a great variety of finishing.
Summarising, it does not matter if you are planning to redecorate your bathroom or designing a new one from scratch, we hope that these 10 photos below will provide you with a lot of inspiration!

13January
2015

150 Best Kitchen Ideas

150 Best Kitchen Ideas
New ideas on how to design, build, and decorate a kitchen are always of essential value to architects, designers, and homeowners. This new addition to a successful series offers an extensive collection of both modern and traditional kitchen designs from all over the world, plans devised by distinguished international architects and designers who have worked to achieve practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and particular tastes of their clients. An exciting compilation, 150 Best Kitchen Ideas expresses the diversity of current trends in kitchen design focusing on decorómaterials, lighting, colors, and windowsóand specifics such as tables, wall units, flooring, appliances, and countertops. It is an inspirational source of ideas for those active in the field of design or interested in updating the focal point of their homes.

Writen by Montse Borras and Aitana Lleonart for Amazon

07January
2015

10 design ideas for your rustic kitchen

10 design ideas for your rustic kitchen
Considering of remodelling your kitchen? Why donít you give your kitchen rustic look and feeling. You can design and build beautiful and warm kitchen where you will not only prepare food, but also where you can entertain guests and eat family dinners.

Common characteristics of rustic kitchen include wooden furniture and cabinets with visible knots, ceiling beams and warm, natural colours as brown, red, green or yellow.

Rustic kitchen are not only made to be admired but also to be used. Cabinetry and dining furniture is made with strong, durable materials such as wood, with pine or oak wood being a popular choice. Cherry, maple and hickory wood is also in use. Finish in rustic kitchen is quite often left rugged or matte to maintain authentic feel and look of the wood used.

Additional futures of the rustic kitchen are planked wood floors, ceramic sinks, stone, granite and massive wooden block countertops, copper decoration. All of them combine nicely with natural wooden furniture and cabinets. Take a look at photos below to get inspired and find your favourite element of your future rustic kitchen.

30December
2014

10 design ideas for your kitchen

10 design ideas for your kitchen
Are you planning to remodel your kitchen? Well get ready then, because no matter what anyone tells you, it's not happening overnight. It might take many weeks to reach your goal.

First of all think of your new kitchen not only as a place where you preparing food, but also where you can entertain guests, eat family dinners or just simply relax with your cup of tea while reading newspaper.

There are a lot of aspects to consider when discovering ideas for remodelling your kitchen. Ask yourself a question: where are you going to place your stove, fridge, sink, cooking island, storage cabinets and kitchen table. Make sure to have plenty of space to cook, store, eat and entertain. Finally, make your kitchen look nice and welcoming to guests who visit. Use quality and colourful materials to bring personality and good vibe to your space.

06December
2014

Getting your home ready for winter

Getting your home ready for winter
Winter! Even thinking about it brings shivers to our bodies, along with the memories of those beautiful days spent together with family during Christmas and New Yearís holidays.

Wintery days are an enjoyable time of the year, but you can enjoy winter more if you are prepared before it arrives.

Getting your home ready for winter is one of the important things that people often forget to do. Especially, if itís an old house that requires some maintenance work, the problems that winter brings can be rough. But there are some important things that you can do to help keep this winter from being a painful and unpleasant experience.

Here are some important tips to get your home ready for the winter and to make your house more efficient without a lot of investment.

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