Finding moving quotes for your furniture and household goods can be a challenge, especially if you’re new to the experience and feel like you’re fumbling around aimlessly. This article will help you understand a bit more about the moving industry and tips to help you save money when searching for moving quotes. There are a lot of different aspects to the moving industry, and moving quotes and prices are as varied as the companies that provide them, but hopefully this article will help you navigate a bit easier and with a sounder mind.
When it comes down to it, there are really two types of moving companies that you can receive moving quotes from: local and long-distance. Some larger companies can provide moving quotes for both, and have local agents in many cities around the country (and some even worldwide) to help. Others, however, are smaller moving companies, traveling across the country much like auto transport companies. Obtaining moving quotes from a variety of different sources and companies is a good way to find out a baseline average price for your specific move, and then you can focus on getting more specific moving quotes and choosing a moving company that fits your needs and budget.
Some companies provide packing services, while others expect you to pack up yourself before the movers show up. Be sure to note whether or not these services are included in your moving quotes, as that could be a lot of money you have to pay if you’re expecting one thing and get something else. When searching for moving quotes, there will probably be some basic questions that you will be expected to answer before obtaining them. For instance, many household movers will ask what are the size and weight of items you need to move? How far are you moving them? Do you need help to ensure their safe packing and loading for transport? How much valuation coverage do you need? These are routine questions, so be prepared to answer them before obtaining your moving quotes.
It’s important to note what you’re moving, especially large, heavy objects like small statues or large furniture. The more that your moving company knows before they give you your moving quote, the better off you’ll be. To the left you can actually fill out our own specialized household moving quotes form and receive several different household moving quotes from our reputable and reliable third-party shipping agents. We make sure that they are legitimate and reliable companies, fully licensed, bonded and insured and abiding by the regulations and laws set down by the FMCSA and the NHTSA. Privacy and security are important, and we make sure that the information you submit is used only for the purpose of your specific household moving quote and will not be sold to other third-party companies. If you need a quote to ship you vehicle click here.
In the quote form to the left you can choose whether or not you want full moving services or simply moving quotes for you-pack-they-move-it type quotes. You will of course need the from or to, whether’s it’s local or long-distance, as well as what type of household you’re looking to move (studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, etc). Then simply fill out your approximate moving date as well as your contact information, and you’ll receive your moving quotes over the next few hours. It’s that easy. So if you’re looking for household moving quotes, simply fill out our form and you’ll be all set – and if you need auto transport services, you can fill out our free auto shipping quote request form on the homepage, or give us a call at our toll-free telephone number.
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