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Why use removal boxes to move home

Use Removal Boxes To Make Moving Home Easy!

I sometimes turn up on jobs and everything is packed in bin liners. Don’t get me wrong they are cheap can keep things clean like bedding pillows clothes cushions teddy bears, soft light items. But when they are used to put 30 or so books in they will tear and things will get damaged. I have even had customers put the contents of kitchen cupboards in bin liners. Pots, pans even carving knifes the entire cutlery set. When trying to walk holding these bags, if you attempt it. Your ankles and thighs will be getting slashed with knifes protruding from bin bags. So they are useful when moving home but only for certain items.

  • Small Removal Box for packing compact or heavy items like photo albums, CDs, books, dishes, glassware, etc.
  • Medium Removal Box Use the medium size for packing mid-weight items like kitchen appliances, toys, or shoes.
  • Large Removal Box Use the large size for packing lighter, bulkier items, such as towels, bedding, cushions, or clothing. If you do not put in bin bag planning a move can be difficult, but you don’t have to give in to the stress. Removal Boxes can help you manage your move like a pro from start to finish.
  • Moving Check List Check off daily tasks to keep your move on track.
  • Box Selection Establish which size removal boxes is best for packing your belongings.
  • Moving Tips Make your move easier with these helpful hints and tips.
  • Create Your Moving Kit Determine how many boxes you need to pack your belongings. Include tape paper and bubble wrap and infamous bin bags for softer items.

Moving Check List

The best way to handle a difficult job like moving home is to break it down into smaller tasks. Use this check list to tag what you’ve accomplished and what still should be done.

1 to 2 Months before Moving Day

Packing:

  • Room by room, sort through property and choose what to keep.
  • Donate or throw away any items you no longer need.
  • Return borrowed items to neighbours and friends.
  • Have your valuables appraised and insured.
  • Start packing non-essential things.
  • Arrange packed items and sealed boxes in one corner of each room.

Action Items:

  • Keep a file of your moving paperwork so everything you need is in one place.
  • Get 2 to 3 removal quotes from removal companies or van hire companies.
  • Make your booking with the removal company of your choice.
  • Fill out a change of address form at your local post office.
  • Inform your bank, creditors, and others of your change of address.
  • Contact the utilities to cancel your old service and setup new service.
  • Transfer school, medical, and veterinary records.
  • Book any travel arrangements like hotels you may need.

1 Week before Removal Day

  • Place items that you plan to move yourself in a separate area.
  • Pack a suitcase with clothing, toiletries, and other requirements for the first few days in your new home.
  • Pack a box for items you will need right away such as rubbish bags, toilet paper, wet wipes, cleaning supplies, phone, etc.
  • Confirm your booking with the removal company and check times.

Moving Home Tips

To begin, you will need boxes, cushioning materials such as bubble wrap and packing paper. Plus scissors, Stanley knife, box labels, permanent markers, tape.

  • Start packing in a space that is not often used such as a cellar or garage.
  • Set up a folding table so you can pack boxes at a comfy height.
  • Pack heavier items at the bottom of a box and more fragile items near the top.
  • Line the bottom of the box with cushioning materials such as bubble wrap, packing tissue, or even paper towels.
  • Wrap fragile items in bubble wrap or tissue paper before packing them up.
  • Fill open spaces inside your box with towels or linens to minimise the risk of damage.
  • Top off the box with more cushioning materials before you seal it up.
  • Write or place a fragile sticker on boxes with fragile items.
  • Keep the weight of each box below 20 kg if this is not possible write heavy on the box.
  • Avoid placing items from different rooms in the same box. When unpacking it will be easier to have things in correct room and save on leg work around the house.
  • List the room which the box should be placed and box contents on a label for each box.
  • Mark both the top and side of the box for easy recognition.
  • Label the removal boxes that need to be unpacked first with a different colour marker.
  • Use a sack truck to move stacked boxes always utilise these items and not your back. Be very careful lifting and use proper lifting technique. If in doubt do not lift heavy items without help you do not want a back injury for life.
  • I will be writing a blog soon about the correct lifting technique to avoid injury.

Pack efficiently

Discount Moving Boxes for Storage, shipping and moving home! Here at Nicks Removals we are the right people who can handle any size move. From one room efficiently to a thirty room mansion. Argos home moving boxes and wholesale moving supplies save you money. Argos stock many different sizes and types of packing boxes.

In fact all the moving and packing supplies you will need to keep your removal organised. Home removal kits come with different size cheap removal boxes. Including packing paper, packing labels, packing tape, bubble wrap and even a marker. Add a box bundle or two to your order and you will have everything you need for your next move delivered quickly, right to your door from Argos.

Order at Argos Moving Boxes and Packing Supplies wardrobe Moving! Largest direct merchant of moving boxes and moving supplies offering the lowest prices, fastest service and free nationwide shipping in the UK. We’ve got the strongest Moving Boxes on the web! Make sure your moving boxes don’t crush under load. We sell professional moving boxes to insure your belongings arrive safely! Inside the boxes you use for moving are your valuable, in some cases priceless possessions. Not all boxes are alike. You should be aware of how box quality, size and loads will affect your move.

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Argos Removal Boxes

Nicks Removals now recommends Argos as a supplier for your removal boxes. Buy your house removal boxes by searching on the  Argos website. Or look below for specific boxes for your needs. Its more convenient than going to the local shops for used unsuitable boxes. Argos removal boxes have a full range of boxes for all household items included bubble wrap and tape. All the home moving supplies you need to keep your items secure during the move. We offer advice on how to wrap and pack your belongings on our packing advice page. There is several ways to shop at Argos, boxes can be ordered online and delivered to your door. Or reserved online and collected at your local store knowing they are in stock!

Larger house moving pack

Ecohome Large house Moving Boxes Argos removal boxes packPack 3 to 4 Bedrooms Storage Boxes – Pack 3 to 4 Bedrooms. House moving packs are great for the full house move. If you’re moving house this storage pack is just what you’ll need. There are enough eco-friendly boxes to pack up to three or four bedrooms. It also comes with brown self-adhesive tape and bubble wrap. For packing those delicate items and a marker pen to label up the contents.

Smaller house moving packs

Ecohome Small Home Moving Boxes – Pack 1 to 2 Bedrooms. If you’re moving small house moving packfrom a smaller house a larger apartment this storage pack is just what you’ll want. There are enough eco-friendly boxes to pack up to one or two bedrooms. It comes with brown adhesive tape for sealing boxes. Bubble wrap is included for those delicate items and a marker pen to label up the contents. Outer pack size H104, W19 and D61cm packs 1-2 bedrooms. Set includes 5 small, 7 medium 3 large storage boxes. Marker pen, Bubble wrap, and brown self-adhesive tape. Small box size H35, W35, D25cm, Medium box size H40, W40, D40cm. Large box size H55, W46, D46cm. General information: Recyclable, Packed flat, Minimal assembly required.

Wardrobe boxes

These wardrobe boxes are recyclable and stack-able making it easier for removal men to load in the removal van. Wardrobe boxes are fantastic for hanging clothes making the transition from wardrobe to wardrobe easy. These boxes save clothes from crumpling and get to your new home without the need for re ironing. Clothes placed in bin liners and soft bags or even suitcase can crease easily so this method of moving home wardrobe boxtransporting clothes is ideal.
Set of 2 Cardboard Wardrobe Storage Boxes. Quality made removal boxes with hanging rail. These boxes come flat packed so make collection easy if not being delivered. A great asset when moving home and worth the money when you realise the time they will save you in ironing and packing.

Archive boxes

Boxes can also be purchased in smaller packs to suit all moves.
Ecohome Pack of 3 Superior Archive Storage Cardboard Boxes. This set of three storage boxes is ideal for archiving paperwork they can also be Argos archive boxesused for all manner of packing uses. They are really sturdy, handy and robust and offer you a great storage solution. You can stack them in the van easily when moving and neatly in your garage, office or loft. Even better these boxes are also eco-friendly. Archive flat packed storage boxes made from sturdy corrugated board. Lightweight with cut out handles for easy handling. Perfect for storing and archiving A4 and foolscap documents.

Large boxes

Ecohome Set of 5 Large Storage Cardboard Boxes. This set of five large storage boxes are ideal for moving house or just storing items away. They are extremely sturdy, handy and durable and offer you a great storage big Argos removal boxessolution. You can stack them together neatly in your garage, office or loft. Even better; these boxes are eco-friendly. Storage capacity of 116 litres, brown corrugated cardboard Set. Includes 5 large storage boxes, Stackable, Each box size H55, W46, D46cm. General Information. Recyclable, Packed flat, Minimal assembly required. When packing large boxes try not overload with heavy items overload try and use correct box.

Bubble wrap

Argos bubblewrap for packingBio-degradable 7.5 Metre Bubble Wrap. This bio-degradable bubble wrap is ideal if you are planning to move house or send a fragile parcel through the post. It is the perfect material for guarding against breaking valuables and delicate household items when moving home. Size W0.5, L7.5m. This bubble wrap can be purchased in bigger rolls if required. I’s essential if you are putting valuables in boxes, its not a good idea to put china and breakable in boxes loose.

Vacuum bags

Made by Space Bag 6 Piece High Volume Vacuum Storage Bag Set. The two pieces high volume vacuum storage bag compressing bag for storageset are ideal for the compact flat storage of bulky items. Such as; winter clothing, soft toys and bedding. Simply use the hose attachment of your vacuum cleaner for a great space saving solution. Comprises of 1 jumbo and 1 extra-large vacuum bag. Compress contents using your household vacuum cleaner. Zip closure, Capacity equal to 20 pillows, Size of large bag H60, W90, D14cm, Size of extra large bag H90, W100, D20cm. These are great when moving home and have many benefits.

Student Removal Boxes

Student moving box packs. StorePAK student moving boxes offer great value for students moving. Packed with 9 moving boxes and bio bubble wrap not forgetting the tape for sealing boxes. They deliver everything necessary to pack your stuff and move your student belongings between home and university. Boxes are strong and eco-friendly.

Discount Argos Removal Boxes for Storage and Shipping! We can handle any size move from a one room efficiency to a thirty room mansion. Our wholesale moving boxes and wholesale moving supplies ship flat saving you money. We stock many different size wholesale moving boxes. All the moving supplies you will need to keep your move organised. Like different sized discount moving boxes, packing paper, packing tape, bubble wrap and even a marker. Add a box bundle or two to your order and you will have everything you need for your next move. Delivered quickly to your door located UK nationwide.

Visit Argos Homepage to see all their products that can make your next home move stress free and without any hitches. For more information on packing and how to pack correctly visit our packing advice page on preparing to move home. If you want any other information on moving home or a quote from Nicks Removals. Either call Tel:07944 079878 or fill in our click here for removal quote form to get a quote online.

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About Nicks Removals

Nicks Removals uphold the fact that moving home does not have to be a stressful experience. We have proven this with the hundreds of domestic and office moves we undertake every year. Our removal company has grown from a man and van service which we still offer to a full elite moving home package. The services we provide are based out of Manchester but we work UK nationwide and European. nicks removals At Nicks Removals, we offer our clients a complete choice of expert removal services. For local moves and long distance moving. Every move is different; we provide tailored services to meet the requirements of every customer, household and business.

Nick’s offer proficient part packing or complete packing and unpacking service. Specialised packing of fine arts and antique furniture. We have highly expert porters to handle your pianos and bespoke items. Giving our customers the best possible removal service is what we do. The aim is to provide a stress free and run on time and smooth moving experience.

Removal Porters

Our crews and network of experienced local and long distance movers are uniformed and pleasant. Vans are clean and well equipped with blankets, sofa covers. Dolly trucks are also kept in vans for moving heavier boxes. Vans are all equipped with the latest UK and European GPS navigation software. We have a great track record of giving first-rate customer service, reliability and honesty. Which sets us apart from other Manchester moving companies.

The managing of Nicks Manchester Removals has been effective in reducing overheads and keeping running cost down. We maintain our fleet of vans for best fuel efficiency,  we use GPS to eradicate time loss on jobs. Also we don’t have posters on every corner or high profile companies managing advertising campaigns.

These costs are all planned to reduce our operating costs. So the savings can be handed to our clients. No wonder Nicks Removal company has continued to be the first choice in value, confidence and strength. For the premium removal and storage services in Manchester, call Nicks Removals. On 07944 079878 for a free online removal quote. For further information about domestic removals, office removals and long distance moving.

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Starting a new removal company or Man with a Van Service

Starting a man and van business

If you are thinking of going it alone and setting up a small removal company or man with a van

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Start your removal company

service. You will have to make some choices of what road you will need to go down. Regarding your tax status here are some options. Sole trader, partnership or limited company? You have decided that you want to run a removals business. Now decide how you will achieve this – starting a small removal company.

Sole trader man and van

  • Hundreds of thousands of people across the UK become sole traders every year. Many starting in the transport business with removal companies and smaller man and van concerns. Making this the most popular way to start a company. The reason? It’s easy and simple. As soon as you’ve registered with HMRC for Tax and National Insurance, which you should do soon after launch. You have a company you can call your own. The owners of limited companies may have to register their business a Companies House, but not a sole trader.
  • Sole traders can and do employ staff, but most often sole traders are people who are striking out on their own. When setting up in the removals business you may need help with labour. Unless you are targeting the “bags and boxes” market. Lots of young professionals are moving without the larger furniture items and usually rent flats and houses.
  • The business you create as a sole trader will be all yours. All the profits go to you but then so too do all the losses. So get stuck in get your advertising out there and start earning. This is important as you will be personally responsible for any debts that the business may incur. Often people form limited companies to shield their personal assets from any debts the business may make.
  • There are no legal stipulations for a sole trader to draw up accounts (although a basic record of revenue and costs should be a minimum for any company). Sole traders simply have to complete a Self Assessment tax return every year. Something they can do on their own without the help of an accountant. This can be done online at HMRC.
  • A key advantage for sole traders over other types of business. Is that normally they can deduct losses made in the first year from future profits or other income they may have. Obviously you won’t be setting out to make losses but, if it’s a possibility, this could be useful.
  • Look at your market and target your customers whether it is Manchester removals to London. Or even further afield into European destinations. Do not restrict yourself the world is yours to exploit.

Partnership

The removals sector is very competitive. It’s important to offer a good quality service so that your reputation allows you to charge realistic and competitive rates.

  • If you like the simplicity of the sole trader set-up but you’d rather other people were involved in your business (two heads are often better than one, after all). Then it’s worth considering a partnership.
  • Setting up a partnership is easy (just as it is to set-up a sole trader business). In that you’re a fully compliant trading entity the moment you register for tax with HMRC.
  • There is no legal requirement to draw up accounts. A Self Assessment tax return is all that is needed. If you’re likely to make losses in the first year or so, you can normally deduct them from future profits like a sole trader.
  • As the joint owner of the company you will split any profits with your partner. If there are any losses, you’ll be personally responsible for your share of the debt as well as those of your partners. You can get around this by forming a Limited Liability Partnership. Which although being more complicated to set up than an ordinary partnership, does reduce responsibility for business debts. In the same way as a limited company.
  • Partners often enjoy having someone else around who can help shoulder the workload. But, given that starting a business with someone can be more intense than marrying them. It’s sensible to get a solicitor to draw up a written partnership agreement before you start out. The agreement should deal with how the profits and work are split. Plus what happens if one of you decides to up sticks and leave.

Limited company

  • Sole traders or partnerships might be easy to set up. The fact that they don’t offer protection from a company’s debts makes a limited company a more attractive option for many. As a director of a limited company, and as long as you operate legally, your personal assets won’t be at risk if your company can’t pay back a debt.
  • Business people often choose to set up a limited company because they believe that to do so lends credibility to their endeavours.
  • Setting up a limited company is not difficult and is done by filling out a number of forms. All of which are available from the Companies House site. If you’d rather not do this yourself, there are companies that will set it up for you for a small fee.
  • The accounts for a limited company must follow a form set out in law. They need to be drawn up by an accountant then submitted to Companies House. The fact that you must use an accountant has an upside. They should be able to advise on how you can legitimately extract maximum value from your firm. (by, for example, supplementing your wages with dividends).
  •  It is usual in the removals sector to request prepayment from customers. So most of your income is likely to be bank transfer and cash sales so make sure you record all transactions with receipts.
    Business Link, types of company: © Business Link, 2011. Source https://www.gov.uk/set-up-business
  • HMRC, © HMRC, 2011. Source: www.hmrc.gov.uk
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