It is important to find a professional Toronto moving company because the process of moving to a new home or office can be overwhelming. However, contracting a professional long distance moves company can make anyone anxious no matter where you live. You are entrusting your properties to other people after all.
Hopefully, the tips below will help you find Toronto movers that will make your transition to your new house a happy one.
1. If you check for moving companies online, in newspapers, or from radio and TV ads, be sure to get their office address. It is also better to find addresses that are nearer your old place so that you can check on them easily.
2. The distance of your old place, your new place and the location of the moving company’s garage is important because the company will have to consider travel time and gas expenses.
3. Once you visit the mover company’s office, you can check the quality of its facilities. You can find out if it’s moving trucks are in good condition and what kind of packing equipment it uses.
4. A good moving company will not charge you if you ask for estimates. If it is good, its representatives will visit your old place to have an idea of what kinds of furniture and appliances you need to move. This will help the company figure out what kinds of trucks and equipments to use.
5. Your visits to the movers at their office, and their visits to your home will give you a clue on what kinds of employees they have. A good moving company has employees who are respectful of you and your belongings.
6. Ask the long distance mover company about its insurance policies in case one of your belongings breaks or gets lots in the process.
7. Ask them also for discounts and special promos. Some mover companies have non-peak days like in the middle of the week or the month when their rates are lower.
8. Ask them about how they pack your things. What kinds of boxes do they use? How do they protect your things from breaking? How do they systematize and organize your belongings?
It is important to study a moving company’s services from when it gets your things from your old house to when they unpack your things to your new house.
You will know that you have a good moving company when it has good customer feedback, fair rates and professional crew of drivers and movers.
To know if a moving company’s rates are fair, visit and ask several companies about their rates and services and then compare for the best option. You can also ask your friends who have gotten the services of moving companies before, or check for Internet forums about people’s experiences with local moving companies.
In the end, your experience with moving company will confirm your decisions. Did they make your relocation easier? Or did they add more stress to it?