Finding The Best Removals Company For Your Move
Whilst there are many ways to plan and prepare for a removal, the reality of the situation is that your best ally in a removal is someone who has a great deal of experience in the field. If you are stuck for friends that do domestic removals, then you perhaps need to consider getting your removals company in place before you start planning! A great removals company will be able to offer you all sorts of advice on matters that you may not have previously had much of an idea about, and to point out little bits that will seem obvious once you are told them, but were completely obscure beforehand! This sort of information is intrinsic to having a successful removal, and it is essential that you have a team to ask questions of if things get difficult, but finding the perfect removal company can be just as troublesome as moving in the first place! The following are a few tips on how best to go about it all.For a start, there are a few filters that you can apply to finding a great removals company, and many of them are covered by simply asking your friends, relatives and neighbors if they have used anyone that they would recommend recently. If you have someone that you trust telling you that they know a removals company that are perfect, then you will be taking that recommendation seriously, as you know that it is not weighted in any way. Online reviews are pretty much anonymous as far as you are concerned, and this means that they could have been written by anyone, from disgruntled previous customers, to employees of the company itself! Sidestep the difficult reading into of reviews and copy and ask around for a recommendation!If you speak to a company that you have found and they seem to be uninterested in making you feel welcomed and appreciated, then you know that the rest of the company are unlikely to be the best option. The way in which a company treats its customers belies a lot about their nature, alongside the way in which they treat their staff. You should ask about how they employ their teams, and if it transpires that they are only hiring individuals from agencies for each removal, rather than keeping a team on a wage, then alarm bells should ring in your mind! A team composed of individuals form an agency way have no experience working together, and no experience working on a removal as well! Removals work is classed as unskilled labor - do you want someone who classes themselves as ‘unskilled’ handling your possessions if you are not sure that they have ever done a removal before?Another filter is that of the home survey. To save money, some companies ask you to fill out a form online so that they can give you a quick quote. This is not going to be a realistic estimate, as they will not have grasped the full scale of the job. You want a company that will visit and give you a quote based on what they have seen, as you can be sure that the price will remain solid, rather than being changed as the company realize that they have undercharged upon arrival. These sorts of tactics have been used in the past, completely screwing over those who are too far in to the removal and their home exchange to refuse the new price, so be careful!