Have no doubts that the decision you’ve made to hire a professional removal company is the right one. Indeed, with this reliable assistance you will receive, moving out is going to be less stressful and more efficient in all aspects. Moreover – consider at least 50% of the removal tasks to be handled by real experts in the field and with insurance for no accidents or delays. We guess all of this helps you pull yourself together easily. And probably now, the only hesitations you have is about what you should do before the man with a van comes.
The good news is that the kind and polite sales agents from VP Smart Removals are always by your side to answer your questions about the whole process. They might have already required from you to provide as many details as possible about your inventory or other personal requirements you have. Meanwhile, we are here to offer you an essential preparation guide for removal. It contains the top fundamental chores you should undertake. They are roughly the same in all removal cases and required by almost any moving out company. So here’s what you should do before the removal specialists knock on your door.
Get in touch with the removal company a day or two before the arranged service date
The chance for the removers to forget you or to be late for the appointment is less than zero. Reaching the removal company a couple of days before the arranged service date is mainly in the sake of your own tranquillity. On the other side, such a call is a good alternative for you to remember all the instructions the removal company’s representatives have given to you. Contact the moving out specialists to revise the plan and to take a deep breath, because, indeed, everything’s going to be okay. And that’s what the removers will tell you on the phone, too.
Get your home inventory checklist done.
It’s essential for the moving out experts to know in advance what you will move out from your present house. It’s in the sake of their proper preparation, too. When they are aware of the volume of your home inventory, nothing can go wrong. The packing materials will be set and enough. The van is going to be big enough to carry the luggage out. And the transportation route is going to be planned in the most affordable for you way. The inventory checklist is significant for you too as it will prevent you from leaving or losing anything.
Eliminate the unnecessary stuff from the house.
Everything which is out of your home inventory check should be better away. Get rid of all the things you don’t need and don’t want to be moved out. Try to free the living spaces from any garbage and wastes to make it easier for the removers to take out of the house as fast as possible. It’s also a good pre-treatment of the property before the end of tenancy cleaning if you used to live on rent.
Packing and packing materials – critical elements of the removal processes
First of all, manage with your removal consultant the packing material issue. There are many moving out companies that provide for free packing materials like boxes and safeguard accessories for the fragile and breakable items. If the packing materials are included in the removal service price there’s nothing you should worry about. Otherwise you need to handle this problem on your own.
Meanwhile, there are small items and personal belongings which you should pack on your own. Find boxes for the purpose and name each boxes with the specific groups of objects it carries – clothes, cosmetics, valuable items, etc. It’s a good tactic to make the arrangement of your new living space simpler when you move in.
Provide parking space for the van.
It’s essential for the removers to leave the van as close as possible to your front door. Thus, you will not just save some precious time, but will also secure your furniture safety. Indeed, the moving out specialists offer assembly services for the bigger home items. However, no matter how hard the removers disjoint the furniture into smaller and more pieces, sometimes they still remain in risk when being moved and taken from the front door.
Being kind with the removers doesn’t cost you a damn
Yes, you do pay for what you get – the removal service. And probably it’s what makes lots of the customers to expect a lot from the moving out experts. The good news is that the removers usually cover these expectations, but don’t forget that kind attitude costs you nothing. Preparing some snacks, a cup of coffee for each of the workers and offering your smile would make the process shinier and happier!