House movers, both local and long distance, have their own unique vocabulary. In order to help you understand some of the jargon, we have put together a brief glossary of useful terminology as suggested by those who used Nashville moving companies.
Whether you live in a house or apartment, the movers need access to it. They will define it according to how easy or difficult it is to get in and move your stuff as well as whether it has such things as stairs, and elevators
Agreed Delivery Date
When you sign the contract with the moving company, they set a specific date for delivery of your items at the designated site.
Agreed Pick-up Date
This term refers to the exact time, you and the company have booked for the
Bill of Lading
This is an essential document for any contract with commercial or house movers. It formally specifies
* Specific conditions
* Actual charges
* Method of payment
* Insurance coverage
Read it carefully before signing.
This refers to the company who is moving your household or commercial property
This indicates the actual period (window) for delivery. It may range between several hours or, in the case of long distance, several days.
This is the approximation of the cost of shipping your goods
A charge for carrying items up or down stairs
Full Service Move
Indicates the mover will take care of everything from packing to unpacking
A move within the boundaries state boundaries. Aka intrastate move
Long Distance Move
Any move that takes the house movers out of state
Items movers will not load and carry e.g. chemicals, perishables, plants, pets
The packing and unpacking of your items by the movers
By understanding the terminology, you are reducing risks in selecting house movers. Be an educated consumer. It will work in your benefit for your Nashville move.
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