Choosing removalists in Perth can be very tricky. There are that many out there that one needs to be very careful and make sure they do their background research to ensure they avoid getting a bad experience.
People are moving every day and with the city of Perth on the constant increase, the options out there are also always growing. I remember not that long ago when searching for a service the only option was to pull the yellow pages book that was sitting at the bottom of the telephone in your living room or hallway. Today the way we conduct our searches have changed tremendously. The internet has grown a lot and now you can just about find anything you search for. With technology advancing so fast finding removalists in Perth has never been any easier. All you have to do now is pick up your mobile phone or laptop get onto google and type ‘removalists in Perth’. The results are pretty much instant and you are displayed with a list that spans a number of pages. If you look deeper and scroll through the pages you will realise that a number of businesses offering this service are endless and choosing the right one can become very difficult. As a rule of thumb, the listings on the first few pages will be more relevant as google tries their best to present you with the most relevant results first but sometimes this is not the case and you might end up with a company you wish you had done your research before hiring them. For these reasons, it is important to consider these tips when looking for removalists in Perth.
Ask about the insurance
This is a topic too many people forget about when looking for removalists in Perth. When I was at university many years ago and did not have much money, the thought of spending that extra on my travel insurance was like someone driving a stake through my heart. It was painful and it was money I did not want to part with, but now I see the importance of it and will never go without. Do not wait till you get stranded in an overseas country to find out why its a must have. Everyone has some sort of insurance today. We have health insurance, contents insurance, car insurance and much more. Getting insurance when moving house definitely needs to be considered here.
Most removalists in Perth will provide you with the basic insurance which comprises of transit, fire and theft insurance.
- Transit: This basically means that your furniture is covered while in transit in the truck if any damage was done to it.
- Fire: This applies to cases when your furniture might get damage because the truck was on fire
- Theft: This is when your furniture is stolen.
You will find that 90% of removalists in Perth will offer this sort of insurance. The reason for this is simple. Insurance companies will simply not have an open insurance policy. They do not know the condition of your furniture and therefore, it makes the whole situation very complicated. The other 10% of removalists in Perth comprise of the companies that offer the whole package. Basically, what you are getting here is that the companies have an agreement with an insurance firm and pass the premium over to you. They pretty much get the insurance for you. You will be fully covered but you will be paying for it.
Check out their reviews
Reviews have quickly become a new way for us to look at a company to have an idea as to their culture and simply whether they are the ones we want to hire for our house move. Before jumping in the deep end, check out their facebook review, google reviews, and any other reviews you might find. An easy way to check that is by just typing their names in google or visiting their social media sites directly via google+ and facebook. Reviews are always a positive thing when making a decision whether or not to hire a moving company. By doing your research here, you will be able to weed out the good from the bad.