Moving House? Need help finding a reliable House Removal Company?
Moving house is a challenge most of us will face at least once in our lives. When it comes to selecting a house removals company, you have a lot of choices. Here on the Interactive Property Network site we currently have over 7000 companies listed across the UK and this is growing daily.
Depending on the size of your move you can select the service of a Man with a van or a House removals company who will pack and move your items. Moving house can be very stressful, but you can make it very easy for yourself by hiring a house removals firm to move your items. An experienced and reliable company will ensure that your move goes smoothly and on time.
So how do you go about picking the best house removals company for you?
First of all, we suggest you find a local company in your area. To help you with this we have listed companies by county and then by towns and cities. For example you might be searching for a firm in Birmingham which is in the West Midlands or Doncaster which is in South Yorkshire.
Research into the company that you’re going to try and hire. This could be simply by checking for customer reviews or by talking to them over the phone. When checking reviews read as many as possible and remember what might be negative to someone else might not affect you. When talking on the phone you want make sure they are paying attention and understanding your requirements.
When searching for the perfect removals company, you should look for a company with highly trained staff. This is a must if you plan on having the company pack up your belongings into boxes before moving them. If you have many belongings which are fragile, it may be best to have a professional pack them as they normally have plenty of experience and the right packing materials.
Having done some research you will need to get some quotes from various companies. It is advisable to get quotes from at least 3 to 5 local companies in your area. The price might be affected by your actual moving date. Also you’ll want to get your quotes as soon as you have your moving date, this will give you a little more time to make a decision.
5 Tips To Help Make Moving Easy
- Compare quotes from 3 to 5 local companies in your area.
- Label all boxes precisely so that you can have them delivered to the right room in your new house.
- If you have pets or young children make arrangements for them to be looked after on moving day.
- Don’t pack personal papers and identifications ie passports. Pack them in a small box which can travel with you.
- Pack a box of essentials; this might include snacks, drinks and first aid kit.
Overseas Removals – Moving Abroad?
When you choose an overseas removals company you firstly need to decide which company is right for you. Again we suggest you find a local company or at least a UK based company. This will avoid any language barrier confusion and the cost of phone calls. The cost of phoning abroad to arrange your overseas removal can also add a large expense to the overall cost. There are a number of UK based removals companies which specialise in overseas removals. Be sure to check out the customer reviews and get details of the insurance cover included.
Removals & Storage
Many companies offer both removals & storage at the same time. It could be short term or a long term storage solution you are looking for. Its normal these day for people to sale a home and move their possessions in storage. It could be for many reasons, for instance you might be moving into rented accommodation which is already furnished or you might be waiting for a new build to be completed.