Tips For Hiring The Best Removal Company

Tips For Hiring The Best Removal Company

06Jan 2015

One of the most important elements of moving house is making sure you hire the best removal company possible. It is worth doing your research at this point to ensure that you get a moving company that offers good value for money and effective services. There are many options out there when it comes to moving house, such as hiring a removal van, man and a van services, or investing is a team of professional movers to help you out on your moving day. There are many steps you can take to ensure you get the best value company, and these include:1.    Get recommendations from family, friends and neighbours who have previously moved. Many moving companies rely on positive feedback spread by word of mouth. If someone you know wasn’t impressed with their relocation company, it is a probably a good indication that you shouldn’t hire them. However, it they had excellent service, you likely will to.2.    As your real estate agent if they have any recommendations of moving companies. It is good to get recommendations from trusted friends as well as professionals in the business. Keep an ear out for any companies that are recommended from both sources, as these may be your best option. 3.    Check out the company by doing an initial screening. Compile of list of moving companies from the recommendations of people you know. Then check out their websites, give them a ring and chat to the customer service team so that you can get a feel for the company. When looking at the website, keep an eye for how professional it looks, how organised the pages are, and how easy the contact details are to locate. 4.    Have a thorough estimate of how many boxes and furniture items you need to be moved. You can do this yourself and give details over the phone, or you can call the company in for an in-home estimation. This will also give you a good impression of how the team members of the company work and what kind of work ethic they possess.5.    Get quotes from different companies after the estimation process. Review these quotes thoroughly and compare and contrast the numbers. If the prices are similar, think carefully about what moving company you got the best vibe from. It is important to feel confident and comfortable with the company you are going to entrust moving all your personal belongings with.6.    Don’t underestimate the power of communication. If the relocation company has acted really impressively while you’re communication with them, this is a good sign. If the customer service team has given you a bad impression and has had sloppy communication, it may be best to look elsewhere.7.    Consider insurance policies and ask the removal company what their insurance agreement is. This is important to know in case you need to take out additional moving insurance. This is something else that will need to be factored into your moving budget. Once you have taken all these steps you can make an informed decision about what moving company you are going to hire. On the day of your move, make sure you have a written inventory list available. Make two copies of this so that you can give one to the mover and keep one for yourself. This list should contain the number of boxes, ideally the content of the boxes, and the amount and details of furniture been moved.

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