Additional Options Offered by Moving Companies

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There are various additional services offered by moving companies that have a variety of benefits. From removing furniture that would otherwise be impossible to remove to saving you some much needed time, moving companies have a solution to everything. This article will inform you of some of the additional services that you may want to use for your home move.

Crane Services

If your home has narrow, winding staircases or a small elevator, you may find that some things will be near impossible to move down them. This will require you to seek an alternative way to get your furniture to the moving vehicle. This is where using a crane is useful. By using a crane, the moving company will not have to risk their safety or the safety of your belongings transporting your furniture through a place that it might not fit.

This is especially useful if your home is several stories above ground level. Even if something can fit down the stair, no one wants to carry every single item down 10 flights of stairs. If this is a service you may need, make sure that it is one offered by your moving company. Small moving companies may not have access to a crane.

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Disassembling and assembling

You may find certain pieces of furniture aren't able to fit through a door or down a staircase. In such cases, you will have to disassemble the furniture first. However, doing this yourself risks damaging the furniture beyond repair. The obvious solution is to use the disassembly services offered by moving companies. If you choose to use this service, make sure that your moving company employs someone with experience disassembling furniture. You don't want someone inexperienced to be disassembling your furniture. Disassembling furniture also has the advantage of reducing the space that the furniture takes up in the moving vehicle. Additionally, moving companies offer a service where they will reassemble the furniture once has been unloaded into the new home. Use these services to avoid damage to your oversized furniture when moving home.

Packing

Packing is the biggest task in almost every home move. If you aren't prepared for it, the whole process can easily take multiple days of work; Sometimes even weeks. To help with this, many moving companies offer a packing service. The moving company will send people to your home to pack everything for you with a packing service. As multiple people are working together to pack the whole thing can be finished in a matter of hours. The fact that they are professionals means that they know how to expertly handle fragile or valuable items. This not only saves you a lot of time and energy, but it also means that your belongings are as safe as possible.

Before booking a packing service, it is worth sorting your belongings. Sorting is recommended to be done before packing regardless of who is packing. Sorting has several advantages. The first advantage of sorting is that you can move into your new home with no clutter. No one likes clutter in the home, so getting rid of it before moving is a great idea. The second advantage is that by reducing your belongings, you have less that needs moving. This reduces your workload and the workload of the movers. This also relates to the third advantage that the reduced workload can save you money on your move.

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