Moving from one place to another with all your belongings is a very hectic job for an individual. Therefore, many companies are providing service of movers; they can move household or office goods from one location to another as an occupation. Before packing the goods and making a move, you can ask your mover for the estimate. Although, movers are not required to give the estimates, they can provide you with it if requested.


A local movers can move you and your belongings from your anywhere within hundred miles from the real destination from the final location where u want to relocate within the same state. If you move over 99 miles within the state are considered intrastate movers and if you travel more than99 miles across the state that is considered as interstate moves.

Local moves are billed at reasonable price and while intrastate and interstate moves are billed according to the size and weight of your belongings. The movers you choose to use will send a person to your doorstep to provide you with an estimate bill.

In that estimate should include a separate amount for the movers themselves all things like vans, materials and the insurance of your goodies. In that estimate also include the new relocation address.

Every state is having different rules and regulation about moving estimates. in Atlanta the local moving company should provide you a guaranteed price bill before they start to move. A guaranteed price (GP) is the exact amount a company will charge you for the services. This estimate must be in written.

There will be no verbal estimate because it will be considered an illegal step. This law was passed to stop companies from quoting low estimates over the phone and then charging you more than on the day of moving.


If you chose a company without having no information of any of its movers. You have right to ask about a mover whose having quite experience movers. This is the very first rule when hiring a moving company. You should know who your movers will be on your moving day.

You can take help of your friend's neighbors or estimator. Make these movers a part of your contract with the moving company.

A good mover does not hide details and they don't make promises, which sound too good to be true. We also have to decide if we are doing the packaging by the movers or ourselves. If the movers do it, they charge extra for that. The hiring decision should only be made after one has checked the mover's credentials, no matter where they receive the referral. Regulatory agencies provide the most reliable information on licensing and complaint history of movers.
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