Tips For Moving A Piano Across Hardwood Floors

A piano is a perfect accompaniment to a family home, it can bring endless hours of pleasure and fun whether you’re a seasoned piano player or an enthusiastic amateur. One thing for sure about a piano is that it will impress anyone who visits your house, attracting the eye not only to the musical instrument itself, but also to its surroundings. A well maintained hardwood floor is just as pleasing to the eye, making it an ideal location to site your piano. What looks far less impressive, of course, are scratch and scuff marks that can easily be left behind
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Packing China Plates And Other Fragile Items For Moving

When you’re moving home there are bound to be some fragile items that you want to take with you. You need to pay special attention to making sure that these items are packed correctly so that you don’t arrive at your new home, only to be devastated by the fact that your belongings are now in several pieces. All it takes to try and ensure a safe journey for any fragile items, is a little effort and thought. We are going to give you some tips about packing these items for your move. Choosing and preparing the right box One
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How To Decorate A Rental Home Without Painting

It can be really frustrating to be living in rented accommodation and not be able to change the paintwork. If you are restricted by your lease as to whether you can repaint or not you may think that you are stuck with your décor the way it is; this isn’t true. Painting isn’t the only way you can update your living space, and get a welcome change of scenery; you just need to be a little creative. We are going to take a look at a few ideas you might want to consider if painting your home isn’t an option.
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Tips On Cleaning Your House To Sell

If you are putting your home on the market, and you want it to sell as easily as possible, you need to ensure that it’s attractive to buyers. A major part of this is cleaning the property effectively. Look at your home with an objective eye and ask yourself what you would think if you were viewing the property as a potential buyer. You need to be honest with yourself, and make sure that your home is brought completely up to scratch. Any damage needs to be repaired and all of your rooms need to sparkle when people enter; especially
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Top 10 Tips For Tenants Renting A Property

As of October 2014, it was estimated that more than a third of households throughout England and Wales rent their home[1]. While there are a lot of benefits that come with renting, there are also things you need to be wary of. Here you’ll discover the top 10 tips for tenants renting a property. 1. Avoid excessive fees At one time, when you rented a property, you simply had to worry about paying a deposit along with a month’s rent. These days however, all kinds of extra fees are often added on. The most common include administration and credit check
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Top Tips To Ensure Getting Your Deposit Back From A Landlord Is Easy!

When you move into a new home, you are usually required to pay a deposit. Often the cost of this deposit is the same amount as one month’s rent and it basically acts as security for the letting agent or landlord. If you decide to move, you will then be given this deposit back. However, as many tenants have found out, getting the deposit back isn’t always easy. Unless you know your rights, it is difficult to know whether you are entitled to the deposit at the end of the tenancy. Here you will discover everything you need to know
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How To Protect Your Possessions When In Storage Or Transit

It is often said that moving home is one of the most stressful things you will ever do in life. However, there are things you can do to ensure the move goes as smoothly as possible. One thing you should plan ahead of time to make things easier on yourself, is how you will protect your possessions. Whether you are choosing to put them in storage or transporting them directly to your new home, there are numerous things that can go wrong. Below you will discover some of the best tips for protecting your possessions in storage/transit.   Insuring Your
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Moving When Pregnant – Advice for Relocating When Pregnant

Moving home is often a stressful experience anyway; add pregnancy to the equation and it can seem like an impossible task. There are ways to make moving when pregnant a little easier though. You can survive the experience and really enjoy your new home. Obviously, in an ideal world, you would not move into a new home during pregnancy, but the world is often not ideal. Home moves can be dictated by many things, such as financing and job moves, so timing isn’t always everything you would want it to be. You can make the most of the situation, with
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Moving Home Checklist – Your Essential Guide Before & Up To Moving Day

A moving home checklist can help at a very stressful time when it’s easy to forget some of the necessary arrangements and organisation. This is especially likely to happen if you’re in the process of going through a complicated house sale. It’s difficult to think about the actual mechanics of moving when you’re still concentrating on securing a home to move to. Difficult or not, you do have to be prepared for your move. You can’t just leave everything until the last minute and expect it to fall into place. So what sort of things do you need to remember
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Moving Home With A Cat

Cats are territorial animals so a house move can be a very traumatic event for them. You need to give a lot of thought to how you can reduce the level of stress as much as possible, during the move and after. Here are some tips to help when moving home with a cat. Some cats are by nature less easily stressed than others so you will probably have an idea as to how much the move will cause problems for the feline in your family. That being said any cat needs special attention when a house move is taking
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