The DVLA have released figures for the top ten cities/areas for wheel clamping in the UK and Nottingham has made it to the number 8 spot. When we are out and about providing removals and storage services in Nottingham we often see cars that have been clamped, mostly the £500 variety. We were very surprised just how high those figures are. It is very simple to pay online or set up direct debits, so why do so many vehicles get clamped? It is apparently a common error on the owners of zero emissio...Click Here
IKEA have decided there is good business to be had in renting furniture.Click Here
Being trialled abroad first, IKEA believe the scheme will be good for the environment as ex rentals will be re-furnished and sold on or given to charity. IKEA already runs a return scheme in the UK for furniture and appliances.
IKEA is targeting business as well as the public, should you decide to move house and after your house removal is complete your furniture is no longer suitable you can exchange for something that fi...
Those in rented accommodation will shortly be able to take legal action against landlords who do not maintain properties in a fit for purpose condition.Click Here
Tenants will be able to bypass local councils and go straight to court, even claiming compensation.
This maybe because a landlord fails to fix or replace broken items such as a boiler, shower, toilet or a window for example. Other reasons might be damp issues, water supply and drainage as well as general lack of repair.
Our removals teams hav...
Winter is probably about to give us it's worst weather conditions,so here at Big Red Movers we make sure our vehicles are ready for it, so they don't let us or you down.Click Here
Here are some simple steps you can take to ensure your car is ready.
It is very important to keep certain items in your car over winter. A working torch, phone charger, tools,spare bulb set,window scraper and a warm blanket (I keep 3 in my car). Also make sure you know where the key for your locking wheel nuts is.
Keep your s...
No one is predicting a "Beast from the East" yet this year but temperatures are falling. In parts of Scotland temperatures have fallen to -10C. There is no doubt hill areas like the peaks will see snow in the coming days and the second half of January will see temperatures continue to fall increasing the likelihood of frost and snow in lower areas.Click Here
All we can do is wait and see and ensure your vehicles are winter ready.
As part of our work in the community, we offer discounted rates to qualifying groups.Click Here
Schools, churches and other community groups such as Scouts etc all are entitled to up to 50% discounts when it comes to moving, storage and recycling of upright pianos.
The removal company has gone, you have unpacked. Now your attention turns to decorating, furniture, storage and flooring. But with winter upon us you should be considering some other things too. Is your new home in a fit and ready state for the worst the winter months can throw at it?Click Here
Has the previous owner left the gutters clear? leaves a dead bird or plants growing in your gutter can all cause expensive damage to your new home, as well as the new decorating inside.
Also check there...
The Highways Agency has announced major improvement works planned for the A52.Click Here
Proposals to improve the A52 Nottingham Knight and Wheatcroft junctions, as part of the A52 Nottingham junctions scheme.
Local residents, businesses and motorists will be able to view proposed plans at a public exhibition, yet to be announced.
The A52 is a very important link across the East Midlands. The A52 route currently faces congestion during peak travel hours caused by the volume of traffic using the netw...