How to Find a Local Moving Company

One of the many challenges of relocating to another city or state is the demand of finding a local moving company. If you plan to transfer to another place, looking for a reliable moving service should a priority because the care and safety of your personal belongings lie on the dependability of the company you hired.

Tips to Find a Moving Company


You can find local moving companies using a telephone directory, advertisements on the newspapers, or searching on the internet. However, picking a service provider with random search is not a good idea. Consider these tips when looking for one:

  • If you have friends or relatives who relocated, ask which local moving company they hired. Their reference will help you choose a company that renders excellent service.
  • Check the company's trustworthiness using the Better Business Bureau website. This online service provides ratings and customer complaints filed against the business.
  • Make sure that the company you plan to handle your items is registered in the Public Utilities Commission in your area.
  • Research reviews made by previous customers. You can do this using search engines like Google or Yahoo. Just type the company's name and the word "reviews."
  • Verify the company's local office and contact information to avoid deceptive moving services.
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