Furniture Removal Tips and Advice

Posted by: Peter on Nov 28, 13 | No Comment
Relocating or moving is usually a challenging activity to everyone. One of the common challenges people face is hiring and dealing with furniture removal service providers. From finding the right company for your needs to proper preparation and notice to ensure they get your furniture to the desired destination in the same quantity and condition as they left. However, this does not need to be as tricky as it may seem. We offer some advice that will assist in ensuring you have adequately planned your move and avoid a stressful disaster and chaotic mess!furniture-removals

Initial Preparation

Choose Your Dates

Make sure you know the date constraints of your move, when is the very last day you can leave your current location and the earliest you can move furniture into your new destination. Once you have those dates, work out a timeframe that you can work around and possibly be available for. Try and keep this slightly flexible if possible, as furniture removal companies may not be able to accommodate to the specific dates you have in mind.

Choosing A Furniture Removal Company

Do a little research into a few local furniture removal companies before making your final decision. Check their history and reviews. Also ensure they can meet your needs. In the case of furniture removal, you must make sure they have vehicles that can fit and safely transport your furniture. Check that they can deliver to your required destination. Check the company is available on the dates that you require. Then compare quotes from your final selections and you can make an informed decision.

Preparing Furniture And Other Belongings

The next item on your agenda should be to start preparing your belongings. You can commence the packing process, however should leave essential day-to-day items until the last day. All documents relating to the move should also be left out of any packed boxes until the last day. In fact, they may be better kept on your person as you made need this information for the removal company or other parties involved with the move.

The Packing Process

Prior to packing boxes, make a list of all your belongings that will be making the move. Then divide your list of belonging into logical categories that you can organise into labelled boxes or cartons. This will make things a lot easier when you need to find these items, whether it be during or after the move. It will also help you estimate the number of containers you will need for the move. Be careful not to overfill your containers and boxes, so that you can avoid any spillage or broken containers when your furniture removal service providers are lifting and carrying your goods. Otherwise you run the risk of having items either lost, damaged or broken entirely.

Create Easy Access For Your Furniture Removal Company

Whether you live in a multi-story building or busy street, it is vital that you ensure that the furniture removal company can easily access your location and furniture. If necessary, make special arrangements with the caretaker or neighbours of the building to free up extra parking space. If you live a few floors up, see if they can reserve the elevator for some time.

Ask Family & Friends

Don’t be afraid to ask family and friends about various challenges they have encountered while relocating. It will help you avoid these unnecessary pitfalls. Bondi Removals are a Sydney Furniture Removals Company. Contact us for help with your move today!