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Residential Moving Companies. How to choose the best moving company?

Residential moving companies are very different and always offering different services for very different cost and it’s always difficult to choose which moving company is right for you. Residential moving

Everyone familiar with the experience of moving also with the stress that comes along with it. The stress of moving becomes even more pronounced when the move is a long one, which is why selecting the right moving company should be an especially scrupulous task. It is important that you give yourself plenty of time to make sure that the moving company you are researching meets all of the criteria outlined below.

The moving company should be responsible for the safe and careful relocation of every item from your home or office to your new location. As a result it is crucial that you thoroughly check their reputation before hiring them. Listed here are a few moving tips which will help you narrow down the best long distance or residential moving companies to handle your move in Canada or other cities like Toronto, Ottawa, Brampton, Hamilton, London, Kitchener, Windsor, Barrie.

Read reviews of residential moving companies

It’s difficult not to come across critical information about all businesses and particularly moving companies. When choosing a residential moving company to be sure to only choose from companies that have accumulated a considerable amount of online reviews and ratings from previous clients. Some reputable sites and sources for reviews include Google, Facebook, HomeStars, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB). You can also ask for referrals from friends, family, and real estate agents. Make sure that you put some time into research when picking a company for your residential move.

Hire residential movers with Experience

This one may sound like common sense, but make sure to choose a residential moving company with plenty of experience. Experienced movers know how to handle your belongings with the appropriate care and attention, which is especially important during a long distance move. A long track record is also indicative of staying power, which means that the moving company in question delivers a quality service that has been in high demand for many years. Experience counts for a lot when hiring a residential moving company, so be sure to do your research before settling on any one company.


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Pay Attention to Details

Before you settle on your residential moving company of choice, make sure to ask questions about the quality of the work itself.

  • Will the movers be wrapping and padding all of the furniture with blankets, and covering it with shrink-wrap?
  • Will they be using floor runners to protect the floor?
  • What will they use to protect your more fragile belongings?
  • When will your belongings arrive after leaving the loading location?

There are likely other questions you can come up with on your own, but be sure to ask them prior to hiring the moving company to prevent any last minute problems or conflicts.

Make sure your moving is insured

Insurance of your belongings, home and the company’s employees is another important aspect that you need to concern yourself with when picking residential moving companies wheather for long distance or residential moving. When asking a moving company about insurance, make sure to ask specific questions such as how much they are insured for, how much is the deductible, and if they have had any claims filed against them in the past year. Hiring a fully insured company will also guarantee that the employees are professional movers and not simply day labourers.


How much piano moving cost?

When choosing residential movers, make sure to ask lots of questions about moving price so as not to run into any surprises later on. In addition to the hourly rate, some companies might charge an additional tariff for stairs, overtime work, gas or long distance travel, materials such as blankets or shrink-wrap.

Reputable residential moving companies will be upfront about all of the costs, so be wary of moving companies that try to hide anything. The price of residential movers services or moving in general also fluctuates throughout the year. Price for moving services is cheaper during the offseason in winter and gets pricier in the spring, so be conscientious about your budget, and all the tariffs involved. However, lower tariffs don’t always imply a lower bill. For example piano moving service price can be about 240$ up to 500$ or even more depending on your situation. The best is to get a free quote from piano movers.

Residential moving companies in Canada with low prices are less likely to be professional movers and may try to stretch out time, or inflate the rate halfway through the move. To avoid paying more for residential moving companies than you expect, make sure to get the tariffs you are quoted in writing, and get a contract with all of the pricing written in. Residential moving companies will offer moving service but our moving methods are different and build on experience and customers satisfaction and happiness.

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Few more moving Tips before your moving
  • make sure that you have made your own residential moving checklist,
  • ask about plastic moving containers to safely move your belongings,
  • make sure that you have packed everything safely for moving,
  • ask about our packers for your residential move.


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  4. Fully equipped movers who arrive on time;
  5. Fully insured and bonded movers;
  6. Upfront pricing and no hidden fees;
  7. Trust more than 10 years of moving experience;
  8. We are different from other residential moving companies.
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Piano Moving & Tuning review in Markham

The crew that came to move us were amazing! From their first step in the door they had to I mats down. =M Every thing was wrapped with care for all the corners and the feet. Their care of my baby grand was excellent. Both my husband and I would highly recommend them!

by Sadie Ibbott - Cannarozzo on Residential Moving Companies
The team was fantastic

The team at Hercules was fantastic. They treated my furniture with such respect. Thank you for all your hard work and endless hours! Highly recommendable!

by Marty Molengraaf on Residential Moving Companies

Hercules has a phenomenal staff. They know what they are doing, they offer impeccable service and they are very courteous and hard working. We could not have asked for more in our recent move from Guelph to Unionville. Thanks!

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