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Stay safe when lifting heavy objects

Moving heavy items is dangerous work. It’s vital that you take all the necessary precautions into consideration in order to keep yourself, others, and your possessions safe. Injuries occur most often due to bad lifting techniques. Follow our guide to ensure you don’t go into your move blind: Durable plastic sheeting is your friend. Place […]

4 moving mistakes we’ll help you avoid

It doesn’t have to be your first time move for mistakes to happen. Things are never going to go according to plan and it will be a stressful time but here at Man Van Simply we’re experts at moving and reducing that stress vein in peoples foreheads. We understand that inevitable as mistakes are, you’re […]


Our short guide to office moves

  If there’s anything marginally more stressful than moving house, it’s packing up where you work and relocating. A daunting prospect for many but here at Man and Van simply, we’ve got just the tips and tricks to make your office move go by as seamlessly as possible. If you require extra advice, you can […]

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How to avoid those hidden costs of hiring a Van

Amidst the stress of moving house (or moving anything) we understand how much budgeting, research and careful detailing it takes to plan your move. We’re here to save you the frustration that many people encounter simply by opting for the lowest quotation they can find and landing themselves in hidden costs later on. With out […]


Step by step guide helping you clean your home before the big move

When you’ve hauled the last box out of your home and into the back of the van on moving day, and all you want is an ice cold beer and a nice takeaway, we can guarantee that cleaning will not be on the front of your mind. We’ve made a guide that will condense the […]


5 top security updates you must make to your new property

  As people who move customers in and out of homes on a regular basis, we understand how unnerving it is first arriving at your new home. Security should be at the front of your mind and it’s not a bad idea to make a few upgrades just to makes sure you feel as secure […]

Preparing to move – the master guide! Part Two: Getting Moving

In Part 1 of ‘Preparing to move – the master guide’ we looked at the top five steps to take in the week before you actually begin your move (exciting!). Part 2 of this guide focuses on the night before the move, those final checks that need doing and a few last minute considerations to […]

Father Christmas is the planet’s number one removals man!

Father Christmas is the planet’s number one removals man! Working in the removals industry we take on some difficult jobs. We know we’re good at what we do but there is one man who we know we can’t beat. Father Christmas moves more items in one night than we shift in a year. Imagine the […]

Preparing to move – the master guide! Part One: Planning

Moving day is simultaneously one of the most exciting days of your life as well as one of the most stressful (2nd only to your wedding day!) The dreams of a new home, the beginning of a new chapter in life are right at your fingertips but first you have to go through the painful […]

Top 6 Packing Tips For Moving House

Packing for a house move can be a nightmare.  You stand there, looking at the task of packing all your things, and feel overwhelmed. Here are some house moving tips to make packing easier. The Preliminaries. Before you pack a box and move a single item you need to think carefully about what is important. […]