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What To Do Before Your Next Move With A Moving Company

Jan 10, 2008
If your last move didn't go as planned or smooth as expected. Then you should take my advise and remember that proper planning and thoroughly paying attention to the details of written estimates makes all the difference. This is essential for a successful move when having to rely a moving company to pack, move and unpack all your worldly possessions.

In my experience and let me tell you that I have moved quite a bit in my short lifetime. My advise to you is that if you educate yourself with moving terminology and terms, even a little bit it will help you in the long run not to be taken advantage of. Some of the things you should be sure of when it comes to moving estamates; Make sure all estimates are written and can be clearly defined. Is your estimate a binding or non-binding estimate? Your final estimate should be binding so that you are not hit with additional charges in the end.

Proper planning is the key to any successful move or situation. Any one will tell you that but what exactly does that mean. When so much information is available to you now days especially on the internet how do you sift through it all to find a good and reliable mover and packer company that you can trust and rely on.

If you are searching the internet for companies, go to their specific site and look for customer satisfaction testimonials posted. Make sure that the company has an 800 customer service number for you to contact any time of the day or night. This is an indicator that the company has your best interest in mind.

Go behind the scenes of what a moving company will try and tell you and search the Better Business Bureau for information. They have all information available to you to make an educated decision. If there are any complaints filed against a company you will find them posted with the Better Business Bureau. Look to see how well the company handles disputes and how well they worked to resolve the issue.

Most reputable and reliable companies will have on hand all the necessary paperwork for you to fill out for your move or relocation and have agents on hand to help guide you through the process. This is extremely important especially if you are having your car transported and need to hire a car transporting service.

Have an agent arrive at your home at a time that is convenient for the both of you. This way both of you can stay relaxed and not feel pressured or rushed through the process of noting everything that is to be packed and moved. This is a very important part of the process so please make ample time for this.

Set some goals and have a deadline for when you want your household items packed by your expected moving date. If you plan on packing your personal possessions yourself make sure you allow plenty of time to gather packing materials and have everything packed so it can be delivered to your new location at the expected date.
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