When facing the need for self storage or a removal, the initial temptation is to go it alone. It seems intuitive that this will keep costs down, and many people (especially men) feel loath to ask for help. However, doing everything by yourself is not necessarily the best idea. There's the pressure of trying to arrange everything to come together at the same time, with only yourself to blame if things don't go to plan. There's the risk that you take on too much and hurt yourself, and then have to take time off work to recover. There's also the constant worry of finding yourself in a situation where you really need an extra pair of hands, but there's no-one around to help you. Involving a company that offers you labour as well as transport could be the solution you've been looking for. Here are some of the benefits of getting someone to do it for you: Firstly, when you hire Man and Van to help you, the weight it partly taken off your shoulders. Moving is stressful enough without having to handle everything yourself. Less stress means a clearer head, you will make fewer mistakes. You will plan better, and organise your time more effectively. The pricing is extremely reasonable, and you can find all your needs catered for less than you may think. The removal men are experts, there's no situation they haven't seen before. After this many moves, nothing is unusual any more, they've seen it all. They can mitigate any problems that arise (properly disconnecting white goods, reminding you to take care of the last few things) that could end up making things more expensive in the long run, by anticipating any problems before they come up. Hiring professionals also means that there are extra people around to ask about things if you come across a situation that is difficult to deal with. Most removal companies also have more staff available then they are using at any one time. This means that if removal job turns out to be a little bigger than you anticipated, you can get extra people in at short notice. After all, if you triple your labour force eight hands better than two. Many of these points also apply to the process of putting your things into storage. It can be very beneficial to get help, as loading all your own things into a car a van is very labour intensive. If you find that you need more storage space or put more in storage than you had initially planned to do, this can be accommodated. Movers know how to pack storage effectively so that you make the most of the space available to you. Also, this frees up your time allowing you to use your own time for something you want to do. These people will be on hand to discuss the process of storage with you, the common things that people do to sell on or get rid of their extra possessions. For all these reasons and more, consider lightening your load by hiring professional help. Take some time to look on the internet and what's out there.