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What To Expect When Hiring Movers

Hiring Movers

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Certainly hiring professional movers will make of your move a stress-free experience…all you’ve got to do is make sure to hire the right local moving company and this means identifying and staying away from brokers. Understanding what to expect from professional movers is what this blog is all about and it’s just a 2-minute read! It’s not always easy to spot brokers…in the end, they are masters at portraying themselves as local movers, and on that note, here’s what you can expect when hiring a reputable moving company:

Initial Quote

When calling a moving company to quote your move, expect the moving coordinator on the other end of the line to conduct himself in a detail-oriented way at all times. Starting with an assessment (inventory) of the items to be moved. This could be done through an in-home estimate, or over the phone, where the moving coordinator will ask you a series of questions, such as if you will be requiring packing services as well as the volume, type, and fragility of items to be moved. 

This is a crucial and necessary step in order to calculate the right amount of packing materials and equipment to be able to provide you with a 5-star service. If you get rushed through this process…this is a red flag and you’re most likely dealing with a broker! Run!