There’s definitely truth to the saying “you get what you pay for.” While finding a reasonable price is certainly important, less isn’t always better. If you run across a mover that offers prices substantially lower than others, make sure to ask questions and do your research. A good moving service will have the ability to move your belongings safely, within a realistic timeframe for a reasonable price.
Here is a handy list of questions you can ask movers before booking:
How long have you been in business?
TSM Moving has moved thousands of Canadian Households and Business' since 1989. We'll let you do the math.
What size of crew/moving truck will you be using?
TSM Moving offers smaller moving services with our 1 and 3 Ton Moving Trucks and can accommodate larger moves with our 5 and 7 Ton Moving Trucks. Most local moves in Calgary are completed with a 5 Ton Moving Truck, a driver and a moving helper. The size of your truck and crew will be determined when booking your move.
How do you determine the cost of a move?
For most local moves TSM Moving operates on an hourly rate. Please call the office or request your free online moving quote here. All long-distance moves are based on weight, confirmed by an in a home or office estimate an is flat rated.
Will I need to pay extra for fuel or taxes?
TSM Moving does have a fuel surcharge and is required to charge tax and this will be covered when booking your move.
Do you require a moving deposit?
TSM Moving does require a booking deposit to reserve your moving truck and crew. This will be covered when booking your move and will go towards your final bill total.
Are there any additional ways to save money on Moving Day?
TSM Moving recommends booking during the week and between the 5th and 25th of the month to get the best hourly moving rate.
When and how do I pay for my move?
TSM Moving will collect partial payment once the truck is loaded and a final payment on delivery.
What is your cancellation policy?
TSM Moving requires at least 48 hours notice for cancellations.
What kind of coverage do you offer?
TSM Moving offers Protection Plans and these will be reviewed with the client by the driver on moving day.