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Things to do before your move to a new house: Your definitive guide

There is no denying the fact that moving to a new house is a very challenging process. With the right guidance however, the whole experience can be much less daunting. This piece takes a look at things you can do before your big move to simplify the process. Preparation Communicate with your utilities provider well […]


Moving home in Manchester? Important Box Packing Tips

Moving to a new home can be a lot of work – agreed? One thing that is more tedious than moving furniture and boxes, is actually “packing” the boxes. Packing boxes can be a bit of a hassle, but if not done properly, it can cause unwanted damage to your stuff such as crushing smaller […]

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Removals services: What you need to know

Moving into a new home or office can be quite challenging. You will have little time to think and make important decisions, such as the removal service company to work with. To help you simplify the process, this piece takes a look at some of the things you should expect from a good removals service […]

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Items Most Commonly Damaged While Moving: Part II

In our last post at Man and Van Simply removals Manchester, we discussed two types of items that are commonly damaged during moves, glassware and artwork. In this post, we’ll talk about items that aren’t always considered to be fragile, but which are frequently broken in transit and require extra care while packing and moving. […]

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Items Most Commonly Damaged While Moving: Part I

At Man and Van Simply Removals Manchester, we’ve helped move hundreds of people into their new homes. Moves are exciting but stressful, and they can be made worse by making easily preventable mistakes that we’ve seen time and time again. In this series of blog posts, we decided to put together a list of items that are commonly damaged […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Moving House in Manchester: Know Your ‘Essentials’ With These Easy Steps

Moving house is a huge stressor, but it’s also an art form. Most adult have more than one house move under their belts, some with many more, and many find with each subsequent move they become better at packing, at labelling, at orchestrating the entire ordeal. One thing you might not have learned yet is […]