Moving With A Dog

It’s a dog’s life isn’t it? Dogs are becoming more common in Britain. Around 24% of homes in the UK now own a pet dog. They’re becoming more and more a part of our lives. People can forget that dogs need to be treated more sensitively in certain situations and this can be said when moving home. It can be a stressful time for our four legged friends. Follow the Guardian guide to moving home with man’s best friend and we’re sure they’ll be happy on arrival and their new home.

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Moving To Europe Made Easy

When moving abroad to Europe, there is a lot to consider. Some think it’s an easy task to get up and go but there’s a bit more to it than that.  You need to be aware of everything you need to take care of and consider before leaving for the continent. At Guardian, we will help ease the stress of moving but there are other factors you must remember before moving to your new exotic, foreign destination.

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The Vital Office Relocation Checklist

It can be a daunting task to move office. It gets complicated as there is a lot to run through. You need to think about things such as how you’re going to move heavy items like tables, desks and chairs as well as how you’re going to smoothly transport private documents and IT equipment.

At Guardian Removals & Storage, we’ve created the go to checklist for relocating office. Let’s check what you need to consider:

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Moving House Checklist

Let’s be honest. Packing isn’t fun. It isn’t enjoyable either. But if you’re looking to move home then it’s part of the process. At Guardian, we can help you with this. We’ve put together a list of some of the best packing hacks around to make sure your day of moving home runs as smoothly as possible.

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Moving To Edinburgh? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Edinburgh is an incredible city, and is often regarded as one of the best places to live in Europe. Not only is it very  beautiful, it’s also full of things for people to do, regardless of the time of year. Although Edinburgh is best known for the various festivals and events that take place throughout the summer months, the city is a great place to be all year round and can cater to a wide range of tastes.

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We’ve helped countless people move to, around and from Edinburgh, so we are very familiar with the city and feel more than capable of listing reasons why it is such a great place to live! Without further ado, here is our list of reasons to move to Edinburgh: Continue reading

Handling IT While You Move


For Edinburgh business owners, moving to a new location is an inescapable inevitability and often a sign of growth and success. But despite this, it is rarely welcomed, and is usually seen as more of a hassle than a cause for celebration. It’s vital that you try to minimise disruption during a move, and ideally you’d want to make it seem like nothing had even changed to your customers. Generally most aspects of the business move can be handled fairly easily by your removals team, and Edinburgh council have a great page which will provide you with more information. But businesses that rely heavily on the Internet and on IT will face far more challenges and won’t be able to rely on Edinburgh council. However, like most things in life, planning makes perfect, and there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to handle your IT easily during a move to avoid all headaches. Here are a few tips for ensuring that your IT move goes as smoothly as possible.  Continue reading

Tricky Moving Scenarios (And How We Can Help You Handle Them)

Nobody jumps straight into a move – you’ve probably been thinking about it for months (possibly even years) before you finally plucked up the courage and contacted  the removals company. There are a number reasons why you might have taken so long to get round to your move, but definitely  one of the main reasons why people put it off is that they know there will be some real difficulties, and they’re not sure how they’ll deal with it. Luckily for you, we’ve seen just about everything you could imagine since we started moving people, and we know how to handle anything that is thrown our way. Here are some common ‘tricky scenarios’ that we see, and information on how we deal with them: Continue reading

Moving Abroad – What You Need To Know

Many people seem to be under the impression that moving abroad is comparable to moving down the road, but this really couldn’t be further from the truth. There are far more things that need to be considered, and if they aren’t addressed then they could causes major problems. A good removals company will take as much stress out of the move as possible, but ultimately there will be a few points that will need to be sorted out by yourself before you move, which we’ve outlined below:

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