US and UK Homes – A different Language

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The Language of US and UK Homes

In our last blog we compared the amount of possessions in the average US and UK homes. We found that in spite of being roughly twice the size, in the US the use of self-storage facilities by homeowners had increased at a rapid rate.
So, this time we thought we’d look at other differences, and it’s all about the language.

Homes Through the Ages

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The stuff we think we need – it wasn’t always so

While most of us wouldn’t want to go back to the way people lived centuries ago, it is interesting to look at the development of possessions through the ages.
It is only in the last hundred years or so that what we consider the essentials in our homes has become such a long list.

The Art of Packing

Pack an essentials box, with a kettle for hot drinks and biscuits for an energy boost.

Moving House? We have some tips on efficient packing

It is estimated that 90% of people underestimate both the time they need to pack properly and the number of boxes required. Packing is not something that can be left to the last minute, i.e. removal day.