Moving house during lockdown for Coronavirus (Covid-19)

By Bournes Moves - May 12, 2020
Moving house during lockdown for Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Can I move house during Coronavirus lockdown?

Yes. As of the 13th May 2020 the government has made it clear that people who wish to move home can do so, but this needs to be done safely and the process may be different to usual. 

Can removal companies operate during lockdown?

Yes. The Removals industry is not banned from working, providing they can meet safety guidelines provided by the government. 

Are removal companies open? 

Many companies, like Bournes are now beginning to operate ...

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Video Home Removals Surveys

By Bournes Moves - April 2, 2020
Video Home Removals Surveys

What is a video home removals survey?

A video home removals survey is where your pre-move consultation appointment is done using a video chat app on your smartphone or tablet.

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New look for Bournes removals lorries

By Bournes Moves - March 10, 2020
New look for Bournes removals lorries

We have rebranded our removals lorries! Have you spotted one of our new red trucks yet?

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Bournes Moves as a BAR removals company

By Bournes Moves - March 1, 2020
Bournes Moves as a BAR removals company

Bournes Moves is a British Association of Removers (BAR) registered member. This means services have been pre-vetted and inspected to reduce the risk of anything going wrong during your house move. 

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What is the British Association of Removers?

The British Association of Removers is the leading professional association for UK removal companies. They are dedicated to promoting excellence in the removals industry, Its core purpose...

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How to save money moving house

By Bournes Moves - February 21, 2020
How to save money moving house

The cost of moving house can be expensive: from estate agents and solicitors fees to stamp duty and building surveys. That's why we've put together some smart, money-saving moving tips to help you cut the costs of moving house.

You can save money moving house by:

  1. Booking your removal company early
  2. De-cluttering 
  3. Understanding your removals quotes to avoid hidden charges later on
  4. Avoiding moving at peak times 
  5. Choosing the right services
  6. Using second-hand removals boxes

We'll explain more...

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How Moving House Storage helped our client save for her home

By Kirsty Parsons - November 6, 2019
How Moving House Storage helped our client save for her home

The moving process can be complicated, even more so when you're not moving directly to your new home and need to put your goods in temporary storage between house moves. One home mover explains what happened when she was faced with this situation, and how she used temporary storage when moving house...

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5 things to know about removals insurance before moving house

By Kirsty Parsons - November 6, 2019
5 things to know about removals insurance before moving house

As a removal company, we know understanding Insurance for House Removals can be pretty tricky. If you’re using a professional removal firm most will talk to you about insurance, but it can be hard to understand the level of protection your cover provides because a lot of removal companies handle insurance in many different ways.

In this article, we’ll try to explain how it works and answer some frequently asked questions to help you make an informed decision on how to cover your possessions.

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The Average House Removal Costs for 2020

By Bournes Moves - October 30, 2019
The Average House Removal Costs for 2020

THE MOST frequently asked question from people regarding house removal costs and working out how to get their belongings to their new home is "how much does a removal company cost?".

At Bournes, we move thousands of people in London, Kent and Sussex each year, all with varying requirements and budgets. The cost of using a removal company will vary for each move, and depends on several factors which are explained further in this blog, but here are some average estimated...

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9 Things To Do When Moving House

By Bournes Moves - October 25, 2019
9 Things To Do When Moving House

 

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to moving moving into your new home – from all the big physical stuff right down to the small bits of paperwork – so it’s no wonder that there are some things that get left behind.

When we teamed up with Rightmove to run a competition based on your removal horror stories, we were reminded just how many things people forget when they move.

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Bournes gains ISO 14001 Environmental Certification

By Bournes Moves - July 31, 2018
Bournes gains ISO 14001 Environmental Certification
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