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Moving Advice from a Traveling Nurse

Growing up, my two main passions were helping others and traveling. These passions made choosing my dream career easy, and I am now a traveling nurse and love it. If there is anything I have mastered outside of the field of healthcare it is making quick moves around the country! There was a huge learning curve to it, because before I began traveling for work, I lived in the same house for my entire life. To help other people who move frequently for work purposes or who are just relocating for the first time in many years, I thought I would create a blog to share my moving tips. I plan to create new posts here and there during my downtime, and I hope I can help you master your next move with ease and without a lot of stress!



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Moving Advice from a Traveling Nurse

Three Things To Definitely Pay Attention To When Hiring Movers

by Tom Evans

If you are planning a move in the near future, it's definitely a time to start looking for professional movers to help you with the adjustment. Hiring professionals will save you a great deal of time and stress during this transition in your life. When you are looking to hire movers, you will want to keep these three things in mind:

Experience With Antiques:

For all those people out there who have antique furniture, you want to hire movers who know how to treat it. After all, antique furniture is not replaceable. Be sure to ask about their experience dealing with antique furniture and what special techniques they use when moving these items. This is going to give you a better idea of what their experience with antique furniture is like so that you can determine whether or not you feel comfortable with them handling it. At the very least, be sure that they have moving insurance you can purchase through the company to ensure that you can receive compensation for any damages to your antique furniture. 

Provide Their Own Tools:

When you hire professional movers, you expect them to handle everything, including bringing their own tools. After all, you are not a professional mover, so you probably aren't going to have certain things, such as a dolly or furniture straps. When you are looking to hire movers, be sure that they come prepared with all the tools needed to get the move done without you having to go out and buy moving tools for them to use. 


Finally, you want to be sure that you are going to be able to communicate well with the professional movers you hire. After all, they are going to have all of your personal belongings in their care for quite some time. You want to be sure that they know how to handle these items, where to place them, and where they are being delivered to. You can get a better idea of their communication skills when you bring them in for an assessment. This is a time when the movers will come to your home to provide an in-home quote. Be sure that you take notice of how detailed they are with the quote, whether or not they showed up on time for the appointment you scheduled for the in-home quote, and more. 

When you know these three things to pay attention to, you can be sure that you are much more likely to hire a truly professional moving service. Check with companies like United Moving and Storage for more information.