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How To Get Accurate Estimates From Relocation Companies

relocate homeRelocation companies have diversified a lot lately. Some of them focus on small cities, while others can transport your stuff across the whole country. Other than that, there are services that can also deal with fragile items, while others would rather direct you to specialized companies. All in all, choosing the right company asks for research and education. Therefore, you need to spend a few days looking for recommendations and reviews, not to mention about making a few phone calls and getting some estimates. When it comes to estimates, it is very important to know how to ensure a very honest answer without encountering any unpleasant surprises.

 First of all, try to put yourself into the customer service representatives’ positions. You may try to be as detailed as possible and tell them everything. With all these, visualizing everything is impossible and making a precise estimate is not that easy. Therefore, a prestigious relocation company will ask to send someone over to your place in order to come up with a fair estimate. The respective individual will analyze all the closets or pieces of furniture you may want to move. In an ideal case, everything should already be packed for a more accurate estimate, but this is not a general rule. [Read more…]