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Posted on January 21, 2020 by Peter Donaldson

Hi Graham thank you very much for Isis being so efficient! still surrounded by boxes but v happy. The boys were terrific . Never been so exhausted! total burnout ! 😂Many Many thanks again … Epic! regards janita 

A Very Complex Move Delivered Flawlessly

Posted on December 22, 2019 by Peter Donaldson

Dear Graham, David and the team

A very complex move delivered flawlessly, with exceptional hard work, and great expertise and charm. Many thanks to all, and very sorry there were so many books!

The Team Onsite Were Excellent

Posted on December 22, 2019 by Peter Donaldson

Hi Graham 

I just wanted to thank you and the team for a relatively stress less move over the last few days. 

The team onsite were excellent.

We have a garage full of folded boxes too. When would be a good time to collect these for re-use?

Thanks again Graham & have a peaceful Christmas 

The Move Went Really Smoothly

Posted on December 22, 2019 by Peter Donaldson

Thank you so much for being so professional and kind on Saturday. The move went really smoothly despite the awful rain, and the 1000s of decisions you had to put up with over whether things went to storage or came into the house.

Large Office Move

Posted on December 9, 2019 by Peter Donaldson

Hi David just wanted to extend my thanks to you and your team for your professional work yesterday. Your team were fantastic and very helpful please extend my thanks to them too.  I will definitely use your services again and recommend your company.  Have a wonderful Christmas and all the best in 2020.  Ruby

Stained Glass Removal

Posted on December 9, 2019 by Peter Donaldson

Hello Graham,
The boys were stellar as usual and I am very grateful indeed.  
Best Wishes,  Sandy

A Great Big Thank-You

Posted on December 9, 2019 by Peter Donaldson

Dear Graham,

I just wanted to say a great big thank-you, today, for everything that Iris did to help Sandy move out of the studio. The patience and professionalism and understanding of your team were very gratefully appreciated. I really am truly grateful to you, and will be sure to work with you again in future, as/when we need to. Very best wishes, Guy

League Movers!

Posted on November 26, 2019 by Peter Donaldson

IRIS Removals is heading to the top of the league as sponsors of Oxford Leys FC. Currently in Division One of the Oxford City Football League, they are unbeaten in the first 7 games of the season and very much have their sights set on the top spot!

Manager, Jacob Earl said “We are a local men’s team based in Blackbird Leys, playing in the Oxford City Football league, proudly sponsored by Iris Removals. We have been running for about 5 years, now in our second season of Saturday football. We are doing very well, and are currently unbeaten. Next season we will be looking to be promoted, and join the Oxford Senior League.”

Having previously announced our sponsorship of the grassroots U12s team in Bloxham, the team at IRIS Removals are delighted to spread our support across Oxfordshire and into the adult football scene.

Are you Moving House with Children?

Posted on November 21, 2019 by Peter Donaldson

Moving home can be a stressful time anyway but if you have children there are a number of additional factors to consider. If you’re worried and anxious about your move it’s highly likely your children are too so here is our best advice for dealing with children and the big day!

Before the Move

The first step is to make sure you communicate what’s about to happen, the conversation should begin before a for sale board appears in the front garden so they are clear what’s going to happen, your hopeful timetable of events and why there is a need to move.

If it’s a move to a new area, or even a move to a new country, this will obviously impact on your children’s friendships, schools and clubs so the sooner this becomes a reality to them the better. Make sure they are involved in looking for a new house, looking round the area and introduce them to the parts of the new town they will be keen on. This might be the local shops, park or leisure centre. Knowing they can still participate in their favourite activity will ease some fears they may have.

During the Move

This is generally the most stressful day of the whole process. Time can be a pressure, either waiting or rushing! Making sure you have an experienced removal firm is key and we, at IRIS Removals, offer a professional service, as many will testify.

Making moving day a family activity will give your children confidence so make the day about the memories made and new adventures ahead. Allow them time to say goodbye to their room, tree house or favourite cubby hole and consider having a family photo outside the old home and later new home.

It is worth considering if they need to around for the whole day though. Seeing their possessions being loaded into a van may be traumatic and the buzz of the day could be intimidating. If they can stay with friends or family this may be an advantage. Obviously moving a longer distance may make this impossible, in which case do you all need to be at the old home whilst it’s being packed up?

After the Move

Hopefully if all has gone well there will be a sense of relief and excitement. The whole moving process will start to fade in the memory and you will be able to start planning for your new future. Getting into a routine as quick as possible is a top tip. Make it feel like home as quickly as possible and start with the kids rooms. Involve them in the process of laying out their room, if you’re in a position to decorate their room then allow them input into colours, wallpaper and the decor. This can be a great experience for all the family to be involved in.

Starting a new school and making new friends could be daunting so having the home and their room as a happy, safe environment as quickly as possible offers a relief from other stresses they may be facing.

If you’ve found your new family home and need a reliable, professional removal company in Oxfordshire, then contact us so we can make your family’s dreams become reality!

Double Move and Storage

Posted on November 21, 2019 by Peter Donaldson

A big thanks to the guys, they were really professional and did a great job in difficult conditions. 
Thanks again for all your help.
Richard Clark