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How to Know if a Moving Company Is Legitimate

by | Dec 17, 2016 | Features

So where to begin? Researching moving companies may seem like a very time consuming endeavor. However, you are looking for not only someone who will pack and move everything you own, but that you can trust with the belongings you have collected your entire life. This makes it very important to find a moving company you can count on to not only offer you a good deal, but who will take the time and effort to take the stress out of your move.

Key Takeaways:

  • Your mover is liable for the replacement value of lost or damaged goods in your entire shipment…This is the more comprehensive plan available for the protection of your belongings.
  • The most economical protection available is Released Value, since it is offered at no additional charge. However, the protection is minimal.
  • Under this option, the mover assumes liability for no more than 60 cents per pound per article.

“It’s important to note that while interstate movers are required to register with the Federal government and can be found in the U.S. DOT system, local movers are only regulated by the state.”

http://www.moving.com/tips/how-to-avoid-moving-scams/

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