Moving in London Made Easy
Published on Tuesday, 06 January 2015
Moving houses in the city is always a challenge, especially in a city as big and bustling as London. However, when you’re ready to move house, it doesn’t always have to come with the assumed stresses. These are some top tips to make your relocation to London a pleasant one.First of all, there are going to be thousands of options for removals in the capital when you start investigating the internet. Don’t let this panic you! To ensure that you choose the best movers London has to offer, take the following things into consideration when undertaking your search.- Pay attention to feedback left by past clients as this will provide you with invaluable insight to the company’s performance. Critically read both the positive and negative feedback to see what other people have said about them.- Chat with the customer service team and feel at ease to ask as many questions as you please. The customer service representative is essentially the face, or voice if talking on the phone, of the company. If you get a bad impression from them, it is a good indication to search elsewhere.- Look closely at the website of the company. You want to make sure the company has a professional appearance and photographs displayed. Make sure you see the full list of facilities they have and what services they offer. If the website looks tacky and disorganised, continue your search elsewhere.- Investigate the company site if you are able to. This will give you a chance to check out the moving vans on site and see what the facilities are like. Keep an eye out for the staff members as well and pay attention to see if they are dressed professionally and are polite and responsive upon your approach. - Get advice from family, friends and neighbours who have previously moved. Word of mouth is often the best form of business and you can rest assured that you are getting genuine feedback from people you know. Keep this mind on your own moving day and consider if you would recommend the company’s services to anyone you know.It is also very important that you know what you need for your move. Ask yourself some of the following questions to get you and your family prepared:- Do I need a moving van only?- Do I need a man with a van?- Do I just need small removals?- Do I need specific furniture removals?To help answer these questions, it is recommended to write a moving checklist. This will enable you to visualise what you need to get prepared for the move. When you create a checklist, walk through each room of the house and see what exactly needs to be packed away and transported. The best way to ensure you have a stress-free moving day is to be prepared as early as possible. Start the process as soon as you know when you moving date is, and get organised. This will alleviate much pressure in the lead up to the big day. It is important to stay focused and calm when arranging everything for your move. This way you will reduce stress levels of all involved and ensure that you get the best value for money moving services. Take the time to plan your move carefully so that the first night in your new home will be one of celebration and relaxation!
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