Best 30 Movers in Grand Blanc, MI with Reviews - YP.com

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05/31/2017
By: Mr. C.
Budget Moving
I reached out to Budget Moving for help moving from Grand Blanc to Fenton, prices were fair so I gave them a shot. They really knew what they were doing - talented, friendly and professional. Delivered all of our furniture to our new home on a steep driveway, and the furniture they had to move was very heavy and large. Despite all of this there was only an issue on one piece of furniture, and Budget Moving was very helpful in working to resolve. Poster below states they ripped him off on some damage, but it makes me believe there was more to this story than is stated. Great experience overall.
04/06/2017
By: C. S.
Budget Moving
I used Budget Moving recently for a local move. The two men who arrived were on time and were efficient at the job assessment and executing the moving/packing task. They paid attention to detail and worked hard. I paid by the hour and they certainly did not milk any time on the clock. I was very pleased. Nice job and kudos to a home grown business.
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10/15/2007
By: ryandaup
Budget Moving
these people really know what they are doing and are willing to do whatever it takes to make the customer happy.
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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