You are moving out – this could be the best and the worst time of your life. This is the moment you’ve worked for over the last few years – a newer, bigger, more beautiful home. But when it finally comes true, the happiness is replaced with stress and a whole pile of boxes waiting to be carried t0 your new house. This is the point where the dream-come-true turns into a nightmare.
Many people choose to go through this all by themselves. They pack their things, transport them and finally unpack them at the new place. They choose this option for various reasons – to save money or to save their things from damage. But in fact, the help of a moving company may be quite useful and ease your removal a great deal. Often these companies offer some additional services like self storage, help for the removal notifications, etc.
First of all I should note that the price for using removal services is not as unachievable as most people think. That’s because it includes not only the cost of hiring a van but often all the needed services of packing, loading, carrying and discharging. If you try to do it yourself you may save some money, but this will definitely cost you a lot of time. This is the second advantage of the removal companies – a faster removal. For in today’s hectic routine, time is sometimes more precious than money.
Another positive side to using a removal company is that it provides a place where you can store your boxes while you are ready to carry them to your new home. You will see how suitable this is if you have experienced the following scene: your new, long-awaited house full of boxes and bags which you can neither unpack nor store them somewhere in the house, for they are everywhere. In such a moment “self storage” (the rental of storage space, usually on a monthly basis) is quite useful. Removal companies offer it as part of their services, which reduces the final price.
Another unpleasant part of the removal is the entire gathering and packing of all your stuff. The removal company can take care of this too. They hire specialists to dismantle all your furniture and pack it for the carry. They wrap your most precious possessions so that none of them are damaged. They even hire cleaners that do all the dirty work for you and in no time.
So in short, despite all the prejudices towards the removal companies I would say that you should use their services and convince yourself of how useful they are.
Despite all of the advantages of the removal companies, you must be careful when picking one from the list. Some of them are not as professional and fast as you might think. So, if you have already decided to hire a company, you’d better check it first, or you might end with some broken stuff spilled on the floor of your new home. Maybe the best option for choosing a company is the Internet. There are some really well made websites that can provide you all the useful information you need about the process – how much will it cost and how much time it will take, for example.
And finally – it’s totally up to you to decide what is your priority – to lose time and save money and live the long waited moment of moving, with all the packing and unpacking stuff, or just to save your time and spend some additional cash trusting the professionals.