One of the constant questions I get is: “Why hire a mover when I can do this with my friends and family?”
The other day I was doing estimates in a gated community. Parking was tight and I had to park on the street a little down from my clients house. A neighbor was out their door before I could lock up complaining I was in the spot she leaves open for HER guests. OK, I’ll move … Continue reading I met your neighbor, you should move!
Years ago, in less crazy times, people would call and say, “I need to move in 8 weeks, can I have an estimate?” If they called and needed to move quickly, red flags went up. You’re moving and it just occured to you? Now we get calls “I need to move tomorrow” or “I need … Continue reading I want to move now!
The other night I gave an estimate to a very nice women. She was extremely pleasant, a joy to talk to, but…. she was a hoarder. Thankfully the house was very clean, just over run with stuff. As much as I wanted to help her out, there really is no way to do a move … Continue reading Even hoarders have to move
I get upset when I hear a client telling me that so and so, who they found on x list, is only charging…. I get upset because we are not expensive. We charge enough to pay our bills. No vacations in Europe, no fancy cars, no large bank accounts. Let’s look at the other … Continue reading My phone estimate for moving is only….
I was forwarded this blog post from a friend. The story is entertaining and the pictures are outrageous. The post covers moving with dogs, in a uhaul to another state. http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/11/dogs-dont-understand-basic-concepts.html Faith can move mountains, for everything else there is BD Movers!(tm)
When I grew up we each had a small closet and it was enough. Today our clients have walk in closets, usually 2 in the Master Bedroom. Yours may not look this organized (mine doesn’t) but the point is made, we all have so much more than when we grew up. Now look in your … Continue reading You have too much stuff!