Money saving tips when moving house

It’s no secret that moving home can be an expensive process. The costs associated with buying or renting a house alone can be hefty, without factoring in the costs of actually moving your possessions from one property to another. Planning ahead and budgeting your move will save you a great deal of time, money and stress, so you can enjoy a trouble-free experience. With this in mind, there are a host of different cost-effective tips which help save you money during the move, without having to compromise.  


 De-clutter and organise

First and foremost, set some time aside to sort through your belongings and clear out all the items and garments you no longer need. Not only will this make the packing process easier, it will also prevent you from wasting time and money transporting possessions you no longer want to your new home.


When hiring the expertise of a professional removals company, a thorough survey will be carried out prior to the move the assess its scale. Therefore, clearing your home of unwanted items should reduce the overall cost of moving, as you will have fewer boxes to take with you.


Moving checklist

Preparing for your move months in advance will help you keep track of your finances, so you know what your money is being spent on during the moving process. Leaving tasks until the last minute and holding up moving day will not only cause unnecessary stress, you may also be charged extra for the wait. Therefore, making a detailed checklist way ahead of moving day will ensure all your belongings are packed and ready to go when moving day finally arrives! Why not take a look at our simple, visual guide to moving.


Book a professional removals company in advance

Not only will booking moving services early give you more time to budget, it will also provide plenty of time for the removals company to make sure all your requirements are covered. By being prepared and booking early, you are giving yourself plenty of time to decide exactly what you want included in the service.


Packing materials

When the time comes to pack up your belongings, you must be fully equipped with the correct packing materials to ensure your items are safe and secure during transit. Packing boxes are much more robust and practical than the standard cardboard boxes you can pick up from a supermarket, making them ideal for packing purposes. The quality second hand packing boxes we supply are the ideal option if you are looking for sturdy boxes at a reduced cost.


Here at Harradines, we offer a professional, stress free removals service for a highly competitive price, so you don’t need to compromise on cost or efficiency when coming to us. For further information about any of our services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team today.