When it comes to moving house, there are multiple benefits to having a few hints and tips as to the problems that lie ahead. You may find that wading in unprepared will result in you needing to take a few steps back to undo mistakes once in a while, but realistically, if you are well aware of what these problems could be, then you should not end up with such issues at all. Follow the following guidelines for one of the major aspects of moving house; finding a perfect removals van company. 1. Be sure of what you need form your removals company.There is nothing more frustrating for both parties than someone who rings up a company and dawdles about asking questions that can’t really be answered over the phone about what kind of domestic removal service they need. You should either get companies around for a visit so that they can give you an idea of what it is you are after, or you need to make a call yourself. The specifics can be changed later on, but usually a rough overview of the house removal is needed. The number of rooms, and the nature of the property’s furnishing are both major aspects in whether you will be needing a large service, or you could fit everything in a man and van type vehicle. The latter is obviously a huge amount cheaper, and you will find that you can fit a surprising amount in the rear of a long wheel base van, so do look into this. Going with a man and van does mean a lot of extra lifting work for you however, unless you are able to get a bit of extra help for the right price. Ensure that your removals service can supply you with all the extras that you may need, like removals boxes, packing services and self storage.2. Get personal.On your domestic removal, you need to be sure that you trust everyone involved to do a great job at all times. If there is any doubt as to the ability of an individual or a firm, then you will not have as smooth a move, as you will be worried about it all. The likelihood is that you will find that recommendations for companies that come from a friend or family member will be much more highly thought of in your mind, than you may even recognize yourself! If you can get a personal recommendation, then pursue it; it may turn out not to work, but at least you have a chance of finding a company that you know to be god without all the hassle!3. Get selective.If recommendations don’t work, then you still have the vastness of the web to find you a domestic removals company. The number of removal vans on the internet is ridiculous, but you will no doubt find that you can easily whittle the wheat from the chaff, it just takes a little detective work. The web is full of bizarre adverts that don’t say a huge amount but offer insane prices, which are never the realistic extent of the cost, so avoid them. Companies that give away as much information as possible tend to be the best, as they have a more warming presence. Check out any reviews that you can find on independent reviews sites, and you will be sure to find a company that suits you. On the reviews, you will be able to find traits that you like or dislike about the various companies; lateness and laziness will be reported alongside good value and friendliness, so you can make an informed decision and feel confident that you will get a similar service to those who have commented.