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Three clever ways self-storage can make your Christmas easier

Three clever ways self-storage can make your Christmas easier

Self storage can make your life easier over the festive period by giving you extra space to keep your things so you can make sure your home is ready for any family and friends who will be visiting over the holidays. Here are three ways, using self storage could make your life easier this Christmas.

06 Dec 2018
How much does it cost to move house in the UK?

How much does it cost to move house in the UK?

Everyone knows moving to a new property can be stressful but it seems it is expensive too with a typical cost of more than £12,000. Latest figures from Lloyds Bank show that people moving home are spending an average of £12,110 - £486 last year. But where does all this money go and how can you reduce your bill without cutting corners?

26 Nov 2018
How to prepare for studying abroad

How to prepare for studying abroad

Are you planning to spend a year studying overseas? More than 20,000 UK students spend time studying abroad each year, according to UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs). And if you’re preparing to be one of them, there are a lot of things to think about.

15 Nov 2018
The housewarming gifts people really want when they move home

The housewarming gifts people really want when they move home

What gifts do people really want when they’ve just moved house? Estate agency The Modern House has teamed up with designer Faye Toogood to put together a box of ‘moving day’ gifts for its clients. The minimalist products include a plain white apron, a leather key ring and a brown clay cup but what is top of your wish list when it comes to housewarming presents?

06 Nov 2018
Five ways to make your new house feel like a home

Five ways to make your new house feel like a home

The first few weeks and months in a new house can feel a little stressful and chaotic. If you’ve recently got the keys to a house or apartment, you’re probably still getting to grips with unpacking your boxes and putting your own stamp on the place. Here are Andrew Porter Ltd’s top tips for quickly feeling at home in your new house.

15 Oct 2018
Turn to storage to keep your summer investments safe over winter

Turn to storage to keep your summer investments safe over winter

As the temperatures start to fall, don’t let your summer investments be ruined by winter weather. Six weeks of record temperatures this summer saw people all over the UK spend their money on garden furniture, barbecues, paddling pools, outdoor toys and hot tubs. But now it’s turning cooler outside, many households will be wondering what to do with their new purchases.

04 Oct 2018
Five reasons you need self store to your door

Five reasons you need self store to your door

Putting some of your things into storage can free up space at home or provide somewhere safe to keep it while you are away. However, for some people, getting their belongings to the storage facility can be a headache in itself. Andrew Porter Ltd’s self store to your door service offers an alternative to hiring a van or struggling to squeeze all your items into your car.

18 Sep 2018
Five things you didn’t know about self store to your door

Five things you didn’t know about self store to your door

Forget the excuses, it’s never been easier to put your stuff into storage. According to research, the Brits are a nation of hoarders. A survey by comparethemarket.com found that the UK uses a total of 37.6 million sq ft of storage space, which is five times more than neighbouring countries in Europe. And while most people clearly have too much stuff for their homes, one in three hate the idea of actually getting rid of their clutter. Putting your belongings into self storage to free up space in your home may seem like a time-consuming task. But the reality is that you can reap the benefits of storage with very little effort on your part. Andrew Porter Ltd offers a self store to your door service throughout the North West which makes putting your stuff into storage a piece of cake. Here are five things you might not already know about the self storage option.

28 Aug 2018
Declutter your home during the summer holidays…by getting the kids involved

Declutter your home during the summer holidays…by getting the kids involved

Does your home look like a bombsite when the kids are off school for the summer? One way to keep the children busy over the holidays and reclaim your home from the clutter is to get them involved in your mission to create more space.

16 Aug 2018
Seven reasons to move to Yorkshire

Seven reasons to move to Yorkshire

Today (August 1) is Yorkshire Day – a date in the calendar designed to celebrate the county and its traditions and achievements. To mark the occasion, Andrew Porter Limited has put together a list of seven reasons why you should consider making Yorkshire your home.

01 Aug 2018

Andrew Porter have now launched a dedicated laboratory relocation specialist, APort Global. As part of this there is now a dedicated web site where you can get all the up to date and relevant information about our laboratory relocation services.

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