It seems there is no such thing as “standard business procedure” anymore, even in a straightforward-seeming industry like moving. That leaves the customer responsible for asking as many questions as possible and being entirely clear on what costs are covered and what the agreed-upon price includes, or else be surprised
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When you request an estimate from a moving company, you hope that you can use it to accurately budget your move. Unfortunately, some moving companies will offer you low-ball estimates to get you in the door — and then the price suddenly increases one they begin work. An estimate is
You’re a diligent planner – you have laid out your timeline, hired the movers, and you’ve created your budget. You even accounted for any potential costs you might have missed, like packing materials, long-carry charges, and fees for heavy items (if you haven’t, read this blog post!). Unfortunately there are
So you’re getting ready to move to a new apartment across town. You’ve scored the most amazing new space with tons of window space for maximum daylight, and you can’t wait to get all of your plants set up to thrive. But… How will you get them all there safely?
Now that most of us carry cell phones as our primary phones, moving to a new state means being able to keep the same number. Convenient! Brilliant! But that sense of ease may have you missing out on savings that could come from changing addresses and phone plans as you
Broken dishes, scratched furniture, lost boxes and dented TVs- there really is quite a lot to worry about when it comes to moving. But your belongings aren’t the only thing that is subject to damage during a move. The good news is most damage can be repaired without having to
The winter is a slow season for moving companies — but that doesn’t necessarily have to mean sitting back and watching business completely drop. Here are some creative ways that you can use this time productively with the resources you already have at your disposal. Offer Specials Discounts and special
The day arrives, the meeting is called, and your employer announces: it’s time for a corporate relocation. They’re asking you to move to a new city for your job, a prospect that is both exciting and daunting at the same time. Hopefully, your employer will be proactive and supportive in
Parents? The time has come to load the playlists with kid-friendly songs, stock the backseat with distractions, and hit the road. Moving long distance with children isn’t the easiest thing, especially if they’re very young — while you know your own capacity for trucking through long days and thousands of
Maybe you’re an experienced road trip junkie, but maybe you aren’t. Perhaps the idea of your upcoming long distance move has you feeling a little anxious about so many long hours driving alone, envisioning a white-knuckled relationship with your coffee cup and fearing hours spent without talking to another soul.