Moving home is an extremely exciting time in your life. Even if you have already moved house multiple times in your lifetime you will still get those butterflies in your belly on the day of the move. One thing that you will know from experience is that every time you move home the price of the service will vary dramatically. Even if you have similar moving needs. There is a lot more than contributes to the price of the removal than you may think. In this blog, we will be discussing a couple of the main factors that contribute to the price of a removal service helping you to gain a full understanding of what you’re paying for.
The number one most important factor when determining the price of a removal service. Your possessions will determine the vehicle and manpower needed to complete the removal, therefore, hugely impacting the price. A good indication of how much your removal service will cost is the number of bedrooms within your home. If you have more than 4 bedrooms you will be looking at paying a lot more than someone who is looking to move out of a studio.
Additionally, the value of your possessions can also add a great deal to the overall price of the service. If you own delicate antique worth over one thousand pounds this can have an impact on the price. If your possessions include delicate valuables you may be looking at having dedicated insurance for the service, as well as extra precautions, are taken to keep your valuables safe.
Many removal companies will offer a packaging service along with the removal service. This takes the time and stresses away from you when you and your family allowing you to focus on the things that really matter. Yes, you guessed it, a packing service will also influence the price that you end up paying for the service. Packaging is an extremely important part of the preparation for the move ahead. A professional packing service will keep your items protects as well as making it easy for the removal team to know where to place each box.
Distance Of The Move
Are you moving a couple of houses down the road or are you moving to another side of the country? Jobs, family and relationships are all parts of your life which may lead to you moving home. But the distance that you plan on moving will lead to you paying more or less than you would have expected. If you are looking to move across the country you will need to pay more to cover the fuel and costs of transporting your possessions over to this distance. At the end of the day, these are all costs that you should be willing to accept if you’re in the process of moving into your dream home.
Additional Support Required
Once you have arrived at your new property its time to fill you house with all your possessions. Understandably, not everyone will have the ability to connect all of there appliances into the new home. That’s where a removal company to come in to help. Many removal specialists have the know-how and experience for installing a wide range of appliances helping you to get on top of everything in no time.
This additional service will also result in the price of the service to be different. Some removal companies can charge extra for additional support at the new property. Every company will have their own policies and factors that influence the price you end up paying so make sure you take the time to speak to them and get a full idea about what you’re paying for.
Kian is the content writer for Quicksilver and updates our blog every month. He enjoys helping out our customers with moving tips and advice.