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The growth of house clearances in the UK

House clearances have become much more popular in the last decade but clearance services in one form or another have existed since the 70s and 80s.

This is in part thanks to Google and internet search engines making it easier for customers to find reputable clearance companies and the decline of rogue fly-tippers.

Below you can see a trend graph of people searching for house clearances online in the UK. Since 2004, the number of searches for house clearances has tripled on average. The trend looks like it is far from slowing down and that even the 2008 financial crash did not hinder the general upwards trend.

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