If you are in the process of moving, you already know just how stressful and expensive it can be! If you're not careful, you'll find that a moving experience can turn into a bona-fide nightmare. One of the most important aspects of moving is finding a moving company that you can trust. If you're not going to be doing the moving yourself, you want to find someone who will treat your possessions better than you would treat them yourself. Of course, we could take the easy route and tell you to simply hire Movers Chicago. That's not what we're all about though. We want to ensure that you have the knowledge to come to your own conclusion.
If you're not already settled on an awesome company like us, word of mouth will be one of your best options. Ask around to anyone you know (and trust) if they know someone in the business or, have experience with a company that they loved. If that fails, head over to the phone and find a few local Real Estate agents and get in touch with them. They typically are blessed with a fountain of knowledge that they often are willing to share. Avoid using a moving broker since that limits your ability to get compensated in the event your moving company messes something up. Consumer protection laws are lacking in this arena, and you need every advantage you can get! Of course, you can always use the fountain of knowledge that is the internet to secure some sources as well. Do your best to find at least 3 separate companies to get in touch with. While you're here, don't hesitate to get in touch with us! Our folks will be happy to help in any way possible.
Once you have your list, you're going to want to set up appointments with those respective companies to come out to your current house and provide estimates. If they are not willing to come out and provide an estimate, be sure to be very specific with your needs. It's also important to ask if they will be doing the moving themselves or, if they subcontract their work out. If they merely subcontract out, you will probably want to consider a different company for the reason mentioned above.
Once you have your estimates based on the in-home visit or your conversation with them, ask them about their insurance and how much is included in the price they quoted. It is unwise to hire a mover who gives you a quote based on cubic feet. Most importantly though, never ever sign blank paperwork or contracts that haven't been fully explained to you. Make sure to read the document in it's entirety. Don't worry. They will gladly wait. If they don't... Well, you can always show them the door.
You now have your estimates, and it's a good time to go back online and do some sleuthing. Check for listings of them on the more common directory sites to ensure that the information matches up. If their reputation is standing up to what you've seen thus far, it's probably a safe bet to hire them.
We offer a wide range of moving services and will be happy to work with you to meet your needs when you hire movers from our top ranked service of best moving companies Chicago has to offer. We have packages including all your packaging supplies, moving boxes, movers blankets, furniture pads, moving straps, moving tape, bubble wrap, even dollies and fork lifts for big moves. We are true professional movers.