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You can start your search for a moving company by researching online and reading customer reviews. You can also ask for recommendations from friends or family who have recently moved. It's essential to check if a company is licensed, insured, and registered with relevant authorities.
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The cost depends on factors such as the distance of the move, the volume of your belongings, additional services requested, and the specific moving company.
Keeping your belongings safe is essential, especially if you're moving a long distance. According to Forbes, from 2019 to 2021, permanent address changes from one state to another increased to over 10.2 million.
Most moving companies offer packing materials as part of their services or for an additional fee. A moving company can provide boxes, tape, packing paper, bubble wrap, and other supplies to ensure your items are properly protected during the move.
Yes, many moving companies offer packing and unpacking services. Professional packers can efficiently and securely pack your belongings, saving you time and effort. A moving company can also unpack and arrange items in your new home if desired.
A moving company will typically offer basic valuation coverage, also known as released value protection, at no additional cost. However, this coverage is often minimal. You can opt for full value protection or purchase additional insurance to ensure your items are adequately covered.
It's recommended to book a moving company as soon as you know your moving date, especially during peak moving seasons. Aim to book at least four to eight weeks in advance to secure your preferred company and moving date.
Tipping is not mandatory, but it's a common practice to show appreciation for exceptional service. If you're satisfied with the movers' work, you can consider tipping them individually or providing a lump sum to be split among the moving company crew.
Moving companies have restrictions on transporting hazardous materials such as gasoline, propane tanks, fireworks, and corrosive chemicals. Additionally, perishable items, plants, and pets are typically not allowed in moving trucks. Make sure to consult with the moving company about any specific restrictions or guidelines that may be in place.
While it's possible to pack and move fragile or valuable items yourself, it's generally recommended to let the professionals at a moving company handle them. Movers have experience and expertise in packing delicate items securely and can provide appropriate packing materials and techniques to ensure their safe transportation.
It's generally recommended that you be present when the movers arrive to oversee the process, answer any questions they may have, and provide instructions if needed. However, if you can't be present, you can appoint a representative to act on your behalf and communicate with the moving company.