Posted on June 30th, 2013
Moving house or moving business can often be a tough task, especially when there’s lots of heavy lifting to be done. That’s where the right handling equipment can help – it can not only make the task smoother and more manageable, but can also help you to avoid a lot of unnecessary back ache!
If you’ve already got your plastic rented crates sorted, then pairing them with some handy handling equipment is the next step in making your move as easy as possible. A large number of crates can be moved with can be moved with equipment such as roll cages. These large cages can move a number of boxes or crates all at once, safely and securely. Roll cages are particularly well suited to moving lots of the same size crate, ideal for business moves where it’s likely you’ll have lots of electronic items, files and papers to move.
Posted on June 29th, 2013
Plastic crates are a great option for your home or business move – but how exactly can they benefit you? You might think you’ll be happy with a few free cardboard boxes, but take a look at our list of the top benefits of renting plastic crates before you make the choice for your move!
1) Plastic crates can be easily reused
Plastic crates last as long as you need them to. Whether you want to use them repeatedly to move different items, or if you want to use them for storage, they’ll always be reliable. They don’t tear, rip, buckle, or degrade over time like cardboard so they’re a strong and secure choice.
2) Plastic crates are strong, sturdy and reliable
You don’t need to worry about the bottom dropping out of plastic crates – chances are you’ll be limited by your own strength to carry a fully loaded crate, rather ... (Read more)
Posted on May 31st, 2013
According to recent research, the cost of moving home has dropped by 25% since 1993. But why is this? And where in the UK is it cheapest to move? If you’re moving home this year then doubtless you’ll be aware of how much it’s going to cost you, but there could be some unexpected expenses along the way.
The Woolwich has shown that people moving from a £150,000 house to a £200,000 one in England and Wales on average spend around £5,523 on estate agent and solicitors fees, stamp duty and search costs, compared to £7,378 in 1993. Contrary to popular belief, estate agents have actually dropped their fees by about 45% over this period, which is where a lot of the price drop comes from. House price inflation and less activity on the housing market has lead to greater competition between estate agents, causing them to drop their fees ... (Read more)
Posted on May 30th, 2013
If you’re moving home, you might think all your packing will be able to fit into cardboard boxes accumulated at little to no expense – simply hit the supermarket to gather up a few few boxes and you might think you’ll nearly be sorted. However, that’s not often the case these days. More and more people are buying cardboard boxes, at great expense. But why? And what other options are there? If you’re thinking of moving home, then renting plastic crates could be a much better value option. Renting crates with Juno Crates can cost up to 50% less than cardboard packaging.
Some packing suppliers are reporting huge growth in cardboard box sales. WE Robert, a packaging supplier from Kent, has reported a ten-fold increase in online sales over the past two years. Other suppliers say that sales of cardboard boxes have grown by a massive 500-600%. However, ... (Read more)
Posted on April 30th, 2013
Moving house is notorious for being one of the most stressful times. But does it have to be? With a bit of organisation, you can be sure to minimise the stress and hopefully not have a nervous breakdown. We’re putting together 10 top tips for a stress free move so you can get settled quickly.
1) Setting a moving date
Normally, you’ll move on the day that your contracts are all completed. More often than not, it’s on a Friday, but if you’ve got any choice in the matter try to nab a mid-week moving date – removal companies are less likely to be booked up then.
2) DIY or removals company?
Decide on whether you’re going to go for the DIT approach or hire a removals company. If you’ve got a modest amount to move, are up to some heavy lifting, have a group of helpful friends and want to save some ... (Read more)