If you are moving in the demand season such as summer, then plan ahead and book your move as earliest as possible. It reduces the risk in shortage of moving equipments and reduces the cost of your move.
Book your moving company in Chicago and get the free estimates from the company that you have selected to do your move. Contact them through an email or through a phone call and make sure to get a written estimate. It is always the best idea to call the moving company for on-site estimation, which helps to get an accurate estimate. Get three or more estimates and compare the quotes.
Do not fix your moving date on the last day of your lease date. To make your move flexible try to make it on two days before the lease of your apartment ends.
The best method to get the exact estimate is that is to be clear with the Chicago movers when they visit your home for inspection. Be upfront and show them all the moving items that you need to move and get an exact estimate.
If you want to do packing by yourself, collect all the packing supplies and various size boxes that perfectly tailor your belongings. Pack them in the boxes and label them neatly to make your job easy at the time of unpacking.
It is also important to remember that you need to update your new home address at your nearest post office. Make sure to do phone calls to the moving company to ensure your pick-up date.
Clean your home and the refrigerators before the movers come into your home, which helps movers to do the job with ease. Read all the the information on your quote. Double-check your bill of lading, and all other completed documents before signing them. Keep the invoice and other documents related to your move until all the issues and claims get settled.
On the moving day, ensure to check your home and every corner of your home for anything you have been left. Always maintain constant communication with the Chicago movers to know the status of your belongings. Make sure to arrive at your destination before the movers arrive there, so that you can confirm unloading of your items.