How To Find A Shed Moving Service
Moving a shed is not something we have to do that often. There are many ways to do it yourself, but if the job seems just a bit too big, then you will likely need to find a company to move your shed for you.
Normally, this would involve some very tedious searching through results pages and phonebooks, collecting quotes individually and trying to work out which shed moving service is best for you. This is where Shiply can help.
You can cut out the searching and just start collecting quotes all in one place, saving you not only time, but also money, as quotes on Shiply can be up to 75% cheaper than usual, and it will only take up a few minutes to get going.
How Much Does Moving A Shed Cost?
It can be difficult to give you an estimate to move your shed that is accurate as there a numerous factors that can affect the cost. To give you an idea of what you can expect to pay, however, these are:
Shed Size - As a general rule, the bigger the shed, the more expensive the shed moving service will be. This is because not only may it require an extra set of hands to help disassemble or haul it, but it may also require a larger vehicle.
Distance - The longer the trip, the more it is likely to cost you to move your shed. However, it is often the case that the price per mile drops for longer journeys, meaning it will still be easily affordable.
Timings - If you need your shed moved by a specific time or date then you may have to pay a little extra for this. Most shed moving services on our platform are just trying to fill space in their vehicles on journeys they are already making, and so if you can fit into their schedule, your shed moving quotes will be cheaper.
Locations - Whilst rare, particularly remote pick-up or drop-off locations can sometimes incur extra charges just for how far away they are from any standard delivery route.
How Can Shiply Help Find Shed Moving Services?
With so many options available to you when it comes to moving your shed, it can often feel a little overwhelming trying to simply pick the option that is best for you, and this is where Shiply helps.
All we need from you is some basic information about your shed move such as the pick-up and drop-off spots, and the desired timings. Once we have all of this you will start to receive quotes from shed moving companies within half an hour. Our platform has a dedicated review and feedback system that allows you to assess each company that has quoted you to move your shed, as well as message them individually with any further questions you have.
What’s more, moving a shed is often up to 75% cheaper on Shiply as many of the drivers on our platform are already making a similar journey and just want to fill spare space in their vehicles. An added bonus to this is that, by using Shiply, you are helping to save the environment by cutting down on unnecessary delivery vehicles on the roads.
Preparing For Your Shed To Be Moved
Once you have received a few quotes, selected one, and booked it, then you will need to prepare for your shed move. We suggest the following:
Disassembly - If possible then you should disassemble your shed before pick up. Not only will this make it much easier to transport, but it will also drastically reduce the risk of damage during transit.
Packing - Your shed moving service will have some advice for this, but generally, we would recommend not having parts rolling around loose - try and keep your shed secured in the vehicle to reduce the risk of damage.
Photographs - As a ‘just in case’, we suggest taking some time-stamped high-quality photographs of your shed’s condition before it is moved, as these will serve as proof in the unlikely event of damage during transit.
What To Do After Delivery
If your shed has successfully been moved, then we highly recommend checking it over and ensuring that everything is as expected. If anything is wrong, raise the issue with your chosen shed moving service as soon as possible.
One last thing we ask is that you leave a review for your chosen transport provider so that future Shiply users can know what level of service they can expect from them.
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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.
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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 .
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