Selecting a mover is an important decision that can affect your precious belongings, bank account, and peace of mind. Therefore, you should make it a top priority to find a moving company that is ideal for your particular preferences and situation. Hall Lane Moving & Storage recommends you ask the following questions when researching Brooklyn movers so that you make the very best choice.
What Should I Ask Brooklyn Movers?
- Are there any extra fees? Unfortunately, some Brooklyn movers will charge extra for various things such as a home that is difficult to access for a large moving truck and requires a shuttle service, awkwardly shaped items, and homes that feature an elevator and load restrictions. Subcharges for gas may also require you to dish out some extra cash. Finding out about extra fees in advance will ensure there are no surprises and that you’re prepared to pay for any additional charges that may come your way.
- Is a deposit required? If a moving company asks for a deposit, you should mark them off your list. Quality moving companies ask for a credit card to be charged within a few days of the move or a cashier’s check on the actual day of the move instead of asking for a deposit. Understand that you should only be charged for services provided so a deposit requirement is definitely a red flag.
- How will fragile belongings be handled? You probably own a variety of fragile items such as heirloom furniture, artwork, mirrors, glassware, and flat-screen televisions that will need special care. Ask the moving company how these belongings will be packed and safely transported from point A to point B. From the answers you’re given, you’ll know how experienced your potential Brooklyn movers are with moving valuable possessions.
- What can I expect if a possession gets damaged during the move? Every moving company will offer a different level of protection for your belongings. When a mover agrees to be liable for the complete value of a lost or damaged item, you can benefit from Full Valve Protection. Although Full Valve Protection is a common upgrade, Released Valve Protection, which is 60 cents per pound of the lost or damaged item, should be included in every move. In addition, some Brooklyn movers offer a third party insurance which may be worth the investment.
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