Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Residential Removalist

Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Residential Removalist

Deciding on which removal company to hire is a pretty big decision. Choosing one that provides excellent home removalist services is the one you should opt for. Relocating itself is an extremely stressful task and the experts you hire should be capable of handling your requirements.

The experts at MLB Removals have the experience and knowledge to make your move easy. Their skills and expertise lie in handling all types of residential removalists without any hindrances. Asking your removalist company a few questions to check whether they have what it takes to get the job done is necessary. Here are a few questions you can ask your removalist company:

  1. What kind of experience do they have?

For any kind of move, it is essential for you to know whether they conduct all services in a professional manner. If the company has been operating for a number of years, it is likely that they are much more experienced and are capable of safely transferring all your belongings. For example, antiques, large items or odd-shaped items such as pianos and antiques need special handling.

  1. How Safe Will My Belongings Be During Transport?

The experts will supply all materials required for packing various items. Blankets, bubble wraps, and cardboard are used. Valuable items will be packed in a specialised manner, in custom crates.

  1. What Costs are Included in the Overall Quote?

Make sure that no additional costs are included in the overall quote. Most removalists are upfront about the quotes, to ensure you aren’t surprised with any extra fees and charges at the end of the move.

  1. Are There Any Other Services They Offer?

Many companies that provide removalist services will pack and unpack your belongings. Some may offer a valet service and provide pet transportation too. Services like cleaning the house you move into or out of are also provided. Most credible removalist companies handle local residential and office removals, as well as interstate removals.

  1. What Measures Are Taken To Protect Valuable Belongings?

Removalist use specialised packaging materails for packing and wrapping valuable items while transporting them. This is generally a combination of polystyrene, cardboard and bubble wrap. You can inquire about other options available prior to moving day.

  1. Are They Able To Provide Referrals From Previous Clients?

Testimonials are generally available on the company’s website. There are a number of online sites that have reviews from previous clients. This may give you an idea of what kind of service they offer. You can also ask the company to provide referrals; you can call a few of the previous clients to get a better idea of the company’s services.

  1. Does The Company Offer Insurance?

A good removal company will always have transit insurance. If you’re moving valuable items over long distances, it’s a good idea to ensure that the company you hire offers insurance.

For more information about furniture removals, feel free to call MLB Removals at 03 8609 6033. Alternatively, send us your queries through this Contact Us form on our site. You are assured of the best commercial removalist services at all times.