When we talk about household moving we have two options, one is to do it by ourselves which is by far the cheapest method and the other is to hire a moving company. Depending on you move type you can choose a local or a long distance moving company. Moving companies have different rates and vary in the services that they offer. For example a moving company may offer you free moving boxes and another moving company might give you free storage. It’s up to you to decide the company based on your requirement. Above all this the most important thing is the cost factor. You need to look out for a mover who is giving you a reasonable rate. Beware of moving companies who give you extremely cheap moving quotes as they might scam you in the end. It’ always good to compare rates with a few different companies. Try to have a mover come home and do a visual estimate. It will help you in determining how much it will exactly cost you for the move.
Searching online is the best place to look out for a moving company in your area. Once you get quotes from a certain number of relocation companies, the next step is to check the reputation. There are many websites out there who give ratings and reviews of top moving companies. Check them out. Bring it down to the company that has the least complaints. The Better Business Bureau and the US DOT websites are good places to check if you have trouble in finding moving company reviews. Once this is done, asks the moving company to give you references of people who they have moved in your area. You can also ask for references from friends and relatives on which moving company to choose.