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How to Identify a Scam of A Moving Company

by kapil Mehta # Guest Blogger

Professional movers no doubt, sort to ease our moving. Yet there can be situations where movers cane is a real pain in the ass. Professionals can save us some stress, but they’re expensive, and sometimes they can have scams, which would land you in problems while your shift.

The more stuff you have, and the further you’re moving it, the more it will cost and so the charges will increase accordingly. As easy, as it is to hire a professional mover, similarly it is very easy to get scammed by unscrupulous moving companies.

1.      Overcharge

2.      Not delivering items, unless you pay an additional fee.

3.      Generating fraudulent bill.

4.      Engaging in “weight bumping” or overestimating

So in order to help you, not to fall prey to any of such scams, we have built a list of things you should be careful of.

1.      Spot a rogue moving company

It is widely believed and often noticed that rogue movers often display the red flags. So, you can avoid them now, as you know what to look for. You’ll be able to spot any unscrupulous company and avoid them, by spotting the red flags.

The red flags, one should keep an eye on are-

i)        Large Deposit

ii)      No On-Site Inspection

iii)    Missing or Incomplete Documentation

iv)    Rental Trucks

v)      Bogus Insurance Claims

2.      Reputable moving company

The first thing you can do to avoid scamming by cross state movers identifying the reputation of the company. A moving company has a reputation to look after; hence, you are guaranteed fair treatment and quality service delivery. A reputable movers will not like to dip their hands in any moving scams. Most reputable moving companies are bonded by insurance coverage and might have had successful moves to refer to.

3.      Avoid booking at the eleventh hour

Every reputable mover are busy most times of the times, and booking them at the last minute may be difficult. They usually recommend that consumers call for quotes at least a month upfront. You may fall a victim to a scam, by doing bookings at the last-minute. The solution here is planning, planning, and planning.

4.     Recommendations

A trustworthy moving company will give out the contact details of their past customers. If a mover is avoiding this request, you need to back out immediately. You can also get some information on their website or social media pages. Friends and family members are also another sure way to get a recommendation of movers

5.      Investigate filled complaints

Professional movers no doubt, sort to ease our moving. Yet there can be situations where movers cane is a real pain in the ass. Professionals can save us some stress, but they’re expensive, and sometimes they can have scams, which would land you in problems while your shift.

The more stuff you have, and the further you’re moving it, the more it will cost and so the charges will increase accordingly. As easy, as it is to hire a professional mover, similarly it is very easy to get scammed by unscrupulous moving companies.

1.      Overcharge

2.      Not delivering items, unless you pay an additional fee.

3.      Generating fraudulent bill.

4.      Engaging in “weight bumping” or overestimating

So in order to help you, not to fall prey to any of such scams, we have built a list of things you should be careful of.

1.      Spot a rogue moving company

It is widely believed and often noticed that rogue movers often display the red flags. So, you can avoid them now, as you know what to look for. You’ll be able to spot any unscrupulous company and avoid them, by spotting the red flags.

The red flags, one should keep an eye on are-

i)        Large Deposit

ii)      No On-Site Inspection

iii)    Missing or Incomplete Documentation

iv)    Rental Trucks

v)      Bogus Insurance Claims

 

2.      Reputable moving company

The first thing you can do to avoid scamming by cross state movers identifying the reputation of the company. A moving company has a reputation to look after; hence, you are guaranteed fair treatment and quality service delivery. A reputable movers will not like to dip their hands in any moving scams. Most reputable moving companies are bonded by insurance coverage and might have had successful moves to refer to.


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About kapil Mehta Senior   # Guest Blogger

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Created on Sep 6th 2019 23:45. Viewed 283 times.

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