FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How are weight based quotes calculated on a long distance move?
taken back to a weight scale and weighed again. The client is then responsible for the balance of the two tickets. (The difference between the empty truck and the truck with the items on it).
What is a long carry?
should be directly asked to whichever mover you chose.
Why do movers charge for elevators? Doesn’t that make the job easier?
using a small or even a cargo elevator. Also someone needs to be down with the truck at all times to make sure the items are protected while the other two movers are upstairs regardless on the size of the job. Whereas on smaller first floor
job or small house moves; you can use two men for labor.
Is it true only in home estimates are binding?
charges are added accordingly.
How much should I tip my movers?
and drinks for them to start and finish everything with enough energy.
Can I insure boxes that I pack myself?
What does “full professional packing” entail?
For professional packing Entails professional movers coming into your home, taking the items out of the cabinets and closets, and packing them on your behalf. This also includes but is not limited to : mattress covers, stretch wrapping of fabric furniture, and protecting any and all glass front cabinets such as curio, tv, and China cabinets. Clothing is packed either in wardrobes (local) or folded in med/lg boxes(long distance) (this is explained in a question below about wardrobes)
How do I ship my motorcycle?
With most movers, a motorcycle can be shipped very easily using a tool called “brace bars.” These are placed on the trucks “e-track” system and locks in on both points to secure the bikes not unstable during transit.
Can the mover take my plants?
No. The department of agriculture prevents household goods movers from taking any living plants on our trucks.