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What You Did Not Know about Home Removal Companies' Services

Few experiences in one’s life can be as stressful, nerve-wrecking and anxiety-feeding as moving. Lots of people feel that this kind of “event” is mostly related to finding a new place to move in (and which preferably falls within their budget limits too). But the truth is that the stress associated with moving doesn’t end the moment you finally strike a deal with an owner or with a landlord. In fact, that’s where most of the “fun” begins for the largest majority of people. That’s where all the “packing craze” starts. How do you pack this or that, how do you make sure they get there in one piece, what do you toss away and what do you keep? There will most likely be tons of questions rambling through your mind – which is perfectly natural, especially if you really, really have absolutely no idea what moving house is all about. When everything feels overwhelming, the first place you seek for help are the removal companies. This kind of service can be indeed extremely helpful, but before you sign up for anything, do make sure you really know why you are doing it. Do make sure you read on and find out about the things you most likely did not know about moving companies and their services. 1.    Removal companies are not one and the same with man and van hires. These days, there is a very fine limit between the two types of services, but the two things that distinguish them the most can be resumed in two words: “price” and “size”. Removal companies usually have larger vehicles and they come with more “manpower” too – hence they may cost more than man and van services (but this is not necessarily the case 100% of the times).2.    A removal company will not simply remove your boxes and then transport them to the destination. That’s what man and van hires used to be for (as they nowadays offer more services than that too). In fact, a removal company can help you with a wide range of moving-related tasks. From packing and cleaning to arranging the furniture in your new house or office, they can handle most of the chores you would otherwise have to handle on your own. 3.    Not all companies offer the exact same kinds of services and they do not work according to the exact same plan. Some companies will offer packing services but they will not offer cleaning services. Others will only handle certain kinds of items. Some will be able to advise you on how to insure your electronics and appliances, while others may not be able to do this. Even more than that, some will be very clear about the way in which they organise things and others will allow you to organise your moving according to certain guidelines. For instance, some of these companies will provide you with coloured labels for certain items while others will work differently. 4.    By the way, most of these service providers will be able to help you with your moving supplies too. If you need boxes, bubble wrap or anything to ensure the safety of your more fragile items during the removals, talk to them. Even if you don’t want them to pack your things, they may still be able to provide you with the supplies you need.5.    Pay lots of attention to how you choose your company! No two fast-food chains are 100% alike even if they serve the same kind of food, why would things be in any way different about removals? Do your research and pick the best one – the one which offers the best quality-price ratio!