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Tips For Hiring Movers

How To Choose A Moving Company

Let’s face it, moving is stressful & finding the right moving company for your needs can be challenging. To help you hire good movers, check out these tips on what you should avoid doing when hiring moving companies.

Get Quotes From At Least 3 Moving Companies

No matter where you are moving to, whether it’s in the same city or across the country, always get at least 3 quotes so you can compare costs & look at other people’s experiences with those companies. Doing your research & background checks on each company will ensure you hire a reputable and trustworthy company and avoid a potentially nightmarish move.

Don’t Choose A Mover Based Only On Price

The least expensive mover might be the best bet. However, you should always make sure you have thoroughly researched the company. Just remember that if you’re comparing multiple movers, and you find that one mover’s quote is much lower than the others, this could be a red flag. Rogue moving companies will often try to lure customers in with low costs, special deals, & other enticements such as free services. So before you choose a mover, make sure you also understand what a rogue mover is and how to avoid hiring one.

Not Asking The Right Questions

Hiring movers isn’t easy. There are so many details you need to remember to ensure that the movers are reliable and that your stuff will be in good hands. A good, reliable mover should provide you with all the information you need and anticipate questions before you ask. After all, they do this all the time and are the experts when it comes to moving house. But because your move is unique, there may be information the mover doesn’t provide that you need to know.

Not Knowing About Additional Fees

You should always ask movers about additional costs that you may be billed for. This may include costs such as charges for moving things up and down stairs, not having a close parking space for the moving truck, and packing fees for items not properly packed. To save yourself extra fees, find out more about moving charges for which you might be responsible.

After you’ve researched their reputation and reliability thoroughly, you can make a commitment. Keep in mind the customer reviews. A capable moving company should have plenty of professional experience. They should be able to accommodate all your unique needs.

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