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Amazing tips to avoid misunderstandings with movers!!

By  The Dubrovnik Times Apr 08, 2021

Hiring a moving company is just the best way to transport your belongings and to move successfully without complications and problems. But a problem can arise when you develop a misunderstanding with the movers. The expert associated with state that millions of tiny details that change during communication can disrupt the entire move. Make sure you tell all these tiny details to movers in an organized and systematic way so there is no misunderstanding between the two parties involved in the moving process.

Most of these mistakes are committed when you provide the details regarding the move during the service finalization talks. Often times, miscommunication in sharing the detail at the time of writing the contract can also make things worse. So, you need to be extra careful at that time. These tips will help you. Check out these - 

List your requirements  

Before searching for movers, note down all the things you want your mover to do. Make a list of your needs and requirements that will make the process of relocation much easier. Also, prepare the budget for moving according to your financial situation. Making the list will help you to have a clear picture of questions to be asked according to your requirements. You will be able to communicate with them more efficiently.

Also, do note the points told by different movers so that you can read out them later and hire the right moving company for moving your stuff to another place. This is one of the most important steps that initiate a smoother and efficient moving process.

Be sure the organization is experienced and professional - 

To avoid any misunderstanding, you need to select the organization which is professional and also holds an experience of several years in the same business. Avoid those companies which provide attractive estimates or deals but are not efficient enough to execute the same.

Also, keep in mind that a company always sends someone to evaluate the volume and weight of your belongings that are needed to relocate and to see the structure of your house to assess the difficulty in carrying your stuff out from the house. Though these days, because of the corona, movers are also opting for the method of video calling to know the household stuff and to provide a good moving quote.

Communicate about the estimated cost - 

When looking for an appropriate moving company, ask for their estimates of moving cost in accordance to your size and weight of all belongings and the distance to be traveled so that there is no misunderstanding in the future related to the same when dealing with a particular mover. Make sure you have all the right details so that you can provide them the right information. Also, having different estimates beforehand will help you to allocate your moving budget accordingly.

Note down the schedule of moving - 

Before choosing a mover for shifting the items, ask different movers clearly without any miscommunication, about the timeline at which they will be able to provide their services to you. And then check when you would like to get the services according to your schedule.

Then make a note of the actual moving day as well as the time of their arrival to your house and also when they will be able to deliver your belongings to your new house. And also then make sure that you are present at that time when the professionals will load your belongings.

Ensure the procurement of insurance policy - 

There is always a misunderstanding among people that all moving companies provide insurance to protect their belongings from any loss. But the truth is that there are only some companies which provide insurance. So, you should be clear that the company you are going to select for the movers who have a certain service of providing insurance to cover the value of loss of your item while shifting.

If the organization provides offers the service then also see that what coverage options are present there. Remember that not all the policies provide you the full value of the damage so read out the details of the insurance you are getting before finalizing a detail or before accepting anything.

Check the details of the entire moving agreement immediately -

After finding an appropriate organization that matches your requirements and also your budget, do not sign the agreement provided immediately. Take your time and go through the details of the entire agreement. If there is any clause in the contract that you are unable to understand then don’t hesitate to ask the movers about it. Also, if you do not agree with the terms of the same, so be upfront and refuse to have such an agreement. Sometimes, movers can customize the deal according to your needs and preferences.

Bottom line - In the end, get ready with all the details and communicate with them in an organized manner. The right approach with you will help you minimize the hassle of the moving process by avoid any kind of misunderstandings or confusion.


The Voice of Dubrovnik


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