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|Tips For Choosing A Reliable Moving Company|
Moving from one place to another can be very stressful. It requires a lot of time for planning and packing. Choosing a good and reputable moving company is very important. It can help in making the moving process easier and less stressful.
Here are important things to consider when finding the right moving company:
1. Do your research.
For interstate moves, be sure to also:
Be sure to ask free estimates from at least three different moving companies. Most moving companies offer free quotes online or over the phone. However, for a more accurate estimate, it would be better to ask a representative to come over to see all the furniture, clothes and other things that need to be moved. In addition, ask for the final bid in writing.
Get at least 3 recent references to interview before making your selection. It will be helpful to know about their experiences, especially the things they didn't like about the moving company, if there is any.
Once you get the quote, it won't do harm if you ask them for any additional discounts. With the current conditions of the economy, a lot of companies are more flexible in giving discounts.
It is advisable to use a credit card versus cash as you will be more protected. Tip: You can always dispute a charge with a credit card company if you feel you were mischarged.
Talk to the representative of the moving company and ask questions about their policies and agreements.
Here are some important questions to ask:
7. Quality over price.
When making your selection, be sure to choose the best mover based on quality. You might be attracted with the lowest estimated price, but you have to remember, it is not the actual price. You might end up paying for more. Consider several factors and do not depend solely on price. Remember, you usually get what you pay for.
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