Moving homes is a difficult task. There is a lot of packing, transportation and rearranging, which requires a qualified team. Hiring the services of an experienced removal company helps to take the burden off shifting. Choosing a removal company requires a bit of homework and research. Here are some tips to help you choose the right removal company.
- Find a reputed removal company
Search for removal companies in your neighbourhood. You can ask friends and family to provide references of reputed Sydney removals companies. Internet is another source to find out about removal companies. Read reviews about different removal companies on the online forums.
- List out your requirements
Before interviewing the removal companies, make a list of your requirements. Are you shifting a home or an office, what type of services do you need, do you need storage, transportation and rearranging services, are there any high-value and fragile items in your furniture etc. Listing out your requirements makes it easy to narrow down the movers, who provide the required services.
- Try comparison websites
You can compare the different movers and their prices on the comparison websites. These websites also provide certain freebies, schemes and discounts for using their services.
- Request a pre-move survey
Once you shortlist a few companies, ask at least three companies to come for a pre-move survey and provide quotes. A pre-move survey helps the moving company to inspect the furniture that needs to be shifted, know about the packing material requirement and assess the size of team required to move the furniture.
- Enquire about insurance
Ask the company representative to show you the insurance documents. Verify the documents and call the insurance company to know the validity of the coverage. If your furniture consists of any high value and fragile equipment, top up the insurance provided by the moving company with your personal insurance.
- Know about the delays policy
Know about the delays policy offered by the moving company. Unexpected delays may occur because of a number of factors like, traffic jams, delay in documents getting ready, delay in disassembling and packing furniture etc. knowing about the delay policy of the Sydney removals company helps you to factor your decisions.