When searching for removal companies, it’s important that you hire the right one for your money. While you don’t want to pay for a cheap as chips removal company that will only end up ripping you off, you don’t want to pay through the nose just to get a high quality service, either.
Hiring removal companies at the wrong price, or hiring a company that ends up being unable to meet your demands. This can also cause you a whole lot of stress and unwanted headaches further down the line.
That’s why it’s key that you hire the best company for the job in the first place. Below, you will find some tips on how to do exactly that.
Choose a Specialist
Different moves may require different know-how. While clothes packed in boxes may be pretty straight-forward, what if you need to move a fine art collection? Or what if you are a business owner with boxes upon boxes of fragile goods?
While most removal companies can offer you the basics, at least, it’s also best to consider exactly what you’re moving. Where you’re moving to and whether you should hire a company that specialises in a particular field of removals.
For example, Taurus Removals are experts at home and commercial moves and are experienced at moving large goods. This includes being able to disassemble furniture (such as beds and wardrobes) that can’t fit and are ideal for those with a lot of goods to shift. And, we are insured.
Those that know what they’re dealing with can charge you appropriately. You shouldn’t have to pay a ton extra because your removal company of choice isn’t how sure how long the job might take or what is required to complete it successfully.
Check The Reviews
We’ve all heard the horror stories. You hire a company to perform a service. You put down a hefty deposit and before you know it, they have failed to turn up on the day and they’ve run off with all of your money.
Or, they did turn up to do the job but they had no idea what they were doing. Your belongings ended up smashed into pieces, they offered no apology and they weren’t insured either. You can’t even seek replacements for your broken goods.
These are devastating outcomes but for some people they do end up becoming a reality. Which is why it’s key for you to check the reviews before you hire a removal company.
Some things to look out for in these reviews include how recently were they left. Recent reviews are good, but there are also bonus points if there are positive reviews dating back several months or years too. This proves that the company has a long track record and didn’t just suddenly get its act together for a few one-off jobs.
Do these reviews mention professionalism and price? Experience and value for money are two things you really want from a removal company. If they can hit the mark on both, then that’s a very good sign.
Compare Quotes from Several Removal Companies
If you’ve ever purchased a big ticket item (such as a television or a washing machine) or even if you’ve done a big grocery shop. You’ll be familiar with price comparison. Getting your money’s worth is just as vital when it comes to services as it is with goods. Why should hiring a removal company be any different?
You will want to take a look at your shortlist of possible removal companies and give each one a phone call requesting a quote for your upcoming home move. Some removal companies, such as us here at Taurus Removals, offer an easy to use online estimate calculator which will save you the trouble of a phone call.
Then, you can compare the quotes that each one has given you. You will also want to take into account the other factors on this list and how well each company ticks off those boxes.
The final step? Hire that removal company! Sit back, relax, and wait for removal day to come.
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