Category Archives: Before You move

Article posted on October 28, 2013

What makes an Endorsed mover “Endorsed”?

  At web-advice.ru, we make no money from the consumers who visit our site.  All information is free to consumers and questions are handled by people who volunteer on the forums.  So how do we keep the site up and running?  Through the endorsed movers program.  Endorsed movers are companies who have garnered enough attention Read the full article…


Article posted on July 15, 2013

How to Find a Reputable Moving Company

By Tim Walker Moving is a very stressful and expensive experience, and if you don’t take precautions it can quickly turn into a nightmare. So how do you find a moving company that you can trust with everything that you own, and still feel safe in your decision? While we generallyrecommend moving yourself if possible, Read the full article…


Article posted on July 14, 2013

Watch out for Red Flags when Moving

By Jeff Walker Over the years at web-advice.ru, we’ve worked hard with consumers to help them know what kinds of things to watch out for when researching their movers. What follows is a list of “red flags” that should alert consumers to watch for when preparing for their move. These will be integrated into an Read the full article…


Article posted on July 13, 2013

How to Get Accurate Moving Estimates

By Bill Adams Having done an average of 400-900 moving estimates per year over the past 24 years, I would like to share a few tips for the homeowners in their quest to get accurate in-home estimates from their movers of choice. Once you’ve narrowed your selection of movers to consider, call and schedule the Read the full article…


Article posted on July 11, 2013

What To Look For On Your Bill Of Lading

By Tim Walker When moving with a full service moving company, you will receive a document called the Bill of Lading on the day of your pick-up. We often hear about problems with Bill of Ladings provided by rogue moving companies performing interstate moves. As a consumer you should be aware that the Bill of Read the full article…


Article posted on July 10, 2013

I’m Covered for Damage, Right?

By Bill Adams Movers are hard working people, and while their intention is to perform claim-free moves 100% of the time, it doesn’t always happen that way. I have heard reports of claims occurring from 9% to 25% of the time, when using professional movers. That means that potentially up to one out of four Read the full article…


Article posted on July 09, 2013

A Guide To International Shipping

by Ed Singer at Sonigo International Shipping – sonigo.com (This article may be copied in its entirety only.) Introduction Doing international shipping and international moving is exciting, but it can also be difficult. Chances are good that you will do this only once in your life, and most people will never do it. Therefore I have Read the full article…


Article posted on July 09, 2013

Moving My Life

By Kathryn Mora The moving industry knows that relocation is probably one of the most unsettling and emotionally turbulent times in our lives under the best of circumstances. They depend upon it. Reasons for moving often are motivated by dramatic life changes, such as marriage, divorce, birth or death. In my case, my mother’s death Read the full article…


Article posted on July 08, 2013

Understanding Moving Company Estimates

By Tyrone Kelley web-advice.ru Volunteer Often consumers looking for a moving company don’t realize there are types of moving company estimates available other than what they are receiving from their moving companies. There are actually three types of estimates that are common in the moving industry that every consumer looking for a moving company should Read the full article…


Article posted on July 08, 2013

Planning an International Move

By Michael Zlotnik How to Begin: Many of the steps for preplanning an international move are similar to those of a domestic move. Do not get quotes over the internet, make sure the company is willing to come out to your home for a visual survey and provided you with International Relocation Brochures. Special allowances Read the full article…



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