With all there is to think about when selling your home, relocating your family, saying goodbye to friends and family, it can be difficult to find the time to plan your move down to the last detail. Instead, it might be best to rely on our professional Oakland County household movers. The dedicated team at Preferred Moving & Storage is committed to making your journey as simple as possible. For a smooth, stress-free move in or out of Oakland County, we recommend starting with the following:
- Hire Movers You Can Trust
Check on-line reviews of all moving companies you are considering. Visit sites like BBB.org and Google to get a good idea of how those movers have served customers in the past. Protectyourmove.gov is also a great resource that contains a wealth of information on how to make sure you are hiring the right company for your Oakland County move.
- Be Wary of Internet Estimates
If you don't want any surprises come moving day, be careful of those "too-good-to-be- true" internet estimates. Insist that the moving company send a representative for an in-home survey and provides you with a written estimate. Also be wary of any mover that requires a down payment to hold a date or wants to collect charges before the move.
- Label Boxes by Room & Contents
Label all of your boxes by room and what items they contain. It is best to label the sides of your boxes rather than the top.
- Be Present During the Move
Plan to be present during the move to answer questions and to give instructions. Stay until the movers are finished and be sure to conduct a final walk-through of your property at both origin and destination.
- Load Essential Items Last
It is always helpful to separate the items you will need immediately upon arrival at your new home (medications, coffee pot, toilet paper, etc.). Ask your driver to load these items onto the truck last.
- Be Prepared for the Weather
You may not be able to control the weather, but you can always be prepared for it! In the winter, our crews will protect the inside of your home with floor runners. We just ask that you have the outside drives and walkways cleared of ice and snow before our truck arrives.
Unlike many other Oakland County household moving companies, Preferred Moving & Storage will take care of the smaller details so that you don't have to. We will ensure that your Oakland County move is simple and hassle-free from beginning to end. Contact us today to speak with a Relocation Consultant and schedule a free, no-obligation estimate!