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Top Packing Tips

Packing up your whole house may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. There are certain things you should do to avoid a last minute rush when it comes to packing for your move. We’ve put together some of the best tips and tricks to help with packing for a…


The benefits of hiring a man and van for a student move.

So – you’ve put in the hard work got the results you need and here you are, ready to leave the family home Now, you may be thinking that you can simply rely on your loved ones to help you move, and that may be the case, but we recommend that you seriously consider hiring…


Benefits of using a Man and Van service.

The reason Man and Van services are considered a necessity is that whether you are moving to a new town or just somewhere else in Leeds, there are certain common factors that make moving hard. Problems you might face: ⦁ Lack of Resources: Moving requires a lot of resources, both in terms of manpower and…


Guest Blog – 5 ways to make your house move stress free.

Moving house is one of the most stressful things a person can do, but it doesn’t have to be. There are ways you can avoid a nightmare move before you’ve even started. At the heart of it all is planning. When it comes to moving house, you can’t overplan. Doing everything early and staying organised…

Lee from A Van About Town

A Van About Towns Journey So Far…

It’s coming up to 4 years since I launched A Van About Town and I just thought I would share with you some personal stories and things that I have learned since our adventure began.  Customers  Our customers have taught me so many things over the first few years in business , none more so than during the lockdown of 2020. Their ongoing support…


BREXIT Update and Guidance

On 31st December 2020 the United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU), and began 2021 as an independent sovereign state.  Following years of negotiation on an exit deal it was only agreed on 24th December 2020 leaving just 7 days for everyone to understand and implement the required changes.  What does this mean for A Van About Corfu and our customers?  Unfortunately, due to the uncertainty…


Getting rid of pet odours.

If you have a pet the chances are that your house might have a little odour to it which is less than ideal when it comes to selling your home. Maybe you spray your house down with Febreeze or you send your dog to the groomer for a last-minute bath before guests come over. Both…


COVID Update

We have kept you all updated on our social media channels throughout the last year, however, given that it looks like COVID will be around for a while to come we wanted to put something official on our website as well. We are very pleased to say that despite the country being in lockdown we…

clurrer declutter

Decluttering with kids…..

Now I’m sure the very thought of it fills you with dread, tidying up with the children around seems like an impossible task right? But with them at home more than usual at the moment your chances to have that long overdue declutter ready for a move are slimmer than ever. This blog is going…

Working From Home

Working from home again?

With the vast majority of Leeds back to working remotely where possible, we are all feeling the hit on our productivity in the ‘workplace’. Adjusting to a new routine can be difficult at the best of times, but with the growing uncertainty around the current Coronavirus climate in the UK and the world as a…


The Rise of Leeds

The Northern city of Leeds has just been ranked as the best place in the UK for culture by The Times, but what are the reasons behind this title? The best place in the UK for culture, a leading Fintech city and home to the world’s best shopping centre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that…


Guest Blog – Preparing Your Home for Photographs

Top Tips to get ready for a professional photoshoot of your property Attract more viewings, and maximise the sale value of your property with the aid of professional photographs We can only photograph what we see so careful preparation to get your home ready for a photoshoot is key.  This will ensure you get the…