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Choosing a Relocation and Storage Specialist


Packing, storing and moving your valuable possessions can be a stressful process. One of the most important things you can do to help with these processes is hiring storage and moving professionals. Unfortunately, not all removalists are made equal. In this article, we will discuss the key points to cover in your research of removalists.


Choose Experience


If you want to be taken care of, make sure the specialists you hire have extensive experience. Check their website for testimonials and look at Google reviews to get a grasp of their recent client interactions.

The longer a company has been in business, the better they are at meeting the needs of their clients. On the flip side, some businesses may rely on the fact that they’ve been in operation for the longest time, and as a result, they lapse in their commitment to a high standard of workmanship. This is why it is important to check recent reviews.


Choose Versatility

Whether you are interested in a domestic move or commercial relocation, it is worth hiring a company that can tackle all kinds of move. A company that also specialises in high-security, fragile and electronic relocations is clearly knows how to take care of all manner of items. The last thing you want to do halfway through a move is hire a second moving company for one specific item.

The same is true of storage options. Your needs may change throughout the duration of your storage term. Whether you need more space or you suddenly need half of the contents moved, it pays to have entered into contract with a professional company that is flexible to your changing needs.


Choose Professionalism

These days, it can seem like every second person with a van spends their weekends working as a removalist. While these kinds of outfits can often be quite a bit cheaper, there is a difference in the standard of work and attention to detail.

Choose a professional company with extensive experience, reliable insurance and a team that works around the clock. When you are making your enquiries, ask about the training that is required of their removalists. Check that the staff have had background checks so you know how seriously they take the task of recruiting movers.


J Doolan are Melbourne’s Premier Moving Company

J Doolan have nearly 100 years of experience moving, packing and storing goods for domestic and commercial clients in Melbourne. All of our removalists undergo background checks, and our services are fully insured. We have a team of consultants who are ready to discuss your bespoke requirements today. Call (03) 9336 3147, or contact us online.