Cheap Movers in Lincoln
Moving out of Lincoln, Alabama? Well, you’re best bet is to hire a mover that upholds all of the qualities a legitimate relocation company should have. The web makes it much easier to find the right mover by providing you with numerous websites and listings. As long as you understand what to look for in a moving company, you should have no problem finding one you’re willing to hire. We could make it easy and tell you to just give us a call here at A1, but we won’t persuade you- too much. Instead, we will supply you with enough information to soundly form your own decision.
Hiring Professional Movers
To hire the right mover out of Lincoln, there are valid features that the company should exhibit. Knowing these qualities only makes your search less overwhelming and provides you with a great way to narrow down your results. So, pull out the pen and paper and get ready to jot down notes as you scour the Internet in search of a mover nearby.
Features All Movers Should Demonstrate
- The precise licensing, certifications and approvals as demanded by local, state and federal agencies. This includes USDOT registration.
- Access to the most distinct and well-reviewed equipment and technologies.
- Good reviews, ratings and testimonials proving their past customers are satisfied and appreciate the help they received.
- They should have a variation of moving services including options for storage and other discretional services. It should be easy for them to customize your relocation process to fit your situation and your financial means.
- The states decide how much insurance a registered moving company should provide to their customers. This is only partial coverage in most cases so you’ll want to inquire about the companies’ insurance policies.
- They should have low, reasonable rates and not expect any money upfront before any services were commenced.
You can thin out your options by looking for the above qualities in a mover. Consequently, you will have formed a list of loyal, established moving companies to look further into. Any information you can’t find regarding a moving company, go ahead and give them a call to have your questions answered. During this call you should also be able to receive a free estimate. Use these when you go to mull over all your results trying to find the perfect mover in Lincoln.
The Cost of Moving
The cost of your relocation services cannot be determined accurately unless you hire flat rate movers or allow them to perform an in-house evaluation. During this evaluation there are several things the moving specialists will look for and take into consideration. They will count how many rooms there are, check out hallways and stairways, elevators and entryways to see how likely it is to get large pieces safely through and loaded onto the truck. They’ll also consider how much you have to relocate and how difficult it might be. These are all things that help them to determine how many handlers are needed and how much time the entire relocation might take.
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Disregarding the already uber low prices of moving services, you may wonder if there’s ways you can save more. Well, there certainly are. By choosing not to buy optional services such as full packing (although they’re extremely convenient and helpful), you can save a bit on your relocation. However, you will need to pack up everything on your own if this is the case. As you go to buy the right materials to do so, skip out on purchasing packaging peanuts, moving blankets and other fillers and wraps for your boxes and furniture. Instead, use linens, newspapers, paper plates (to keep separation between dishes), and other soft materials.
By getting rid of some of your stuff, you are lightening the load for the movers. Since the weight of your possessions poses a huge affect on how much your services cost, this also lowers the price. Furthermore, you will earn money before the move takes place by selling useful items online or in a garage sale. You may also want to ask your skilled movers if they have any discounts that you might qualify for or any currently running promotions you can take advantage of.
About A1’s Moving and Storage Solutions
Dissimilar to other moving companies around the nation, A1 chooses to offer a wide variety of services and solutions to their customers so that it is easier for them to find exactly what they need at a price they can manage to pay without hurting their bank account. Some moving companies specialize in specific moving types which is totally fine and at their own discretion, but it doesn’t help out everyone in need of relocation help. Since A1 has been around for decades we have complete access to all the equipment, tools, help and technology we need. Here is what we have to offer those who come to us for support in their move…
- Local Relocations
- Long Distance Relocations
- Office Moves
- Commercial Moves
- Overseas Relocations
- Door to Door
- Expedited Services
- Varied Storage Solutions
- Full Packing Services
- Full Service Moves
- Auto and Heavy Equipment Transports
- Heavy Furniture Removal- Assembly and Disassembly Included
Preparing for a Move
Arranging for your relocation is solely your responsibility in the matter. Even though there are some ways a mover can help you out before moving day, it’s only if you chose to hire them for full packing or full moving services. Otherwise, you’ll need to begin packing weeks beforehand to get the task completed according to the mover’s standards. The optimal way to get ready for the relocation is by writing out and keeping a checklist. Below, you’ll find some common yet relevant checklist entries to help you stay on track…
- Start putting aside money for other moving expenses such as travel, lodging and material expenses. Have more cash put aside for any possible unforeseen expenses.
- Find someone you trust to watch the children and pets on the days the handlers for the moving company are expected to come in.
- Pick up the house assuring that it’s emptied from any clutter, debris or mess that may make it difficult for the handlers to conduct their job quickly and safely.
- Change your address with any subscriptions or businesses that send you mail. Also change it with the USPS.
- Start performing job, physician, pharmaceutical, and school transfers in enough time to have them completed before the relocation.
- Prepare snacks and drinks for the movers so they aren’t inclined to run out and fetch them for themselves. This saves time and money from being added onto the relocation.
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.