First thing is to realize that any change brings a lot of adjustments and stress in life.It could already be a nerve-wracking time in your life when you are moving homes, so it is really important to be careful to choose a mover who will help you move comfortably and seamlessly.
If you need to relocate for any reason then first, get recommendations of movers, from friends, online or through local agencies. They should be registered, with the proper association. Being a big brand is not that important, but being well respected and trusted is.You should try to get at least three to four local agencies in a short list. It is easier to deal with local agencies than a company in some othercity or an online entity.
Once you have the shortlisted companies, confirm their credentials about their licenses to move within the state and between the states. Then decide a mutually convenient time when they can come for inspection. They will come and check all the things that need to be relocated and depending upon their volume and weight they will give an estimate. This will also include assessed values of electronic gadgets, packing, and unpacking, insurance for the household goods etc.
You need to be doubly sure that you choose the best estimate given by them, not only based on the amount but considering all the factors. If possible, go to various websites to check out if people have filed any complaints against any of the movers. You can go to their local office and check out the kind of set up they have. These things matter a lot in finalizing the movers.
On the day of final moving, try to be around to supervise packing. Get a copy of the final inventory of goods packed for movement. If you have selected the right movers after so much deliberation, then they would do a good job.
Try to be very systematic, throughout the entire process, until it is completed.So you can relax and let them bring all your household goods to your new location and set it up.