Answered by Staff WriterMay 24, 2013
Though it is a shame that we cannot trust commercial businesses all the time, it is a fact that must be acknowledged in a day and age where honesty is not always a businesses' policy.
That being said, we must use good judgment when hiring a company for their services, especially a moving company that will be handling your household items and personal belongings you've assumingly worked hard to attain and have serious sentimental value.
Here at Movers.com, our policy is to inform our customers on all we can about respective moving companies, however, our corporation cannot speak directly to a companies reputation since there are so many business factors we cannot rightfully follow due to the hundreds of moving companies listed on our site.
With that in mind, we can, and try our best, to give our customers all the knowledge they need to assure they avoid common moving scams. Knowledge is power and that is why the first thing we suggest to our customers is they confidently inquire about the 10 important questions to ask potential movers. These questions should not only be asked to one mover, but to potential movers as noted, with customers calling at least three moving companies to compare answers and quotes.
However, to err is human and to forgive is divine. On that note, just because our customers did the suggested homework does mean they will always make the right decision. Telling our customers how to avoid common mistakes when hiring a moving company is the best way Movers.com can help clients literally move in the right decision.
One of the biggest mistakes Movers.com warns clients about are the reasons why you should not hire the cheapest mover. Remember, most often, in life we get what we pay for. For example, if you buy an inexpensive pair of jeans, they will assumingly not last as long as an expensive pair of jeans, which are made with more durable material and stitching. The same applies to moving companies and essentially all commercial services for that matter.
On that note, by following some of the noted suggestions you can hire a moving company without fear, knowing you did all you could, avoiding moving frauds and scams along the way. After you have found the most trustworthy mover, we ask that you take a moment and fill out a moving review after the company has served you so others can learn from your positive experience.