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Importance Of Reviews & Recommendations For Relocation Companies

2Just like in any other industry, it is said that a prestige, reputation and name will set relocation companies apart. Therefore, it is not really recommended to make your decision according to the final costs. Moreover, you should avoid going with the first service you run into. Instead, you have to take your time, look for recommendations, find reviews and analyze each service independently. You can make a decision only when you have the relevant details.

If this is the first time you need a moving company, you might feel tempted to move on with the lowest quotes. If the representative was nice and kind to you, you probably assume that there is no room for misinterpretations or unexpected surprises. However, think about what you are actually moving. When it comes to your valuables and lifetime possessions, you take a lot less risks if you choose to go with a branded and popular service. You will always find independent contractors that may not even be licensed or accredited to perform such tasks. Besides, remember that such tasks ask for experience, while the reputation is quite hard to get. Therefore, taking a shot with an unknown company might cost a lot more in the long run, even if the initial estimates are insignificant. [Read more…]

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…]