Questions You Should Ask Your Moving Company | Moving Tips

Questions to Ask Your Mover

  • How much experience do you have in the moving and storage business?
  • Are you licensed for both local and out-of-state moves?
  • Do you carry workers compensation insurance?
  • How long will my move take?
  • Are there items that are not legally allowed to be moved? If so, what are they?
  • How much will my move cost? What am I being charged for?:
    • Packing and unpacking services
    • Packing materials
    • Distance/Mileage of the move
    • Total weight of the move
    • Other
  • Do your employees go through background checks? Are they full-time?
  • Who will be my point of contact throughout the move?
  • Can my possessions be stored on a long or short-term basis?
  • Do you offer crating for specialty items?
  • What services, if any, do you offer for appliances?
  • How will my high-valued items and family heirlooms be handled?
  • How will my home be protected against potential damage?
  • Should any loss or damage occur, am I protected?
  • What happens when damage occurs?
  • Can I do my own packing?
  • Do you offer packing supplies for purchase?
  • How long will the packing and loading processes take?
  • What are my payment options?

Review your moving estimates in great detail. Be sure you understand all charges. If you don’t, do not hesitate to ask questions.

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