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Guide to choosing a Richmond, London removals company

Given the growth in the property market in London, more people than ever are moving house – yet hardly anyone seems to give real consideration when choosing a Richmond, London removals company.

Isn’t it surprising, given the amount of time being spent on every other aspect of moving home, that we often leave the process of choosing a Richmond, London removals company to chance?

Too often customers pick the first removals company near Richmond they see, or the cheapest, or the one that’s available – and then are surprised when there are problems! So the best option is to look at local Richmond companies that have great reviews or a big London company who are well known to offer a brilliant service.

Criteria to look for when choosing a Richmond, London removals company

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Reputable, friendly and reliable

You need to be reassured when choosing a Richmond, London removals company that your custom is appreciated, and the service is reliable. One way to check this is ask for references, testimonials or even referrals – the best removal companies will always share details of previous satisfied customers.

Flexible, competitive pricing and payment methods

Cost is a major criteria in choosing a Richmond, London removals company, as it’s important to be cheap cost but not cheap levels of service. Look for a company that can offer hourly rates, or fixed price, and especially one that doesn’t add extras like single items pick up, drop off within 10 miles etc.

Bespoke service, with a choice of fully equipped vans

You may not know this, but when you hire a ‘man with a van’ he usually has a fixed charge for the van and driver, even if it’s just a small load. By choosing a Richmond, London removals company with a varied fleet – e.g. small, medium, large, extra large and Luton van – you can be reassured you will have the right vehicle for the right job, and at the right price.

One catch with some removals companies is missing equipment in the van. Vans may not be fully equipped (e.g. without trolleys, blankets, straps or removal accessories), or the company may ask for extra charges to provide equipment, which could impact the safety and protection of your property whilst being moved.

GPS tracking

You’ve enough stress when moving home, so the last thing you need is to wonder where your vehicle is – so try choosing a Richmond, London removals company with GPS tracking of their fleet.

24/7 service

Sometimes, we just need a removals company at short notice – emergencies, change of plans etc. – so try choosing a Richmond, London removals company that has a large enough fleet on standby.

Packing service

Packing for moving house is a headache none of us want – so why put yourself under more pressure? Why not think about choosing a Richmond, London removals company that offers a full packing service for you – and leave it to the experts!

Dismantling and reassembly

Who can remember how to dismantle that flat-pack furniture? Why not consider choosing a Richmond, London removals company that will take care of this by providing a fully experienced, professional dismantling and re-assembly service?

Short or long term storage

Another popular service provided by the best removals companies is storage – either short or long term – for those items you either don’t want to unpack or haven’t space for just yet? Take the strain and stress away by choosing a Richmond, London removals company that provides both transport and safe, secure storage for your goods.

Packing materials

Who wants to pay more money and have the hassle of a separate journey to Staples or eBay to buy packing materials? Try choosing a Richmond, London removals company that can provide accessories like tape, boxes, bubblewrap etc. to you!