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15May 2014
A Man With A Van: The Varied Uses
A Man With A Van: The Varied Uses
What is a man with a van useful for? There are so many situations out there where a man and a van would be helpful in the extreme. They are often cheaper than hiring large vehicles and they are better at getting in and out of tight spots. They come with hired help for lifting, packing and moving and know the local area like the back of their hand. Man and van hire is a valuable thing to use, for a whole range of reasons. Let’s take a look at what they can help out with:Moving furniture. Van removals are exceptional at furniture removals. Not everyone has a car big enough to fit a table in the back, even with the seats flattened down. In a situation where you need to move your furniture around, there is no better option than the man with van. It doesn’t have to be used as part of a relocation project, at all. It could be that you are moving the furniture because it has been sold or you are taking it somewhere so it can be sold. Or maybe you’re even wanting to collect it from somewhere but don’t have the means to do so. Check with removal companies, because they are the firms likely to have them. Check around for the best price and the friendliest disposition on the phone. While that may not seem like much, it reflects the company greatly.Getting things in and out of self storage. Self storage is a brilliant way to make your house that bit bigger! If you have a place where you can put all of your things, storage in London or wherever your local area is, it can free up the usable space in your house greatly. No one wants to have a load of clutter lying around on the carpet and surfaces! If you aren’t going to use it right away and can’t be doing with it, load up a man with a van with it and ship it off to the nearest self storage! Often, removal and storage companies offer the removal vans also as part of their business. It’s good to find somewhere which offer the full package. Using the same firm for vans, storage and removals is not only more convenient, but it can be cheaper. This is because the moving firm are doing everything themselves, you don’t need to pay three separate companies to do it because they will all have their own base service charge, put on top of the price of the actual usage.Small removals or office removals. If you are moving to or from a small flat or office, anything other than a van and man would be a waste of money. Let’s face it, your small office or flat isn’t as big as a lorry! Your belongings, most likely, will fit in a removal van. This considered, you can save a lot of money by using a smaller vehicle. You don’t even have to have someone driving it or helping you with the heavy lifting, provided you think that you are able to do the job yourself. Hiring the van out on its own gives you sole autonomy over your move. Take as many trips as you like; take the scenic route; park wherever you see fit! It’s not to say that the driver or helper wouldn’t oblige these requests, but you will probably feel more relaxed if you are in the driving seat - only if you are confident driving, parking, loading and unloading though. Otherwise it could be more trouble than it’s worth.


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