7 Ways to Prevent Move Day Scams


It is a nightmare scene when your movers and packers held everything in his hostage in the storage facility and asks you more money to get your stuff back. Moving scams are not new, and you certainly don’t want to take chances with it. All you have to do is remain conscious about certain things such as:

 

Never Pay Upfront

Usually, the movers asks for the half payment but even that is sometime more if you are local moving or nearby. The payment should be only done during the time of the delivery and no fees should be paid upfront. If your mover is asking for it, then don’t hire.

 

Never Choose Unknown Company

It is important that you pick a mover and Packer Company that has good customer reviews. You are hiring the movers and packers just because it is quoting you less, this is not the valid reason of not picking an A grade moving company. Never go for unknown company without checking the background and the reviews. Always choose professional movers.

 

So Low Quote

Certainly we are amazed at the quotes when they are quotes so less. There is no way the company is giving the public services for free, that entirely says that it is fraud.

 

Hidden Costs

This is most important thing that one needs to take care of. People always gets cheated on this as they are not showed what other charges will be levied which makes the billing high asking the customer to pay unnecessary charges.

 

Get At Least 3 Estimates

Now that you are researching to get the best and cost effective services why not get at least 3 moving estimates. This helps you get the fair idea about the market trend.

 

Ensure They See Your Home

Getting a quote and fixing on the phone about the moving is never a done deal. Do not fix it unless your moving team visits your home and gives you the right estimate.

 

Know Your Rights
Before hiring a moving company, do a research about the charges, insurance – your rights and responsibilities so that you can cross check the same with the moving people.

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