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The Olive Cleaning Services offers deep cleaning services and maintenance as well as garden clearance and removals. all staff are very well trained and we have a high level of customer service insuring the customer is always happy with our works carried out.

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Reviewed by Sandy on 18/9/2018

Marco spent a day cleaning my brother's house as a present as he'd been ill. He said 'Absolutely fantastic. Everything spotless. Did a fantastic job. Truly delighted. We're both thrilled and very happy. He's now going to do an on-going weekly clean for him. Thank you Marco!

At Katso Cleaning and Removals, we offer professional house and business removals to domestic customers and companies in Corby, Kettering, Northampton, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Wellingborough. If you are thinking of moving home/office, you can contact us for end of tenancy cleaning, packaging and storage services. We are pleased to offer handyman services to homeowners in the area at competitive prices. Our house removal services are personalised to your needs and we offer the movement of your furniture anywhere in the UK. Contact our removals team with your requirements for a free quote today! We also specialize in the following services; -end of tenancy cleaning -driveway cleaning -window cleaning -gardening -fencing

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Reviewed by Pauline on 18/9/2018

Very happy with the work. Would recommend.

Hi and welcome to B & D Building Construction. We have over 10 years experience in UK as professional builders and over 15 years experience in Building and Construction Industry .  In all this years we have done all sorts of building works such as house extensions , loft conversions ,new builds,house conversions (flats and studio flats ),internal refurbishments (new bathrooms , new kitchens , structural works ,plumbing ,underfloor heating, central heating , new boilers, electric works , rewiring , all types of joinery&carpentry works , internal and external painting and decorating ,plastering , ...etc ) , all exterior works (roofing , external insulation , rendering , paving , ...etc)  FOR ALL YOUR BUILDING NEEDS ,GIVE US A BELL.

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Reviewed by Zeeny on 17/9/2018

Ben and Florin were amazing. They gave me a fantastic quote and did an amazing job to my kitchen. They arrived early and finished the job all in one day. They were friendly and fun and very fast at their jobs. I would recommend them to everyone. Incredible work. I hope to have them over for more work soon.

at j.s.j reputation is everything! thats why we deliver quality tradesmen to ensure top quality work, at affordable prices, with over 15 years experience, we cover all aspects of the trade ,property maintenance 2 new builds,no job too big or small

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Reviewed by Gavin on 17/9/2018

More than happy with the job good guy done a professional job at reasonable price will be using for any future joinery work ??

Been doing roofing and building for 15+ years since i left school We take a lot of pride in our work and make sure we give you 100% satsifaction Please check out our instagram page and follow us mjbbuilding Services we offer -repairs to roofs -leadwork -driveways & patios -any sort of building work -garden clearence -carpentry

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Reviewed by christopher on 15/9/2018

Excellent service. Prompt friendly and helpful. Will use them again

Over 10 years of turning dreams into reality.

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Reviewed by Lucy on 14/9/2018

Very good standard and very personable. I am happy

We specialise is all aspects of garden maintenance, landscaping, tree surgery and property maintenance. Please check out Facebook page out. Facebook/Landpro or type Landpro Nottingham into Google to check out all of our latest work.

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Reviewed by Steve on 13/9/2018

Great job. Really tidy, and quick.

Lawnscapes has been flourishing for over 10 years now. I offer fence repairs & installation, shed builds, garden gates, block paving, driveway & patio repairs, decking renovation, pressure washing, painting & decorating, general carpentry & man with van services.

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Reviewed by Massimo on 13/9/2018

After many attempts to get an honest quote, came across Seb's contact details. Job done the same week, to good standard and for the right price. Will definitely use for future requirements.

Central UK is a family run business with years of experience specialising in all aspects of electrically work, gate automation, cctv, intruder alarms, tv and satellites, building and roofing work

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Reviewed by Graham on 12/9/2018

Job done was excellent. Thought price he quoted was a little high but we came to a compromise. Friendly and had good knowledge of my alarm system. I know this because I had fitted a few in my younger days. Thanks for a job well done.

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Reviewed by Josh on 10/9/2018

Overall good. Took a little negotiating to get to a price we were able to agree on and the work took a little longer to finish than I was expecting but it was done with minimal fuss and was done to a decent quality.

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Storage specialists - what you need to know

Below you’ll find information to help you understand what’s involved in putting things into storage. This includes the licences your removal company might need, what you can and can’t store, and how to insure your belongings against accidental damage.

What does putting your belongings into storage involve?

Self-storage facilities are normally warehouses divided into smaller units or shipping containers. You pay an ongoing fee to rent the space, and you can access your stuff whenever you like. Some even have 24-hour access. As the name suggests, you’ll be loading and unloading the items yourself, unless you pay someone else to do it for you.

Alternatively, removal companies sometimes have their own storage available if you need to move out of your house before your new home is ready.

They tend to pack everything in large, sealed boxes, and will stay sealed until they’re safely inside your new home. This cuts down on the number of times your belongings are handled, and makes accidental damage less likely. If you think you’ll want access to them while they’re in storage, you might be better off with self-storage instead, and asking the removals company to take your possessions there. 

Is there anything I can’t store?

Anything that’s illegal to possess under British law can’t be stored.

Most self-storage facilities won’t allow you to store plants, money or anything flammable like paint. Food can sometimes be prohibited too. If you’re using a removal company’s storage facilities, they’ll have their own policy for what you can and can’t store there before you move into your new home.  

How do I prepare fridges and freezers for storage?

If you need to store fridges and freezers, they’ll need to be disconnected, cleaned and dried out ahead of the removal company arriving. If not, you risk leaks and water damage to other items while it’s in storage, not to mention the smell it will cause inside the appliance itself.

The qualifications your removal company needs

Removal companies don’t need any specific qualifications but their drivers will need to have large goods vehicle (LGV) licences.

What is an LGV licence?

An LGV licence states that the driver’s qualified to operate a vehicle under one of the four LGV categories:

  • Category C+E – The driver can operate vehicles with a maximum authorised mass of more than 7.5 tonnes, with trailers heavier than 750 kg.
  • Category C – The driver can operate vehicles including tipper trucks and heavy box trucks.
  • Category C1+E – The driver can operate vehicles between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes with trailers of 750 kg or more. This might be a large cargo van with a trailer.
  • Category C1 – The driver can operate transit vans and small box trucks. They’re not permitted to tow trailers.

Insurance for putting belongings into storage

Your removal company isn’t legally required to have insurance to store your belongings but it’s a good idea for them to have public liability insurance to cover themselves against accidental injury and damage.  

It’s also a good idea for you to have your own insurance to cover your possessions should there be a fire, flooding or theft. The easiest way to do this is to extend your home contents insurance to include objects in storage and in transit as part of a house move. If you already have this included, you’ll normally be given a set number of days that your belongings are covered while in storage. It’s worth checking that number beforehand and looking into additional insurance should your move-in date change and you need to keep your belongings in storage for longer than you originally planned.

Questions you should ask your removal company

  • How long have they been trading for?
  • Are they a member of the British Association of Removers?
  • Do they have public liability insurance and what does this cover?
  • Do they have an LGV licence and what category is it?
  • What can and can’t I put in storage?

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