Two Reasons to Use a Removals Service If You and Your Partner Have Just Had a Baby

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Two Reasons to Use a Removals Service If You and Your Partner Have Just Had a Baby

19 April 2022
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If you and your partner have just had a baby and now have to move, you may want to use a removals service. Here are some reasons why.

You won't have to worry about damaging the essential items you need to take care of your baby

One important reason why you should involve a removals business in this process is that by doing so, you won't need to be concerned about any essential items you need to take care of your infant being lost or broken during this move. For example, if you and your partner do this alone, there is a chance that you might, in the midst of this stressful and chaotic move, take apart the baby's crib and accidentally lose some of the crib's components. If this happens, you might not have anywhere for your baby to sleep in the new home until you order and have the new crib parts delivered.

In contrast, because removalists take apart and pack flat-pack furniture in a methodical and logical manner, always keep track of the furniture components and check that every part is packed in the same container before moving it, you won't need to worry about this happening if they're involved in your move.

Similarly, if you don't know much about moving, you might make silly errors, like placing a cardboard box containing your baby's muslin cloths on the rain-saturated steps outside your new home, which could cause muddy rainwater to seep through the box and get all over these cloths. Removalists are keenly aware of the permeability of cardboard boxes and so would never do something like this.

In short, if you want to avoid having to go on a frantic shopping spree to replace your baby's most essential belongings right after you move house, you and your partner should not do this alone.

The move won't stress you out as much

No matter what your circumstances are, moving will probably stress you out. However, you can greatly reduce the extent to which it has this effect on you and your family, by getting a removals business to help you. For example, if you and your partner did this on your own, one of you would have to constantly care for the baby, whilst the other would need to pack, disassemble furniture, load the boxes and move everything to the new property.

If your baby happens to be fussy or upset when this is occurring, it could be even more difficult, as you'll have to listen to them crying in the background whilst you're doing all of this hard work. This type of scenario could result in all of you getting stressed and possibly making more errors like those described above because of this. Moreover, you would probably feel immensely tired and frustrated by the end of this experience.

Conversely, if there is a group of removalists handling all of the major moving jobs, all you and your partner will have to do is take care of your child and occasionally give the removalists instructions about which rooms certain furniture pieces or boxes need to go into in the new place. Whilst you might not necessarily feel relaxed, you will certainly not experience the level of stress that you would if they weren't helping you.