Posted on September 5, 2013 by admin
Moving from an apartment can be a big task and if it involves interstate, it can be even more tedious. Its inevitable in such circumstances to hire a moving company in Tampa FL. With the advent of internet setting up a company has become very easy and since all the moving companies are now easily available online to contact, it becomes very difficult to choose the right one. This is compounded by the fact that there are different types of moving companies depending on whether you’re moving locally, intrastate or interstate. We recommend you to follow the following tips while choosing your apartment mover:
- Experience: Check out the experience of the company and find out about their credentials. Check out reviews of the company service from online blogs, sites or if possible by directly contacting past customers
- Authenticity: Check the credentials of the company, that is, whether the company is, what it says it is. All movers and moving companies must be registered with FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association). All interstate apartment movers are mandatorily required to produce DOT number
- Insurance: Make sure that the mover has a reliable insurance
- Damage clause: Generally good moving services accept total responsibility of all the goods that are packed by them.
- On-site inspection: Established and experienced companies will always conduct an on-site inspection before giving the cost or an approximate estimate
- Checking the infrastructure: It is a good idea to check out facilities of the moving company, for example whether the trucks are in good condition and whether they are rented or owned by the company etc.
- Verify whether the company deals with do-not-exceed clause: Few good moving companies provide a do-not-exceed clause whereby a guarantee is provided that costs will not exceed a fixed percentage above the estimate.