Tips to Make Sure Your Belongings Arrive Safely
Published on Saturday, 26 March 2011
If you have decided to hire a moving company, there are many different ways to make sure that your belongings arrive in one piece. Search for consumer and business reviews online to get to know your prospective mover. Consumer and business reviews keep track of complaints on several companies, moving companies included. This can be a great way to discover the quality of the service a mover offers.
It is a good thing to keep an inventory of your items. Keeping a record of all the items to be moved makes it easy to monitor the stuff that arrives in your new home. Most moving companies have insurance policies too. However, these policies don't usually promise to entirely cover for the item in case of loss or damages. So, read the agreement carefully and make sure your mover knows your specific requirements. If your valuables are irreplaceable, be sure to reiterate this to your mover so they can be extra careful. Don't be afraid to repeat your instructions to your movers, especially with a company that consists of several individuals who may not have been well informed about your needs.
No matter how trustworthy the moving company is, it is better to bring documents and costly items such as jewelry with you when you move.
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