Moving is a stressful time of life, no matter how far in advance planning occurs and how organized everything is on moving day. It is always a bit stressful to turn over all of your household possessions to a moving company to move across the city, across the state, or across the country.
The good news is this stress can be minimized by choosing one of the top relocation services in the Nashville area. Finding these top service providers is not difficult, but people do need to be aware of common mistakes made when choosing a mover.
Waiting for the Last Minute to Book
Top movers book up quickly, particularly on peak moving times. These are the weekends, with first and last the busiest, as well as over the summer months from mid-May through to early September.
Booking a moving company at least 8 to 12 weeks in advance of the move is a good idea, or at the earliest possible time. Leaving it to the last minute often means choosing moving companies with less expertise, expertise, and available services.
Hiring Without Researching
The internet makes it easy to check out the reputation of any movers in the Nashville area. On any search engine, type in the moving company’s name and the word review. Check ratings and feedback on independent consumer sites and choose movers with a good score and positive feedback.
Hiring on Price Alone
Many of the less than ethical moving companies offer extremely low quotes on non-binding estimates. They may also offer binding estimates but not list all items or all of the extra services discussed.
Reputable moving companies provide an accurate quote for the services requested. They are also typically reasonably competitive but beware of very low prices as this may be part of a common moving scam by less than ethical moving companies.