Posts archive for 2016

Moving in Brighton made easy

Let us help take the stress out of moving day for you. Here you’ll find a helpful breakdown of everything you need to consider ahead of your big move, including often forgotten jobs like redirecting your post and who you need to notify, as well as how to prepare your white goods for transit. We also suggest some our tried and tested best practices for the big day itself, and give you a rundown of how things normally happen. Moving needn’t be stressful as long as you’re well prepared! Moving House Made Easy with Gold Bear Removals Brighton.

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Packing boxes for removals

Let us talk you through some best practices when it comes to packing packing boxes for removals. Packing carefully will prevent any of your precious items from being damaged in transit. For example, packing heavy items into smaller boxes is key, while packing out larger boxes with lighter items and making sure to fill all gaps will stop boxes from collapsing. We’re a green kind of removals company, and pride ourselves on doing what we can for the environment. So using recycled boxes is a big part of this. Recycled boxes are easy to find and can be just as good quality as brand new boxes.

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Secure Storage

If you need to place your belongings in storage, either longterm or just for a few weeks when you’re inbetween homes, it’s important to pick the right company. There are many secure storage companies out there which all have their merits and pitfalls. Having been an industry leader for so long, we at Gold Bear have seen them all, and have put together a comprehensive article of the things you should look out for an avoid when it comes to entrusting your precious belongings in secure storage.

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Moving to Brighton from London

Are you moving to Brighton from London? Congratulations! We do hundreds of move each year for clients who are tired of the rat race and keen to step back a pace and enjoy all of the wonders Brighton has to offer. You’ll never want to leave once you’ve sampled the sea air for a few months! If this is you, it’s always a good idea to get an out of London removals company to move you. You will undoubtedly save money by going with a company in less costly Brighton. All of our teams know the city like the backs of their hands, as well as being very well versed on the busy streets of London. Get in touch today and we can give you a quote on moving to Brighton from London.

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Choosing a removal company

Choosing a removal company is an important decision that you should take your time over. For obvious reasons, it’s important that you vet proposed companies very carefully to make sure that they are trustworthy and legitimate. There are unfortunately a lot of cowboys out there, and putting your precious cargo in their hands isn’t a good idea. Always look for companies with great reviews who appear high up the searches in Google. This normally means that the company has more money and is more official. Always ensure that whichever company you choose is well insured. Reputable companies are insured not only everything they pack, but everything that they transport.

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House Packing Service by Professionals

Take the stress out of packing and let the pro’s take over. Not only does enlisting a house packing service by professionals like the one we offer at Gold Bear save you time, it also ensures that your precious goods will be transported in the safest way possible. Professional packers pack by trade, and are excellent at wrapping and protecting everything from your ornaments right through to large pieces of furniture, preventing bumps, breakages and scuffing. Our packing service is fully insured. Our skilled team come in the day before your move, complete with all of the packing materials they need to get the job done quickly and seamlessly.

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IKEA delivery to Brighton

The idea of making a trip out of town and battling the crowds at Ikea during your precious time off is somewhat daunting. That’s why many customers prefer us to do the hard work for them. We make multiple trips to the big Ikea in Croydon and often pick up items for more than one customer at a time, so can offer multi-drop prices with the cost shared across other customers. Just send us a list of the items you have in mind and a second selection of plan B items, should your first choice not be in stock. Our team will do your shopping and then deliver the goods straight to your door. We evenn offer an Ikea assembly and reassembly service, so that you aren’t left with lots of flat-pack items.

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Moving to Brighton UK

You’ve come to the right place if you are new to the city and are moving to Brighton UK. All of our team are local, and we pride ourselves on being a local company with local heart. That’s not to say that we don’t do removals all around the UK, but Brighton, our home town, is where our heart is. We have a series of handy guides for anyone making the leap. From local contacts for the council and local Brighton services, we want to help you make your landing as easy as possible. So that you can start getting on with Brighton life and everything that the city has to offer right away.

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Vans Brighton and Hove

This article outlines the different services available to you if you need a van to transport something within Brighton & Hove. As a professional removals company, we offer the whole service, which usually includes a fully staffed team to move you from A to B which includes vans. However, if you don’t have a lot to move and want something more basic and cost effective, we do offer a van and 1 removals chap service. This is usually paid by the hour, so you just pay for the time you use. Unless its strictly necessary, we always dissuade people from hiring a van themselves when moving. This usually works out to be a false economy, and causes much more trouble than it’s worth.

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Boxes Brighton

Boxes are one of the few things that you can’t do without when moving home or office! Being an environmentally friendly removals company, we always advise our customers to opt for a recycled alternative to new boxes where possible. They are just as sturdy and reliable as new boxes plus they are kind to the environment too. If you are looking for recycled boxes, get in touch, we are partnered with a great company for this. Or if you’d like to try and source your own boxes to move house, we find that getting friendly with your local shop and asking them to save good sized boxes for you ahead of your move is usually a great alternative.

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