Fair Trading On Avoiding Scammer Removalists
Due to the previous cases of consumers complaining about being scammed by the removalists and storage in Sydney they hired, Fai Trading has been warning the public to be more aware before hiring. It is important that consumers do their research before anything else. Go through independent websites and read all the comments of the previous customers and the reviews they have left. This will give you a clue on the type of service or company you are hiring. If you know someone in your circle who have hired a removalists before then it is best to ask for their referral, as long as they are happy with the service they got. The Australian Furniture Removers Association keeps track of all legitimate removalist, you can check with them if the company you are hiring follows their standard which was created to protect consumers.
Before hiring, make sure to be upfront with the removalist you are hiring and ask all the necessary questions. Ask about the total cost which you will have to pay for the move. Ask the inclusions of the cost and whether they charge hourly or on a fixed rate. Make sure to confirm about additional cost which you may have to pay later on. The removalist should be able to give you an approximate time frame of how long the move will take and if they will be charging on storage if there are any delays during that time.
Do not start a deal unless there is a written agreement regarding the quote, with every details listed down so that you will have something to show for in case of any changes. Before accepting, make sure that the cost is clear to you and there will be no additional charges later on.
There should be a contract before starting any transaction which states the complete details of the service the removalists and storage in Sydney will provide. The pickup and delivery address should be indicated, as well as the time and date of the move. The inventory of the household items being moved and insurance should also be included inthe contract.