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04/17/2013
By: alyssaedwards
Garland 1 Movers and Moving
Great client assistance. In case you must to move, telephone them afterward confer with Daniel. I am not sure if he is usually like this with all of his customers, for sure he was merely the only representative I communicated to also I talked with more then fifteen different companies before I made my choice, he gave me the impression that he genuinely sensitive re my families own desires, he worked with me on the payment options, clarified the manner of moving to the least element. Really it was fun also helpful to talk with this mover. Besides being one of the more economical quotes I got, the guys he sent was truly implausible. Just received our possessions last week, the guys were also exceptionally professional also considerate. Bestow them a go, I am relieved I did. Daniel, stood by your promises, and now it is my turn. Thanks to you.
10/25/2016
By: Carol F.
Star City Moving
They gave me the best price and they took care of my stuff. I recommend them to anyone if you want a good price and for your stuff to be taking care of and not all broken this is the people to call I was very surprised that they showed up so fast and the same day that I called them and they were super fast.
02/22/2014
By: A S.
Edwards Moving And Cleaning Service
Excellent work from this moving company. From the receptionist to the movers, the service was professional and timely. I saved a lot of money and sore muscles hiring these guys!
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11/01/2016
By: Starcity M.
Star City Moving
They were the best. I was on the 3rd.floor apartment and they moved my furniture with no problem. They work non stop and waist no time. Great job guys ����
Tips & Advices
Yes, it’s best to empty drawers, wardrobes and chests before a move. Items always get knocked around a bit, and doors can fly open even if they’ve been taped. In fact, more often than not, movers will want to remove the drawers from a dresser--or disassemble the wardrobe to be more space-efficient.
Yes, it is customary to tip movers, but the amount varies widely. For full-service moves, a 5 percent tip is suggested, although, for extra service, some people go up to 10 percent . For small local movers, you can give each mover $10 for a few-hour job, or $20-$40 for jobs that take longer.
A bill of lading is the legal contract for the move. It provides a detailed receipt, in addition to a contract between the client and the mover. It authorizes the mover to transport the goods from one specific point to another, and it outlines the exact scope of services, with cost breakdown for those services. It also provides an itemized list of the inventory, and carrier liability protection for each declared item. Finally, it specifies the payment arrangement. Make sure to go over your itemized list extremely carefully before finalizing the paperwork--and get a copy of the full document. A good mover will go over everything on the bill of lading with the customer.
There are several items that moving companies will not move – those items will be listed on a document as “non-allowables.” These items typically fall in three categories: perishables, sentimental/personal items, and hazardous material. Perishables are food and plants. Sentimental/personal value is up to the client to decide, but usually includes jewelry, medical and dental records, personal paperwork, valuables and collectibles. Hazardous material is the tricky category, since it includes a lot of everyday items found in the garage, garden or kitchen. For example, cleaning liquids and pesticides both are considered non-allowable by many companies. Some go so far as to disallow nail polish and batteries.
A binding estimate means that the moving company cannot charge more than the stated amount, though they can lower the final bill if the scope of the job was smaller than expected. A non-binding moving estimate is more likely to wind up costing more than expected, since the movers can increase their rates for unforeseen variables like stairs, “long carry” and materials.

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