San Antonio Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
April 14, 2018

All Moving Labor in San Antonio is Not Created Equal

Moving LaborWhen confronting the task of moving, you may think to yourself, "I would prefer to not move that," and "I don't want to take 40 trips up and down the stairs."

With that attitude, you could be ready to let anyone lug those boxes for you. It does not matter who does it, so long as you don't have to do it, right?  Wait just a minute.

Just because someone can lug boxes and is willing to move boxes does not mean you want to let them move your boxes. Remember this: you are permitting these people in your house. They’re touching all of your stuff.  You need to be selective who comes into your home.

Here are some items to think about when selecting moving labor in San Antonio to ensure security for you and your things.

Professionally Certified

This is imperative. Professionally certified movers in San Antonio have gone through thorough background screening, so you can rest assured they are who they say they are, and they can be trusted. Don’t hire a moving company in San Antonio who doesn’t background check their labor. It is crucial for your own peace of mind.

Years of Experience

If you take a neighbor's offer to help you move or hire the bargain moving labor you can find on Craigslist, you're opening yourself up to some risks. Even if everyone is perfectly honest, they don't automatically have the needed experience when it comes to moving heavy furniture, boxes and more. What would happen if one of them scratches the wall with the recliner? What happens if they drop your good china?

And do they know how to put it all in the truck to maximize the space and prevent shifting that could cause damage?

Experience is very vital if you're also wanting packing and unpacking services. There is a right way (and a wrong way) to pack glass, crystal, rugs, clothing, appliances and everything else. Pieces that are too big to be boxed should be carefully padded. Making rookie mistakes (or simply being lazy) in this arena could cause damage to or complete destruction of your precious things.

We have been moving things safely for more than four decades. We can pack and move even the most delicate, bulky, or priceless things securely and efficiently from Point A to Point B.

Properly Uniformed

Imagine this: It is moving day. There's one person in athletic wear boxing books in the living room. There's someone else in jeans packing dishes in the kitchen. And there is someone else in cargo pants carrying your television out of the bedroom. All okay, correct?

Except one of them is not even a mover. It is just a person who noticed an open door and some inattentive owners, and he decided to help himself to a new TV.

Therefore, it is essential to hire a moving company with properly uniformed movers. You will know precisely who is part of the crew and who is not--and it makes it much less likely that someone who's not would dare make an attempt to "help" you move.

Uniforms may seem like a small detail, but they're a crucial one.

Plus, it is just more professional. A uniform is further proof that your movers are serious about what they do—it's not just a hobby.

Your movers are doing a job, but it is a very personal one. You're entrusting them with all of your earthly possessions, all of the things that makes your house feel like home. Do not hand that over to just anybody.

Whether you need moving labor to transport the furnishings of a one-bedroom apartment or an entire office complex, we've got you covered with experienced, certified, and uniformed movers. Relieve some of the anxiety of moving by hiring a moving company in San Antonio who cares about your move as much as you do. Click here to contact us for an estimate or to learn more about safe, efficient moving.

The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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