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Mistakes You Should Avoid When Hiring Movers


Are you about to move in a new home but are worried to transport your much-valued furniture, heavy appliances, and other delicate belongings? Thought of hiring professional movers but have always been skeptical to do so because of your limited knowledge on this operation? While it is truly a daunting task to find trusted professionals to do this service for you, there are ways to avoid committing mistakes when availing the service of house movers.  Read on to be mindful of these common unwanted mistakes.

It’s not always the CHEAPEST:  Just because a particular home moving company offers the cheapest price doesn’t mean that they could extend you the best service. See what are the specific aids, assistance, and facilities that you are paying for a particular package you decided to avail from them. You might end up complaining if you found out in the end that what they offer is less than what you signed on. Be thorough in examining the movers’ capability to deliver what they promise to do. Never be deceived by the figures; always prefer quality over quantity.

Not asking for possible  Extra Charges:  Some tricky companies may not explicitly tell you some add-on charges that may just surfaced during the process of moving. There have been cases when the company gives extra charges when they work beyond the time you’ve set. There are also instances when they ask for extra payment when you did not find them a space for parking their vehicle. Always anticipate these possible charges by asking the supervisor about services that may have not been listed on the contract you’ve read.

Not doing a Personal Inventory of your Belongings: Even though you have people to help you in moving your properties, it is important that you are still involved in the course of transferring. Even before these hired men arrive in your home to transport your things, create a reliable list of all the stuffs you are hauling. Make sure that your inventory matches as the movers transport your belongings to your new home. Also, include the condition of your properties in the record so you’d know if any damage has been incurred upon shipment.