21 Apr

2017

By / cliffordlc

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Local Moving Companies

When it’s time for you to move, you have a lot on your mind. One thing that may cause you anxiety is the thought of what may happen to all your belongings as soon as they’re in strangers’ hands. However, many people have positive experiences with local moving companies and find that it can actually help them by having one less thing to worry about or handle personally. Here are the qualities that we find most important in a moving company to help you get the best experience possible and find the best moving company in Lawrenceville.

Solid Reputation

You may have had friends recommend moving companies in Lawrenceville, or you may have found them online. Either way, a company needs to have established itself as a reputable business. That means that it should have plenty of online reviews for you to peruse. If you can’t find anything, it might not be a legitimate company.

Licensing

Legitimate companies also make sure all their people are licensed for anything they need to do, whether it’s driving or doing business across state lines. Before you do business with anyone, make sure you know that they’re operating legally.

Experience

If a company has laid down its roots and has been around for a while, it’s more likely to be invested in maintaining its good name. The people in that company have also had more time to gather experience so that they know the best ways to carefully handle and move your belongings.

Careful

Since you’re hiring this company to move your belongings, the most important thing is that they do it right. Make sure the company has a reputation for being careful with people’s goods and not damaging them.

Professionalism

The company should also be made up of people who are generally punctual and courteous. They need to do what they say they will, and they should do it politely. You don’t want to hire people if you’re going to constantly butt heads with them over what exactly needs to be done. When looking for local moving companies in Lawrenceville, you need to know that the people are at their best before entrusting them with your belongings.

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    7 Comments

    Olivia Nelson

    3 years ago

    I agree that a good moving company is careful. It would make sense that you would want to find a service that will also provide packing supplies to help protect your things from harm. I’m looking for a moving service so I’ll have to find one that offers packing supplies as well.

    Kyle Winters

    3 years ago

    It really can be difficult to find a good moving company, so it is nice to have some advice on what to look for. Your suggestions for finding experienced movers is especially helpful. After all, if you’re planning a big move, then you want to choose movers who have handled that kind of move before.

    Amanda Drew

    3 years ago

    I like how you mention finding a company who has been around for quite some time so that you know that it wants to keep its good name. My husband and I are moving across town with our two kids in tow, and so we’ve got lots of things to figure out. Thanks for the tips, it’ll be so much easier to find a local moving company now.

    Gloria Durst

    3 years ago

    I agree that you want to make sure that a moving company is licensed before you hire them. It would make sense to find someone who is licensed because it shows their experience. My sister is looking for a mover to help with switching towns, so she’ll have to find someone who is licensed.

    Amanda Drew

    3 years ago

    Thanks for pointing out that you should make sure that they are licensed and legal to work. My husband and I want to move closer to my grandma so that we can be on hand if she needs anything. She has Parkinson’s and sometimes struggles with small things. A local moving company would help make the whole thing less stressful and faster. I’ll have to find a service near me.

    Allen Stillinger

    3 years ago

    I want to move back to my parents soon, and I need a professional moving company to help me out. It’s great that you mentioned how important reputation is in choosing the right mover. I have a few friends who have experienced moving, so I think it would be a great idea to contact them and ask for their recommendations. Thanks for the tips. This is surely noted.

    Elsa Anderson

    3 years ago

    I do agree that the people you should hire are punctual and courteous after all they’ll be handling your items. Them being professional is a good sign that you wouldn’t have any issues with moving then. I’d be sure to look for local movers that follow your guidelines. That would be very beneficial since we are moving to our new home as soon as it’s finished. Thanks for the tips on how to choose the right local moving company!

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