METCALF MOVING BLOG

January 24, 2017

Moving Terminology and Movers Speak

If you haven’t noticed yet, the moving industry is filled with words and acronyms that movers use all the time and often forget that most people don’t understand.   And whether you’re moving locally, long distance, or internationally, may have an impact on the vocabulary you’ll you hear. Here are some of the most common ones: […]

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January 16, 2017

Binding Versus Non-Binding Estimates

For interstate (long-distance) moves, there two basic types of estimates that can be provided to a customer: binding and non-binding. With a “binding estimate”, the customer knows in advance what the move will cost, excluding any required destination services, regardless of variances in the actual weight, as long as the inventory of the items actually […]

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January 10, 2017

Moving Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Less is more This statement couldn’t be truer when it comes to moving. So, try to put off major furniture and appliance purchases until after you’ve moved into your new home, thus reducing the amount of heavy items you need to move. If you are moving to another state and plan to use a professional […]

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