This has been updated for August 2017
Moving house is a huge job. There’s so much to think about: packing, cleaning, organising, getting rid of the old, purchasing the new… the list goes on. The last thing you want is the added stress of dodgy, unreliable removalists.
To help with this, we’ve put together the top 4 removalists based on your feedback. Check it out, see what you think, and fingers-crossed your moving day runs smoothly.
What Makes a Great Removalist?
Let’s clarify what exactly makes a great removalist company.
- Affordability. That means no hidden costs or nasty surprises.
- Respect. Workers must treat your furniture, boxes, artwork, and other household goods with care. And, they must do everything they can to avoid damage.
- Reliability. This means they show up on time and ready to work.
- Customer service. Service should be professional, friendly, and polite.
- Efficiency. Removalists should be experienced workers that don’t waste your time. They get the job done, and they get it done fast.
The Top 4 Canberra Removalists According to You
We read through your comments, complaints, and recommendations and created this list of the 4 best Canberra removalists.
With over 30 years of experience, Mitchell Family Removals are a top pick among commenters. This locally owned business specialises in moving furniture both in Canberra, and in all capital cities across the country.
Colin, the owner of Mitchell Family Removals, prides himself on good old-fashioned customer service, and is happy to go out of his way to meet your unique moving needs. Whether you’re moving to a new house or relocating your office, Mitchell Family Removals are one of the best Canberra removalists available.
Your feedback demonstrates the reliability and five-star customer service Mitchell Family Removals offers: “Colin and Gary from Mitchell Family Removals were fantastic and great to work with. They were hard working and really helpful, and showed incredible patience,” wrote AnglicareACT.
White Knight Transport received the most recommendations out of all Canberra removalists. With 20 plus years experience, White Knight Transport is dedicated to providing their customers with a personalised service to meet their unique needs. There no job too big, too small, or too sensitive for White Knight Transport.
In addition to their Canberra and interstate removal services, White Knight offers an affordable packing services, as well as a box delivery service to make your move as stress free as possible.
Many of you recounted your positive experience with White Knight Transport. “Two loads and under five hours later a large three bedroom house and garage full of cr#p was transported to another three bedroom house with garage with a minimum of fuss and zero damage or breakages,” wrote Marty.
A great experience results in repeat business: “They’ve moved me 4 times now. They achieved a great job every time. Punctual, careful, efficient and I think relatively cheap,” wrote Matt0503.
Carmen Greens Furniture Removals & Storage understand that moving house can be an unpleasant experience, so they aim to minimise stress with their popular Canberra removalist services. That’s why they were another favourite among our commenters.
As a family-owned business, Carmen Greens Furniture Removals & Storage are happy to put together a unique removal package that suits your personal needs. This makes them a cost efficient and reliable option. What’s more, they offer storage options, small-scale removal solutions, and obligation-free quotes.
Here’s what one commenter, KT67, had to say about their experience with Carmen Greens: “They did a fantastic job of our last move and charged by the hour with no hidden charges.”
With over a decade of experience, ACT Movers will help you relax on moving day. Another family owned business, their friendly team offer reliable removal services – from one item to an entire house.
ACT Movers have a range of equipment, tools, and trucks to ensure the safe transportation of your belongings. In fact, they promise to treat your stuff as if it were their own. ACT Movers will also disassemble and assemble large furniture – just another thing you don’t have to worry about.
One commenter, AmyB, described their experience with ACT Movers as the “BEST MOVE EVER.” Here’s what they had to say: “The guys arrived on time, got started straight away, took very good care of our items & genuinely cared about making our move swift & successful.”
Who Will You Pick?
Thanks to our commenters who provided insightful feedback on the best – and worst – Canberra Removalists. Hopefully you’ve found the perfect removal company for your upcoming move.
Comment down below detailing your experience with Canberra based removalists. Who would you recommend? Who would you use again? And who would you steer clear of?