If You Are Moving House Then Do It Right

19 March 2013 by

Moving house can be a very daunting task.  Thinking about moving the furniture alone can be extremely stressful. Then there is the pets and family to think about. When it is time to move house you have to make it as stress free as possible as thinking about the process itself can get you down. To eliminate any stress further you should make sure that you are not handling the move alone. You need all the help you can get and more often than not you need professional services.

A bit of knowledge about what you want from your house moving service can save you a lot of problems. You don’t want to leave your valuable possessions in the wrong hands. A good place to start when finding a professional removals company is by asking your family and friends about their experiences with removal companies. You may find that you can get all the information you need from them or even just the name of a company that they can highly recommended to you. You may also get a discount from the company is somebody you know has recommended them to you.

Another idea is to search online for companies that can help you when you move house. Most of them should have websites with detailed information about their services and their costs. A contact number should also be readily available so that you can get in touch with them if you have any questions. One thing you should never forget to do is to read about their reviews. Get to know what other people who have used their service think about them. If people do not like them then it is likely you will not either.

Another option is to check MovingScam.com. This website provides information about house moving scam related issues. Doing this can save you from becoming a victim to scammers that could steal, break or lose your valuable possessions. You should read their message board where people are allowed to post their house moving experiences and the companies that have ripped them off.

There are always warning signs to deter if your Fordham house moving company is a rogue. You should always look out for the following points: When the house moving company gives a quote on the phone without inspecting your house then  alarm bells should start to ring. Normally these prices are too good to be true.  The house moving company may also demand substantial deposits before even moving your house. ?? Always demand to see identification from the house moving personnel. When the house moving company does not provide you with a booklet of your moving rights then you should be careful.  If the house moving company also promises that all items are covered under their insurance then you should be careful.

A generic answer on their telephone line saying you have reached ‘movers’  instead of mentioning their company name should also be something to watch out for. The idea is to sell the company name so if they are not using it themselves then you should be careful as they may not exist. Lack of contact details on their site should also be a cause for concern too. Above all, use your common sense and be cautious when dealing with house removal companies as you stand the risk of losing all your hard earned valuables if you are not careful.

Taking these steps will minimise or alleviate any problems you may encounter when moving house. This will provide a stress-free house moving experience and will help to make it a walk in the park.

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