5 benefits of hiring a removal company

How should you choose the right removal company

On many occasions before, we have said that packing is a time-consuming task for even the best multitasker. 

This can be especially trying when left to do the last minute and without any professional help from a removals company.

There are five reasons we believe hiring a professional removals company is the best option when moving house.

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Moving House FAQs

Below, NKA Removals have put together a list of common questions that are asked regarding removals.

Is there a reason I should avoid moving on a Friday?

Although a weekend move will sound appealing and may be the best option timewise, as most people may not be busy on weekends, it is one fo the worst days of the week to move house.

Some companies may even charge extra to move on this day, and if you experience any delays – you might have to wait until Monday to rectify issues.

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Questions to Ask a Worldwide Removals Company

When considering an international move, it is important that you find a removals company you can trust.

A regular house move demands a lot of time, however, when crossing oceans and borders, the importance of all aspects of your going to plan and avoiding a chaotic experience will be much more significant.

In saying that, it is vital to know what questions to ask, as the reliable service from a professional overseas mover can be the difference between a smooth, straightforward moving process and a difficult one.

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How To: Declutter Whilst Packing for the Move

When you are preparing to move homes, there may be an urge to move all of the contents in your household.

However, you must bear in mind that the more the take with you, the more time you will spend packing and unpacking your belongings, plus, in a majority of cases you won’t need a lot of the things you are packing when you arrive at your new home. It is beneficial to factor in time to go through each of the rooms in your house and run through what you do and don’t need.

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4 Things to Know before Hiring a Removals Company

Hiring a removals company is essential for when you are planning a move, they offer many benefits!

However, before you decide on hiring a removals company, there are things that you should know prior to making the decision.

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What to Know before Making the Move to Europe

When considering making a European move from anywhere in the UK, there are some considerations you will need to think about when moving.

As Europe is one of the most secure and hospitable places to live in our current time, it is increasingly being chosen for work and study. Europe is home to many vibrant cities that are packed with culture, energy and life – a travelling holiday across Europe is sure to expose us to diverse culture, entertainment, societies, and academic advances.

The prospect of moving within Europe can be an extremely exciting one, however, once you have made your decision, there are preparations that will need to be done.

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Why should I hire a removals company?

Hiring a removals company could be the best thing you ever did, and we’ll tell you why…

We’ve mentioned time and time again that moving house can be an awfully stressful time – although, it’s definitely worth it in the end!

Hiring a removals company is likely to save you time and stress as you focus on other, smaller parts of the move that can easily be overlooked.

Many movers seek to complete a move on the same day which is possible. If you’re after speed, hiring a professional removals company will be incredibly beneficial as they will have the correct equipment and expertise to complete your move efficiently, they will also take extra precaution with fragile items to ensure no damage is inflicted on your belongings.

With the peace of mind that a reputable removals company is literally taking care of your property, this allows you time to collect keys for your new property.

It is likely that your chosen removals company will offer you a variety of other services which can aid in helping your relocation go even faster.

Note that before any moving, it is important to have some insurance in place to cover any loss or damage of your items!

NKA Removals offer removals solutions across the UK and Europe!

Tips for the move

At NKA Removals, we want to make you as comfortable as possible when you are moving.

To relieve you from the stress, we’ve written up a list of tips and advice for any move!

1 month before moving

– Round up supplies, rope, tape and boxes
– If you’re moving abroad or fairly far away, make sure that all of the necessary bookings are made for rental car reservations or hotels
– Seach for your removals company
– Close any apartment rental or real estate needs
– File away insurance documents, as well as legal and medical in a secure location
– Hand out mailers your new address: banks, insurance companies, dentists, doctors, tax authorities, government agencies, debit and credit card companies, along with friends and families
– Change debit and credit card companies
– Save moving receipts
– Familiarise yourself with your new area through frequent visits/maps
– Calculate a moving budget

2 weeks before moving

– Let all of your gas, water, electric and phone providers know that you are moving and then sign up for services at your new address
– Recruit a professional removals company to help with your move
– Make sure that all the necessary travel reservations are in place
– Make the arrangements of transferring or closing banks accounts

Packing

When packing, keeping the following accessible will be useful:

– Different boxes
– Bubble wrap, balled up newspaper, other forms of protective packaging
– Marker pens
– Measuring tape
– Old blankets
– Scissors and packing tape
– Money/credit/debit cards

Ensure that all of your boxes are labelled with the room the contents of the box belong in. It is also advised to number boxes and keep lists of what is in each box, similarly, label fragile items that are boxed clearly.

When in the process of the move, you may want to pack a bag with essential items that may be required, such as clothes, medicine, food, drinks, (potentially) maps, a medical kit etc.

Don’t forget to book our professional removals help when following the above tips!