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Why You Need to Hire Experienced Movers

Tim Lucas - Monday, September 07, 2015

Reasons Why You Need To Hire Experienced Movers

You've signed all the paperwork, meet with the mortgage company and closed the deal. Congratulations on your new home! Now the packing begins.

Many new home owners or renters cringe at the idea of shelling out for professional moving services, but each year, people who go the "DIY", route with bargain solutions wind up paying much more for their move than they anticipated. Why? It's all because of the hidden costs of moving on the cheap.

Hidden Truck Rental Fees

It's common for budget-conscious consumers to rent equipment to keep their moving costs down. However, rental companies are only inexpensive if you stay within mileage limits, replenish gasoline, and keep their property in pristine condition. You will be charged for every scratch and dent — maybe even the damage left by others if you don't properly document it prior to use. Need to make an extra trip? Fees. Move taking longer than expected? Fees. Did someone back into your rental? Big fees.

Potential Damages

Aside from rental equipment damages, bargain basement moving services could leave you with serious repair bills. If you're considering hiring local students for a few bucks, be forewarned. They might save you money initially, but they won't have liability insurance, and they may not be able to replace high-dollar possessions. The low cost of inexperience is usually offset by repair bills and frustration. Your insurance premiums will also rise if you make a claim, and if anyone sustains injuries while moving your property, you might be found liable for their medical bills in addition to your own.

Hiring experienced movers might cost a little more up front, but they will take more care with your things, clean up after themselves, and they'll save you a bundle in hidden costs. If an accident happens, their insurance will cover it, and they take on most of the hassles of moving.

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"...I decided to use Able Movers, Inc. because they are a local company and are family owned. I have used them three times, twice for some in-house moving. I am very satisfied with their service. They were there on time and there were no scratches on anything. The last time I used them they definitely helped make my move a smooth one."

--- Karen G., Yukon

"... The guys at Able moving were very courteous.   It was a very hot day for our move, but these guys really seemed to enjoy what they were doing. We sure don't plan on moving again in the near future, but if we do, we'll call the guys at Able Moving. If anyone asks for our recommendation, we'll gladly recommend the guys at Able Moving... "

--- Tracey W., OKC

"... really liked getting a real quote before our move.   Other moving companies we've used before added charges that weren't in our original agreement.   Then they wouldn't finish moving our furniture until we paid the extra.   Thank you Able Moving Company.   It's refreshing to find a moving company that's actually honest."

--- Robert S.,  OKC