May is National Moving Month, the busiest time of year for movers all over the country– including us! With school ending and leases expiring, there will be thousands of Miami homes on the move now through August, which also means that it’s prime time for scammers to prey on desperate homeowners looking for a quick fix. We’ve put together this 4-step guide to help you select the perfect mover for the job.
Step 1: Plan Ahead and Book Your Miami Movers Early
Now more than ever, selecting your Miami moving company requires some planning ahead and research. Moving companies are often booked during summer for months in advance, especially the good ones. Start planning at least 2 months in advance for smooth sailing.
Step 2: Check the Moving Company Legitimacy
Tons of credentials have been put in place to prove the legitimacy of moving companies in Miami and beyond, and they’re always worth checking. It’s probably best not to work with a mover without these:
Local and National Licensure: Without these basic credentials, a mover can’t legally operate. You can see more about A-1 Fargo's moving licenses here.
AMSA ProMover Listing: This is pretty much an industry standard, and you shouldn’t entrust your personal belongings to a company without it. You can find ours on the American Moving and Storage Association website.
Van Line Affiliation: Companies working with well-known van lines are a great way to ensure quality trucks and moving procedures. We’re an interstate agent of Atlas Van Lines, a world-renowned service that makes interstate (and even international) moves simpler than ever.
BBB Rating: The Better Business Bureau works hard to gather complaints and legal issues against a company in order to keep consumers informed. Our A+ rating is a testament to our good service, and we wear it with pride.
Step 3: Seek Proof of Mover Quality
Credentials are great, but they don’t always paint a good picture of quality. We believe that happy customers set OK movers apart from exceptional movers. Excellence isn’t something you should take our word for; see our Miami mover reviews for yourself.
Step 3: Know Your Relocation Needs
Need your car moved? We can do that. Need help relocating sculptures and artwork securely? We do that too. Need boxes and tape? No problem– we can even do the packing for you! Make sure the movers you’re looking at have the right services for you.
Step 4: Seek Fair, Accurate Quotes from Miami Movers
Quotes given by phone can be misleading and extra charges can quickly pile up if you aren’t careful. Our Miami moving company always provides in-home estimates to avoid last-minute surprises, and any company you work with should do the same.
Ready to get started? Call the Miami movers of A1 Fargo to learn more about our moving services, or fill out our easy online form to request a quote from our team.
- Moving Month