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Basic moving tips

As we have a lot of experience in removals industry we are aware that moving is a very stressful and time-consuming task, which is why we want to share with you a few tips that can make it easier and help you organize and prepare your relocation.

  • Preparing removalsMoving should be scheduled as soon as possible which allows you to have enough time choose the right removal company and decide what kind of services do you require. In case of overseas shipping you should start planning your removals even few months prior potential shipping date. You will be able to think about what you need to take with you to a new place and what stuff you don’t need any more, so you may require disposal services as well. By making such inventory you can economize your house removals, as the price depends on the volume of your personal belongings.
  • Choosing the cheapest company sometimes may not be good idea. It is clear that everybody wants to get the cheapest removal prices but you should be aware that you entrust your whole life possessions to them. If you wish you can ask for on-site survey which should be offered with no additional costs. Completing such survey allows removal companies to prepare more accurate quote and plan each aspect of this sometimes quite complicated process. You can always decide to hire man and van and to cut expenses but you will have to complete some tasks on your own.
  • Packing yourselfIf you want to save some money you can do all packing tasks on your own. You will need appropriate packing stuff to be able to prepare your belonging for secure transport. Any kind of packing stuff like moving boxes, packing tapes, bubble wraps, blankets and other can be provided by almost every professional removal company in Brighton area. You can always ask for full packing services and let the experienced team to undertake all packing tasks. For packing clothes there are special cartons which allows to carry clothing on hangers in a hanging position.
  • Wrap the glass, porcelain or any other delicate items into wrapping paper or even better solution into bubble wrap. It is also important to place cups or  glasses in a vertical position into medium size boxes. To ensure that porters will pay particular attention to these boxes, they should me marked as FRAGILE.
  • Be sure to describe each carton (you can ask you contractor for special moving labels) as it helps significantly with the smooth running of the move, and in particular is very useful for deploying stuff to your room in the new place.
  • You should be aware that some of your furniture may require dismantling in order to be moved and then reassembled at your new location. If you are not sure about this, ask for somebody to visit your property and have a quick look at it. Keys and parts of dismantled furniture should be packed in a clearly marked and described box. Any other furniture should be emptied of things, shelves, hangers, etc..
  • No vehiclesOne of the last things that have a major impact on the move are associated with access to your property, ie the possibility of the driveway and park vehicles as close to your house or apartment as possible. If you live in a restricted traffic area, you should get the appropriate vehicle entry permit.

We hope that this short guide will help you a little and your house move will be a nice experience for you.

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