When should I book a removal company for moving house?

By Bournes Moves - July 29, 2020
When should I book a removal company for moving house?

Our average customers contact a removal company approximately 4-6 weeks before their move date* 

Ideally you should book a removal company 4-6 weeks before your target move date. This is just a guideline though, and it is possible to arrange your move much further ahead of schedule or at the last minute too if you need to. 

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Reasons to hire a Removal Company instead of moving yourself

By Bournes Moves - June 29, 2020
Reasons to hire a Removal Company instead of moving yourself

Should you use a removal company or try and move your belongings yourself? It's a common question many of our customers struggle with in the initial stages of planning their moves. Moving house can add up to be an expensive experience, so it’s no wonder people consider what work they could do themselves. 

So what should you consider when deciding if you should use a professional removal company or hire a van and do it yourself?

In this article we will cover:

  1. How removal companies can save...
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7 Ways to a Find a Reputable Removal Company

By Bournes Moves - June 26, 2020
7 Ways to a Find a Reputable Removal Company

Finding a reputable removal company can be a challenge with hundreds of companies listing themselves on the internet and many appearing to be professionals, even when that may not be the case. So how do you find a trustworthy company that will give you a good move experience?

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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.

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The Average House Removal Costs

By Bournes Moves - January 8, 2020
The Average House Removal Costs

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?".

The typical cost of using a removal company for a 3 bedroom house is from around £555 if you are doing your own packing and moving up to 25 miles, or from around £815 if you want the removal company to do the packing for you. (Based on removals in the South East of England).

At Bournes, we move thousands of...

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5 things to know about removals insurance before moving house

By Bournes Moves - 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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Answers to your top questions about removal companies

By Bournes Moves - April 13, 2015
Answers to your top questions about removal companies

Are you moving house soon? If you're starting to think about the possibility of using a removal company then there might be a few things you want to know first - and you wouldn't be alone.

These are some of the most frequently asked questions about removal companies, and the answers we hope will help you pick the right one for your move...

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Negotiating With Removal Companies

By Bournes Moves - November 18, 2014

Negotiating on services has become increasingly popular, and is a topic often heard discussed by removal companies. If you're thinking about negotiating with removal companies prior to your move it's therefore important to know all the facts beforehand in order to make sure you're negotiating safely to guaruantee your move runs smoothly and no vital corners are cut...

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