Whether you’re moving across country or just across town, moving is stressful, especially if you try to do it yourself! Before you make the decision to hire someone or tackle your move yourself, contact a few companies for a moving company quote. However, it’s important that you compare each moving company quote against one that includes similar services. Here are a few things to look at to make sure you’re getting a full picture of what the moving company quote includes.
What Does The Moving Company Quote Include?
If you have two quotes that seem drastically different, it’s important to ask yourself what they include. Does the higher quote include packing your belongings? Or perhaps it includes additional hours of labor? Before you automatically go with the lower moving company quote, make sure that it includes everything you need.
You won’t be saving any money if you find out that the company didn’t include boxes, packing paper and tape or that you only have the movers for two hours vs the five that your move will actually take. Some moving companies purposely give low quotes and then demand more money on the day of the move because they know that the customer is in no position to haggle when half of their belongings are on the truck.
Does The Moving Company Quote Include Mileage?
If you’re facing a long distance move, ask if the quote includes the necessary mileage to get to your new home. If your new place is far away, but your moving company quote is for a local move, you could be hit with major mileage charges before your belongings are unloaded at your new house.
If you receive multiple quotes that are drastically different, ask yourself why! An extremely low moving company quote that seems too good to be true, might just be. Compare your quotes line by line and see if there are any major differences before you decide which company will help you move.
If you’re thinking about moving, get a moving company quote from Simcoe Moving. We can be reached at 877-810-1047 or at our website. Let us help you make your move an easy process from start to finish.