If you are hiring movers anytime soon, you are likely well aware that little else can make a move become completely disastrous more quickly or thoroughly than unreliable or unethical movers. To avoid this type of headache in advance, it pays to plan ahead as much as possible and to do your research on any movers in the area. To begin, ask yourself how many miles your movers will be asked to transport your things from one home to the next, and then determine approximately how much all of your household goods weigh in total. For this latter figure, plenty of free online calculators are available that can help you arrive at an accurate estimate very quickly. Make sure that your data is accurate, and write that figure down as soon as you have it.
Once you have determined the above points, go ahead and search the web for reviews of any movers in the area from which you are moving. Read through what others have said about their own experiences with any movers in general, and keep a running list of the most consistently well reviewed options nearby. Once you have concluded this portion of your research, contact each of these movers in turn for a written estimate on their services for your particular moving project.
Read carefully through the written estimates from each of your movers, and then determine which of these professionals offer you the best deal on the services you have in mind. From there, retain the best movers you can afford as quickly as you can, and you should be good to go. Once your movers have had a chance to help you get from place to place, be sure to offer your own written reviews to the world in order to keep the flow of information going strong!