Road Scholars Moving & Storage, a guide to: Choosing a Denver Mover!
Denver Mover, Road Scholars Moving & Storage, helps you choose a reputable Denver Mover, that you can entrust to move all of your worldly belongings.This is not an easy task, which is why we have compiled this list, to help you through the process. Recently, the rise in rogue movers has multiplied. Therefore, careful and thorough research for selecting a trustworthy Denver Mover is even more important!
- Does choosing the lowest hourly rate, ensure the most economical move? Not always, in fact most often, a “cheap” hourly rate can mean a more expensive move cost overall! Why, you ask? Generally, “low-cost” rates, mean low quality movers or even temp workers, which means the move may take longer than it should. If you find a Denver Mover that has a cheaper hourly rate than Road Scholars Moving & Storage, but your move takes an hour longer, is that “bargain rate” really worth it?
- As required by law, all Denver moving companies must display their Colorado P.U.C. license number (or H.H.G. #) and all interstate Movers must display their D.O.T. and M.C. numbers; in any advertising, including their website. If they do not display these numbers, they may not be licensed to legally operate a moving company. Avoid contacting any Denver Mover that does not display these numbers. Our H.H.G. number is: 00107. Any mover, who operates within the state of Colorado, must carry a household goods moving license, issued by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. See If Your Denver Mover is licensed, call: (303) 894-2000.
- Request proof of insurance, from the movers you have selected, this way you can see the carrier’s limits for: workmen’s compensation, property and cargo insurance. If the Denver Mover that you select uses subcontractors instead of employing their own professional movers, there may be no workmen’s compensation coverage. This means, that if the carrier’s employee is injured on your property, the claim will be filed with your homeowner’s insurance. Some moving companies may cut corners by only carrying the minimum required insurance, as per the state. By doing this, claims can fall on you. Road Scholars Moving & Storage maintains full coverage Workmen’s Compensation Insurance.
- Contact the Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau. They assign an A – F scoring system, to any Denver Mover operating within the territory. They also track if a mover has government actions against them. Unlike many referral services, they stay completely impartial. They list both members and/or non-members and monitor a carrier’s performance, regardless of paid membership! Denver Mover, Road Scholars Moving & Storage is A+ Rated.
- Ask friends, neighbors, co-workers or relatives for recommendations for a Denver Mover. Our repeat and referral business is over 65%! We are grateful to work with many Realtors and home builders within the Denver Metro area, as well as fantastic customers, who refer us to their clients, friends and family. Our reputation speaks for itself.
- While obtaining phone quotes or in-home estimates, be consistent with any Denver Mover you speak with, this way you can compare “apples to apples”. Full disclosure and being very detailed, is the best way to get an accurate quote! Tell them if any items are to be excluded, if there are any special services you require and inform them of difficult access (e.g., stairs, narrow driveways, size of elevators, etc.).
- Make sure that you ask the Denver Mover you are interviewing, about all of their charges. Some may charge for moving services that should be included such as: dis-assembly and reassembly of your furniture; providing moving pads, shrink wrap, wardrobes or other moving equipment; use of elevator or stairs; and many other potential “hidden fees”. Road Scholars Moving & Storage discloses all charges upfront and we do not charge extra for any aforementioned moving services. In fact, we provide many added perks at no additional charge (shrink wrapping of all upholstered furniture, loaner wardrobes and many more extras).
- When choosing a Denver Mover, do not make price the only deciding factor. Low-ball bids, may produce a less than desirable outcome or indicate unethical business practices! Please keep in mind, that in our market, movers do not typically require a deposit for local moves. If your Denver Mover is attempting to take a deposit, this may be a ploy or a sign of trouble. Use a reputable Denver Mover that does not require deposits. Get more information on household/apartment movers and office movers in Denver. Select Road Scholars Moving & Storage, a reputable and fair priced Denver Mover.
- As the summer season approaches, make sure your Denver Mover is licensed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lygiJa-HvXs