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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
 Make space for summer

Make space for summer

Now the hot weather has finally arrived, the last thing you want is to be surrounded by reminders of winter. Free up some space in your home to make the most of summer by clearing away your bulky winter items. And if you’re struggling to find somewhere to keep them, self storage is the perfect solution. Here are some items you might want to put into self storage for summer.

20 Jul 2018
How to plan your summer move

How to plan your summer move

When it comes to moving house, summer is the busiest time of year. Data from Compare My Move shows that 29% of all house moves in the UK take place during the summer months with August the most popular of all. One of the reasons many people choose to relocate during the summer is that the weather is less unpredictable and there are more hours of daylight. Parents with school-age children often prefer to complete their house move during the summer holidays to minimise disruption. This is particularly key if children will be going to a new school as a move during July and August means they can start at the beginning of the academic year in September. If you are planning to move house this summer, here are our top tips.

06 Jul 2018
Should you try Swedish death cleaning?

Should you try Swedish death cleaning?

Swedish death cleaning may sound morbid but this decluttering trend aims to make life easier for your loved ones after you pass away. The key idea behind dostadning – a Swedish hybrid word which translates as death cleaning – is that people sort through and reduce their belongings while they are alive rather than leaving a house full of stuff for their grieving relatives to deal with when they die.

21 Jun 2018
Five ways to get set for summer

Five ways to get set for summer

With summer just around the corner, the temperatures are rising and the days are getting longer. Forecasters are predicting this summer could be the hottest ever but is your home ready for it? Here are five ways to prepare your pad for so you can make the most of the sunshine.

04 Jun 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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