LET THE EXPERTS HELP YOU PREPARE FOR YOUR MOVE
We’re here with you every step of the way.
Having helped many clients across St Albans and up and down the UK, The Redbourn Removal
Company understands moving is no easy feat. That’s why we’ve put together some industry tricks
to help you get ready.
WE MAKE YOUR MOVE AS SIMPLE AS POSSIBLE
Relocating doesn’t have to be a troublesome task when you choose the pros. Enlist the help of The Redbourn Removal Company to manage the full process, from packing to placing your possessions within their new home. Quality and customer satisfaction are at the heart of everything we do, regardless of the size or nature of the job. All work is quality controlled to ensure that we continue to provide the highest standards to every client. Call us now to find out how we continue to assist customers across St Albans and up and down the UK or request your FREE quote.
6 WEEKS BEFORE:
If you wish to sell any unwanted goods, we can advise on where to go
4 WEEKS BEFORE:
Tell us your moving date
Arrange childcare for the day, if possible – Although older children may wish to help with the move, moving with smaller children can be stressful! To lessen the impact on them and you, we advise appointing a carer to take care of the littles ones on the day.
Consider your pets – Consult a vet or animal professional on ways to deal with the disruption of moving on your pet.
Organise! Take a full inventory of all items included in the move. Should you be discarding smaller items, such as ornaments and books, local charity shops usually welcome these
Get hold of boxes and packing materials
Pack any items you won’t need access to
2 WEEKS BEFORE:
Ensure your landline number can be transferred or changed
Contact Royal Mail and request your post be redirected to the new address
Organise the disconnection and reconnection of domestic goods, such as your washer, cooker, and gas appliances
How will your transport valuables? Make plans for pets and those special items you may not wish to load with us.
Call us to finalise everything. This includes arrival time and date, the current and new address, and any additional information we need to know, such as where to park and if there are any stairs.
1 WEEK BEFORE:
Don’t leave anything behind! Check the garage, loft, and any cupboards for belongings
Gather any important documents and possessions ready for the move – it’s best to keep these together!
Cancel any regular deliveries such as milk and subscriptions
THE DAY BEFORE:
Defrost and clean your fridge and freezer
Ensure the washing machine is unplumbed and has a transit bar fitted. Contact your local plumber to help with this
Employ a Gas Safe registered engineer to disconnect any gas appliances
Take down fixtures and fittings, such as curtains and wall hangings
Dissemble any flat-pack furniture. It is recommended that this is taken apart for the move
Ensure plants are ready for travel
Empty bins – this is your responsibility
ON THE DAY:
Ensure you’re ready for the team to arrive
Perform final checks on your property; doors and windows locked, all appliances turned off/disconnected, nothing has been left behind. This includes walking around the property and checking outside
Give the estate agents your keys
Ensure contact numbers have been exchanged with the removals team
If you need us to unpack your items, please ensure the team knows where you would like everything to go
Enjoy your new home! Take in your surroundings and don’t unpack right away, enjoy a nice brew and a breather!