Moving into a new apartment is an exhilarating time. A common impulse is to fill the empty space immediately. Don’t. Your instinct may be to get that cute loveseat and wingback armchair but, after living in the space for a couple of weeks and hosting a Netflix binge, you realize an L-shaped sectional and large […]
Seattle Long Distance Movers
Your excitement over a move to a distant city might tempered by your worries about the move itself. After all, an out-of-state move is a major event in your life. As you prepare for your long distance trek and search for movers, you’re probably asking questions like these:
- Should I have extra insurance?
- Will they reimburse me in the event of breakage?
- Will they honor the schedule that they gave me?
- How much will it cost?
How can you be sure that you’re hiring a trustworthy mover? First, make sure whoever you hire is licensed and insured. Then, be sure to get an in-home estimate for your move. A moving company representative should walk through your home with you and make a detailed inventory of your household goods. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration offers a checklist that you can download as a PDF. They are part of the Department of Transportation and help protect consumers against moving fraud. Of course, your best protection against moving fraud is to prevent it.
At Cheap Movers Seattle, we do the hard work of vetting movers for you, so you know you’re working with a licensed and insured moving company. Starting with a trusted mover is the best first step towards a successful move.