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Having an accurate moving cost is a dilemma for every moving planner. Therefore, to overcome this hurdle it would be best to get moving cost estimates from various companies. To begin with, schedule the calls and appointments by narrowing down the selection.

  • Plan everything on the same day
  • Ideally, conduct all the tasks required for decision making on the same day. First list down all the things which you want to ask from the moving company. It will depend upon where you want to move,your budget, the kind of services you need i.e. shuttle service, lifter and vans, etc. Doing all this on the same day would be helpful since the discussion which each one of the shortlisted company would be fresh in your mind and will enable you to consider all the angles while making your decision.

  • Do involve another person
  • Always try to involve a second person in your discussions. It can be your sibling, spouse or a friend who can take part in all the arrangements. Since simple act would not only make the entire process easier to remember, select and compile but also make it fun at the same time.

  • Be consistent for the inventory
  • Consider all the things you are going to move, donate or eliminate and discuss them clearly with the moving company. Scan the basement, garage and attic to list down all the belongings you possess. Make an inventory list by every room and provide a copy to the mover also take the copy of the inventory made by him to recheck the goods. Remember to only take the things you need. Extra baggage would inherently lead to higher moving costs.

  • Ask questions you have
  • When moving to another place, you yourself are the bestjudge of what needs to be moved. Therefore,ask all the questions you want about the extra costs and the authorization of the company in order to avoid any sortof inconvenience at a later stage. Always ask about the additional services you need like packing, unpacking, loading or unloading because moving companies often have extra charges for thesekind of things. For example, the shuttle services and handling of fragile goods usually have an additional cost attached to them.Also, discuss the anticipated dates with them and plan the things accordingly. Get the suitable estimate and make your things ready before the movers reach you.

    It is always recommended that before finalizing your moving company,give a thorough reading to their policy and terms which will help to answer your queries like how many cartons and how much weight they allow without any additional cost. Also make a query about what will be the additional cost if you acquire more cartons and boxes. You can avoid any kind of inconvenience and miss management if you get the moving cost accurately by a proper moving cost estimator provided by the company. Always avoid paying for the unnecessary items and the items you are going to reject and eliminate. Extra weight always intends you to pay extra that you can save for other things you have to manage while moving.


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