How to Get a Quote from a Moving Company

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How can I be sure to get an accurate quote from house movers?

How to Get a Quote from a Moving Company

Getting a quote is the most important thing you can do before hiring house movers, whether you are using local movers, long-distance movers, or international movers. Here are some tips on getting a reliable quote:

  • Look for reviews on moving companies.
  • Check websites for evidence of legitimacy and security. You should be able to access customer service by telephone, if you choose. Look for a physical address for the company.
  • Find a company that accepts a variety of payment methods.
  • Be sure the company is licensed and insured to do the type of work advertised.
  • Your quote should always be a free service. Take your time and get more than one quote.
  • Try to be thorough in your estimation of your belongings and special moving needs.
  • Find out what kind of insurance options are available for your belongings.
  • Ask if laborers and drivers are bonded and properly certified to do the work.
  • Ask what the estimate includes and find out about other fees that might be charged.
  • Get your quote in writing. Be sure you read the quote before agreeing to the terms.

   

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