How to Identify and Choose the Right Removalist

Moving house is one of the most stressful things for all the family.  With this in mind it’s important to put moving whether from home to home or office to office, in the hands of removalist professionals.

A good removalist like Adlam Transport will know how to minimise the risk to personal belongings, furniture and appliances.  Experts will make moving and storage simple whether it’s:-

  • Moving locally
  • Interstate
  • Office removals
  • Storage

Benefit from free packing and unpacking services which can help to make the entire moving process that much easier.  There are also affordable, practical storage options for any items need to be transported at a later date, sweet as.

Top tips for choosing the right removalist

Here are a number of top tips of how to choose the right removalist.

  1. The cost of moving house can vary so it’s important to consider the following factors when asking for a quote. When responding to an advert for a guy and a van, don’t expect anything else. 
  2. Does the company appear professional? Look at the staff, vehicles and service attitude.
  3. Check out to see how long the firm has been operating.
  4. Always ask for recommendations and testimonials from previous customers.
  5. Is the company real?  Do they have premises, do the staff wear uniforms and does the company logo appear on removal vehicles? 

All of these things can be signs of an established removalist firm rather than people just trying to pick up extra cash there and then. When it comes to hiring a removalist word of mouth is the best recommendation. Ask family, friends, and co-workers about removal companies they have used in the past. You can do your own research as well and look for specific things you want out of your removal service. For instance, Longpods removal & storage provides a packing and unpacking service, as well as antique moving, so you can feel secure in the knowledge that your delicate items are being handled appropriately.

Get it in writing

It’s a little unwise to proceed with any removal if there is no written agreement or contract.  The sensible option is to obtain a no-obligation written quotation after a survey of exactly what goods need to be transported.  Make sure all the details are correct and fully discussed.  Generally, removal quotes are either at hourly rates or by volume, depending on the agreement.  This should be clearly stated on the relevant documentation.

Do make sure the terms and conditions of the contract are clear.  All costs must also be clearly stated on the written quote.  Nobody wants to be hit with additional expenses on moving day, right?

Questions, questions

Don’t be afraid to ask questions regarding any items of concern, especially fragile and expensive goods.  This could be:-

  1. Antiques
  2. Artworks
  3. Valuable objects

Always use the services of reliable removalists who have experience in handling such items which in many cases may be quite valuable.  Trusted removalist firms will also offer extras like:-

  • Insurance
  • Packing materials
  • Storage options
  • Cleaning

For an affordable, efficient, dedicated removalist service make contact with Adlam Transport.  Leave everything in the hands of removals and storage experts so the moving day itself goes without a hitch.