How can you be sure that the Removalists you hire are Trustworthy?
When you decide to move things are going to be expensive and generally quite stressful. If you decide to hire removalists you’re adding more people into your moving situation and this could either be helpful or if you make bad choices it could become a total nightmare.
It’s important that you do your research and make sure that the removalists you hire the company that suits your needs. Generally speaking removalists that have bad online reviews are going to have to underbid their competition to be able to stay competitive in the hopes that they can do better in the future. If you’re willing to take a chance on a less-than stellar removal company you can, but if you’re not willing to take chances it is a very good idea to do your due diligence.
Generally speaking if you can move yourself without too much hassle, you should try to. It will save you money and you can do things your way without issue, but if you’re going to hire removalists then here is some information on finding a reputable removals company.
If you’re going to go the conservative route and want to be 100% safe, then you should make sure that your removalists have a local footprint. If the company you’re considering hiring has been around for a long time and aren’t just a fly-by night they are going to have an office in the community and they are going to be available in the.. wait for it… phonebook! That ancient contraption we used to have to use. Look for several removal companies that have offices in your direct vicinity. Try to find companies that have been in business for a long time at least a decade or more.
Make sure that you call up Northern Beaches furniture removalists and ask them to come to your place and give you a quote. Start with the removal company that you think you like the least that way things only get better. If someone won’t come to your place to do an estimate then move on and pick another. Make sure to ask the company right away if they handle the move themselves or if they hire contractors. If you’re trying to be conservative, then you shouldn’t hire someone who is going to subcontract.
Take some extra time out of your day and drive over and view the office of the people you intend on hiring. Just be safe and check out and make sure they are who they say they are. Most companies are going to have trucks that are branded, so make sure that the trucks are branded with the company name that they’re supposed to be branded with.
Make sure that you ask plenty of questions about pricing when getting your estimates. Ask how much they charge per kilo of weight and how much they charge per kilometer of distance travelled. Ask them about any other possible costs as well.
Do your due diligence, do your offline due diligence. Most people who are screwed over by bad removalists only did their research online.