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What’s Great About Twickenham?

Posted on June 30, 2022 by W.H.Cox
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Twickenham – Life on the River 

On the southwest edge of London, Twickenham sits alongside the Thames in the borough of Richmond upon Thames.  It became part of London in 1965 due to considerable expansion from 1800 onwards.  World famous for being the “home of English Rugby”, Twickenham stadium is the largest rugby stadium in the world. Crowds of people make pilgrimages there for rugby and music events.  Along with Richmond and St Margarets, Twickenham has a beautiful Thames side aspect.  The historic riverside had a network of 18th-century buildings and pleasure grounds, in keeping with the atmosphere of Richmond Upon Thames.

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Save Energy When You Move Home

Posted on October 19, 2021 by W.H.Cox
Save Energy When You Move Home

Moving house gives you the perfect opportunity to overhaul the way you consume energy. It’s a fresh start, allowing you to rethink the whole thing, resulting in lower bills and less waste. Given how pricey moving can be, cutting down expenses is not a bad thing, and saving energy is one way you can easily achieve this. So how do you go about the hands-on way of applying this?

In this blog, we’ll go through some of the key steps you need to take when making your new home greener. You’ll know the main areas of improvement and how they affect carbon output and other environmental considerations. Additionally, you’ll be booking Surrey’s greener removal provider if you choose WH Cox & Son as your moving company.

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Home & Office Relocation From Surrey: Choosing A Removal Company

Posted on September 16, 2021 by W.H.Cox

Moving to a new house or office can be a complicated and time-consuming process, not to mention emotional and stressful. Finding a removal company that is understanding, professional and affordable is one way to help ease the stress and confusion on moving day. Not only that, one with a solid reputation for customer service will help you navigate the preparation stages as well.

That’s the type of service you can expect from WH Cox & Son, and we work with hundreds of households and businesses in Surrey every month. For us, it’s all about applying the thorough assessment and planning to achieve a successful outcome. If you are looking for a removal company, consider these tips and tricks we outline in this blog.

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Home & Office Relocation From Surrey: the Waitrose effect

Posted on August 17, 2021 by W.H.Cox
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When searching for a place to call home, people usually think about how close good transportation and education are. The local shops and grocery stores that are nearby won’t generally be at the top of a buyer’s priorities. But research suggests that suitable retail on your doorstep could have a bigger impact on selling your house than you think.

For anyone who’s selling or looking to buy a property, it’s essential to consider several factors before deciding. It can make a world of difference if you put in some research beforehand. In this blog, WH Cox will revisit a theory concerning the potential for a high-end retail chain store to affect house values. We’ll see if it holds weight in 2021 and what homeowners and renters can learn from it.

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WH Cox & Son – Packing Tips

Posted on July 17, 2021 by W.H.Cox
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Though it may seem like an impossible, near-Herculean task, with the right planning and foresight, packing up your belongings so that they’re travel-safe and perfectly secure can be done calmly and gradually. It’s a case of listing everything that needs action and doing them whenever you’re able to, rather than putting them off.

Prioritising and preparation play a crucial role and, provided everything is given clear-headed consideration, there’s no reason to fear or dread this stage of your move. You can lower your stress levels instantly by using WH Cox & Son‘s packing service. However, if you’re doing it yourself, here are some suggestions to help you get started.

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A Todder-Friendly House – Part 1

Posted on February 27, 2017 by W.H.Cox

Mingled in with the sheer joy of seeing your new offspring grow and start exploring the world, from the cute gurgling noises to the first tentative steps, is a primal fear that every parent understands. Your baby is a vulnerable and utterly trusting being who is wholly unaware of the dangers that lurk in every corner of a home. But you don’t have to feel helpless and impotent when it comes to the harm that could potentially befall your bundle of joy. In fact, there’s plenty you can do to make your flat or house a toddler-friendly environment where nothing bad need happen. A bit of awareness is all that’s required to turn your home into a comparatively safe place for your roaming and adventurous baby to explore. Here’s a few pointers for getting started. It’s by no means a comprehensive list, but it should help you develop awareness, which you can then apply to every room in your house.

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Easy Ways To Refresh Your Surrey Home – Part 1

Posted on January 27, 2017 by W.H.Cox
Easy Ways To Refresh Your Surrey Home

Giving your home some easy TLC is a great way to brighten the gloom of January and February as we trudge on through the final stretches of a tedious winter. The great news is that you don’t have to move heaven and earth, reinvent the wheel or scale mountains – there are simple, straightforward, easy-to-adopt ways of sprinkling magic dust over your Surrey house or flat, breathing some life into it while simultaneously giving your own emotions a much-needed lift. Here are some of our favourite ways of working wonders so that the place you call home once again merits that term, becoming a haven from the outside world and its attendant pressures, a place where you can seek refuge and relaxation in equal measure.

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Getting 2017 Off To A Good Start

Posted on January 5, 2017 by W.H.Cox

Whether it was the plethora of celebrity deaths or the political shockwaves that ruptured the UK, Europe, the US and beyond, 2016 was certainly memorable but many people are, understandably, glad to see the back of it. While that January 1st feeling of newness and optimistic possibility is still with us, there’s plenty we can focus it on, and that includes are homes. Here’s just a small sample of ways to get going:
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Reasons To Be Happy You Live In Surrey

Posted on December 20, 2016 by W.H.Cox

If you already live here, then you know how wonderful it is. It’s no exaggeration to say that we live in what is possibly the loveliest county in the land. Yes, Surrey. The name alone simply trips off the tongue with a disarming grace and easy majesty. But beyond the obvious, what exactly is it that makes living here such a delight? What are the main reasons to be happy you live in Surrey? Since we dart around the county (and beyond) doing removals every day, we think we have a good grasp on the best things about calling this place your home.
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WH Cox – How To Decorate When You’re Renting (Part 1)

Posted on November 25, 2016 by W.H.Cox
How To Decorate When You're Renting

One of the drawbacks of renting is the possibility of having to live with someone else’s vision and taste, especially if they clash with your own too much. You may find your landlord’s style is dowdy or excessively chintzy, too minimalist or too fussy. Ideally, a landlord will have chosen from a neutral-ish palette of colours, giving you room to overlay your own taste upon it, but we’re not always so fortunate and you may instead be greeted by strident and/or garish colours. Whether or not you’ve been unlucky, there are still plenty of things you can do to make a rental property feel like your own home. And seeing as more and more of us are renting, it’s worth having a few ideas and some helpful pointers to get you going. In fact, you can end up in a best-of-both-worlds set-up where you’re not liable when something breaks or goes wrong, but are still able to create a personal, cosy environment that feels all your own. Here’s how:

  1. Check with your landlord. What are you allowed to change, exactly? Can you paint? Can you alter the garden? Of course, it may be that you don’t want to invest your own time and money into a place that you don’t own, but if you’re likely to be living there for years and might even enjoy the process of making changes, then find out what degree of freedom you have to do so.
  1. Furnished, part-furnished, or unfurnished? This decision will greatly impact the extent to which you can create your own environment with your own taste. Sometimes part-furnished is the best compromise, giving you room for change but not requiring you to do it all.
  1. Soft furnishings. These give you lots of leeway for making changes. You may be stuck with the walls and carpet, but you can bring in your own style with your choice of curtains, cushions, pillows and more. Soft furnishings can go a long way in terms of changing the feel and atmosphere of a place.
  1. Impermanent wallpaper. You don’t have to fix wallpaper to the walls in the conventional, time-consuming and permanent fashion. Wallpaper can be hung against walls (there are plenty of different ways to do this, with a plethora of online guides and instructions) or pasted on to large wooden boards which are then placed against the walls.
  2. Art. Here you have carte-blanche (although your contract may require you to fill in and paint over holes when you vacate the property). Your originals, prints and posters can transform every room in the house or flat and