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A Knightsbridge home move is already going to be a complicated issue, and that is without trying to handle children too. It is difficult to judge how children will react in such a situation, but even children who are willing and eager to try and help often are just putting themselves in danger with lots of heavy items being moved. It can create a hazardous environment for both the people who are moving boxes and items as well as the children. There are a number of ways to try and handle this, some of which are listed below.

Firstly, it may well be an idea to try and get a family member or trusted friend to look after your kids on the actual day of the move. This is the period when most of the heavy lifting will be done and as such, is probably the most dangerous time for your children to be about the house. Furthermore, with open doors and access to the roadside key to being able to transfer your belongings, this adds a further threat to your child’s safety, as it is unlikely you will be able to know the whereabouts of your child at every moment during the day with all the other distractions. As such, using your friends and family to try and occupy the kids and hiring a Knightsbridge Removal Company may well be an option that, despite being more costly, reduces the risk of danger in your move as well as reducing the stress levels of moving day.

If this isn’t feasible however, it is vital that you inform your removal company or Knightsbridge man and van service that you will have kids around on moving day. These men are professionals who have undoubtedly had to deal with this kind of situation before. However, it is a symbol of respect and a good way to establish an open and friendly relationship with your removal company. This is important to do, as it won’t affect whether they take on your custom but will allow your hired assistance to adapt to the situation correctly and watch out for the children.

You may also consider attempting your move during school term time. This could work to your advantage for a number of reasons. Firstly, in times of the school holidays, booking a SW1 removal company could well be more expensive than in term time (certainly if the school holidays match bank holidays or the more well known religious festivals like Easter and Christmas). Furthermore, traffic in the school holidays is more erratic and harder to judge effectively, whereas compensating and working around rush hour and the school rush should leave you with a window without traffic to move from house to house. This also has the added bonus of you being able to do most of the heavy lifting in a safe environment for all of those involved.

However, it is inevitable that at some point the children will have to be involved in the moving process. It’s also unfair on them to keep them away from an exciting new home! Letting children discover their house and new bedrooms is important. Making games out of unpacking (colour coding boxes with your child’s favourite colour to show their items and letting them find them) is an easy way to engage your child in moving and also achieve something practical at the same time. A number of small jobs can be done around the house to give a child the feeling of helping and being involved. Hopefully this will allow you to balance productivity with childcare effectively.

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