06 January 2015
Planning A Stress Free House Removals
There are times when it is avoidable that we have to move house. Nowadays work often is the main reason we have to up sticks and relocate. Also it is common to think never again am I moving house! But, life often means we don’t have the luxury of staying in one place, so before you know it you are surrounded by bags and piles of cardboard boxes again.One of the main principles of moving is to plan ahead. It is likely you will know in plenty of time so it will allow time to get sorted with the packing and the removal. Among the first job is to consider your moving options. There is a lot to consider for example the size of your house and the contents you are moving, the distance you are moving and of course the budget you have for the relocation. There is a selection of choices to think about, for instance if money is tight it is likely it will be a do it yourself job with the help of friends and family, where you will do your own packing using what you can find and hire a removal van to do the removal. Next if you don’t have a huge amount of possessions and it is close by a man and a van service maybe just what you are looking for. A combined package of a driver and a large delivery van is a good combination to get all of your possessions loaded safely and delivered to your new address. Finally, hiring a larger professional removal company where you have the option to use extra services such as packing services, house cleaning, removals and storage. This means you can trust a larger and more experienced moving company to take charge of most of the work to help reduce your work load and stress. This will obviously cost a lot more but you will have the guarantee that it will be done with ease and competence. It will be done much quicker and efficiently. To find the correct removal service to suit your needs ask people you know for recommendations first. If you have no luck search online or local papers for businesses in your area, and call and ask to meet and go over what exactly you want. Some online sites offer free online quotes for an idea on cost. But, it is best to arrange for a consultation and get a more precise quote from a trained staff member. There is a lot to consider and whichever choice you make. If you choose to go it alone make sure you are confident with driving an unfamiliar and bulky vehicle. When hiring from a removal company ask for some tips on driving and loading for your own safety. It is a serious matter that you may not be familiar with this type of vehicle and also with a heavy load. There will be busy roads and narrow lanes to drive through, so think it over before committing to hiring a moving van. You will also have the tough task of loading and unloading, which can be a strain on your back if you are not used to this type of work. Even with a friends help there will be a lot of lifting and maneuvering bulky furniture along awkward routes to a vehicle. Remember the professional all have the proper tools and lifting equipment. As well as a team of staff who do this on a regular basis and know what they are doing. Also you have the opportunity to take out additional insurances to cover you against delays, loss and breakages which can be a peace of mind for you.