6 Jun 2011

How to avoid being scammed by movers

The moving process is something just about everyone experiences at least once in their life. But if people aren’t careful in who they hire to help them pack up their boxes and belongings, it could be an experience they never want to have again.

A reliable mover should have excellent client reviews
A reliable mover should have excellent client reviews

According to the U.S.-based Better Business Bureau, which helps consumers determine if businesses are legitimate and good to deal with, the firm receives loads of complaints from homeowners who have been scammed by movers. To help people determine what movers are for real, the BBB and American Moving and Storage Association has a few pointers.

For instance, the organizations say homeowners should research the company thoroughly by reviewing its website and consulting with outside groups. They may also want to get at least three estimates about what the costs will be to move, as the organizations say legitimate movers will fulfill this request in person rather than over the phone or online.

Testimonials are another good indicator a mover is reliable. Jiffy Self Storage has an array of positive reviews from satisfied customers at its website. What’s more, the company has consistently received an A+ rating from the BBB.

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  • Posted on Jun 06 | 2011 By Margarat

    Great post!! I appreciate that if people aren’t careful with whom they hire to help them pack up their boxes and belongings, it could be an experience they never want to have again. I’m very careful when I need this kind of service and work with only experts. Thanks for these wonderful tips.
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  • Posted on Jun 06 | 2011 By Barkin

    Jiffy Storage have mini storage facilities

  • Posted on Jun 06 | 2011 By Toronto Moving Companies

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  • Posted on Jun 06 | 2011 By The Best RV & Boat Storage

    which helps consumers determine if companies are legitimate and good to deal with, receives lots of complaints from company owners who have been scammed by the movers. To help people decide what movers are for real, BBB and American Moving and Storage Association has some advice.

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