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Why letting the experts pack and move you can save you time, money and worry!

Feb 06. 2015


Why letting the experts pack and move you can save you time, money and worry!

Moving home is often voted one of the most stressful experiences by people, however the vast of majority of us will move on average 8 times during our lifetimes! But moving house should be an exciting time, whether you are moving in to your first home or relocating to a new area, there are many things to think about! One of the main ways you can reduce the stress of your move, is to use a professional moving company.

Moving house requires a lot of organisation and planning early is key to being successful, however if you find yourself short on time, professional movers have the experience required to complete your move efficiently and safely. This is especially pertinent if you have a tight deadline or are moving on completion day and have to be out of your home by a certain time. When you consider the vast itinerary of things in your home which you require to move, you simply may not have time in your day to day life to pack all of these things in to boxes and move them.

Most professional movers will also have boxes and protective wrapping materials to pack your items already available for you, which means you won’t have to try and collect boxes, which in the end might not be strong enough! Any experienced mover will be able to pack your home quickly whilst carefully protecting all of your household goods properly. If you do wish to pack some of your items yourself this may save money, but ensure to wrap all fragile items to stop them from becoming damaged during the move. You may want to leave all unorthodox items, such as pianos, and dismantling and moving of larger furniture items to your removals company as this also stops you from injuring yourself lifting heavy items.

Although the initial outlay in money may seem expensive in certain circumstances when moving, the amount you may save in broken or damaged items and charges for not moving out on time, can be huge! Using the right removals company will also mean they are fully insured to carry out your move and all items packed by them will be protected in the unlikely event something is accidently damaged in transit. However, the main advantage is your peace of mind during moving day knowing your items are in safe hands.

There are hundreds of moving companies to choose from in the UK. However, one of the best ways to pick a reputable mover is looking for the British Associations of Removers (BAR) badge which is a sign of quality, as moving with a BAR member, such as Burke Bros, gives you complete peace of mind as they protect consumers in the moving industry. Furthermore all members abide by a code of conduct of best practice in the removals industry including financial guarantee, operational competence and redress facilities.

If you need a hand moving home, Burke Bros Moving Group is one of the UK’s leading global removals company and can provide you with a professional service with over 30 years’ experience! If you want more information or for a quote please ring 01902 714555.

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