Packing, Moving and Storage

Two Ways in Which a Removalist’s Help Can Make a House Move Easy

Are you considering moving soon? Here are a couple of ways in which a removalist can make moving house easy.

A removalist's team will take excellent care of their client's belongings 

One way in which removalists make their clients' moves easier is that they take exceptionally good care of each client's belongings. They not only have a range of accessories and equipment that allow them to protect their clients' items (such as moving blankets and lifting tools) but they also know how to correctly hold furniture and awkwardly-shaped items whilst carrying them, to avoid dropping them, and they understand the importance of loading items into their trucks in the right way. In contrast, a person who moves their own belongings, and has neither the tools nor the knowledge that a removalist does, is likely to damage some of their things.

There are many reasons why this matters; firstly, if a person breaks their own belongings when moving them, they may have to pay to replace their broken objects or get them repaired. Secondly, the breakage of items during a house move can slow things down. If for example, a person drops their open box of dishes on the ground and the shards of broken plates go everywhere, the rest of their house move will be delayed, due to them having to sweep up the broken dishes. Thirdly, if a person breaks an item that they need to use right away in their new home (such as some of the components of their disassembled bed), then they might have to live without this item for several days at their new home.

A removalist knows exactly how to handle unexpected moving-related issues

Another way in which removalists make their clients' house moves easier is by knowing how to deal with unexpected moving-related issues, that a person who moves on their own might not know how to handle. This is because experienced removalists will already have dealt with most of the common issues that can occur when someone moves. For example, if a person is moving on their own and they realise that the furniture that they couldn't disassemble won't fit through their front door in its fully intact state, they might not know how to get past this issue and might waste several hours trying to come up with a solution.

However, a removalist who has handled situations like this many times might, if they encounter this problem, manage to fit the furniture through a window instead or might take off the door frame so their team can get the furniture through it, and then put the frame back in place afterwards.