The two words that best define the wishes of every moving customer are “affordable” and “reputable.” We all want to get the best possible service from a highly reputable company, yet spend a reasonable amount of money. But is it possible to combine the two? We believe so. Here is how you can look for moving companies that are both reputable and affordable.
Timing is Everything
An early start on your preparations can save you a lot of effort and money. Especially during the busy summer months, it is best to contact movers at least six weeks in advance. Starting the process early will give you more time to make inventory adjustments, sort out the various offers from different movers and do some of the packing on your own.
Searching for the Right Company
Finding a mover that is both affordable and reputable is also a question of focusing your search efforts. Local moving services in Jersey City will be able to give you more affordable prices. Companies that are remote from your area will normally need to charge higher rates.
Working with your Mover to Lower the Costs
Decide in advance whether you want to do the packing on your own or whether you want the moving company to do all your packing for you. You can try and combine the two by packing non-breakable items, such as books and files, on your own and have the movers take care of breakable items, electronic equipment and so on. Work closely with your movers by providing them with accurate inventory lists and updating them about any changes. A good mover will be able to give you advice and suggestions regarding how to lower the costs of your local or long distance relocation.