Frequently Asked Questions – Onsite Estimate
How do you estimate moving expenses?
The best way to estimate your moving expenses is by contacting a local moving company near me to schedule an onsite estimate to physically survey the job site. Most companies offer free customized moving quotes within hours upon your request.
How long does it take to get a moving estimate?
Many moving companies can get you an instant moving estimate after you fill out some preliminary information online. However, most companies prefer to review your needs over the phone to get back to you with a more accurate estimate which could take a few hours or even one business day. The fastest way to obtain an online moving quote is to schedule an online survey using Zoom . Seeing the items live is the most authentic way for fast estimates.
What is an onsite moving estimate?
An onsite moving estimate requires a moving specialist to physically visit your residential or commercial property to see your belongings, the layout of your property and the areas in which the movers will enter and exit your home/office. With this information, they review any special requirements that you may have and customize the moving estimate quote to fit your specific needs. Online moving quotes in comparison are done using electronic devices.
Alternatively, you can schedule a Virtual Moving Quote with us, whereby we survey ONLINE the property using cell phone or laptop devices. We then present you with a complete moving quote for the future move or relocation needs.
How many moving quotes should you get?
The ideal is to request at least 3 moving quotes from different moving companies providers to compare prices and availability when moving from city or a a new town. Once you have done your research, you can also compare the companies based on other factors, such as, level of expertise, and customer service.
Is it worth paying for packing when moving?
If your budget permits, yes it is worth hiring professional packers since it will save you a great amount of time and physical effort. However, this will cost extra money since it is a service added on top of your basic moving expenses (truck services, movers, moving supplies, etc.).