Kim Meldrum Moving Industry Expert

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"An expert in the moving industry, Kim has worked in a variety of jobs from news editing and photo journalisim to marketing consultant and online advisor to UK removal and storage companies."

Kim Meldrum Recent Posts

Moving House Over Christmas?

by (22nd November 2018)

Moving house during Christmas may not seem everyone’s idea of festive fun but with careful planning can be a bit more bearable. Top tips from will make sure your move is joyful and triumphant

How to avoid those moving nightmares

by (8th November 2018)

Moving home is a great new chapter in your life, it should be exciting. Sometimes however things can go wrong. We have put together some examples when the home move has not gone to plan, and some great tips and advice on how to avoid a moving nightmare arriving your doorstep.

How to choose a Removal Company?

by (6th February 2018)

Now we know in this day and age this is not always possible or convenient so the following advice aims to help finding a reputable removal companies easier as well as help you prepare for what questions may be asked.

Top Tips: Downsizing

by (7th February 2017)

Moving to a smaller property with less room can be daunting at the best of times but with a few simple tips it can also be an exciting new chapter in life. The key is to think practical, be ruthless and above all be organised.

Moving House with Children

by (10th October 2016)

Experts say that the earlier you tell your children they are moving the better but it is easy to assume that the later you tell them the less time they will have to worry.

Rain Rain go away, come back not on moving day

by (1st April 2016)

Unfortunately you can’t help the weather when moving house, a cold rainy windy day is no fun. But by keeping track of it and being prepared can make your life a little easier.

DIY moving

by (8th January 2013)

Professional Company - Pro's and Con's

Get Into The Christmas Spirit When Moving House

by (29th November 2017)

Moving house during Christmas may not seem everyone’s idea of festive fun but with careful planning can be a bit more bearable. Top tips from will make sure your move is joyful and triumphant.

Top moving mistakes

by (17th September 2012)

Our top moving mistakes when moving house

Handy Packing Tips For Moving House

by (24th October 2018)

Packing tips and advice to get you started when moving house

An the Winners Are.........................

by (16th May 2012)

We have now found most of the cows and they are very happy in their new homes

Ensure peak performance when moving house during the 2012 Olympics

by (16th May 2012)

Roads in London and surrounding Olympic venues throughout the UK are expecting severe travel disruptions during the Olympic Games, which could leave this summer’s house movers facing a marathon of challenges.

Win Free Home Broadband, IKEA vouchers and One of our Mini Movers Pack

by (8th May 2012)

Helpineedboxes has teamed up with O2 Home Broadband to offer a free Mini movers pack

Moving Boxes and the Olympic Games

by (7th May 2012)

From July 27th-12th August and 29th-Sept 9th 2012 the Olympic and Paralympic Games will take place throughout the UK. With any major event there will be disruptions to road services which may affect businesses. Some roads may have high levels of traffic while some will have lane closures, side road closures, banned turns, changes in traffic signals and no stopping or unloaded in bays. This in turn may affect our delivery service.

Moving House with a Bump

by (25th April 2012), the free, independent advice site has now added a whole new section offering practical advice on moving when pregnant to make the move a little less painful.

Top Ten Moving Tips

by (25th April 2016)

They say moving house is one of the most stressful events you can undertake in your life. However, by thinking ahead and planning early it doesn’t have to be. Andrew Scholey, founder of gives some advice on how to achieve a stress free move.

Countdown to Moving Day

by (25th April 2016)

Please use our handy checklist for your countdown to moving house.

Help cut your removal costs

by (10th October 2016)

Moving house is stressful and costly, but all too often the actual removal costs are neglected and it becomes a more expensive and fraught time than needed.

Spring into Action. Get your house in order

by (18th April 2012)

One of the main reasons why people find decluttering so disheartening is the sense of being overwhelmed. However there are so many benefits to de-cluttering your life and letting go of old stuff.

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