Making the Right Moves: Moving to a New Home Can Be Painless

May 30, 2019
moving to a new house

Starting a new chapter begins at some point or a tipping milestone in your life, whether it’s finally moving out closer to a new job, to live together with your partner, or to start your journey as an independent bloke.

After finally finding a spot you want to call your new home, it’s time for you to pack your stuff and move out. Picking the right moving service can be daunting, especially if it’s your first time to do it. We all know the number of issues surrounding moving services: lost or broken items, slow service, service punctuality, and hidden charges. Let’s have a quick rundown on things that you can do to pick the right removalist to get you out as soon as possible.

Don’t be cheap

This is probably every consumer’s downfall. If it’s too good of a deal, then it’s not. Be mindful that companies offering affordable services may be trying to get their money back somewhere else. They may offer you less than average per hour rate but overcharges on exceeding hours. Keep in mind a good company charging at par and has been around may be paying their staff right or even have insurance. On average, moving services in Melbourne offers $300 or more for a single room apartment and up to $880 for a 4-bedroom house.

Check for insurance

The best removalist service in Melbourne, for example, offers coverage with every job done. This offers their clients security should anything get damaged while moving. This also and ensures repair or replace should anything go wrong. Take the time to read reviews and customer feedback about their services.

Honesty is a two-way street

If you want your move to be efficient and stress-free, make sure to declare everything you need moving even during the quotation process. This, in turn, ensures the removalist staff can prepare and quote you accurately on the type of service you need. They will be able to find which truck to accommodate your things, as well as the ties, covers, or the size of a trolley to move them. Transparency ensures efficiency and can save you from unwanted ordeals just because you wanted to cut it short on service fees.

Break a sweat

hand packing cardboard box

This is actually where your money saving efforts can’t go to waste. By simply doing proper packing of your things, you are already saving yourself from potential extra time fees. Stacked boxes are preferable than overfilled boxes with your things sticking out. This way, they will spend less time arranging your things in their truck. Clearing your hallways or walkways also helps with smooth traffic of moving things out, as well as finding a place where they can park the closest to your place.

You can disassemble furniture in advance if you can, and store them in a way where pieces can be picked up and moved accordingly and stacked the same way, so they go together inside the mover’s truck.

Moving to a new place can be a daunting task. Try to plan and prepare yourself as much as you can. After all, this could be the start of a new beginning in your life. Some removalist services offer professional help that is not that far from their average price. If you can afford extra fees like insurance or professional packing supplies, by all means, do it. This will also ensure a stress-free moving process.

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