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Choosing a Removal Company

Updated: Oct 31, 2023

When planning a move, finding a good removals company is one of the first things you should do. So, whether you are looking for a home removal service or an office move service read on to find out how to choose the best company for you.

1. Ask for recommendations Word-of-mouth referrals are invaluable as they come from people who have experience of the service. You may have friends or family who have moved recently so why not ask who performed their removal. Another fantastic way to ask for recommendations is on Facebook local groups. Again, you will receive recommendations from people who have used removal companies and get their views on the service. Once you have a shortlist of removal companies you can move on to the next stage. 2. Look at online reviews. Look at Google Reviews and Facebook Reviews for the companies in your shortlist. A great removals companies will have lots of excellent reviews from previous customers. If any companies do not have any reviews or lots of negative reviews, remove them from your shortlist.

Vale Clearances has over 70 5-star reviews on Google! 3. Ask for a quote. Hopefully you will have at least 2 companies on your shortlist based on recommendations and online reviews. You can now contact these companies and ask for a quotation. A reputable company will offer a free no obligation quote so do not worry about being tied in to anything.

First impressions matter so the response you receive to your initial enquiry will be a good indication on the level of service this company will provide. If a company is rude or inattentive during the quotation stage, simply remove them from your list!

A good removals company will offer to visit you to do the quote this is a free service and will also allow for you to get a better feel for the company you will be entrusting with the move. 4. Compare Now you have a few quotations it is time to do a comparison. Price will be a crucial factor but do not necessarily just pick the cheapest option – have a look at what the service includes too. Poor service will not seem like a bargain in the long run.

Based on all the information you have collected; it should be easy to find an good reliable removals service. If your first choice isn’t available on moving day, your second or third choice should be!

Remember, in Nottinghamshire, Vale Clearances is an established removals firm with a loyal customer base.

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