All Moving Labor in Houston is Not Created Equal

Moving LaborWhen faced with the job of moving, you may think to yourself, "I'd rather not lift that," and "I do not want to take 40 trips up and down the stairs."

With that mindset, you might be ready to let anyone lug those boxes for you. It does not matter who does it, so long as you do not have to do it, right?  Wrong.

Just because someone can carry boxes and is willing to move boxes doesn't mean you should let them carry your boxes. Keep in mind: you are permitting these people in your residence. They are putting their hands on all of your stuff.  You need to be selective who comes into your home.

Here are some points to consider when choosing moving labor in Houston to ensure safety for you and your possessions.

Professionally Certified

This is imperative. Professionally certified movers in Houston have gone through comprehensive background screening, so you know they are who they say they are, and they are credible. Never hire a moving company in Houston without this certification. It is crucial for your own well-being.

Years of Experience

If you accept a friend's offer to help you move or employ the bargain moving labor you can identify on Craigslist, you're opening yourself up to liabilities. Even if everyone is perfectly honest, they don't naturally have the needed training when it comes to moving awkward furniture, boxes and more. What would happen if one of them dings the wall with the dresser? What would happen if they break your favorite dishes?

And do they understand 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 looking for packing and unpacking services. There is a right way (and a wrong way) to pack china, crystal, rugs, bulky furniture, appliances and everything else. Items that are too bulky to be boxed should be meticulously padded. Making foolish blunders (or just being lazy) in this arena could cause damage to or complete destruction of your precious belongings.

We've been moving things safely for more than four decades. We can pack and move even the most fragile, bulky, or priceless possessions safely and efficiently from origin to destination.

Properly Uniformed

Imagine this: It's moving day. There's one person in athletic wear boxing books in the family room. There is one person in jeans packing glassware in the kitchen. And there is someone else in cargo pants carrying your TV out of the bedroom. All normal, right?

Except one of them isn't even a mover. It is just someone who saw an open door and some distracted owners, and he decided to help himself to a new TV.

This is why it is essential to hire a moving company with properly uniformed movers. You’ll know precisely who is part of the process and who isn’t--and it makes it much less likely that someone who is not would dare make an attempt to "help" you move.

Uniforms may seem like a small touch, but they're an important one.

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

Your movers are doing their job, but it's a very personal one. You're entrusting them with everything you own, everything that makes your house feel like home. Don't turn that over to just anybody.

Whether you need moving labor to transport the furnishings of a one-bedroom apartment or an eight-bedroom house, we've got you covered with experienced, certified, and uniformed movers. Relieve some of the anxiety of moving by hiring a moving company in Houston 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.