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Want to move to Manhattan? Then you best start looking for good movers. Only when you start looking for them you will see just how hard it is to find them. There are many moving companies in Manhattan and you can hardly be sure of how good they are by simply checking them out online. Well, to help you find the best movers in Manhattan we have come up with a full proof plan. First, we will go over what makes a mover good and then we will tell you how to choose the right movers. So, buckle up and get ready to learn.

What makes a good mover

This can be a harder question to answer then you might think. There are many moving companies in Manhattan and all of them like to approach moving in their own way. Therefore it can hard completely describe what makes a mover good since there are different ways in which they do their business. But, there are certain things that every mover needs to have in order to be considered any good.

The best movers in Manhattan are hard to find unless you know your way around NYC.
Finding the best movers in Manhattan is difficult, but very worthwhile.


A good mover must be reliable. This is simply a fact. If your mover is not reliable you will not trust them to move you successfully. This will create tension between you and them and you might even end up canceling your move. Furthermore, you need to avoid unreliable movers as there are many bad moving practices that they employ. A reliable mover will go by the rule that an honest day’s work deserves an honest day’s pay. They will not try to hide certain aspects of the move from you or try to sneak in a moving expense. Therefore, if you are looking for the best movers in Manhattan, and the ones you are currently checking out don’t seem reliable, stay away.

Ready to help

Movers job is to make moving in NYC easy for you. Therefore a good mover needs to be ready for action. They should describe to you what goes into moving to Manhattan and tell you all the ways in which they can help you. Such movers will figure out how to make relocation work you. Furthermore, they will not shy away from going the extra mile in making the move cheaper for you. These movers are rare, but they do exist. And if you do find them you can be sure that they are one of the best movers in Manhattan.

Easy to work with

Do your movers avoid talking to you? Do they describe moving in difficult ways? Are they trying to make you let them deal with everything? If all of these are yes, then you are talking with the wrong movers. A good mover wants you to be included in the moving process. They want you to take it seriously as they know how useful you can be. A helpful client can be quite beneficial to a good mover. Therefore if your movers are easy to work with and are trying to include you, you can be sure that they know what they are doing. You can always let them deal with everything. It is your relocation after all. But, a good mover will be more then happy to include you if you choose to do so.

Mover and customer agreeing on a relocation project.
A good mover will be more than happy to help you out.

When it comes to looking for best movers in Manhattan

Now that you have a better idea about what makes as mover good its time to go over how to find them in Manhattan. While looking online and calling them can give you some idea to how good they are, there are certain things that you need to keep in mind.

Look locally

The best Manhattan moving companies are going to be in Manhattan. This may seem redundant, but a lot of people find good movers online that are not close. Then they hire them and wonder why their final bill is so big.  Look, if you want to find the best movers in Manhattan, you need to look locally. By doing so you will not only make your move cheaper, but you will more easily check out your movers.

This will give you a better idea of how good they are and how good their company is. Movers need to have good trucks, quality moving equipment, and proper moving tools. If you visit a local mover and they don’t have any or are reluctant to show them to you, something is wrong.

Get multiple estimates

A great tool for finding the best movers in Manhattan is the moving estimate. How many moving estimates you should get? As many as you can. And we are not talking only about online estimates NYC. Those can be useful for getting a good idea on how much your move is going to cost. But, for filtering movers, you need onsite estimates. During those, you will have the opportunity to talk with the company representative and see how good the company is.

Talk with representative
Talk to the company representative to get a better idea on how reliable the company is.

With some clever interviewing you can see if the movers you are working with are reliable and honest. Plus, you will know if the movers are trying to scam you. If they are offer something that is too good to be true, it probably is. Then you should stay away from them.

Check reviews

Once you find the movers you like you need to check their reviews. First, you can go online and see how they are ranked. Sites like Facebook, Google and Yelp offer reviews from clients which can be really telling of the company. If there is only a small number of positive reviews, you should be doubtful. Those are probably fake. Another thing you can do is to ask around for people that have worked with this moving company. This is another benefit of working with local movers as the chance that your neighbor has worked with them is much greater.

About Author

John has been with Divine Moving and Storage in New York for nearly two decades. Starting as a young helper and climbing up the ranks to be a staple in our organization. John has the knowledge and experience to assist our clients with any move or storage related needs. You can reach John or any of our associates in NYC at 212-244-4011

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