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Choosing the right moving company is a very important decision. Finding a good moving company that follows professional, responsible, and ethical business practices is not always easy.
The moving industry has long been inundated with illegitimate and unprofessional movers. Some of the most common problems involve bait and switch (billing much higher than original estimate), theft or loss of belongings, unresolved damages to furniture and homes, and failure to show up on moving day. Hiring the wrong moving company can be a disaster.
We encourage you to read reviews and testimonials. Ask questions of the moving company to get a better feel for how experienced and legit they really are.
Here are 4 important things to look for when hiring a mover.
The moving industry is plagued with rogue movers who take advantage of customers by charging more than estimated, damaging furniture and homes, stealing things, and even holding customer’s belongings hostage. Such rogue companies are often not even registered and next to impossible to go after. No consumer should ever even consider hiring a moving company without checking the BBB report on that business. Ideally, they would end up hiring a BBB-accredited company that is A or A+ rated with few or no complaints against them. In cases where companies have multiple locations (and therefore multiple reports), be sure to check the report on the location you will be dealing with as well as the report on the head office location. The BBB is a consumer’s main recourse should a moving company act unethically or fail to live up to their contract.
In an effort to protect consumers, CAM members must:
The level of liability accepted by moving company will determine how they handle a move. There are three types of coverage available to consumers: