There is something oddly awesome about full service moving companies that you don’t get to see very often. They are interesting mostly in the fact that not many moving companies actually offer the services of their employees. Well, not at least any of the main ones that you can think of. When you say moving company, the majority of people will think about U-Haul. This isn’t necessarily wrong because U-Haul has branded itself to be one of the premier self serve moving companies in the United States.
They’ve done a very good job of it to. However, moving your entire home as a single person is really not a viable option. What goes from a very daunting job, quickly turns into something that is impossible because you cannot lift heavy objects like couches, or even beds without another person. It comes in handy to have a few people there with you, which is why furniture movers who have the ability to assist you in the moving are so valuable. One thing that may concern you though is how they handle very fragile things.
It’s understandable that you would feel this way because you probably have a sentimental attachment to the item. Think about it this way though, they wouldn’t be in the moving business if they did not take precautions to ensure that your belongings reach their destination safe and sound. Hopefully this will help put your mind a bit at ease so that you can give them a call and not have to move those really heavy or fragile objects by yourself. Plus, the company that you get is invaluable. You may gain a little bit of knowledge from what they have learned over the years of moving.
If nothing else, think about full service moving companies as full-service gas stations. They technically going the same respect. For anyone who has ever seen a full service gas station, you know how handy it is to go to. Not only that, but it’s kind of fun to watch someone else do the work that you should be doing. The same thing applies here, though you still have to help move. I’m sorry, but you probably can’t just sit on the couch and watch them move all your stuff out. They may resent you a bit for it, unless you have some sort of extenuating circumstance.
It’s the hardest part of finding a moving company that will be right for you is understanding what they do. Not all moving companies are formed the same services the same way. Sure, the main goal of the moving company is to move you, but that doesn’t mean that they all go about it in the same manner. For example, our model is that you will have two strong guys and a truck to help you get everything out of your home and it’s your new place. We consider ourselves a full service moving company in that from start to finish, you will have someone next to you to help you get all of your heavier belongings, and lighter belongings, into their correct places.
If however you want to look around because you don’t want to feel like you’re restricted to one company, we completely understand. The wise thing to do when today’s consumer based economy is to ensure that you get the best deal possible by looking around and comparing prices and services. We would hate for you to go with a company that is blatantly more expensive than someone who provides the same services as a much cheaper company. The Internet is great for this the cause it provides you with an easy to access way of looking at each company and comparing. When it comes to actually purchasing a service, that’s best performed in person because you are allowed to barter. It’s very difficult to barter with a computer. In person, you have some influence over what the other person says when it comes to the price and products. The emotional connection that you can make with that person you’re talking with that makes it all the better for bartering
All in all, the desolate to go about searching for the best moving company for you is to use both methods. Go ahead and do a bunch of research online, it’s extremely beneficial. Then, once you’ve narrowed your selection down to a few, go ahead and show up in person and talk with them. You’ll be surprised what you get out of it.
There are quite a few businesses who consider themselves to be furniture movers. People who specify themselves as movers of large objects, particularly things that are heavy. If there’s one thing that you should know about people who specialize themselves in heavy lifting and moving like this, it’s that not all heavy movers are created equal.
Full service moving companies, or furniture movers as some people refer to them, are companies who understand the dynamics of carrying heavy objects and want to do this strenuous task for you. Yes, we are one of these people, but not all of us are created equal. Some movers don’t have the understanding that goes along with moving tricky objects.
Let’s take couches for example. Couches are one of the most difficult things to move not only because of their weight, but because they possess legs usually on the bottom that are not removable. These legs, and short as they may be, can still get caught on a lot of things and get damaged in the move. Not only that, but if the movers do not have the proper methods of moving the couch, it can actually cause injury. If you’re going to move a large couch and a small apartment and it happens that the department has a very small corridor as well in order to move it, it’s likely that they will get caught considering how small it is.
So, before you hire a moving company who considers themselves to be “furniture movers,” do a little bit of research first. See what other people have said about them and if they are able to handle those really heavy objects. This is something great that the Internet has given us these days. The ability to look up if a company can hold up to their own standards. People are now able to rate moving companies online, and if you’re searching at all for any ratings it’s likely that you’ll run into quite the extensive list.
If the Internet isn’t your thing, you can always call up the company that you have interest in. Speaking with an actual person gives more information than can be gleaned from the web, especially considering that reviews tend to be biased. So consider this. Any dummy can lift a couch, but it takes knowledge and skill to move one without damaging anything. Find that right company, and then let them help you. Don’t do it the other way around.
If you require a moving company, Ft Collins can provide you with one of the best in the business. Such companies like ours, provide you with a full service moving company that is willing to help you move into your place and get your furniture in the general area. We’re not interior decorators, but we do a good job when it comes to moving your furniture. As a full service moving company not only do we want to help you get your stuff in your home, we want you to be moved in as quickly as possible.
Most of the time when people are moving to Ft Collins, it’s because they’re either going to be attending school or because they are moving for job. No matter which case is yours, this puts you on a time constraint. We want you do get through this time constraint and be plenty and head of time in order to set everything up so that you don’t have to spend your weekends for the next couple of weeks moving. You can move things around your home, but you don’t have to worry about moving them out of a truck.
For some movers, Ft Collins, CO maybe their stomping grounds, but that does not mean that they are the sole competition. We ask that you look at all the competition and compare quotes. You wouldn’t be a smart shopper if you didn’t. You should always have more than one option to fall back on especially when it comes to moving. Plus, comparing quotes means that you can discuss with the company a quote that’s a better price and see if they can match it if you have your heart set.
Most companies will match prices of quotes so long as you can provide that they are legitimate. It’s just like shopping at a grocery store. Sure you can get the price to come down, but you must show a coupon or receipt to do so. No matter who you choose to move you go, be sure that the movers are from Ft Collins, Colorado if you’re going to be moving here. We know the area like the backs of our hands
A moving company is generally defined as two guys and a truck who move your things to a new home. Now, you may feel like this isn’t the most complex of definitions, but it doesn’t have to be. Two guys who come to your home, help you move your things out, and help you drive them or get them ships to your new place is a great definition. After all, where would we be without it? A lot of people don’t know people who have trucks, which means that if they ever have to move they are up a creek without a paddle.
Moving companies like this one that provide you with 2 guys and a truck are exactly what these types of people need. So you can say that we are necessarily the end all be all of moving, but rather you could say we are a company whose willingness to help you move is of great benefit. And to think all of this is accomplished with two guys and a truck. It’s a rather astounding notion to be honest.
We can’t tell you how many times we’ve been thanked for the amount of help we’ve been in a person’s moving process. Helping them get their belongings into the correct rooms whether they’re heavy or not is only part of the things we do. The driving, the shipping, and anything else that needs to be done as far as moving belongings is concerned gives us a sense of fulfillment that we are unlikely to find anywhere else.
The only other place where we find this type of fulfillment is at your fully furnished home when you thank us for a job well done. So what do you say? Do you believe now that two guys and a truck can be one of the most beneficial things to your moving process? You should, because otherwise this blog has not done its job. If you haven’t hired us however, give us your consideration and you will find out exactly how effective we can be with just this small method.
Who we are and what we do are one in the same. There are a lot of companies out there that claim to provide quality. They claim that customer satisfaction means everything to them. And that may be true even and especially when it comes to the bottom line. But at Exodus, people are the single most important thing in our business. And that applies all around, to our employees, our clients and our community. We put our money, time, effort and heart into the things that matter most to us. And that is what makes us better than any other Colorado Moving Company. The Exodus difference is people.
We Choose People
Exodus is a Choose People company. This means that we pass the test and come out on top as a great place to work. We work hard, we play hard and we value family and balance. Unlike many others in our industry, we have real employees doing all our moves providing unequalled accountability in our market sector. We provide consistent schedules, family friendly offices and competitive salaries making our employee turnover rate lower than any other Denver moving company. We firmly believe that happy employees are better workers, parents and citizens at large. For this reason, the Exodus difference starts with our people.
People Choose Us
We are constantly in a state of collecting feedback from our customers. Moving is one of the most stressful times in anyone’s life. We strive and work hard to go the extra mile to make it easier, less hectic and to create a sort of calm in the storm for our clients. Thanks to this commitment to service, our track record is pristine. Our client surveys come back consistently with glowing recommendations and most of our clients go on to recommend our moving services to family and friends.
Whether it is pianos that need moving for art projects (Pianos About Town) underprivileged teens that need dresses for Prom (The Fairy Godmother Project) a race that needs run to donate supplies to school kids (The Denver Metro Mile benefiting Donors Choose) or our own in house tree planting for every move we complete (in cooperation with Trees, Water & People), we are committed to being involved in the neighborhood around us. We love Colorado, we love our country and we love our world. At Exodus, we show value to our community by not only showing up when they need us most but by finding creative ways to be involved, everyday.
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As both a concerned and involved member of our neighborhoods as well as a leader in the moving and storage industry at large, we are proud to forge alliances in the community. One such cooperation comes from the obvious mutual interest between those who sell homes and offices and those who move into them. We wanted to get involved with the parts of the communities we serve that are helping our clients to become stronger and more stable in their relocation efforts. And the organizations that work to support integrity and the fluidity of this growth are our spotlight for today. Exodus is grateful to be affiliated with several Board of Realtor groups in our fine home state of Colorado.
Fort Collins Board of Realtors
The Board of Realtors in Fort Collins is a membership organization that focuses on the growth of Fort Collins as it centers around the real estate market. Addressing housing issues of all kinds such as zoning and compliance issues, the FCBR is a interactive resource for its members and surrounding community. Including a host of committees offering various events, government resources and educational programs, the Fort Collins Board of Realtors is overseen by a unique entity called a Sustainability Committee and remains a pioneer in its work to create ecologically friendly business practices.
Loveland Berthoud Association of Realtors
The main mission of the Loveland Berthoud Association of Realtors is to help develop and promote programs that facilitate the buying and selling of property in Loveland Colorado. They believe that through education and support, it is possible to increase the integrity and skill level of these transactions which will ultimately create a positive effect in the community. Working to provide training programs and networking opportunities for all those involved in the housing market, the LBAR is a professional association dedicated to upholding the highest standards of excellence in the real estate sector.
North Metro Denver Realtor Association
The North Denver Realtor Association is a membership organization serving real estate professionals working in the North Denver Metro area. Also known as the NMDRA, this collective focuses on promoting the personal growth of those involved, seeking to improve not only business standards but the economic climate, community and overall quality of life in the areas served. In an effort to improve opportunities and services, this group has many affiliates within its local community.
A few days ago, we received a comment card from one of our valued customers. And while this is not unique as we are in a constant state of collecting feedback in order to improve our business overall, we are always interested to see what comes back. Every day, with every customer we strive to do our best. We pay attention to every detail of the planning and execution of their move and we provide safe and secure storage for the extra things they can’t take along.
At Exodus, we are consistently involved in improving our community and in taking care of our employees. These values combined with our unmatched work ethic and core value of integrity make us an industry leader when it comes to Colorado moving and storage and beyond. During this often hectic and somewhat vulnerable time in our clients’ lives, we are passionate about relieving the stress. And because of this commitment, we want to know how they found each part of our service.
Estimator: We send a moving expert to your home or office to do a comprehensive accounting of what, how and where everything needs to be moved. With so much experience in the field and with honesty as our guiding professional policy, we don’t not under quote and we are careful to ask the right questions to make sure that there are no surprises.
Office Staff: Scheduling a move and filling out the corresponding paperwork can be a hassle if you don’t have the right team on your side. At Exodus, our administrative employees are detailed, helpful and proactive.
Overall Cost/Value: The old adage, “You get what you pay for,” is sometimes true. But we don’t believe that is any reason to gouge people. We consistently offer excellent service at fair prices.
Moving Crew: In our customer surveys we inquire about three main areas with reference to our moving crew. We ask if they are friendly/pleasant, about their work ethic/efficiency and for our customers overall impression of the crew itself. We realize that your things, whether in your home or business are valuable to you. For this reason and others we never outsource movers but rather send full-fledged employees to complete your move. We train them to work excellently, to work hard and to show you the kindness and respect that you deserve as one of our customers.
The following is an excerpt from one of our latest “How Did We Do” Surveys:
Date of Move: Mar 22nd 2011
Moving Crew: Javier and Carlos
Client Name: Mrs Spanger
On a scale of 1-10 how would you rate the following?
Office Staff 10
Overall Cost/Value 10
Work Ethic Efficient 10
Overall Impression 10
Please Write any Comments or Suggestions:
Everyone I dealt with for this move was helpful, responsive and polite. Everything arrived in great shape. Thanks!!
Would you recommend to others? YES May we use you as a reference? YES
To help you out we have provided a list of questions you should ask and know before requesting services from any mover. These are your Rights and Responsibilities furnished by your mover as required by Federal Law.
- What is my mover’s normal liability for loss or damage when my mover accepts goods from me?
- What actions by me limit or reduce my movers normal liability?
- What are the dangerous or hazardous materials that may limit or reduce my mover’s normal liability?
- Should my mover have agents?
- What items must be in my movers advertisements?
- How does my mover handle complaints and inquiries?
- Do I have the right to inspect my movers tariffs applicable to my move?
- Must my mover have an arbitration program?
- Must my mover inform me about my rights and responsibilities under the Federal Law?
- What additional information does my mover provide for me?
- How does my mover collect charges?
- May my mover collect charges upon delivery?
- May my mover extend credit to me?
- May my mover accept charge or credit card for payments?
We are here to make your life a little bit easier. Okay, a lot easier. We work hard for customer satisfaction; one of our main and most important goals is to win your heart by taking care of the nitty gritty that comes along with moving. Along with that, the only way we are ever going to know if we are meeting our expectations with our customers is to hear directly from them… directly from you. Your voice is extremely important to us and we hope that we have created and maintained a place where your voice can be heard. We want to stay connected! So, whether you are a potential customer, a loyal customer, interested in using us someday or somehow just stumbled across our website, we want to hear what you think! Please feel free to contact us!
Toll Free: 1-800-549-1488
When you contact Exodus, we’ll answer any questions you have about the type of move you’re facing, the kind of equipment and trucks we use, availability of used boxes, valuation options and references from our satisfied clients…and much more.