FAQs when Hiring a Baton Rouge Mover
Hiring a moving company is not an easy task, especially when so many movers have complaints filed against them. All My Sons Moving & Storage Baton Rouge wants to make sure that all of your questions are answered, so here are the FAQs when hiring a Baton Rouge mover.
- How much will it cost to move? All My Sons does not give moving quotes over the phone in order to ensure accuracy. Once you call our store, we will send an estimator to give you a proper and detailed moving quote based on the size of your move.
- How do I find a moving company I can trust? Even if you do not hire All My Sons, you should know that when it comes to hiring a reputable moving company, the answer is to do research. Read online reviews and check their complaints, registrations, and licensing with the BBB and FMCSA.
- Are moving companies registered with the government? If you are looking for a long-distance mover who moves across state lines, they have to be registered with the Department of Transportation and carry a DOT number.
- Do I need a moving estimate? Baton Rouge movers get asked this question a lot and the answer is always yes. In fact, you should never hire a mover who does not give you an in-home moving estimate, because they will be more than likely to inflate the price later on. Always get a moving estimate, it can save you from rogue moving companies.
- What kind of moving estimate should I ask for? The very best estimate that you should try to obtain is the Binding Not-to-Exceed estimate. This means that the moving company will give you a maximum price for your move.
- What can I expect to occur during an estimate? For All My Sons, we ask to view every room in your home, including the attic and basement if you have one. A professional moving estimator will also ask what kind of services you are looking for; full-service moving, appliance and furniture disassemble and reassemble, automobile moving, piano moving, etc.
- What shouldn’t I have packed and moved by a mover? Items not to move are: any chemical, perishable foods, high value items, important documents, and any item of sentiment.
- What information must a moving company provide? The Department of Transportation outlines Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move in their guide, which all moving companies must provide to you when you are signing the order of service. Before moving day, your move must provide you with a copy of the written estimate, a copy of the order of service, contact information for complaints, and the Rights and Responsibility document as mentioned prior. One moving day, your movers must provide you with the Bill of Lading upon pick-up, and a copy of the completed Bill of Lading upon delivery completion.
- When is the earliest I should start looking for a mover for my move? You should plan accordingly and give moving companies ample notice, which is typically eight to four weeks prior to your move date.
- 10. How much should I tip the movers? All My Sons comes across this question quite frequently and it is a question that we love to hear, because we love that you want to tip your movers for their amazing moving service. As with any tip, it is solely at your discretion.