Moving Questionnaire

How to Interview a Mover:

  • When to move/ time during the month/ book at least 8 weeks in advance
  • Ask friends/relatives/coworkers for referrals- interview 3 companies
  • What is the rate?  Based on distance / pounds/cubic feet/payment options
  • How many men for move/ Time to begin and end/weekday/weekend/end of month
  • Written estimate: now or later /local address or P.O.
  • Movers are required by law to provide you with a copy of the brochure, “Your Rights and Responsibilities.” In this brochure, the “110% Rule” is explained. The rule states that under a non-bonding estimate, the mover cannot require you to pay more than the amount of the original estimate, plus 10 percent, at the time of delivery. You are obligated to pay any remaining charges over the 110 percent amount within 30 days.

  • Member of BBB and/or American Moving & Storage Assoc.
  • Large companies/Local company/ subcontractors
  • Size of truck/s : shuttle/ additional fee
  • Storage options/ temporary/long term
  • Insurance: $ per pound/special items/home owners
  • Packing/unpacking: price /how does that affect insurance/special items
  • Packing: inventory/label boxes
  • Items not permitted on truck