When you are planning a move, you may well feel like man and van hire is your best option, removals companies are often extremely expensive and can be a lot of work in organizing, and besides, you have arms, you can lift all your stuff right!? Well, in some instances this can be exactly right, but there is a tipping point, where the size of your move can impact negatively on your decision to use a man and van service, due to the risk factor involved in the various issues that can crop up when a move is that little bit larger than a man and van service is cut out for. Using a man and van service will require a lot more careful planning in these larger moves that a removals company would need, as they would do it for you, so when you weigh up the time saved and the experience abound in these companies against the massive amount of planning and the potential accidents and expenses of a man and van move, you may be thinking differently, and realizing why man and van hire Sutton is not always your best option.

So, the positives of a man with a van Sutton service; you will be able to do things your way, with no one to answer to but yourself. A man and van service is pretty cheap as well, you will be able to begin at fifteen pounds per hour for a less established driver, though other companies will charge more. With this comes the idea that you can get a few friends round to help out, and everything will be a lot more sociable and less stressful than if you had a bunch of surly removals men round to get everything done. The promise of a slap up meal or a big dinner at the new place should be enough to entice a few mates round to do some lifting, so where’s the harm in doing things in your own time in your own way?

Well, this all sounds lovely, a real moving party as it were, but the reality of the situation is that organizing this sort of set up is pretty difficult. You will have to make sure that everyone is available on the day to devote their time to your needs, and if they get bored, tired or can’t make it, then your friends will not feel too guilty about leaving you to is, whereas a removals person would be contracted to finish the job. What’s more, a friend is unlikely to have any training in the removals process, which can lead to all sorts of problems. For a start, safety training is a must, as otherwise people can really injure themselves while lifting things. Your property and furniture may also be damaged by careless or inexperienced lifting, as getting a large table through a tight doorway, or down a narrow staircase can be carnage for your paintwork or the table if you are not in the know as to how best to do it.

So with the combination of these flaws, and the fact that with a man and van you are not insured, it shows that there is more to think about than just the initial cost of a removals service when it comes to making your decision. Hopefully these pointers will make your life that little bit easier and your move a happy one.



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