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Frequently Asked Questions

Why choose Effectual?

Effectual have been specialists within this industry since 2002.
We pride ourselves on our competitive pricing and unrivalled service.
We believe that our customers deserve the highest levels of service and we aim to surpass expectations time and time again.
We can promise new clients that their documents are in safe hands and available, as, and when you need them, 24 hours a day.

Do we have to sign a contract for the duration of the storage term?

We dont believe in holding you to ransom, hence, we dont believe in you signing a contract that will tie you to us for months at a time, a year, or even longer.
Our agreements are for 30 days.
We want our clients to want to store their documents with us.
We have never lost a client due to bad service and this is an achievment we are very proud of.
We belive that once a client experiences the way we work, they wont want to change.

Are there any hidden charges?

No one likes a suprise on their invoice. We have no hidden charges, the price we quote is the price you pay.
We will not charge you a handling fee for each box that you require, this is included in our rerieval cost.
We quote you a price, per box, per month and a retrieval cost, ensuring that you know your monthly spend at all times.

Do I have to use your boxes?

No. You are free to use your own boxes. If your documents are already boxed, then we can collect the boxes as they are as long as they are in a suitable condition for storage.
Our boxes have been designed to protect your documents and tend to have a longer shelf life than most. We are happy to provide a sample if required.
We offer a lifetime guarantee on our boxes for the full duration of their storage term.

How do I recall a box or document?

You can request a recall of a box either by phone, or email

How quickly can I retrieve a box?

Our standard retrievals are delivered on a next day basis.
We can however, deliver on the same day if required.
Emergency retrievals are also available, within 3 hours of your call.
We also offer a 'scan on demand service' where the docuement required is located and scanned, before being emailed directly to you.

I have boxes to collect. How soon can you react?

We are able to collect within 24 hours. If you need anything quicker, please ask and we will do all we can to arrange.
We have different office locations.

Are you able to deliver boxes back to other locations?

Yes, we can deliver your items to any worldwide destination.

Can you provide references?

Yes. We are able to provide contact details of existing clients that are happy to be contacted for references.

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