They should have a website. After all, this is the 21 century when technology makes things much easier. Besides, finding customers is easier when you are present on the internet. Why is this important? Usually scammers don’t have a website because they don’t want to be tracked down – they are simply looking for gullible people who pay cash.
Quality movers reviews.
Reading reviews to find out which companies are reliable – it goes without saying this is important. But no worries – this is how to recognize fake reviews. Reviews in reliable websites like Reviews.co.uk / Hellpeter.comare written by people like you who have moved so it is good to see some opinions of a mover before hiring it.Additional landmarks you could use.
You can check if the mover is a member of a Professional Association. Usually this means that the company is striving to provide more quality by following higher standards of work. And this is good, right?
A quality mover will not just give you quote, but will also be ready to answer questions you may have before booking them.
If all you’ve seen and read about a particular moving company is pleasing you, then it is time to proceed to getting a quote from them. You can use our form – of course, it is free. By getting a quote you will be able to compare quality movers and packers by their pricing. Remember that the cheapest mover may not offer best services and there may be some hidden charges that are legitimate but you are not being told about.
They will accept customers in their office.
If they have one. Quality moving and packing companies will not just have an office but if you want to see it and see the trucks they use, you will be welcome. It goes without saying that scammers will not have an address or if they give you one, there will be something different on this address like another company that has never heard of who you are looking for.They should be responsive. A quality moving company will be helpful, it will answer your questions and will provide you with necessary information. They should be able to explain how the moving process will go for you – what is the best way to pack things (if you have fragile items of high value they could offer crates), could they dismantle electronics, do they offer cleaning services as well, what is the liability they provide, etc. A mover should realize that you may have many questions regarding the organization of the relocation, which is typical for someone who has no or little experience with moving, and they should be ready to assist you.
It is important to distinguish quality movers - they will make your relocation smoother and easier.
Be careful when it comes to payments – quality movers and packers will accept means of payment different from cash. If they insist on being paid in cash only, then move on to the next company in your list. Another criteria to recognize quality movers is that they usually ask for a deposit that is about 50% of the total moving cost, so if the moving company asks you for a lot more than that as a deposit like 80% or the whole sum in cash, this should ring a bell that you may be dealing with moving scam.
It may sound like it is not necessary to make a quality check of your movers but we hope that now after you’ve read these useful tips, you have changed your mind for your own safety. It is good to be able to distinguish between moving companies that give their best for their customers – this is the kind of mover you should be looking for, and those companies that care about nothing other than getting paid. You my be thinking that there is no difference between those two types or that if there is, it is not a significant one, but if you have had one good and one bad moving experience, you will know you are on the right track with these tips.
As a last tip:
Remember to always ask question if you don’t understand something and always make sure you understand the answer. Any deviation from this rule could cost you a lot of money. Other than that, we can now wish you good luck in finding your quality mover for your relocation!