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How to Utilize Shiply to Discover a Removal Firm in Burton upon Trent


Locating an affordable removal company for your particular requirements is easy with Shiply. Whether you need a full-service package with all the extras or just a little van space for items that won't fit in your vehicle, you can save up to 75% by creating a listing on the Shiply platform with the specifics of your move & letting the quotes come to you.


Every home relocation is distinct, so having multiple estimates to compare allows you to find the ideal service for your move. With thousands of registered firms, you'll have more choice over the help you need on moving day and the cost you pay. When listing your house or flat move on Shiply, be as thorough as possible so that companies know what services to provide with accurate quotes. Once you receive several estimates, use the messaging system to communicate with the removal companies and clarify any additional details before making your final choice & accepting a quote.


Over 100,000 people have discovered a removal company through Shiply.


Advantages of Using Shiply for Your Home Relocation


Shiply has thousands of registered removal firms ready to provide you with an estimate for your home relocation. This means more options for types of companies, services, and prices.


Using Shiply conserves time. Instead of calling each company individually, you only need to create one listing, and let removal firms come to you. This allows you to focus on other tasks while estimates arrive in your inbox.


Our online form is user-friendly & straightforward. Simply answer a few questions about your specific home move, such as whether you reside in a house or flat, the number of rooms, and the addresses of both the old and new residence, and your listing will be live quickly.


Choosing Shiply is better for the environment. Our registered moving firms schedule their jobs around existing work in your area or use spare space in otherwise empty or partially-filled vehicles. This means your home move will often have a lower negative impact on the environment.


Shiply users typically save up to 75% compared to standard rates, as your belongings will be utilizing otherwise wasted space in vehicles. You won't be paying an unnecessary premium for the same high standards of service you would expect from approaching home removal firms individually elsewhere.


Types of Removal Services Available on Shiply


A comprehensive moving service will assist you with all aspects of the move, including packing, heavy lifting at both ends, and unpacking in your new residence. This type of service is typically more expensive due to the amount of work involved. A full service is suitable for busy households with limited time for packing and those who prefer to avoid the stress of the move and leave most of the work to professionals.


A part-service offers some of the same features as a full service, but not all. Typically, a part-service includes loading and unloading at both ends but does not include packing assistance. This type of service is best for those who are available on the day to be involved in the move but may need an extra pair of hands. A part-service is also suitable for those who need help with specific tasks at either end of the process, such as assembling furniture.


A self-service or self-packing move is the most basic and cost-effective removal type. Self-service can be either hiring a van to drive yourself or hiring a driver with a vehicle to transport your possessions from the old house to the new one. If you already have plenty of helpers ready to assist on moving day and don't need a team to help with packing and assembling, a self-service move is likely all you'll need.


When choosing between quotes from removal firms on Shiply, ensure you understand the service each quote includes so you know what to expect and how to prepare for moving day. Before accepting a quote, we recommend checking the Shiply profile of each company to verify their insurances, accreditations, and feedback from other Shiply users. Once you've decided which company to use, accept your chosen quote.


In the lead-up to your moving date, inform your chosen firm of any changes that may affect them.


Preparing for Your Home Relocation


There are many things to do to prepare for moving day, which will help everything run more smoothly & minimize stress. Here are some tips to help you in the lead-up to your moving day:


Notify people about your move - In addition to loved ones, remember to inform companies about your relocation, including energy providers, your bank, and Royal Mail. Subscriptions, memberships, your TV licence, and phone bill will need to be transferred to the new address, so make a list of everyone you need to inform and work through it one by one.


Declutter - Try to get rid of items you don't want to keep, especially if your new residence has less storage space than your current one. For higher-value items, consider selling on eBay for extra money, and consider donating items to charity or giving them away to friends and family. After decluttering, you'll have fewer boxes to pack, and it'll feel more like a fresh start in your new home, not surrounded by things you don't need or want.


Ask supermarkets for leftover cardboard boxes - Boxes don't have to be expensive. Ask friends and family for spare boxes or visit your local supermarket to see if they have any in the stockroom for you to have. If you've paid for a full moving service, cardboard boxes may be provided, but it's best to double-check what your service includes so you have everything you need on the day.


Pack your most-used items last - If you're struggling to get started with packing, a great place to begin is by packing the items you use the least first. If you have a loft or cupboard full of items you hardly use (but don't want to throw away), you can pack these first without impacting your day-to-day life. As moving day approaches, gradually work your way towards packing items that are more regularly used. For fragile items like crockery or ornaments, use protective packaging like bubble wrap or newspaper and ensure they are tightly packed in their boxes so they can't move around too much or break during the journey between houses.


Label everything - Make sure boxes are clearly labeled. You don't have to list everything in each box, but even writing which room it's for (e.g., kitchen, bedroom 1) will help the removal company know which room to take the box to and will help you when unpacking at the new home. Stock up on parcel tape & pens and share them out to each family member so they can pack their own bedrooms.


Try to schedule a weekday move - If possible, a weekday move is more beneficial for several reasons: There'll be less traffic on the roads, fewer people around, and there should be more removal firms to choose from by avoiding a weekend date. If you have children, moving on a weekday means they'll be at school, safely out of the way, and get to come back to a new home after their school day.


Recruit helpers - If you can and if you think you might need to, ask for help from those close to you to ease the load on moving day. An extra person helping will get the work done faster, which will lower stress levels and give you more time for enjoying your new residence. If you anticipate needing an extra pair of hands on the day, make sure you specify this on your Shiply listing so companies can source the staff needed.


Keep in contact with your chosen firm - If there are any changes that may affect how your chosen removal company can help you on the day, make sure you let them know so they are aware in advance. For example, if you're not allowed in the new home until a later time of day than when you've agreed, or if you need more vehicle space than you anticipated.


Arrange cleaning in the old house - Whether you're cleaning it yourself or hiring a professional cleaning company, make sure you leave the old house empty, clean, and tidy for the next owners to move in. If you don't want to take cleaning products to the new place, you might want to leave things like cloths or bleach for the new owners to use.


Pack a moving day bag - A great idea is for everyone to have their own moving bag packed with essentials for the first few days in your new residence. This will save you having to unpack boxes prematurely or wasting time desperately looking for a phone charger in a sea of boxes. Good things to include in a moving day bag would be a toothbrush, toilet roll, a change of clothes, and a toolkit.


Why People Often Relocate to and from Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, UK


Burton upon Trent, situated in Staffordshire, UK, is a popular destination for people looking to relocate. The town is known for its rich history, particularly its association with the brewing industry, as well as its picturesque surroundings along the River Trent. Many people choose to move to Burton upon Trent for its affordable housing, good schools, and convenient location, with easy access to major cities like Birmingham and Nottingham.


On the other hand, some residents of Burton upon Trent may decide to move away from the town for various reasons, such as job opportunities elsewhere, changes in family circumstances, or a desire for a different lifestyle. When relocating to or from Burton upon Trent, many people opt for professional removal services to ensure a smooth and stress-free transition.


Shiply can help connect those planning a move to or from Burton upon Trent with reliable and affordable removal firms. By creating a listing on Shiply with the details of your move, you can receive quotes from multiple removal companies serving the Burton upon Trent area, allowing you to compare prices and services to find the best option for your specific needs and budget.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Shiply Cover My Area?

Yes! There are couriers using Shiply all over the country and abroad, so whether you need to move a sofa across town or send a car across Europe, we have got you covered.

Does Shiply Have Different Sized Vehicles?

There are thousands of couriers on Shiply, with a wide range of vehicle sizes capable of handling any delivery. Providing the rough dimensions (and pictures if possible) on your listing will allow the delivery company to get the right vehicle sent out to you.

Can I Call Shiply?

Shiply Support is available from 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday on 020 3137 2454. You can also send an email to .

Who Will Carry Out My Delivery?

Whoever you choose! There are thousands of rated transport providers on our platform ready to make a bid to carry out your delivery. It is up to you to decide which quote to accept.

When Will I Receive A Quote?

You will typically start to receive quotes within 30 minutes. If you are worried about the lack of quotes, try adding some more detail to your listing as transport providers may be unsure of dimensions or weight and feel unable to provide an accurate quote. If your delivery is urgent, you can try our 'featured delivery' feature which moves your listing to the top of the search page for couriers.

How Many Quotes Will I Receive?

Whilst there is no guarantee of quotes, 98% of our listings receive at least 3 quotes, so you are likely to find someone who can undertake the delivery of your items.

Does Shiply Provide Packing Materials?

If your item requires packing materials or extra care then you should make sure this is highlighted in your listing and discussed with any transport provider whose quote you are considering. Couriers on Shiply are able to provide all levels of service and can help pack your items, just ensure you inform them of your needs.

Will My Goods Be Tied Up Securely?

Transport providers will almost always tie up an item in the transport vehicle, as the risk of damage from moving around during transit is high. You should always confirm safety precautions and packing needs with transport providers before accepting a quote.

Can Items Be Taken Upstairs?

Yes, items can be taken upstairs if needed, and can also be assembled. Transport providers on Shiply are happy to provide these services, but you should ensure that you are mentioning these requirements in your listings as it may mean a second person is required for the move.

Can I Travel With My Goods?

The majority of transport providers on Shiply are only insured for the transportation of goods, however, some are also able to take people. If you need to travel with your goods, make sure to mention this in your listing and highlight this to any courier who quotes on your listing.

What If I Need To Cancel My Booking?

If you have accepted a quote and paid the deposit but wish to cancel the delivery, then you should first inform your chosen transport provider that you no longer require the delivery. You should then contact us at to have your deposit refunded.

Can I Change The Address Of The Delivery?

If you have not yet accepted a quote then you are able to change the address of your listing. Note that editing details of your listing after publishing will result in active quotes being voided, so you will have to wait for new quotes to come in. If you have already accepted a quote and need to change the address, please let your transport provider know and contact us at .

Will The Movers Help With Unpacking?

Transport providers on Shiply are able to help with your house move on both ends (packing and unpacking), but you should make sure they are informed of this requirement as they may need to plan for this.

How Many Movers Will Show Up?

This depends on the transport provider. If you require more than one mover, make sure to highlight this in your listing as it may change the quotes you receive.

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    Compare prices and read previous customer feedback to pick the right delivery quote for you.

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    Sit back and relax while your item is safely delivered by your chosen transport provider.

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