With so many moving companies and options to choose from, when each simple web search offers dozens of estimate options, the most important thing for you to consider is the reputation of potential long distance moving companies.

This Alpha Moving and Storage article will show you how to find out more information about the reputation of your potential long distance moving company.

Where Should I Search for a Long Distance Service Provider?

Your search should combine on and off-line searches. The best way to go is to get referrals from friends, neighbors and relatives. A good old-fashioned recommendation between friends can prove very useful. One you have obtained several such referrals, you can go online and check the reputation of each moving service provider. More on that below.

How Can I Check My Long Distance Service Provider’s Reputation?

You can check the reputation of each potential moving service provider you are considering by going online and visiting the Better Business Bureau’s website. It is important to check not only the number of complaints the relocation service has, but the effort it makes in order to resolve such complaints. Our recommendation is that you avoid using a mover that has a large number of unresolved complaints with the Better Business Bureau.

When and How Should I Make my Selection?

As to the question of when, you should try and make your long distance moving reservation at least three-to-five weeks before your moving date. As to the question of how, compare the bottom line price, the basic charge unit and the potential added fees, then make a decision based and all the above comparisons.

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    Had a great experience working with Alpha. The moving crew was efficient and professional, handling everything with care. Reasonable prices and clear communication … More from start to finish on the process and cost. The crew easily disassembled and reassembled furniture, even removing and reinstalling a door to get in some bulkier items. Would definitely recommend Alpha to anyone moving in the future.
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    Absolutely fantastic crew and experience! The movers were on time professional and courteous throughout the process. They listened to our concerns answered … More our questions and took out suggestions. Thank you. I would definitely recommend this company.
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    We hired Alpha Moving and Storage for our recent move, and everything went very well. Preparatory work (scheduling, estimates) went very smoothly, and all … More my questions were answered quickly. Moving day was quick and efficient. The movers took lots of care with our belongings, and asked plenty of questions to make sure that everything was placed where we wanted it. Prices very reasonable. A+ service.


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