TOP QUESTIONS to ask before hiring a MOVING company

Tuesday, May 2, 2023   /   by Evelyn Lopes- Klarine

TOP QUESTIONS to ask before hiring a MOVING company

TOP QUESTIONS to ask before hiring a MOVING company

Are you planning a move and feeling overwhelmed with the number of moving companies out there? Choosing the right moving company can make all the difference, but how do you know which one is the right fit for your needs?


Hiring the wrong moving company can lead to damaged items, hidden fees, and even theft. That's why it's crucial to ask the right questions before hiring a mover. Don't worry, we've got you covered! In this blog, we've compiled the top 19 questions to ask before hiring a moving company.

Here are 19 Key Questions to ask BEFORE hiring a moving company.

1. Are you licensed and insured?

2. How long have you been in business?

3. Do you have experience with my type of move (long-distance, international, etc.)?

4. Can you provide references from past customers?

5. How do you calculate pricing and what are the payment options?

6. Do you offer any additional services like packing, unpacking, or storage?

7. Will you provide a written estimate, quote, or a not to exceed estimate for the move?

8. Are you charging an hourly or all-in-move price?

9. Does your company have any hidden fees?

10. How many movers will you be using on this move?

11. How big a truck will you be using?

12. What is your policy on damages and insurance coverage?

13. How do you handle unexpected events like delays or weather disruptions?

14. How will you protect my items during the move?

15. Do you have your own employees or do you hire contractors?

16. How will you communicate with me throughout the moving process?

17. What is your cancellation policy?

18. What is the timeline for the move, and how long will it take to transport my belongings?

19. How do you handle fragile and valuable items?

By asking these questions before hiring a moving company, you can ensure that you're making the right choice for your move. Watch our video now to learn more about the top questions to ask before hiring a moving company. ??

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