Getting The Right Man With A Van Hire For Your Move
Finding a man and van is difficult at the best of times. You will find that there are thousands of them out there, but only a few that are actually high quality and trusted services with any experience. The birth of internet advertising, with its free exposure, and easy handling has led to many people deciding that they would like to make a bit of cash from their van, which has meant that the number of man and van services available has shot up. However, these internet van drivers may not have the experience and skills that you need to get your job done effectively, so how do you find a driver who will give you the right price for the right service? It is all down to where you look. Spending ages ringing up the mobiles of people on the internet is not how you want to spend the day. Looking in other places where the pickings are a lot more likely to be good is a much more efficient way of doing things. However, even if you do find a few that seem decent, there are things that you need to look out for when you are booking them, as there are traps and pitfalls to the van service that you may not know about yet. Being prepared is half the battle, so get in the know!First off, instead of trawling the internet, just ask your friends about the van drivers that they have used! You are very likely to have a mate who has used one in the not so distant past, and even if they thought that the driver was rubbish, they may have some advice on who you should use instead. Many van drivers do not want to put their number on the internet, simply because they cannot be dealing with being called up at all hours of the day, so they rely on word of mouth. This systems is great, as it means that trusted and well established services get passed around people that are going to get on well with the driver, as everyone knows and respects each other. The issue of course is, that no one thinks to tell their friends of a van driver unless they are asked, so be sure to ask! You will find that the people that you are recommended will charge at a fair rate, and will be extremely trustworthy, as they rely on good feedback to get them future jobs. Those on the internet could be just about anyone! You may well find that your friends and relatives do not have any recommendations for you. In this case, you can still avoid the anonymity of the internet, by checking out the newspaper ads, and the windows of your local shops. These are less obvious places, so the drivers that you will find there will be a lot more dedicated to their trade than most of those found on the internet. If you think about it, the difficulty involved in the way that the driver gets their name out and about is important, as it shows how driven they are. If a person is just lazily uploading a few words and a picture of a van, then how do you know that they are going to give you a good rate, or a good service? If someone has written out an ad, gone down the road and paid the shopkeeper to put it in the window, then you know that the customer is valuable to them.