Things to Consider When Hiring a Removal Van
Hiring a moving van should make the moving process as easy and stress-free as possible. An important part of this involves selecting the right company to hire your removal van from. This can make the difference between a successful move to one where nothing happens on time and suddenly there are more problems than there originally were before. This is a real worse case scenario and one that rarely happens, but it is better to avoid the risk completely and use a company that is reliable and has a proven good reputation. To get the right company, there are some important points that need to be addressed. Make sure the company can answer the following considerations and, if they do so satisfactorily, you know you have a good removal firm at the other end of the phone. To know how we rate as a good company, call Man and a Van on 020 8746 4407 to ask us anything. It will be our pleasure to reassure you.
Points to Consider
When using the services of a commercial van, one of the first things people think about is the cost of such a service. It is usually assumed that it is expensive to hire out removal service. This is not always the case and many customers are pleased to discover that the cost is actually very affordable. You should find out if the cost includes the van hire and the personnel that will be working alongside you throughout the removal process. Another key issue is how you will be charged. Are the rates of service per hour or does the company charge a flat rate? If they charge per hour, then ask how long approximately the job will take. A good company should be able to give you an accurate ballpark figure after a consultation of your moving needs.
A reputable moving van company will do an assessment of your needs and be able to accurately supply the exact number of staff that you will need to help you move house. This will come from years of experience and understanding your moving needs. Make sure the firm look to discover the details of your needs and after the evaluation, give a realistic number of staff to help. Remember, a small project may only need one person to help, whereas a much larger project such as an entire house move may require several pairs of hands.
The removal vans
As these will be the removal vehicles, the vans’ conditions are important. They should be just the right size to transport all your belongings and packed with care and attention to detail. Ideally the van will have GPS so the driver knows the best route to get there on time and avoid any traffic issues. This will give you peace of mind knowing that your items will arrive at a time you expect. However, the most important issue is that the van has insurance. Of course, when hiring out a professional team it is unlikely that damages or breakages will occur. However, it is vital to have insurance to cover any accidents that could occur and to ensure you will be rightly compensated in the event of a misfortune.
Once these questions have been presented to the removal van hire company and answered satisfactorily, you can be rest assured that it is a good company. At Man and a Van we are more than happy to talk with you more about this so please give us a call today on 020 8746 4407 for any information or advice.