When my boss told me that I would be moving a lot for work, I didn't really understand what he meant. I thought he would want me to move once every few years, but he really meant that he wanted me to relocate about once every six months or so for the entire rest of the time I worked for the company. Af first I was pretty upset about it, but after a few relocations, I realized that it was actually a great opportunity to see new places and meet new people. I made this blog to create a better moving experience for everyone out there.
If you are getting ready to move, you have probably considered hiring a professional moving company. Hiring movers is one of the best ways to simplify your move and make it less stressful on yourself. Here are some things that you should know about hiring movers and what you should be asking and doing before the big day.
1. Always Ask About Extra Fees
Before you hire a moving company, you need to know what you are getting into. There are may great companies that can offer you a decent price on the move, so it is important that you get a full bid before you move your things. However, what most people don't understand is that the bid that you get may not be the final amount. Instead, there are generally some kind of extra fees associated with the move. For example, if you have heavy items, like a piano, they might charge more. If the movers have to park far away from the apartment or the home that you are moving into, they might charge more, and a myriad of other things. By getting a good bid up front and knowing about extra fees, you can better predict how much the actual move will cost in the end.
2. Interview A Couple Different Movers Before Choosing One
Another important thing to know is that you need to interview a few moving companies before you choose the right one for you. You should never conduct interviews over the phone. A company cannot accurately tell you how much your things will cost to move without doing an official assessment; instead, you need to have them come to your home and do an in-home assessment. This will be the more accurate way to figure out pricing. In addition, having more than one company give you a bid will be the best way to make sure you are getting the best deal.
3. Organize Everything Before They Come
Lastly, it is so important that, before the movers come, you go through your house and purge everything you don't need and organize your home. This will be the best way to make sure that the move goes smoothly and that the movers can quickly pack up your house and get it transported for you.
By understanding these things you can choose the right moving company for you. For additional information and advice, contact moving companies in your area.Share
26 April 2017