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Why all new parents should think about self storage

Why all new parents should think about self storage

If you’re getting ready to welcome a new arrival, you probably have a long list of tasks you want to achieve before your baby’s due date. Getting your home ready for a newborn can seem a momentous task for many expectant parents. But investing in self storage is a simple and effective way of creating space for the newest member of your family.

19 Feb 2018
Five Reasons to Move to Australia

Five Reasons to Move to Australia

January 26 is Australia Day, and 2018 marks the 230th anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove. But what makes Australia so special? At Andrew Porter Limited we thought we’d use Australia Day to highlight five reasons why so many of us are making the move Down Under.

26 Jan 2018
Clear the clutter for a bright 2018

Clear the clutter for a bright 2018

Now the festive season is well and truly over and everyone’s in ‘back to work’ mode, it’s a safe bet that most of us have either taken our Christmas decorations down - or are slowly building up the motivation to do so! If you’re among those who have already packed up and put away the ‘decs’, maybe you’re already concerned about clutter in your loft or storage area. Then again, if you haven’t yet taken down the decorations, maybe worrying about where it will all go is one of the reasons why.

10 Jan 2018
Don’t spoil the Christmas surprises – store them with us and we’ll wrap them for free

Don’t spoil the Christmas surprises – store them with us and we’ll wrap them for free

Christmas is less than a month away, and as the big day approaches over the coming weeks the mad panic slowly starts to set in – the big food shop needs ordering or arranging, cards need writing and posting, and the decorations need to be taken out of the loft (or storage!)

27 Nov 2017
Moving to France? Take our advice to get ahead!

Moving to France? Take our advice to get ahead!

Maybe it’s the lifestyle or culture, or even the weather, but more and more Brits are making the move across the Channel to live in France. Whether for business or pleasure, emigrating or buying a holiday home, we have plenty of advice to help you make a great start.

09 Nov 2017
Managing Move Day Stress - Our Top Tips

Managing Move Day Stress - Our Top Tips

If you asked 100 people in the street to name their most stressful experiences, we’re willing to bet that many will say: ‘moving house’. At Andrew Porter Ltd we have more than 40 years’ experience in house removals, and in that time there’s little that we haven’t seen or done, so we aim to take as much stress out of your move as possible. There are also plenty of things you can do to help yourself manage the anxieties and pressures that come with your house move, which we’d like to share with you to mark Stress Awareness Day (1st November).

31 Oct 2017
Keeping your home secure

Keeping your home secure

It’s National Home Security Month, and with the darker nights drawing in there’s no better time to consider whether your home is safe from intruders – or if a few little adjustments could make it even more secure.

23 Oct 2017
Planning a library move? Book us in!

Planning a library move? Book us in!

This week is Libraries Week 2017 (9-14 October), so it seems like the perfect opportunity to mention our successful specialist library relocation work we’ve been carrying out across the UK for many years. We are experienced in all varieties of library relocation services, including school and university libraries, public libraries and medical libraries, and have tackled plenty of interesting and unique and interesting challenges along the way.

12 Oct 2017
Getting your kids ready for the big move

Getting your kids ready for the big move

Let’s face it – anyone who has ever moved home will tell you how stressful the whole thing can be. Yet once you’ve made that big commitment it’s important to, quite literally, get your house in order. Organisation is the key, and no matter much planning and prep you put in, when the big day comes around it’s usually the little things that can trip you up. And when we say ‘little things’, young children are no exception!

05 Oct 2017
Our guide to selling in summer

Our guide to selling in summer

There is plenty of debate about when the best time is to sell your home, but the fact is that many people choose to put their property on the market during the summer. With so many potential distractions during the warmer weather and holiday period, you can be reassured that anyone taking the time to view your property is seriously considering a purchase. But with such a competitive market, what can you do to make your home more appealing? Our 40 years of home removals experience has taught us a few tips and tricks which we’re more than happy to share with you.

19 Jul 2017

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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