Hiring a moving company is an important first step when you are planning. Of course, whether you need local or long-distance movers, you want to find a reliable, trustworthy moving company. Unfortunately, these days Hudson Valley residents have a lot of options. In fact, there are so many options that simply choosing a moving company can be quite a chore.

The professional movers at Arnoff Moving & Storage want to make choosing a moving company a little easier for you. That's why we've put together a list of the top seven questions you should ask before you hire any Hudson Valley moving company. These questions will help you make sure that you are hiring a reputable, experienced moving team.

How long have you been in business?

By asking this question you can determine if the moving company has the level of experience or expertise that you need. Arnoff Moving & Storage has been a family-owned and operated full-service moving and storage company serving New York's Hudson Valley since 1924!

Can you tell me about your facilities?

Most moving companies will likely describe any storage facilities they have or their central office location, which can help you make sure you are talking to an established, stable business. Arnoff Moving & Storage has not only storage facilities but portable storage services as well.

What moving industry organizations are you affiliated with?

This question gives you another chance to determine if they are an experienced and professional moving company. You should expect them to tell you about any industry trade groups they belong to or any major partners they work with. You are also likely to hear about any industry awards the company has won. Arnoff is BBB Accredited and a certified ProMover.

Can you provide some recent customer reviews?

A reputable moving company will be more than glad to provide you with customer feedback or reviews. In addition, you may be able to find recent customer feedback online. View over 300 positive reviews by satisfied Arnoff Moving & Storage customers.

What steps do your movers take to protect customer property?

Professional moving companies make sure their teams are well-trained on all the steps that need to be taken to protect their customers' belongings. You should expect them to have protective equipment (like blankets, boxes, paper, or plastic wrap).

Can you explain how to file a claim if my items are damaged?

Experienced moving professionals know that damages, unfortunately, are inevitable. Therefore, you should expect your moving company to have proper systems in place to address customer property damages. They should also be to explain that process to you.

Can you explain your pricing?

A reputable moving can explain how its quotes are calculated and what services are included in the quoted price. Look for a written pricing estimate, and make sure that they specify whether the written estimate is binding or non-binding.

Looking for a Reliable Moving Company?

Are you searching for a trustworthy local moving company to help with an upcoming move? Arnoff Moving & Storage has been serving the residents of the Hudson Valley with premium moving and storage services since 1924. We are a full-service moving company that is fully accredited by the BBB. Every member of our team is dedicated to exceeding your expectations. Call today to discuss your move with our experienced residential movers or fill out our online form to get started with a free quote.