What to look for, when choosing a full service mover
Full Service Movers
If organizing your upcoming move is something you’re not able to take on, for whatever reason, rest assured, there are many reputable moving companies that will coordinate and take you through your moving process. When hiring full service movers, you can relax and let the professionals do all the work.
What Is A Full Service Mover?
Full service movers are specialists at organizing and providing a range of services and information related to every aspect of your move. They are able to foresee and resolve any moving day problems, and will do what they can to ensure you have a smooth relocation.
Packing supplies – Hiring a full service mover means you do not have to think about the packing supplies and materials. They will provide everything, including blankets and padding. Having to calculate quantities can be a challenge and often requires having to make more than one trip to the store to purchase or return additional boxes or supplies.
Packing – The moving team that will be packing up your belongings are trained to provide white glove standards of packing within the moving industry. In most cases, they will be experienced and work efficiently, getting your home packed and loaded into the truck in a timely manner. Once the movers know what needs to be packed, the materials to use, and if there are any items that will require special handing, such as: fragile or valuable items, artwork, antiques, or glasswork, they will have it all packed and completed efficiently and quickly.
Furniture disassembly / reassembly – Your movers will disassemble all the furniture items that are heavy and bulky. This way, these pieces of furniture can be broken down professionally to smaller manageable pieces, packed and then loaded correctly into the truck. If any of your items need to be reassembled at the final destination, naturally, your full service movers will take care of it.
Loading and unloading – One of the pleasures of hiring a moving company, means not having to do any of the heavy lifting. Hiring a professional full service mover will provide you an experienced and trained team who can safely lift, load and unload heavy items. Along with their loading and unloading skills, they’ll also bring all the right equipment needed to successfully move and transport your belongings.
Unpacking – If you would like all of your items unpacked immediately, your full service movers can provide this service. You can have everything taken out of the boxes and have the moving team place items in your new home, or let the moving company know where they should be stored. When you’re ready, you can decorate your new home without having to take the time to find and unpack boxes.
Disposing packing materials – Moving companies who have performed a full service move will, in most cases, remove any packing materials and dispose of them, leaving no trace. If you have chosen to Have an Eco Friendly Move you may be able to assist the moving company with recycling some of these products. Most moving companies will not use these materials again for a 2nd move. But there are many other people moving, that will use these products. If a cardboard box is in good condition, it can be used up to 7 times.
How Much Will A Full Service Move Cost?
Hiring a full service moving company can add up financially. However, if its peace of mind you’re looking for, you can never put a dollar amount on that peace. At the same time though, it’s important not to be taken advantage of and know how to Avoid Moving Scams. Obtaining at least 3 quotes from reputable moving companies is recommended. Compare prices and services. And remember, no two homes are the same, so no two moves will cost the same!