How to Save Money during a House Removal
There are so many things to think about when dealing with a house removal. You have to think about renting/purchasing a new house and all of the legalities and other paperwork associated with that. You also need to think about getting ready to move from where you are at the moment. If you have children, you will also be under stress trying to get them sorted and arranging new schools for them etc. With so much to worry about, you may completely forget about how much a removal is costing you. You may not even realise until you are in your new house and struggling to make ends meet. Well this article hopes to give you a few hints and tips that should hopefully allow you to save some money which will definitely come in handy. The first thing you need to consider is whether or not a removal service is required. It is no lie that a removal handled by you is going to be cheaper than a removal handles by a removal service. However, that too has its disadvantages. For one, you risk breaking your items and not doing things the right way. However, if you think that you can do it and wish to take the risk for the sake of saving money then go ahead and do so. However, if you think that hiring a removal service is a must, then do not worry – there are still a few ways you can save yourself some money. The first thing you need to do is get rid of all of your unwanted belongings. Not only are they going to contribute towards your packing and transportation charges, but they are also unwanted. Instead of costing you money, these unwanted items can actually make you some money. Holding a yard sale or selling off your unwanted items online or at a car boot sale is a great way of making some extra money that can be put towards removal costs. Next, try to save some money of packaging materials. You might be surprised to see how much money is spent of packing materials. Instead of using bubble wrap, go for newspaper that you may have lying around. Not only will you be recycling, but you’ll also be saving money on bubble wrap. Ask friends, neighbours and relatives if they have large cardboard boxes and this will save you some money too. If you have cardboard boxes lying around in your attic, it is time to fish them out and use them. You will definitely save yourself a decent amount of money that you will not regret. You need to figure out how you are being charged by the removal company of your choice. Some companies charge you according to the volume of your belongings i.e. how many boxes you are taking whilst other companies charge you according to the weight and size of your items. Either way, by deciding to take some items in your own car would save you money on your removal quote. This could be as simple as a suitcase full of clothes or as extravagant as a piece of furniture dismantled and packed into your car. Saving money is something that we all love and even though a removal can be costly, you can save yourself money here and there by paying attention to little things that we normally neglect and ignore. However, try the above and watch your wallet expand!