How to choose a removal company

Ray Victor
Last Updated:
September 24, 2023

Moving can be a stressful process. And especially if you already have less knowledge about it. Before deciding to move, you should always prepare yourself; in terms of processes, companies, expenses, and moving durations. 

If it’s your first time moving, there is no shame in asking for a hand. To help you get an idea, hiring a removals company to help you pack your bags and leave is ideal. It helps make things a lot easier, faster, and overall efficient. 

The only problem left is choosing the right removals company. With growing markets and newer businesses, it has become almost impossible to decide on the right service for the job.

But, to make things go much smoother, you must decide on a removals company with diligence. 

Choosing the wrong team can make your move more difficult than it should be! To help you decide, we have listed the best tips and tricks for you to choose the right movers; teams who can accommodate you in the best way possible. 

Keep reading to find out how you can do so.

How to find the best removals company according to you

Look for reviews 

One of the best ways to find yourself the right removals company is to check their reviews. At I Like To Move It Removals, we show clients unbiased and honest reviews. 

A review can help you see what other people are saying. You can also get a series of pros and cons of hiring a company, as most people will list them. 

Reviews do more than help you authenticate the company; you also get a better idea of their services. 

Related: What is the average removal cost in the UK?

Additional services 

A reputable removals company will offer you more than just moving. Someone who has been around in the business will be offering storage units, packing/unpacking, and international moving facilities. 

If the company of your choice is not offering any of these, you may want to recheck. They may not have enough experience.

Or worse, they could be a scam. Scammers most likely skip offering additional services, because they cannot execute such complex processes. 

Ask around 

Another excellent way to find out about a removals company is to ask about them. If you know someone who has utilized a removals company, ask them about their experience. 

They can give you an in-depth, point-to-point explanation of the process.

This way, you can achieve an even better idea about the company, their team, and how well they can execute the move. 

Packing Tip: How to pack shoes for moving?

Consider red flags 

Before you finalize with a removals team, consider the red flags (if any) thoroughly. If the company asks for full payment in advance of the move, you should reconsider. Or, if you find judging by their work ethic any kind of unprofessionalism, back out. 

You should never risk your time and money on something that will end up disappointing you. Always make sure to be fully satisfied, even before moving a single box. The team should check all your requirements before you pick them. 

This includes company morale, work ethic, and legalities. 

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