Welcome to Strong Move's Blog! Expert tips, advice, and guides for packing and moving from a London removals company.

What is Self Storage?

At Strong Move, we know that space is one of those things that always seems to miss.

Even when we live in a large house or apartment, we still find ourselves longing for a little extra space, be it for a box of old memories or a gizmo device we don’t use regularly.

One solution to this perpetual problem is self-storage, a convenient and secure way for people and businesses to store belongings both short and long term.…

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Man and Van Near You

Moving to a new home can be an exciting and stressful experience. One of the most important tasks during a move is finding a reliable and affordable man and van service. A man and van service can save you time and effort by transporting your belongings to your new home. Here are some tips on how to find a man and van near you:

Start with a Google search: The internet is a great resource for finding local services.…

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How Much Is Self-Storage? Plus Other Considerations.

Whether you’re in-between moving house, taking a long break overseas, or going home from college for the summer (or a host of other options), you’ll likely need somewhere secure to store your belongings. For some, the solution is to rent a storage space in a friend’s garage or basement, but often the most practical, secure and unobtrusive answer is renting a storage space. …

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How to conduct a snagging survey when buying a house

Professional inspecting a new property.

Thoroughly inspecting or surveying a new home is an essential step for buyers – and it’s key to do it before you sign any paperwork. Knowing as much information about the property’s current condition saves you from making bad investments.

However, it’s not always easy to spot defects or snags, especially if you’re not an expert yourself.…

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Where To Stay During Home Renovation

You finally got the resources and time to make the home improvements you have been planning but postponed, or maybe you’re about to have a new home, at Strong Move, we know how stressful that can moving anxiety be.…

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Moving With Pets – How to Make the Move Less Stressful

You’ve found a new beautiful house in a lovely neighbourhood close to a good school and workplace, but you are also a pet owner, and on top of all relocation-related tasks, you need to consider not stressing your beloved pet along the way. Every minor disturbance in a pet’s environment can make it anxious. Pets don’t understand concepts like house moving, and many of them, especially those whose owners are often away from home, are prone to develop a fear of abandonment.…

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How to Move a Mattress

hot to move a mattress

When it comes time to move to a new place, you must be prepared for the many challenges ahead, even more so if you plan to move on your own. When you start moving furniture and personal belongings out of the bedroom, you will need to find a safe and convenient way to move the mattress as well.

Moving a mattress doesn’t take much time, but you will undoubtedly need strength and good preparation.…

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Moving With Your Pet Bird


Regarding relocating, you are preparing yourself at least a week before your moving date, but your pet bird is the last thing you need to pay the most attention to. Moving with a pet bird is not as hard as it sounds. There are just a few things you need to know to be prepared. 

Check with Your Veterinarian

A month before your relocation, take your beloved pet bird to the vet and consult about their health problems and mental condition.…

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How to Feng Shui Your New Home

feng shui home

Everybody wants peace and harmony in their house and, all in all, just a nice place to live. If you are moving into a new house or you want to freshen up your home, why not follow the ancient Chinese art of Feng Shui? The main aim of this practice is to feel connected to your home, using life force energy to harmonise with the surroundings.…

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How to Defrost a Freezer Before Moving


When the time for moving comes, at one point, you’ll have to pack the kitchen and move the appliances. One place to start can be the fridge freezer. Moving can be a tough and heavy job. Not only because you’ll need help to move it, but fridges are actually very delicate and dealing with them incorrectly can cause a lot of damage.…

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