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2010-07-20 19:27:20

Why You Should Hire a Brooklyn Moving Company

If you are moving in the near future and you live in Brooklyn you should consider hiring a local Brooklyn moving company. Many individuals attempt to move themselves or use friends and relatives to complete their move but often times they regret it. There are many advantages to employing a professional Brooklyn moving company.

First off, find out if the company is licensed and insured. If they are you are not liable for certain things that may go wrong during your move. Also make sure you check the company’s references. Find out how long they have been in business and how long their employees have been working there. Ask around and check the Internet for reviews.

Another benefit of hiring professional Brooklyn movers is that some of them offer disassembly and assembly of your items. They usually also provide all the equipment needed so you do not have to worry about having the right equipment on hand trying to do it yourself. Many times you will also not need to purchase items like blankets, shrink wrap and packing tape.

There are certain questions you should try to ask the Brooklyn moving company prior to hiring them. Make sure they are available to make moves to your destination location and during the days and times that you are moving. Find out if it is necessary for you to leave a deposit and how much the deposit is. Make sure to compare prices and reviews prior to hiring the company.

Does the company service the type of move you need? For instance, do they do apartment moves? If you are looking to move your commercial office are they licensed for commercial work as well? Make sure you receive price estimates and availability dates. If the company is thorough they will most likely ask you what the number of rooms or items they will need to move in order to give you the most accurate price.

Since it is the ability and trustworthiness of the employees that should be your greatest concern, find out who will be working on your move. How long have they been with the company? Do the employees themselves have references instead of just company references? These are all questions that you should get the answers to before making your decision.

There are steps you can take prior to your move to help smooth the process. Does the Brooklyn moving company offer disassembling and packing of your items? If not, make sure your items have been disassembled whenever possible, and packed appropriately. Make sure you have enough boxes and even consider wardrobe boxes. Stock up on supplies such as packing tape and bubble wrap or newspaper to wrap your items and keep them secure in the box.

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