Reason Why You Should Choose A Removals Company Instead Of A “Man With A Van Service”

When it comes to deciding between a Removals company and a “man with a van” service it really should be an easy choice. It’s not hard to find a Horror Story on the internet of how a “man with a van” service has gone wrong and when you weigh up the pros and cons you will be able to see that it is a no-brainer. But, just in case you are having trouble making up your mind here are a list of reasons of why you should choose a Removals company instead of a “man with a van” service. 

A Removals Company has insurance  

When you choose to move with a removals company it is important that whoever is moving your belongings is insured to do so, that way if any damage was to befall any of your possessions whilst under the care or your removal team you will be able to claim money for the damage. It is most likely that a “man with a van” service does not have the correct insurance and if they were to damage any of your belongings you would not be able to make a claim for the damage.

Trained and experienced

Hiring a removals team for the day that you move will make the experience a lot more enjoyable for you because there won’t be a single reason to stress. You will have a team of professionally trained staff who have extensive experience in a large variety of removal jobs so you know that whatever it is you need moving, it can and will get done easily, safely and efficiently. You also know that you will be getting a service with the highest emphasis on customer satisfaction from a team of people who want to do a good job. 

Services available 

Working with a professional removals team opposed to a “man with a van” means that you are going to have other services available to you. For example, a removals team will offer assistance with packaging which means that all of your belongings are going to be better prepared for the journey ahead and decreases the rest of them being damaged. Professional removals team will also be able to help you with dismantling and reassembling any furniture if needed. With a man with a van service there is also the chance that you will be required to  help with some of the heavy lifting, with a professional removals team all the heavy lifting will be done for you so you can have more of a relaxing and enjoyable day. 

Larger scale  

When you hire a  professional removals  company it means that whatever moving scenario you have, they are going to be prepared for. Whether it be for a smaller scale one-bedroom move or a  larger scale complete house move there are different sized vehicles that are better suited to your individual needs. when hiring a man with a van service it is unlikely that you will find someone who is experience and can cater for such a vast array of situations. Because a professional removal company is bigger than a “man with a van”, it means that there will be more vehicles and more members of staff meaning that a removals team will be more readily available for you on your day of moving.


Trust is a very important thing when it comes to hiring somebody to safely pack away, deliver and then unpack all of your belongings. These are some of your most prized possessions so you would not want to take the risk of letting just anyone move your belongings. There have been circumstances in the past when people hiring a “man with a van” service has lead to theft of all of their possessions. This can turn what is supposed to be a very special day into a day you wish had never come. You may think that you will be saving money by going with the cheaper “man with a van” service however you could end up costing yourself a lot more If things aren’t done in a professional way.

Looking for a proffesional and reliable removals company?

Our removal team are experts in their field and ensure all your belongings are safe, if you are looking for a reliable removal company in North Wales that covers all of North Wales and the North West call our team on 01745 770555.


Shoreline Removals team of removal experts are ready to help you with your move! Call us today on 01745 770555

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