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Why should you get a few different quotes for your household removal

If you’re completely honest with yourself, you wouldn’t be moving house unless it was something you really, really wanted to do. After all, it’s expensive, disruptive, stressful, and it’s going to be emotional, no matter how much you might be looking forward to living in your new home.

However, while all this is true, the fact remains that moving house can be (and usually is) a very positive thing to do, and soon enough, when you’re enjoying your new place, all the trials and tribulations of the move itself will be a distant memory (and possibly not even that).

To make sure this happens, choosing the right removal company is a good idea, and ensuring you get a few different quotes is ideal – you’ll know you’re making the right choice then, and you can be happy that things will go smoothly. With that in mind, here are some of the reasons why you should get a few different quotes.

Save Money

When you start to add it all up, you’ll realise that moving house is going to cost you a lot of money, so it makes sense to try to find ways to save money where and when you can – the more you can save, the more cash you’ll have to make your home look how you want it after you move in, and you’ll be less stressed at the same time.

Getting a few different quotes so you can find the right company specialising in home removals South London for the right price. Remember that every removal company is going to have its very own pricing structure, and the quote you get will depend on various factors like the distance you’re moving, how much needs to be moved, and whether or not you need any additional services, like packing, for example. By getting several quotes, you can get a good insight into the range of prices offered by different providers, giving you the chance to find the price that matches your budget or perhaps a price that’s lower than you had expected to pay, saving you money.

Compare Services

As well as cost considerations, which are obviously very important, getting multiple quotes allows you to compare the services offered by the various removal companies you get in touch with. While one company might offer a lower price, another might give you some extras like packing or storage options, making a slightly higher price more cost-effective in the long term. Or maybe they offer those extras at the same price as a company that doesn’t have any extra services at all – you’ll never know if you don’t compare.

When you’ve got a few different quotes to dig into, you can see which company meets your specific needs, meaning you won’t have to pay for extra services somewhere else, and meaning you can have great peace of mind knowing everything is covered.

Quality Assurance

Choosing a removals company based only on who can offer the lowest price isn’t always a great idea – it can sometimes lead to a bit of a compromise on the quality of the service you get. Asking for quotes from a few different companies means you can look at everything, including the reputation and reliability of each service provider.

When you’ve got the prices in front of you, you can delve deeper into the companies you’re most interested in by reading reviews and searching for testimonials, for example, as well as checking they’ve got all the accreditations they should have. Sometimes it’s better to prioritise quality over cost (without forgetting your budget altogether) because you do have to entrust your belongings to these companies, and the better their reputation, the safer everything is going to be.

Customised Solutions

You’re going to have your own specific needs when it comes to your own specific house move, and that’s not always going to be something you can price up from an online price list (assuming removals companies even publish their price lists – some won’t). By contacting a few different companies, you can let them know exactly what it is you need, and ask them for a customised quote that tailored to your requests, whatever they might be. A more generic quote won’t give you this specialist service, and it might be that it’s something you definitely need, so you don’t want to miss out. This is also a great way to find out for sure whether the company you’re thinking of using does provide the services you need – it’s better to find out early in the process than later on when you’ve got everything booked and possibly paid a deposit too.