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Why storage is vital in the UK 

Posted on 29/06/2023 by Nick Johnson
Why storage is vital in the UK 

Surprisingly, the storage industry has become a booming business since its inception in the US in the 1970s.  The UK is home to over 2,000 storage facilities that are all set to increase as expansion occurs to meet demand. Interestingly, compared with Europe, the UK has the most storage per person than our European counterparts Considering the accumulation and expansion of material goods in the generation of the Baby Boomers, it is easy to understand the 50.5 million square feet of storage space we have capacity for.  After the millennium, it became common for removal companies to twin their transportation services with storage, driving down the costs of storage in relation to a domestic or office move.  At Johnson’s of Shaftesbury, we understand how important storage can be when shifting location and why it has become such an essential service within modern life. 

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7 Things You Need to Know Before Starting a Business in Dorset

Posted on 15/05/2023 by Nick Johnson
Smaller Home Moves with Johnson's Man with a Van Dorset

Starting a business is exciting but requires careful planning and preparation to ensure survival over and above year one. In the current climate of economic uncertainty and rising living costs, many may wonder if it’s worth taking the risk of starting a new venture. The answer is a resounding yes! There has never been a better time to start a business in Dorset, with a growing economy and a supportive business community.

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Creating a Moving Checklist When Relocating in Dorset

Posted on 26/04/2023 by Nick Johnson

Organising a relocation can be a juggling act as you try to balance family and work schedules while planning your move.  Many distractions make it easy to forget to arrange your removal company or a professional cleaning service.  This is where issues can occur, especially if you’re simultaneously working with several service providers.

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Preparing To Sell – How to Get the Most for Your Dorset Home

Posted on 13/03/2023 by Nick Johnson
Preparing To Sell – How to Get the Most for Your Dorset Home

When people devise a plan for selling their home, they often jump forward several steps by placing their house or apartment on the market. They immediately consider speeding up the process rather than finding the best way to present their property. This approach occasionally works if the property is significantly under the typical asking price or is ready for sale. But it can also have the opposite effect if there are maintenance issues, or the market is sluggish.

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DIY Moving vs Professional Movers: Which Option is Right for You?

Posted on 25/01/2023 by Nick Johnson
Choosing the Most Efficient Removals Company in Dorset

DIY relocations are attractive to people looking to reduce their moving costs. The idea is that you’ll only have to pay for vehicle hire and a few odds and ends. And if you need assistance, ask family and friends to chip in. Additionally, the thought of fitting everything around your schedule is handy. However, there are some drawbacks to DIY moving, such as needing the right equipment or experience.

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How to Deal with an Emergency Winter Relocation

Posted on 19/12/2022 by Nick Johnson
How to Deal with an Emergency Winter Relocation

Most relocations are a straightforward process that, while it isn’t always pleasant, isn’t over and above what you might expect. You agree on a date that aligns with your completion date of the end of your tenancy. Then it’s a case of listing a few potential moving companies and choosing the one that meets your requirements and budget.

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How to Use Google Reviews before Booking a Removals Company in Dorset

Posted on 25/11/2022 by Nick Johnson
A Guide to a Seamless Move to Shaftesbury 

If you’re planning a relocation soon, finding a moving company isn’t difficult – there are plenty to choose from. The problem isn’t the lack of options – how do you know what service you’ll receive? If you’ve moved home a few times, you’ll likely have at least one negative experience. And the reasons behind them are typically common, like movers turning up late or not being careful with boxes.

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Top Tips for First-Time Homeowners in Dorset

Posted on 17/10/2022 by Nick Johnson
Top Tips for First-Time Homeowners in Dorset

For tenets who rent their homes and seem to be stuck in a never-ending cycle of renting, becoming a homeowner would be a dream come true. However, there’s a reason why millions of people find themselves in this predicament, and it’s often impossible to pay rent and save for a deposit. And for people who don’t have a safety net of staying with a relative, this can often rule buying a house or flat out of their immediate plans.

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Property Prices in Dorset 2022 – What’s right for You?

Posted on 19/09/2022 by Nick Johnson
Moving Services Dorset: Your Ultimate Checklist for a Stress-Free Move

If you’re looking to buy property in Dorset, we’re sure you will be looking at the local market conditions and are very mindful of your budget. Whether you’re thinking of making a move or want to stay ahead of the curve, read on for our guide to Dorset property prices. This is relevant to first-time buyers and others looking for a change of scenery.

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5 Common Mistakes People Make When Moving House

Posted on 09/08/2022 by Nick Johnson
Choosing the Most Efficient Removals Company in Dorset

If you’re moving house soon, there are a few mistakes that you need to avoid. It can be easy to forget something important amid all the chaos. But, if you take the time to plan, you’ll make the process much smoother. Plus, you can reduce the chances of something going wrong if you give yourself time to prepare for your relocation.

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