Quick guide to organising your removals

 It can be very hectic in the lead up to exchange and organising your removals needs to be done with military precision, so the sooner you engage removal companies the better. Once you have an offer on your property or have had one accepted and the legals are well under way, make sure you secure three quotes for your removals.

 

 
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Work out how much stuff you have to shift:-Up to two bed:  

self-move or man with a van


Three or more beds:

or unusual Furniture/up several floors                                                            

best to get the removals chaps in

 
Decide whether you want to pack yourself or get the removal men to do it   
If you pack yourself, check with your current insurance company if you need additional insurance
for your items in transit 
 
Search on-line for the different costs of moving your items eg self-move versus man with a van versus removal company  
Bear in mind if you are under pressure to move on the day eg out by 1pm, then you will have to have everything out at this time and if it’s raining it may all be left on the lawn!   
Checkout what insurance you need if hiring a van and how big a van you will need  
Checkout what insurance a man with a van or a removal company includes in their   

Only ask removal companies who are members of www.bar.co.uk or

Guild of Removers and Storage to quote 

 
Make sure any quotes are like for like eg include insurance, packing, travelling  
Find out what happens if you have to leave your items overnight due to a late completion or the previous owners not moving out in time   

 


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