Frequently Asked Questions About Man and Van

Whether you are hiring a Man and Van company for the first time or not, it is normal for you to have a lot of questions about our services as well as your moving company’s prices, services, and logistics. To help you get your answers as quickly as possible, we’ve gathered all the frequently asked questions about hiring Man and Van services and have answered them for your convenience!

Part 1: Questions For WhatManandVan

WhatManandVan is an online marketplace that allows you to compare the cost of multiple Man and Van companies in the UK with just a few clicks. With the help of this website, the process of finding and hiring the best Man and Van company in your area is quick and hassle-free.

To answer your question, we are not a Man and Van company. However, we have reliable partner Man and Van companies all over the UK whom we can connect you with, should you need one to help you out with your move.

Using WhatManandVan is pretty easy! 

Step 1: Complete our form

Fill out our commitment-free enquiry form. We will then send you a list of prospects. You’ll receive up to four Man and Van companies so you can choose the best match for you.

Step 2: Contact the list of prospects

Or you can wait for them to contact you. Take this opportunity to ask your questions and discuss your moving needs in more detail. You can do this over the phone or in person. Just ask for their address and set an appointment so you can go over your situation properly.

Step 3: Ask for a price estimate

When you talk with the removal companies, ask for a quote. This way, you can determine whether it’s still within your budget range. Take note that price estimates are not set in stone and may change depending on the circumstance. 

Step 4: Compare notes

Once you’ve talked to our partners, start comparing your notes. Rank the factors by importance, such as price, friendliness, distance, ease of transaction, etc.

Step 5: Contact your chosen partner

Once you’ve chosen your Man and Van company, give them a call and let them plan your move while you start packing.

No, we will match you with up to four of our partner moving companies for free. On the other hand, you will still have to pay your selected moving company their Man and Van service fees.

Yes, WhatManandVan covers practically all areas in London. Moreover, our services are available throughout the UK, including other major cities like Liverpool, Bristol, Manchester, and Birmingham

Unfortunately, we don’t have a service to help you plan out your move for you. However, we do have a comprehensive moving advice section, which you may refer to for moving tips, guides, and more. 

Part 2: Questions About Man and Van Companies And Their Services

A man and van service is a type of moving service that typically involves a single person or a small team using a van to help transport goods from one location to another. It is often used for small-scale moves such as moving items between apartments or transporting furniture bought from a store.

Man and van services typically offer a range of services including loading and unloading, transportation, and sometimes packing and unpacking. They may also offer additional services such as rubbish removal or furniture assembly. Man and van services are generally more affordable and flexible than traditional moving companies, making them a popular choice for small moves or those on a budget.

There is no standard cost for Man and Van services, as these moving companies charge depending on unique factors surrounding your move. These factors include the volume of the items to be moved, the size of the van used for the job, the number of movers working on your relocation, the distance of the off-loading site, and the services you avail. 

Read more about the cost of Man and Van services here.

You must book and finalise which Man and Van company and book them at least two weeks in advance. That way, you can make sure to find one that can cater to your needs. After all, most removal companies are usuallylast minuteusually lasted and unable to provide their services last-minute.

Having your prospective movers conduct a pre-move survey is greatly encouraged, as this gives them an idea about the items you need them to move, assess the property, understand your moving requirements, and provide you with an accurate price quote for your upcoming move.

A man and van is typically used for transport, deliveries, and rubbish clearance. However, many man and van drivers have also started offering moving services such as furniture dismantling and reassembly, temporary storage, and packing and upacking.

Most removal companies are insured, which means your belongings will be covered, should there be damage to your belongings under their care. However, it is advisable for you to get additional insurance coverage for your belongings. This will provide you with extra peace of mind and help you ensure that your belongings are covered if something goes wrong.

It depends on how large the moving job is. The size of your moving team and the distance between your old home and the offloading site all play a part in your total moving time as well.

There are various moving van sizes typically used for relocation. These sizes usually run from a 1.5 cubic metre van to a 7.5 tonne Luton Lorry. Here’s a Moving Van Size Guide to learn more about each moving van size. 

Typically, the customers are expected to take care of such items. However, if you wish to have your moving company help you with this process, you may make the necessary arrangements with them.

There are several items Man and Van companies cannot move. This typically includes firearms, hazardous material, illegal items, and more. 

While your movers can help you transport these items, they are not equipped to help you disconnect such things. It would be better to hire a licensed plumber or gas engineer to help you with such tasks.

Typically, yes. However, this may differ on a case to case basis, depending on your service contract and moving requirements.

We encourage you to ask your hired man and van company the same question to get a definite answer.

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