When you are planning to move in the near future, it is important to find the right provider. Yes, you can receive quotes from various providers. However, there are other factors to evaluate other than price alone. If you are searching for moving services, Dallas is home to companies that can deliver for you. Consider the following information prior to hiring a moving agency.
The Brand and Marketing of the Mover
Marketing and brand image is important when it comes to business. You can often tell something about the quality and reliability of a moving company from the way in which it presents itself. If the company portrays a professional image in its marketing materials as well as at its headquarters, you may have found a quality moving provider.
There are a wide range of services you can expect from a company that provides comprehensive moving services. The dependable agency will also offer the following:
- A free estimate
- Single point of contact
- Storage, long-term and short-term options
- Valuation coverage
- Assistance packing/unpacking and loading/unloading
- Decluttering, staging, and organizing
- Specialty packing and crating
- Realtor selection and home marketing plan
Indications of a Reliable Company
A web presence can indicate the depth of the company’s experience and capabilities, as well as reliability. A moving agency should provide references that can be verified and that indicate the quality of the company’s moving services. Family members and friends may also provide valuable insight and information that can help you determine the quality of the services provided by one or more moving companies.
As a moving customer, you can help the process by making some initial preparations. Your relocation services company can give you a list of items prohibited for transport by the company – these can include certain types of hazardous materials. It will be helpful to take care of these items in advance by donating, discarding or selling them.
Before hiring a moving company, evaluate how the company presents itself, what type of service features it offers and the references it provides that indicates its capabilities and experience.