Retaining Positivity During A Domestic Removal
One of the main things to keep in mind when you are going through the hellish process of moving house is to remember that the process is a positive one. You may have completely forgotten the excitement with which you chose the new house and put down your deposit, dreaming of the new life that you would lead, but it is still there, if you can see past the packing boxes and outrageous charges for removals companies. In a way, one of the most essential things to have in a removal is a positivity in attitude that infects everything that happens throughout the process. This may sound a little hippy-ish, but if you think about it logically, then it does make a lot of sense. You don’t have to wear hemp or sandals, you just need to think about things in a slightly different way, and you should be well on track to get things done easily and efficiently, without any bad feeling or ill will involved!For a start, there is a lot to be said for ensuring that your planning process factors everyone’s happiness in to it. Obviously, no one wants to be lugging heavy boxes around, just as no one wants to do any of the difficult bits of a removal. However, there are ways in which you can plan to ensure that everyone gets breaks during the move, and to ensure that nothing is too rushed, reducing panic and getting everyone on a similar level. The fact of the matter is that rushing things will lead to panic, and panic invariably leads to accidents, which means wasted time, costs, blame and all sorts of difficulties. Having a relaxed removal is all about time management, so work in extra time with which you can get things done if things start not to go to plan, and you will be able to get the move done in an easy way over all.Secondarily, when dealing with the removals company, make sure that you meet the team before you agree to use the company, as this will mean that you are able to get a good idea of the way in which you will be able to work with them. Traditionally, you will always have a couple of surlier individuals in the team, and you will want to ensure that you can get on side with them. In all honesty, taking a bit of interest in the team as human beings, rather than an amorphous unit of servitude will be a good way to begin, as it will humanize you in their eyes as well. Introducing the family, asking them about their own lives and families and ensuring that everyone is well fed and looked after will go a long way towards ensuring that your removals team are keen to make your removal go as smoothly as possible. If you think about it from their point of view, they are unlikely to ever see you again, and if they feel like you do not respect them, then they have little reason to respect your belongings. Show them that you are keen that they are happy in their work, and they will likely respect you and want to work hard for you. Reigning in the anger or frustration if things go wrong is important for the same reasons; if you lose your temper then the tension such an incident creates will offset everyone’s good mood, and make it difficult to get back to an enjoyable environment.