5 Things to Look Out For when Hiring a Removal Service

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When hiring a removal company, there are several factors that you need to consider. Here are some important questions to ask yourself before choosing a removal company.

Do They Have Insurance?

If you hire an Edinburgh removal company without insurance, you will be liable for any damage caused by them. This means that you will be responsible for paying for any damages done to your property during the move. It also means that you will be held financially accountable for any injuries or illnesses suffered by your employees while moving your belongings. If you are moving home with kids it can be stressful and having a professional fully insured company is something that can make the process smoother for you and your family. 

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Are They Licensed?

You need to make sure that the removal company you choose has been licensed by the state where you live. In some states, only certain companies are allowed to remove items from your home. Make sure that the company you hire is licensed in your area.

Can You See Their References?

If you’re looking for a removal service, ask them for references. This will help you find out how well they work with customers. Ask them for at least three references.

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Does The Company Offer A Warranty?

You should also check whether the company offers a warranty. This means that if something goes wrong during the move, the company will fix it free of charge.

Is There Any Additional Costs?

If you hire a removal service, you might need to pay an additional fee for packing materials. However, some companies offer these as part of their package. If you are moving from overseas you might want to double check if there are any additional costs which have not be included in the quote such as fuel surcharges or hotel costs. 

Craig Keddie is the Managing Director at Kingdom Removals in Edinburgh. Craig has over 10 years of experience in home and business removals within Scotland, England, and Europe.

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