The Chappell's Blog

We know the areas we serve very well indeed. On this blog, we provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision when moving to your new location and home. Enjoy!

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7 tips to prepare your children for the removal

27 May 2019

Keep these tips in mind to make moving easier on your child. As an opener, it’s worth maintaining a cool, collected and generally positive attitude towards moving house. Children will pick up on cues from the parent, and follow suit once the situation has been explained honestly and openly. Remember that for many children, moving away from family, friends and a familiar home can be distressing: be prepared for disquiet but also be confident that you can help them through the experience.

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8 Things to Consider Before You Move to Spain

27 May 2019

Making the life-changing decision to move to Spain will be the best decision you ever make. However, before you can lap up the culture and settle into your new home, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of moving away from the UK and onto the continent. Here, Chappell’s Removals covers everything you can expect when moving to Spain, from belongings to Brexit.

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What to do when a tenant leaves belongings behind

20 May 2019

It’s a common problem for tenants to leave belongings behind when their tenancy has ended. Unfortunately, there is no way of sugarcoating the fact that, as a landlord, it is your responsibility to deal with the problem professionally. It is especially frustrating when new tenants are ready to move into the property. But stay calm, follow the correct procedure and act within the law.

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10 Tips to Save Money in your New House

13 May 2019

Any house move can be a real strain on your finances, whether you’re just stepping onto the property ladder or you’re moving home for the dozenth time. You might have some idea of what to expect once you’re unpacked and settled, but each home brings new considerations that you might not have thought of before. In this article, we’re looking at 10 things you can do to save money and limit long term costs once you’ve finally made it to your brand new home.

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What Do House Clearance Services Involve?

06 May 2019

Sometimes, it is necessary to carry out a full or partial house clearance to create space, prepare a property for sale/rent, or to clear the home of a deceased relative. A house clearance can be a major task, and hiring a professional and reliable firm to carry it out for you can be immensely helpful. In this article, we are looking at the house clearance process, including exactly what it is and what you can expect to be involved.

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Why Containerised Storage is a Great Idea

29 April 2019

Putting items into storage has become an incredibly popular solution when space has grown tight, providing home and business owners alike a secure place to store important goods without having to dispose of them altogether. This month, we’re taking a look at some of the top reasons why using containerised storage is one of the best possible solutions for anyone who needs to make room either temporarily or for extended periods of time.

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Tips and Advice for Fine Art and Antique Removals

22 April 2019

When preparing to move and let your worldly possessions to be transported to their new home, careful planning and preparation is key to ensuring that the risk of damage is reduced. This means getting hold of the right materials, stacking boxes correctly so as not to put too much weight on breakables, and enlisting the help of professionals to carry out all packing and moving in a safe and effective manner.

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Top Reasons for Moving House

22 April 2019

Thousands of people move home every month throughout the UK. The process can bring a lot of frustration and stress, but can also provide a whole host of new opportunities. The sometimes painstaking process might often feel overwhelming but there are obviously good reasons to put yourself through it. This month we’ve decided to take a look at some of the top reasons why homeowners decide to move and relocate.

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Why Hire a Professional Removals Service?

15 April 2019

Moving house is regularly cited as one of the most stressful things a person goes through in their lives, but this needn’t be true if you take steps to ensure that you don’t take on the tricky tasks alone. Hiring the help of removals professionals helps to avoid potential pitfalls that could heap stress onto an already stressful process, and can even save you time and money while keeping your possessions safe.

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What You Should Know About Moving To London

08 April 2019

As well as being one of the world’s more popular cities for visiting tourists, London has also seen a steady stream of people moving to the area on a permanent basis, expanding its borders and bringing more and more of its outer suburbs into the city to cope with the extra numbers. However, moving to a city such as London necessitates a number of important considerations.


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