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- 20 January 2015
- Moving Tips
With all of the varying issues that can come with moving house, it can be really quite difficult to ensure that your removal is not something that keeps growing in terms of cost. You will no doubt want to ensure that you are having a decent removal, and in this you will need to spend a little cash ensuring that the process goes smoothly, but in having a decent removal, you will also need to avoid losing too much cash in the process! The fact of the matter is that its a balancing act, and no matter how hard you try, there is no substitute for doing a bit of hard work and investigation in to the matter. You will likely want to know where to start, which is why a few pointers can be useful…
To begin with, you need time, and this will only come with starting early. The pains of many who have had a difficult time with moving house comes from having had to rush things, and this invariably leads to panic and confusion, which essentially leads to mistakes and extra costs. Starting early will give you the headspace to make the decisions that will inform the cost of your removal, and you will likely find that it makes things a whole load easier as well. Make a plan for the move, and not down the cost of everything that ends doing to ensure that it works well. You can then ensure that these costs are investigated in a way that looks at cutting them down to size. If you are concerned that your removals company is going to cost too much, then look at doing your move with a man and van, but be sure to include variants like insurance, the added stress of doing multiple trips and all the rest that comes with using a lesser service for the domestic removal.
At the heart of keeping your removals cost effective is value. You want to be able to afford the move, but you don’t want to be losing service quality for saving the pounds, so essentially you want low cost, high service, which is essentially value. This is where the balancing act really comes in to play, and you will need to think carefully about what you give up in order to keep the costs low. Avoiding extras like insurance and waiting times waivers may save you a little at first, but in fact they can cost you a huge amount later on. It is much the same with the type of removals company that you chose to go with; an older company with a well-worn staff and a good reputation will cost more than a newer one, but the newer one may cost you a fair amount by having ill-trained movers, and by being less experienced.
You need to try and equate your time and stress with the costs that you are facing as well. Sure, you may well save a bunch of cash by not using a packing service, but if that means that you need to take whole weekends to get the packing done, then the savings may not have been worth it! On the other hand, paying for a similar service and realizing that you could have got it all done yourself with ease will likely stress you out even more, as money is always tight in removals of this kind!