How To Save On Moving Costs

Posted by on August 17, 2020 in News and Tips | Comments Off on How To Save On Moving Costs

How To Save On Moving Costs

Lets face it we all know that moving can be expensive. Time consuming, plus stressful. Here are some tips on How To Save On Moving Costs when it comes to booking a removalist.

From moving  from a house to a unit. Relocating a business.  Moving interstate or Internationally

The more you are prepared the less cost you will have at the end of your move.

Most removal companies will let you pay by the hour or give you a flat rate. Depending on your move. Make sure you get a couple of quotes and don’t go for the cheapest. Use referrals or reviews as your guide. Read the contract before you sign

Ask them any questions or concerns you may have. For example.

  • Tell them about your property like you driveway. Do you have easy access to your property. Tell them what the roads are like in the area.
  • If you are in units or townhouses do you have restrictions on when you can and can’t move.
  • What large items you may have.
  • Can you help them with the move like packing and unloading the truck.
  • Let them know anything you may think is a problem. Even if you think it is silly. You are paying them. So you want to make sure your items are taken care of

The more info you give them. The less likely you will be charged extra at the end of the move and the cost go way of the quote that was given

Here are some more tips How To Save On Moving Costs

  1. Most removal companies will let you help them. Check to see what you can and can’t do
  2. Use removal boxes and packing items to packing. This will make it easier and quicker for the removal company to move
  3. Have everything ready before they arrive.
  4. Give them plenty of room and access to get to your items.
  5. If possible take as much as you can outside ready to be loaded on the truck
  6. Try and avoid moving during busy times. Like peak traffic.
  7. If you do need to move during Christmas or other busy times. Book well in advance and early in the morning
  8. Book your move for early in the week like Monday or Tuesday. These tend to be quiet days
  9. If you can move some cardboard boxes and lighter items yourself.
  10. The more prepared you are the cheaper the cost will be.

Moving from one home to another. Or relocating a business.

Can be an exciting for you and your family. Or harder depending on the situation . Regardless of the circumstances, expenses and  stress are usually part of the process.  By taking care and paying attention to the financial side of moving. Taking steps to reduce the costs and being prepared. You will find the whole process less stressful.  This will make your transition to a new home  easier for you and your family.

Thanks for reading our tips on How To Save On Moving Costs if you have any questions please let us know

Also feel free to check out our Blog and see if we can help you save time and money on your moving cost.

Kind Regards

Roxann Coffey


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