TOP TIPS FOR HIRING A MAN WITH A VAN

So the time has come for you to get some help in for the big move to London  . You might be moving house or moving offices and can not do it alone and therefore need some help, but where do you start?


A man with a van is definitely something that we have used over the years . If you have followed us for a while then you will know we have had our fair share of moving - with and without a man with a van .

Let me tell you , we will never be doing it alone again , that’s for sure .

So you have decided to opt for a man with a van to help out , but haven’t a clue what you are looking for . I have got some top tips for you that will hopefully help you out when choosing the right guy for you.

REFERRAL
Definitely ask around to see if anyone has used a man with a van before . Knowing someone that has used the service before and can recommend a good one is definitely the first step in finding someone reliable.

REVIEWS
Have a look at the reviews online . 9/10 customers will always leave feedback and reviews so have a check at their star ratings and see what has been put. The Man Van London have a really good reputation and the feedback is always positive:)

DECLUTTER
Definitely get rid of anything you are not taking before you get your quote . Any furniture you are intending to sell up before you move , or any toys that need taking to the charity shop. This will definitely cut the cost down which can go towards the move.

WRITE A NOTE
Write a note of exactly what you need doing so the quotes are 100% accurate. My parents moved home a few years ago and did a quick estimate but worked out nearly twice as much in costs and they turned up without a big enough van .

FINALLY - ASK THE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS
So In the mayhem of things , questions forget to be asked. Some really important ones especially, so definitely write down the things that you need to know and ask when the time comes .

Will protective covers be used to reduce damage?

Are boxes provided or do you need to purchase your own?

How many assistants will be doing the move ? Do you need to rally in any help?

Do they have insurance?

These are just a few we have on our list for when moving .

I really hope these top tips do help you if you are ready to make the big house move or just an office change . I hope it all goes really well :)




8 comments

  1. These are some great tips - we have a local man with a van we always go to and we found him via referral, I think it is always good to ask around incase someone knows of someone good!

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  2. I have moved a number of times since I got married, we always had do it ourselves. If we move again we'd definitely be looking for a mover like this.

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  3. I will be needing to hire a man with a van for our move in the next month or so which makes this post extremely helpful for me!

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  4. Some great tips on planning. When we moved we hired a van and did it all ourselves to keep costs down but it was hard work! If we move again we are getting help!

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  5. Such an amazing tips and very detail as well. This is a great reference for everyone wanting to hired a man in a van.

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  6. These are some great tips! We moved last year and did it all ourselves but next time (which hopefully won't be for a while) we will definitely be using a man with a van x

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  7. These are really useful tips if you don't have a van or know someone with one!

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  8. These are great tips, I would never think to ask so many of these questions and will definitely be jotting them down for future reference! Hiring a man with a van can be so useful for lots of events from moving home to big clear outs too!

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