What to look for before hiring a Mover
When you want to buy something- may it be a present, a chair, a souvenir or a piece of clothing- you don’t just pick it randomly from any shop. You first set your preferences, choose a few shops and then walk around comparing your prices, quality, and other requirements.
The same happens when choosing an office or residential moving company for your relocation. You need to hire a good company that will take care of your belongings. Choose a mover that will ensure a stress-free and a smooth commercial or office moving process. Thankfully, there are myriads of River Forest cheap moving companies that provide quality yet affordable moving services. The relocation process shouldn’t take a toll on you.
Let’s see what you should look for when hiring a mover
Proficiency is arguably one of the most crucial things to look for when choosing a moving company. Before you entrust your furniture to complete strangers, you first need to know if they are skilled and trained to perform a smooth and less stressful relocation.
Interstate and cross-country movers that have been in business for long have professional-know-how in dealing with unforeseen circumstances and other relocation challenges. A flawless track record and positive reviews mean a big deal.
You can get cheap moving services irrespective of your budget. You don’t need to spend all your savings hiring a local or a long-distance moving company. Moving household goods is costly, so the lower the price, the better. To strike a balance between cost and quality, you need to have at least four in-home estimates. Compare the given quotes and get clarification on the given rates.
Ask if the prices quoted in the estimate include a charge for extra services. Inquire about the packing supplies, moving labor charges, moving storage fee, and any other financial-related questions.
The safety of your belongings should always be first priority. You would not want to hire a mover with unlabeled trucks, inexperienced workers, and a poorly-serviced moving truck. Find out if your potential mover is insured and licensed.
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A reputable mover meets the required federal standards to ensure the safety of the clients' items. Membership in BBB and the American Moving and Storage Association guarantees that a mover assumes liability for the assets in custody. They must have a USDOT number for legitimacy to conduct long-distance moves efficiently.
Convenience comes right after speed, safety, and adeptness. Therefore, when searching for a mover, ensure their services suit your relocation needs and budget.
- Ensure they can load and unload a moving vehicle efficiently as well as delivering goods on time.
- Has trusted and courteous movers who will ensure a trouble-free moving day.
- Has the necessary equipment for lifting furniture and towing heavy machines?
In addition to standard moving services – packing, loading, unpacking, and unloading- you may require specialized relocation assistance. A full-service moving company will offer extra services like;
- disassembling and reassembling of furniture
- hoisting large furniture pieces
- split pickup and deliver
- Warehouse handling.
These services are, however, offered at a different rate than the standard services. Have in mind that not all movers provide accessorial services, as some lack adept skills and necessary equipment.
If you have been looking for reputable movers that handle moves with exactitude, look no further. Hook up with one of the top River Forest cheap moving companies. We take pride in proving quality and cost-effective services to our clients. In addition to a written estimate, we also give a free quote. Get in touch with us and enjoy myriad of excellent relocation services.
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.