House Removals Heathfield & Trusted Local Removals CompanyAlmost everyone finds that they need to move home at some time in their lives and often on many occasions. This may be when they buy their first home, move to a larger house as the family grows, have to relocate for a new job or maybe wish to down size once they have retired. If you are searching for house removals Heathfield, White & Company have been serving the area for over 145 years and can provide a full removals and storage solution. As founder members of BAR, FIDI & OMNI, White & Company can provide for a local move, anywhere in the UK, Europe or to an international destination. House removals are one of the most stressful life events with the average person moving home five times during their lifetime. With 61 per cent of people placing the ordeal at the top of their stress list, it is essential to use a reputable company to carry out your house removals. Ideally it is always advisable to choose a removals company that is a member of BAR, FIDI & OMNI, to make sure the company you choose meets the highest standards within the removals industry. White & Company Removals Storage & Shipping Dundas Spur Copnor Portsmouth PO3 5NI Tel: 02392 663 221 for a free moving quote E: email@example.com www.whiteandcompany.co.uk Opening Times: Mon 09:00 – 17:00 Tue 09:00 – 17:00 Wed 09:00 – 17:00 Thu 09:00 – 17:00 Fri 09:00 – 17:00 Sat 09:00 – 12:00 Sun Closed There are a number of things, which you can do to ensure everything runs smoothly.
House removals Heathfield tip 1: Hire a reputable removal companyHiring the right removals company will make all the difference, if you're after a stress-free moving day. Consider if you would like them to take care of all the packing, some of it or whether you would like to pack yourself. White & Company have been based in the area for over 145 years and provide a full removals & storage solution. As founder members of BAR, FIDI & OMNI White & Company can provide for a local move to anywhere in the UK, Europe or to any international destination: www.whiteandcompany.co.uk
House removals Heathfield tip 2: Book your removals company as soon as possibleDependent on the time of year you are looking to move, planning ahead and booking your removals company is key to a stress free day. If you moving during the busy summer months, you will need to give at least four weeks notice in order to secure your booking.
House Removals Heathfield tip 3: Get someone to look after young childrenBecause moving house can be very stressful and also a very emotional time, it is best to get someone to look after young children, so they do not become bored or fractious. The same goes for pets, it is best to arrange for them to go into kennels or a cattery as they often become disorientated.
House Removals Heathfield tip 4: Make sure everyone is informedAs soon as the removals team arrives, make sure they have your mobile number and you have a number to contact them in case of an emergency. You should also have the numbers of your bank, estate agent and solicitor. Also make sure you have arranged a time to collect the keys to your new house. You will also have to inform all your utility companies that you are moving and perhaps select different suppliers at your new home. If you are moving to Heathfield you may want to visit www.uswitch.com to find the most economic supplier in your area. Having moved to Heathfield you may wish to change your TV or Internet provider, simply visit www.broadbandchoices.co.uk/tv
House Removals Heathfield tip 5: Pack a survival box to go with you in the carThis should include tea, coffee, milk, kettle and mugs. Some snacks, a can opener and some eating utensils. Some basic tools and a first aid kit along with any necessary instruction manuals for the appliances you are moving. It is also wise to carry on your person any medication you may need.
House Removals Heathfield tip 6: Start moving day earlyThis is the day to set the alarm and get started early, as there will be a number of things you will need to do. Start by stripping the beds and packing up last minute things. Dismantle furniture, take photos of energy meter readings when you leave and also when you arrive at your new home, to avoid being overcharged. Taking pictures of wire fittings on electronic equipment such as computers will also help you set them up properly when you arrive. Set aside the hoover and cleaning equipment for your last-minute clear up before you leave the house.
House Removals Heathfield tip 7: Make sure your removalist has storage space availableOften when you move into a new property you may want to redecorate or carry out building works. If this is the case, ideally you will want to store some of your larger pieces of furniture until the work has been completed. If you choose a removal company who has storage facilities, then they can store these pieces for you until you are ready to receive them at your new home.
House Removals Heathfield tip 8 – Check your insurance coverDo not assume that the removal company you have chosen will have adequate insurance to cover all your valuable items. Make sure you have checked the small print and arrange additional cover if necessary. When using a BAR registered removal company, you will have the peace of mind that they will be working to the terms and conditions of a BAR member, and will offer a degree of limited liability insurance. However, it is highly recommended that you ensure that you have arranged adequate cover. Having moved to your new home in Heathfield you may find the following information useful:
About HeathfieldHeathfield a market town in East Sussex, it is conveniently located near the junction of two major roads, the A267 and A265. It is 17 miles from Hastings, 19 miles from Eastbourne and 16 miles from Tunbridge Wells. Historically, Heathfield lay on an ancient road connecting the South Downs with the Weald. It is in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. Wealden iron bought prosperity to the town during the 16th and 17th centuries. The town grew even larger following the introduction of a railway line in 1880. There is plenty to do in and around the town. The annual Cuckoo fair is very well known and attracts many visitors each year. The Heathfield Agricultural Show, held in May is also very popular. There is a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants in the town. Property prices in Heathfield are a little higher than the national average. There is a new development of apartments and terraced houses on the market currently, built by Rowland Gorringe Homes. Prices range from £165,000 for a one-bedroom apartment up to £340,000 for a 4 bedroomed detached family home. Stats as per Zoopla 18th October 2017. If you are planning a day out, there is plenty to do in and around Heathfield, why not visit one of the following attractions: Battle Abbey – www.battle-abbey.co.uk/index.htm Royal Pavilion & Museums – www.brightonmuseums.org.uk/royalpavilion Levis Castle – www.sussexpast.co.uk/properties-to-discover/lewes-castle Tinkers Park - www.tinkerspark.com Camber Sands Beach – www.new.eastsussex.gov.uk/environment/conservation/ryebay/camber
Gyms and Leisure Centres in HeathfieldFreedom Leisure - www.freedom-leisure.co.uk Knockhatch Leisure - www.knockhatch.com GL Fitness - www.glfitness.co.uk
Schools in HeathfieldThere is a good range of schools in Heathfield depending upon the age of your children and where you are relocating to in the area. Cross In Hand C Of E Primary School – www.crossinhandschool.co.uk Sheepsetting Pre School - www.sheepsettingpreschool.org Parkside Community Primary School - www.parksideprimary.org Heathfield Community College - www.heathfieldcc.co.uk
Local vet in HeathfieldHeathfield Vets – www.heathfieldvets.co.uk Downwood Veterinary Centre - www.downwoodvets.co.uk
Local doctor in HeathfieldHeathfield Surgery - www.heathfieldsurgeries.co.uk The Firs Surgery - www.heathfieldsurgeries.co.uk
Local dentist HeathfieldC J Harwood - www.denplan.co.uk Magpies Dental Practice - www.magpiesdentalpractice.co.uk
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