Yearly Archives: 2014

House Clearance Glasgow

We can carry out all types of complete or partial house clearances. We work closely with social workers, housing associations and charities to determine people who would benefit from this kind of property clearance support. Compulsive Hoarding (unwillingness to discard large quantities of  items) We have a sensitive non-judgmental understanding of the adverse effect this can […]

King George Open Speech at Glasgow Empire Exhibition 1937

The Lost British Empire

Glasgow 1938: Last exhibition of the British Empire It was Scotland’s wettest summer in decades, but 75 years ago one Glasgow park attracted more than 12 million people through its gates. Crowds flocked to the city for the 1938 British Empire Exhibition. Opened by King George VI in May 1938, the event was intended to […]

House Clearance In Glasgow

 The Forgotten Zoo   The most important and interesting births this year 1947 were the four lion cubs born to Singh and Topsy , our two very handsome lions. The cubs were born in September. This gave us a very serious housing problem, and the three cubs born from the same parents in November 1947 had to […]

Lion Cubs at Glasgow Zoo 1949

Handmade Rugs

HV Property Clearance often get asked when we are undertaking a House Clearance how to tell the difference between hand made rugs and machine made rugs. To an untrained eye it may be difficult to tell the difference between hand knotted, hand made and machine made rugs. This guide will help you understand the differences. Hand Knotted […]

Furniture Donation to Charity

There has been a drop in donations to Glasgow Furniture Initiative Furniture donations to charities have fallen sharply during the recession despite an expected upturn in demand, new figures have shown. Statistics from the Community Recycling Network for Scotland (CRNS) show a 43% drop in goods donated in the past year.At the same time, almost three-quarters […]