Why You Should Avoid The Cheapest Furniture Removal Companies

If you have ever moved house or decided to have a full clear out of large items in your existing home, then you will already know that organising furniture removal is one of the most important elements to get right.

If your furniture removal experience is a bad or low quality one, then the entire project is likely to be one that goes wrong at more turns than you would like.

Here at Caloundra Removals, if there is one thing that we have learnt in our time as a well-reputed firm, it is that you can’t afford to skimp on prices for this kind of thing.

We are by no means expensive, but we definitely charge a fair price for good service!

Here is why you should avoid the cheapest furniture removal companies.

  • Cheaper, unregulated removal companies are prone to hiring day workers with little to no experience, and this means that your furniture can be put at risk by people who don’t know how to properly handle it and store it within a van. Going with the training and experience of a well-reputed firm is always the best course of action.
  • A trick that a lot of less honest companies like to pull is surprising you with hidden costs and fees right at the end of the job. It is a simple and effective way to make extra money because they have your furniture for ransom. We never make those kinds of decisions in our day to day business because we respect our customers too much.
  • Quite simply, if you want to have a job done properly, you are going to have to pay what you believe it is worth. In any area of business, if something seems too good to be true, then it probably is. If you are paying next to nothing for your furniture removal, then you are going to receive the kind of service that feels like next to nothing as well.

So, if you are in the position of needing a furniture removal company in the near future, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

We will be able to provide you with a fair and reasonable quote in no time at all, one that we think is the perfect combination of budget fitting with stellar service guaranteed!

For more information on what to look for in a furniture removal company, read our previous blog!

Following the recent lockdown for South East Queensland, we can advise we are operating as normal as our industry is deemed an essential service. Our crews have all the required PPE and many are being regularly tested.

Unfortunately our Sydney operation based in Ingleburn is restricted to receiving and dispatching freight from our warehouse only.

We are not servicing Victoria ourselves but are working closely with our agents of more than 20 years to ensure we service our customers moving to or from Victoria the best we can.

North Queensland is operating as per normal.

If there are any queries or concerns involving your removal, please feel free to call on 1300 723 783 or email: operations@caloundraremovals.com.au

CALOUNDRA REMOVALS & STORAGE is committed to ensuring the health and safety of workers and others affected by our work activities.  We place the highest priority on making sure work activities are carried out safely and reasonable measures are taken to remove (or reduce if they can’t be eliminated) risks to the health and safety of workers and others.  People are our most important asset and safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a potential hazard for workers and other people at workplaces. CALOUNDRA REMOVALS & STORAGE will apply the necessary measures in order to protect workers and all other persons from contracting COVID-19.

CALOUNDRA REMOVALS & STORAGE will to keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 information and advice to ensure that any action taken is measured and appropriate. This includes closely monitoring the Australian Government Department of Health and any advice from state or territory government agencies.

CALOUNDRA REMOVALS & STORAGE will initiate control measures that include but are not limited to the following:

  • Review and promote our infection control procedure.
  • Ensuring workers are aware of the isolation/quarantine periods in accordance with advice from the Australian Government Department of Health.
  • Providing clear advice to workers about actions they should take if they become unwell or think they may have the symptoms of coronavirus, in accordance with advice from the Australian Government Department of Health and state or territory health department.
  • Eliminating or minimising international work travel, in line with the travel advice on the Australian Government’s Smartraveller website.
  • Providing regular updates to workers about the situation and any changes to organisational policies or procedures.
  • Contingency planning to manage staff absences
  • Providing workers with information and links to relevant services should they require support.

Workers also have a duty to take reasonable care for their own health and safety and to not adversely affect the health and safety of others. Workers should be reminded to always practice good hygiene and other measures to protect themselves and other against infection. This includes:

  • To self-isolate if returning from an overseas trip, or being in close contact with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19
  • Washing their hands often, with soap and water, or carrying hand sanitiser and using it as needed
  • Covering their mouth when coughing or sneezing, but not using their hands to do so
  • Seeing a health care professional if they start to feel unwell
  • If unwell, avoiding contact with others (including shaking hands or other touching, such as hugging).
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