Trying to move out of your home with kids, pets, daily errands, and other persistent matters can be difficult on anyone. In the City of Fort Worth, there are many moving companies that can help lessen the stress and give you more time to focus on those other matters that life tends to bring, especially during a move. A mover with a professional and positive reputation is always best to consider hiring. Never hire the first company to offer the lowest quote.
Signs of a Shady Moving Company
- They are not approved by the Better Business Bureau
- They do not have state licensing
- They don’t own their own trucks
- They don’t have a website
- They have negative reviews and poor ratings
- They request a large down payment in cash
- The movers have no respect for your property
- They do not offer insurance
- They don’t offer binding quotes
As you can see, there are multiple ways to tell if a moving company is worth hiring or not. You can always call the BBB to see what companies are approved through them or not too. Ratings and reviews can be found online in most cases.
Readying for a Move
When you are counting down the days to moving day, start preparing yourself and your family for the relocation. Find a sitter for them on moving day as well. Start covering the floors with plastic and cleaning the home up before the big day too. There should be nothing in the way of the movers while they try to load up the truck.
After the movers arrive, ask them if they intend on creating a list of inventory. If so, make sure that you compare the list with yours before they go. Gather contact numbers and make sure they have the address to the new location. Ask them when they will arrive and what route they will be taking. Tip the movers if you can or at least try to supply them with refreshments and snacks.