Cheap Movers in Benton
Throughout the world, there are reliable, affordable moving companies just waiting to help out anyone who gives them a call. So if you think it’s impossible to find an affordable, dependable moving company to help you with your relocation out of Benton, Arkansas- you’re wrong. Matter of fact, finding the right mover for your future relocation only takes a little knowledge and understanding of what it takes to be a great, professional mover. To get you better prepared for your search, we would love to lend you some advice from seasoned experts.
Hiring Professional Movers
The simplest and most capable manner to find a moving company that suits your relocation needs and budget is by using the Internet as your tool for searching. Search for “cheap movers near me” and you will certainly get a long list of potential movers near your home in Benton. Look over each one’s website to find certain information proving their authenticity and reliability. The moving company you choose to hire should have the following characteristics and traits…
- A USDOT number proving their registry with the Department of Transportation.
- A license issued to them by the State of Arkansas.
- Licensed movers are required by law to obey the state’s minimum insurance requirements. A mover’s free, minimum coverage is likely not enough to protect the entire value of your property to be handled by them. Therefore, it is wise to ask about additional insurance plans.
- Any reviews, testimonials and ratings regarding the mover should obviously be positive.
- Customer service reps should happily and quickly takes call during business hours so that they can assist and guide customers and anyone interested, effectively.
- Even if they don’t have the kinds of relocation services you expect, they must have the ability to assist your type of relocation. For example, if you were to be moving off of a military base, the mover must offer military moving services due to the technicalities involved with such relocations.
Don’t sweat it if you can’t find all the information you need online. It is always highly suggested that you take advantage of a mover’s free quotes which can be used with the other data collected to determine whom you should employ for help. Since most of these free quotes are given over the phone, you will have plenty of opportunity to ask the mover other questions on your mind too.
The Cost of Moving
The price you pay for moving services cannot be accurately determined or configured until very specific information is learned. As stated above, this is why many movers offer non-binding estimates within just minutes of collecting simple data from a potential customer. There are two ways to gather these quotes- by phone or use of an online moving service calculator. Either way works great bu calling in is more personal and sometimes, more accurate with its calculations.
How Can I Keep the Costs as Low as Possible?
Since you might be frightened by the fact there isn’t much way of knowing what you will need to pay out in relocation service costs, you may be wondering if there is anyway you can keep the overall cost of the move down as low as possible. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to assure that the cost of your move doesn’t get too out of hand.
- Even though it is of the utmost convenience, opt out of full packaging services to save a little more money.
- Reuse slightly used boxes, newspapers, paper plates, linens, and other soft materials for packaging your property up.
- Walk through your home before you even begin to pack so that you can toss away any broken or useless items. Then, put aside any items you no longer wish to keep but that are in decent condition. You can sell these items online or in a garage sale before the relocation takes place to earn extra money for the cause.
Choose to move during the slower months of the year (usually winter months) and try to take advantage of any currently running promotions or discounts if you can qualify.
A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.
About A1’s Moving and Storage Solutions
Some moving companies aren’t capable of handling various moving situations and therefore they choose to focus on specific relocation types. However, that isn’t the case for A1. Here at A1, we have used our years of experience and networking to gain us access to the best transport technology and moving equipment around. Due to this, we can provide the following services and assistance…
- Local Moving
- State to State Moving
- Cross Country Relocations
- International Relocations
- Full Service Moves
- Full Packing Moving
- Small Moves for Studios and Apartments, etc.
- Heavy Furniture and Equipment Transports
- Residential Relocations
- Commercial Relocations
- Office Moving
- Student Dorm Relocations
- Military Base Moving
- High Priority Moving Services and Options
- Real Time Satellite Tracking Services
- Various Recycling Solutions
- Storage Services of All Kinds
- Auto and Oversized Cargo Transport Services and More…
Preparing for a Move
To keep the relocation going along as it should- timely, safely, successfully and much more effortlessly, there are a few responsibilities you must undertake. Fortunately, none of these take much time and are very easy to see through. Here is what you should do in prep of the mover’s arrival…
- Clear out a large enough parking spot as near to the home’s entrance as possible.
- Clear out the home from debris, mess and clutter that may cause an injury or accident when the mover must go in and out collecting things to load onto the truck.
- Find someone you trust to watch the pets and kids on moving day.
- Transfer all utilities and change addresses with the USPS.
- Make sure that you at least provide the movers with water to drink.
Write out your own inventory list to keep track of your possessions.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.