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Moving House in France? Once you are in your new home

Make sure you are present when the removal crew arrive so that you can guide them around the house, confirming where the items are to be placed and any special instructions. Check the unloading of your items and account for each one on your packing inventory. Check...

Moving House in France? The day of the move

Record all utility meter readings (gas, electricity, and water). Stay until your movers have finished. Check the traffic for your journey. Take one final look around to make sure that you have not forgotten anything. Before leaving check that all windows and doors are...

Moving House in France? The day before you move

Walk through your house one last time to make sure everything is accounted for. Strip the beds. Keep linens in a box that travels with you, so you can use them the first night. Make sure you have the keys to your new home, or have arranged to collect them....

Moving House in France? One week before you move

Put all your important documents in one plain, sturdy box and place it where you won’t lose it - this should include passports, driving licenses, house deeds, wills, insurance papers, jewellery and cash. Keep all moving-related documents in a single folder for easy...

Moving House in France? Two weeks before you move

Check that you have adequate prescription medicines to cover the moving period. Safely dispose of all flammables e.g. paints, gas bottles, cleaning fluids etc. If you have not already arranged for us to do so, book people to carry out services such as removing light...

Moving House in France? Two months before you move

Two months before you move Draw up a list of your main possessions. Decide what items you’ll take to your new home and where you will place larger items. A floor plan of your new home may help with this so try and acquire one; your seller may be able to sketch you a...

Van with a Man

Van with a Man is available for those jobs which you may consider to be too small for a large removal vehicle. Van with a Man and his team are based on the French Riviera, catering more to the needs of those who live in the surrounding areas, mainly from Monaco to St....

Helpful Hints

Listed below are a few things to consider to enable you to achieve An Easy Move. Unusual or heavy items - always inform us of any items that will require specialist packing materials, equipment or extra manpower. Access - narrow roads, sharp bends and low bridges can...