Should Your Mover Help You With Unpacking As Well?
The moving process involves numerous activities such as finding a new house, finding the right mover , packing, loading, clearing with your previous house manager, offloading and unpacking. With such activities involved, it is possible to get confused especially if you do not hire professional moving services. However, with proper preparation you will find the whole process easier. In most cases, people find it challenging to unpack safely once they have reached their new home. Subsequently, the question of whether or not the mover should help you with the unpacking process becomes imminent. Here is a discussion to help you answer that.
Factors that determine whether your mover should help you
Getting help with the unpacking process can be great. However, the decision to let the mover help you depends on a few factors such as the following:
- Do you have enough people to help you unpack? It is no doubt that the unpacking process can be hectic. It requires enough skilled people not only to unpack fast but also to make the process successful. Perhaps you have many family members or friends around who can help you unpack. In such a case, you may not need the help of the moving crew to unpack.
- What services have you paid for? When hiring a moving company it is important to be specific in the package that you are getting. There are companies whose focus is on just to move your items without taking part in the packing or unpacking processes. Have you subscribed to such a service? If yes, then you will not expect the mover to offer any form of assistance in the unpacking process.
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- Your preference: There are people who have certain privacy policies. For example, you only want to handle your items by yourself because you consider them personal or private. In such a case, you will not need a mover to help you in the unpacking process if you hold such privacy policies. In some cases, you feel free to let the mover handle only certain items such as living room furniture, and for the others such as clothing you consider yourself as the only person to handle them.
Benefits of letting the mover help you unpack
If you allow the mover to help you unpack, you will benefit from the following:
- Professional skills: Most probably the moving crew has provided unpacking services to many clients before. This gives them the necessary experience to guarantee you a successful unpacking process.
- Safe handling of the items: The experience of the mover gives you the assurance that the unpacking process will be safe. You cannot compare the level of care that the moving crew is going to give to your items with what you can get from your friends.
- Faster unpacking: Usually, most people tend to unpack only a few items on the same day they have arrived at their destination following a condition of much exhaustion. However, with the help of a qualified mover you can be assured to finish the unpacking process on the same day.
With the appropriate help, you can unpack your items successfully and fast. While friends and family members can help you with this, the help that you can get from a qualified moving company is invaluable.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
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