How to Move in just 7 Days!

Packing Tips

Joy of joys!

Not only have you found your new home, but you’ve managed to sell your old home … result!!

But the prospective new owners want to move in next week 😮

Eek! Don’t panic. It can be done with a little bit of concentrated organisation …

Let’s start the countdown …

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How to make a Buyer fall in love with your House

Selling your Home

It’s still a bit cold outside, but it feels like Spring is around the corner; and you can almost smell the good weather on it’s way!

If you’re considering selling your house this year, then there’s a few things you may need to get done before sticking the “For Sale” sign in the front garden, though.

Here’s a few tips to help you on your way …

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Help Children Cope with Moving House

Children moving house

Children moving house

Moving house is stressful.

Whether you are moving by choice, or forced by change of circumstances, or forced to make the move, moving house is stressful!

But you’ve made the decision now and narrowed down the list of potential new homes.

Now comes the hard bit … telling the kids!

Children and teenagers typically aren’t thrilled by moving. In fact they rarely relish change of any magnitude! Fortunately there’s some steps you can take to ease the transition.

Here’s a few tips that will help you and your children move house as anxiety-free as possible

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The Benefits of using Recycled Boxes

recycled boxes

When is a box a box? And when is it not a box?!

Here at Box Depot we sell recycled cardboard boxes.

Many people assume that “used boxes” or “recycled boxes” are those piles of boxes you see outside shops of an evening, waiting on the binman to collect.

But it takes a lot for those boxes to have got into that state …

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Insurance Costs


We’ve been kept a little bit occupied by what we endearingly(!) call The Nightmare Before Christmas!

Put simply, we moved into our house a few years ago in October and by November we were trying to sort out house insurance. And the nice people in the insurance company told us we’d save a packet by lumping all the house, car, health & pet insurance together to get a great discount.

Marvellous, we thought! Everybody likes to save a bit of money, right?

Trouble is, they’re all due for renewal at the end of November or beginning of December, just in time for Crimbo!

… Let the Nightmare Before Christmas Begin!


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House Insurance

house insurance

Thankfully the House Insurance is the last Chapter in the Nightmare Before Christmas – Hurray!

That doesn’t mean, though, that it’s a quick scan of the renewal documents before going ahead with payment. Oh no! Like with the Health Insurance, there’s a few things not quite right, so it’s back to the drawing board …

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