How to find perfect movers
The move is done smoothly and efficiently thanks to the excellent skills of the movers. While researching moving companies pick one with years of experience and remarkable reputation. Take into consideration your friends' experiences and read reviews about each company you are interested in. A perfect mover is just one click away.
Be very careful when arranging the move with your moving company. There are a lot of scammers between movers, so called false movers. Therefore, make sure to check their license, insurance and other records.
Book your movers on time. Don't wait until the week before the moving day comes to do that. Take your time to compare all moving offers that seem interesting to you. There are some periods over the year when moving companies are overbooked, so make sure to make an arrangement about a month ahead. Once you have picked a few top rated moving companies, contact them all and ask for the quote for your move, or go directly to their office. That's the first test. Efficient and helpful movers will pass it for sure. They will propose to do an inventory of all the items in order to make more precise estimate.
Make sure to get a few estimates from different companies. Once you pick one, it is necessary that you receive a written estimate as well. Your movers must meet all your standards. But don't sacrifice quality for price. Don't let the price be the deciding factor.
In order to avoid any kind of misunderstandings, establish the type of insurance offered by your moving company and their liability if some of your goods are damaged during the transport. Not being satisfied with their offer, you can obtain another insurance to cover your valuables.
Once you make an agreement with your movers you should get official confirmation of dates, cost details, logistics and a signed order for service and a bill of lading. It is understood that the person who hires the movers have certain expectations and standards.
But what about the movers? Do they have some sort of expectations?
After the task is completed successfully, movers usually would like to receive a tip.
In order to avoid the moving rush, which is during summertime and on weekends try moving in the middle of the week, it if is acceptable for you. Prepare the home for the movers' arrival and be prepared for a new episode in your life. You might need some time to get used to the idea of changing the residence. Movers prefer getting informed straight away about the possible damages made during the transport.
If determined so, the householder should pack the items so that movers can carry them out and load the truck. The problem appears when the goods are not prepared to be loaded to the truck and then movers have to do the packing and securing, which brings additional costs.
Valuable items should be handled before the moving day. Some of them you will have to transport by yourself, since the movers are not allowed to do that. Pack two separated little boxes instead of one huge and heavy. The movers will appreciate this very much.
In order to fulfill this task the best possible way both parties should consider each other's needs and expectations.
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