Thursday, 14 February 2013
For the extra we get:
- three removals men instead of just one
- an HGV lorry (meaning only one trip)
- no need to pay petrol
- no need to worry about crashing the vans
- no worry about picking the vans up or dropping them off
So the real difference is probably only £100 and for that all of our possessions are insured and will be handled by people who know how best to move things.
It's often the case that attempting DIY is a mistake. I remember hiring a carpenter on a day rate to fit the doors throughout my old house. I worked two rest days to pay him (it would have taken me three days to fit the doors myself and I would have needed to buy tools) and he did a much better job than I ever would have done. (He used 4" butts rather than using Polyfilla around smaller hinges - much neater.)
Obviously I'll be away for a while so you all take care now.