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To:Spain, Sant Feliu de G (...)
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Had a move of 20 m3 furniture, packages and bicycles from nothern germany to Greece. Transport service was very good. Litt delay due to boarder queues. Mr.Vasileios works thoroughly and is very kind. For future transports we would ask Mr.Vasileios again.
The transaction went smoothly. Great contact. The driver is very nice, polite and helpful. I highly recommend this carrier.
Changing apartment is among the most ordinary situations we can encounter in our life. And despite the fact we change the place we live in at least a few times before settling for good, removals are still among the most stressful situations that can happen to us. Just figuring out the organization of shipping all your belongings from one place to another is quite a task and with packing, unpacking and choosing the right hauler to help you with removal, it seems really colossal as well as quite nerve-wracking. Fortunately there are couple of things you can do to make the move as efficient as can be as well as significantly less stressful.
Packing as well as securing your items for the time of the removal
One crucial tip you need to remember while packing is that you need a clear list of steps that you’ll have to abide by through the whole process. It is good to create a list of every item you want transported. Such a list will not only make the packing easier but additionally will allow you to make sure that all your belongings were safely transported to its place of destination. Removal entails transporting a big amount of stuff, among them a big amount of little items that are easily misplaced under the pressure of time – a list will help you check if they all arrived to the place of destination safely. Another crucial step is tagging all the cardboards as clearly as you are able to. One of the most useful methods of tagging boxes is by the room name. For example all the kitchen accessories and appliances should be placed into cardboards tagged ‘kitchen’, all the pillows and blankets in the cardboards tagged ‘bedroom’ and so on. You’ll quickly find out how time-saving tagging can be once you get to the unpacking part. Don’t forget to label both sides and the top of the box, to make sure that you (as well as the transport provider) will be able to recognize which box goes where, regardless of how they will be placed in the transporting car.
Be extra careful with delicate items. Wrap them in thick layers of textiles as well as bubble foil as well as label them in an easily visible place (together with a “This way up” sign). You should also ensure that the hauler is aware that he’ll be shipping delicate goods and which cardboards requires handling with care.
When it comes to furniture, it’s crucial to take everything out of them before the removal and ship all the things inside separately. Any unattached things inside cupboards or drawers can harm your furniture during transportation. Additionally it is good to secure all the furniture doors as well as drawers using tape to make sure they cannot open during transportation. You may use ordinary Scotch tape to do that. There is also a matter of putting the furniture into the shipping vehicle. Before attempting to move your furniture from the apartment, make sure that they will fit via front doors, stairways and into the elevator (if your old apartment has one). If so, you’ll be able to transport them without disassembling (find at least one person to help you!). If they cannot, disassembling them is the sole method to ship them without harm. Be careful with that – make sure you have all the nails as well as bolts in one place like in a Ziploc bag as well as that you’ve secured delicate elements of the furniture properly. Disassembling furniture is also smart whenever you want to fill the transporting vehicle to the maximum, as disassembled furniture will be much easier to stack efficiently.
Whenever packing smaller items, such as magazines, ta … bleware, decorations and much more, cardboards will be the most obvious choice. It’s most likely that you will need more boxes than you have – however there is a few ways to acquire additional boxes. For example you can buy new boxes in all home-improvement as well as construction stores. But as you’ll most likely need quite a few boxes, you can decide upon a more affordable method. Go to your local stores and see if they have any boxes they no longer need. Shops usually possess a great amount of unnecessary boxes and they are usually happy to share.
An alternative to boxes will be using bags, especially for storing clothes as well as little items. There is a quite bigger chance that you have some bags already at home. As stated above, bags will serve as an adequate choice for packing clothes, magazines and small things, there are some downsides, though. Bags are much less durable than cardboards and susceptible to breaking, if you decide to use them for storing things with edges (like books, cutlery and so on). Moreover – stacking bags on top of each other is much more difficult than stacking boxes the same way.
One of the most tricky items to ship are houseplants. It is usually smartest to ship them personally, however if something prevents you from doing that, you need to be certain that the hauler knows what he will be shipping. A day prior to the transportation water the plants generously and give them a moment. It’s crucial that the plants are watered enough to suffer through the shipment, but also to let them take in what they can before putting them in a cardboard (you have to get rid of the excess water gathered on the saucer, to make sure it won’t accidentally leak through the box).
Searching for the best hauler
Certainly, besides properly securing your load for the time of transportation, it is also important to select a suitable hauler. What aspects of transportation should you acknowledge while making your decision? Cost of the service, obviously, is of importance, particularly on lengthy, international routes, however that’s just one of the things to consider. Whenever shipping everything you have you have to firstly take into consideration if your things will be properly protected in the hands of the transport provider. When listing your delivery on a transport marketplace, like Clicktrans, you not only may ask prospective transport providers all the questions you need answered before making your decision about a hauler but also you may check out reviews given by former customers on each transport provider’s profile page. Not much is more believable than feedback left by a person who’s already used the services of the transport provider you are considering.
Prices of removal
Price of removal is pretty difficult to asses, as it changes, sometimes drastically due to how much the cargo weights and how big it is as well as the route length. If you are transporting many fragile items, the price is probable to go up. The same goes for international removals – domestic routes are usually more economical than moving your things across borders.