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What to look for in a local moving company

Local Movers 101

How do you find the moving company that is the best fit for your local move? There are lots of options out there, and the best company for you depends on a number of factors, including the size of your move, how far you’re moving, and any non-typical items you need to have moved. When shopping, compare hourly rates, not total estimates. Most reputable moving companies will take the same amount of time to perform your move.

Be sure to always consider the following regarding your local moving company:

  1. Reputation – reviews, licensing, insurance?
  2. Experience – can they get the job done?
  3. Safety – how safe are they on the job?
  4. Price – what’s most economical?

For labor only moves we recommend using Budget or Penske trucks for reliability and quality reasons. However, ask that they match U-Haul’s prices, that way you get the best of both worlds!
Refer to our article, finding local Portland movers, for more ways to ensure a quality moving experience!

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