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7 Top Tips for a Stress-Free Home Removal: Expert Advice from Professional Mover

24 Apr 2023

7 Top Tips for a Stress-Free Home Removal: Expert Advice from Professional Mover
7 Top Tips for a Stress-Free Home Removal: Expert Advice from Professional Mover

Moving to a new home can be both an exciting and stressful experience. Whether you're moving down the street or across the country, the process of packing up your entire life and transporting it to a new location can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are a few steps that you can take to make the process smoother and less stressful.

In this post, we've compiled expert advice from professional movers to provide you with five tips for a stress-free home removal.

Plan ahead

Moving can be a hectic and stressful process, so it is important to plan ahead as much as possible. This will also help with any pre-move anxiety.

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Moving can be a wonderful opportunity to get rid of things you no longer need.  And if your house is yet to sell, decluttering can even help to improve the value of your house.

We offer all our customers the chance to declutter and donate direct to charity, including the British Heart Foundation and Senese, just ask for more details.

Pack carefully

If doing some DIY packing, make sure you clearly label your boxes to show the contents of each box and which room it belongs in. Or better yet, leave it to us! 

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Hire a reputable moving company

Use a reputable removals company, that is licensed and fully insured, and ideally a member of the BAR (British Association of Removers), like ourselves!

For more advice for choosing a removal company, ask them these top ten questions.

Take care of important documents

Make sure important documents such as passports, birth certificates, and medical records are kept in a safe and easily accessible place during the move. Keep them with you at all times.

Have a plan for your pets

Moving can be stressful for pets too, so make sure you have a plan for them. Consider doggy day care for the day or having a friend or family member take care of them.

Read our useful guide to help prepare your pets for the big move

Don't forget the kids

Moving can be exciting but also a little daunting, so keep your children involved throughout the process. Younger ones will love to have their own box to pack their toys in.

Check out some of our top tips for getting your kids ready for moving day


By following these seven top tips, you can make your home removal a stress-free experience. Remember, planning ahead and being prepared can help you stay calm and in control, even during a major life transition.