If you’re about to contact a mover, chances are they will schedule an in-home estimate with you. You might ask yourself why these appointments are necessary – it’s just moving, after all. You'll be surprised to discover that the visual estimate is the first and most important step to your relocation. It will teach you about the moving process (there’s a lot to it!), prepare you for your moving costs, and give you the confidence in choosing the right company for your family. Another purpose for the in-home estimate is to ensure your mover brings the proper manpower, equipment and materials.
An average estimate will take 30 – 45 minutes. All Pennsylvania moving estimates must be offered to you for free. By the end of your appointment, you’ll want to have an accurate written proposal.
Since you don’t move every day, you’ll want to know a few of things to make sure your estimate is right on the money.
If it’s your first time moving, you’ll soon discover that it’s no easy feat. There are special methods and procedures in place to handle your belongings safely and efficiently. Choosing the right mover can have a huge impact on your transition. You’ll want a knowledgeable, understanding and honest company to handle your valuables.
Don’t know where to begin? Our family, with almost 100 years’ experience, is sharing our top 20 packing and moving tips. We consider these our best tips to a successful move. Have a safe & happy moving day!