Make Your House Removals Go Stress Free
There are many preparations needed with all types of home removals. You may just be moving personnel belongings and need a man and van service, or you may have a large mansion with the entire contents that need moving. Whatever the situation it can be a demanding experience and mishaps happen. You may lose a box of belongings on route, or some of your possessions may get damaged. You need to have a well organised plan and keep check on the whole process for maximum benefit. 1. Selecting a professional removal company for your moveWhen it comes to moving house you will need to book a reputable removal company to sort the job. You may just need a smaller man with a van firm, to help shift a smaller load of goods. On the other hand you may need to hire a professional removal firm to handle the entire job. Whichever you choose you want the best results possible for your money. It is good to ask around for recommendations. Or simply source moving companies in your area. 2. Handling the finer detailsWhen it comes to booking moving services you will want to find out exactly what the service covers. Ask for a consultation so you can make certain you get an accurate quote. If you don’t measure your house contents properly then you may not get the correct removal vehicle to do the job. Check the small print. If you arrange a date and it changes are there any penalties? If your removal runs into extended hours due to problems are there extra charges? Are you covered for breakages or loss of your belongings by the companies insurance or do you need your own? 3. When you have arranged your removal dateAfter covering the finer details with a removal firm then you can book your date. Make sure you ask about any concerns you may have about your move. Some movers will give the details about how the move will go, and request how they want you to pack. You can arrange for extra services such as ordering packing supplies for the move. Also, if you don’t want the challenge you can hire specialist packing services to do the boxing for you. If you are in need of storage space or cleaning services to help at either you old home or prior to moving into your new home, then ask for more details and costs. 4. Getting everything packed and ready for moving dayIf you are doing the packing yourself then make sure you get hold of lots of boxes and packing materials. It can be hard to estimate how much packing material you will need, but generally you will use a lot more than your think. DIY stores will supply plastic sheets, strong tape, marker pens and labels. Create an inventory system, so you log everything you pack. Label each box or package with what is in it and new address. If you have fragile valuables it may be worth writing with a marker pen which way the box should be. 5. Some useful packing tips for your house removalAs well as getting hold of moving boxes from sources such as furniture shops and supermarkets, you could make use of bins, washing baskets and toy boxes. Pack an essential kit including bedding, towels, clothes and toiletries in a suit case to get you by for a week or so, and it will save you hunting through packed boxes. Number the boxes, and log it on your inventory to what is in it. It is a long job but worth it as you have to unpack.