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Taking the hassle out of house clearance

House clearances can be stressful. Whether you’re dealing with the property of a deceased relative or preparing your house for sale or to let, it can be daunting to go it alone. We’re here to help things go as smoothly as possible.

Our professional, reliable house clearance service could even prove to be cheaper than hiring a skip. Operating across Yorkshire, we have a large fleet of vans, so can clear all of your  property in one load.

Our services include:

 

  • Complete house clearance
  • Disposal of specific items only
  • Household waste removal
  • Rest assured, all work is carried out by our professional team, we never use sub-contractors

Rehoming & Recycling

We are keen to reduce the amount of waste going into landfill, so we always try to make sure items from your house clearance are recycled or reused.

If you think you have something of value, just let us know. Occasionally we can buy specific items from you to reduce the cost of your house clearance.

If there is anything you don’t want us to take, just put it to one side and we’ll take the rest. 

What Our Customers Are Saying

Jorvik asks all its customers on how well it has undertaken their move. Here are just a few of the most recent customer reviews.

  • Danielle Green

    The three men that turned up to move us did a very good job getting our sofa out as the last removal men struggled for over half an hour.
    Brilliant price ! Brilliant service ! Would defiantly use you again and will be recommending you to all my friends !

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  • Tony Batten

    We cannot thank Jorvik enough for helping us move home. They are polite, prompt and well priced.
    Melissa is lovely and cannot do enough to help. She is always friendly, even though they are clearly very busy.
    We used the self storage as well as Jorvik removals. The self storage was clean and tidy and very secure!
    The gents who came to move our house were excellent and took great care of all our things. They also helped us out with extra boxes. Thank you!

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  • Joe

    What a fantastic job !! Arrived on the dot ...the the 2 men very massively helpful and went out of there way . Would definitely recommend.

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  • Craig Grant

    Very professional can recommend highly. Jorvik did a brilliant job handling delicate items and dismantling large furniture through tight access. Seemed like everything was packed in no time at all. Great, fast service, best Removals in York area thanks Jorvik

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  • Casey C

    Brilliant service, quick and efficient. Turned up and on and didn't stop until everything was done. Would highly recommend.

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  • Philip Cox

    Amazing service at a very reasonable price. The movers were highly professional, very friendly and made us feel like we were in really safe hands. Would definitely use them again.

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  • Daniel Keenan

    Absolutely top class service. The guys who came and did our move between Christmas and New Year were professional and did a fantastic job packing us up and moving us. I can't recommend them highly enough

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  • Ian Thornton

    Thank you so much! Amazing service! We didn’t give Jorvik removals much notice and they still managed to fit us in! Nothing was too much trouble! Melissa was professional and nothing was too much trouble for her. My granddad is 93 and they took all the stress away for him and us. Very very highly recommend Jorvik removals & storage to anyone! Thank you

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  • Mrs T

    Jorvik removals and storage are brilliant, they arrived when they said they would and worked solidly packing all my boxes and items onto the vans. The team were excellent, friendly, professional and fun. They moved items as requested and did an excellent job at the other end. It was a cold miserable day but they were cheerful. Melissa coordinated the move seamlessly and the company are definitely to be recommended.

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  • Emma Shipley

    Absolutely amazing service I cannot thank you all enough, you completely took the stress out of moving and made it very easy. The team did amazing even in the hot temperatures they didn't stop. You all went over and above what I expected! Thank you all again and I would highly recommend

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  • LisaT-114

    Cheapest removal company I found and the service doesn't reflect this. Both lads were more than willing to go out of their way to help us while we were moving,which is stressful enough to anyone. Could not recommend enough. Thank you.

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  • Jodie Ann Watts

    If we had spent thousands of pounds on a big name removal company we would not have had better service! Honestly, I cannot recommend Jorvik enough.
    Melissa gave us a call the day before the move to double-check all the details.
    On the day we had Melvyn & Daniel who just got on and emptied the house they were very friendly and efficient and packed all our items with the utmost care!
    We will definitely be recommending to friends & family.
    Many Thanks once again Jorvik

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  • Royston

    The company keep in touch with you right up to the day of moving. I received a call on the morning of the move just to make sure everything was OK and ready for the guys. I was given a time of 10am but the guys arrived 15 minutes earlier. They were very careful not to damage anything and wasted no time in getting things on to the removal van. The guys were so friendly and courteous. When unloading the van they were just as careful. The whole removal was completed in 1 hr 30 mins. That was including a 35 mile journey. I would recommend this company to anyone.

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  • Sandra H

    reasonable price excellent service

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  • Rich

    Arrived on time.2 guys friendly and efficient.Worked quickly and carefully Provided plenty of boxes for us to use

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  • Gavin Feetenby

    Outstanding service ..very well organised and very efficient .my wife and I have moved 3 times now and usually it's a chore after the removal firms have just dumped the things n gone these guys really did everything n made me feel at ease they were careful covered my furniture sofa etc everything just well what can I say but just professional ..Thanks a lot, guys.

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  • AnnH-668
    We used these guys to put all our furniture into their storage then a week later when we got keys to our other property they moved us in.very friendly and Melissa was fantastic as one minute it was going to be 20/12/16 for moving into our property but was then told 21/12/16.on speaking to Melissa to explained this she said not a problem nothing was too much trouble for these guys once again thanks very much.our move was stress free thanks to these guys.would recommend these to anyone wanting to put stuff in storage or for a full house move or both.
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  • DT

    Excellent from start to finish. Efficient, friendly and professional 2 vans made removing final bits easier. Staff both in office base and on removal were all brilliant and timely. Recommend to anyone. Service great

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  • William Leech

    great service fantastic value for money great people to deal with they treat you like family

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  • KeithL-116

    Just used Jorvik Removals for a local house move at short notice and thankfully they were brilliant. The guys were friendly and courteous and took care of my furniture as if it was their own. Highly recommended. Keith

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you’ve any questions for us, this is the place to find the answer. And if it’s not covered here, feel free to pick up the phone and call us…

Can we clear at the Weekend?

We are able to carry out your removal at any time that is convenient for you with no extra charge for saturdays but different days and times may carry a premium to reflect the extra cost of staff.

What size of van will I get?

The size of the van is decided by our staff based on a survey of your home. It is our responsibility to get this right. Always use a company with experience and a good reputation to ensure that they will. If a survey has not been carried out, we will use the information that you have provided us with to calculate the size of van required. As long as you have been honest then it will still be our responsibility to get it right.

How long will my house clearance take?

Usually a two bedroom house should take 2-4 hours depending on extent of clearance but if you give us a call we can advise you how long your clearance will take.

What do clearance costs include?

Jorvik removals prices are tailored to your needs. Our basic service supplies you with a removal van with a crew to completely clear your property including carpets and curtains when required and and items which are re-salable by us then this would reduce the cost of your clearance or if everything could be re-sold then we would arrange a price that we could offer you for your items.

How do I move house with a dog/cat?

If you chose Jorvik Removals then you may borrow one of our special pet carriers on your removal day. It is best that you shut your pets in one room for your removal day usually the room with the least amount of items to move in it and put a sticker on the door stating “Do Not Open’.

How do I pay for my house clearance

Once you have accepted our Quote, we require full payment before or on the morning of your removal. This can be paid via cash, debit or credit card and BACS.

Are my goods insured?

we only cover items that we move not items for house clearance

What time will the van arrive?

Generally, our staff start work between six and eight o’clock in the morning. We aim to be at your address between 8:30 am and 9:00 am in the morning. If you are moving long distance we will liaise with you and give you an estimated time of arrival. Sometimes, for many reasons we can be delayed, however, we will always arrive.

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