Going Digital to streamline your home – Part 1

Posted on 12/05/2017 by Nick Johnson
Going Digital to streamline your home

Given that digital home entertainment exceeded physical in 2016 (in terms of home movie sales), it’s clear that the future is going to be streamed and downloaded. Apart from sheer convenience, there is another considerable benefit to the way our lives are going digital – space. Today, books, films, music, correspondence and filing do not need to take up any real space. If you use cloud-based technology, you don’t even need to factor in the space taken up by external hard-drives (having said that, it’s actually best to maintain your own backup drive and not rely exclusively on the cloud). If you live in a small flat, then the space-saving benefits of digital can make an even more pronounced difference. No more shelves heaving with weighty tomes and no more ugly CD jewel-case spines. Most of us, of course, subsist on a mix of digital and physical media and for some there are aesthetic benefits to holding on to books and vinyl; the spines (unlike with CDs and DVDs) are attractive and lend a room some atmosphere. And, in fact, in publishing, hard copies of books are experiencing some sales resilience, while e-readers such as the Kindle have peaked after experiencing initial growth spurts. Some point to the vinyl revival as another sign that our love affair with physical is far from over, but while that’s true, it’s also very much a niche market and not a sign that the journey to digital is genuinely reversing back to analogue.
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Questions To Ask When Viewing A Property – Part 2

Posted on 06/04/2017 by Nick Johnson

We’ve looked at most of the initial questions it’s important to ask when you’re going round your potential home. These included everything from “why has the owner put it on the market?” to “are there problems that are putting off potential buyers?”. The idea was to excavate as much information as possible, however tight-lipped the estate agent might try to be. However, there were many more questions which, for space reasons, we couldn’t go into at the time. So here are some further tips to help you investigate the truth about a property before you take the plunge and buy.
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The First Few Days In Your New Home in Dorset

Posted on 23/03/2017 by Nick Johnson
The First Few Days In Your New Home in Dorset

Moving house gives you that once-twice-or-thrice-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get really organised and give your day-to-day life a clarifying, decluttering overhaul. There’s no better time for getting to grips with the very structure of living, making it more orderly and smooth-running. You can start to lay foundations for a new life as soon as you’re over the threshold. Of course, you’re tired after the frenzy and tension of your move and no one’s suggesting that you immediately set to work on unattainable goals like becoming perfect. But there’s a lot you can do straight away, without causing yourself undue exhaustion or worry.

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Relocating Your Office in Dorset with Johnson’s

Posted on 04/03/2017 by Nick Johnson
Managing your booking

It’s a big day for your company – you’re moving into a new office and you need a comprehensive removal service to migrate your office and all the furnishings. Moving to new premises is never an easy task, and if you’re weighing the options of undertaking the removals yourself, it’s advisable to cost every option out first.

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