When you need to move you want to make this a easy transition. The best way you can do this is by hiring professional movers. When you do there are some things that you can do to get the most value from the Company you have chosen.
If you want your moving Company to do a good job you need to book their services well in advance. If you leave them on short notice they may try to accommodate you but if rushed then this could create a possibility of a less than perfect job.
Most often your moving company will want to come to your residence and do an assessment so they can give you a proper quote. You need to be very specific as to what you want. You cannot add on additional requests on the day they arrive and expect this to be included in the quote.
Leave the job to your movers
Some people like to hire movers who also offer packing services. If this is the option you are going for then leave most of the packing to the professionals. There may be some items that you are not comfortable with leaving for the packers. You can take the responsibility of doing this yourself, then arranging to move them under your care.
Know what you are getting
Be sure that you are entirely clear as to what is included in the services that you are getting a quote for. It can be very stressful if you assume that your movers are responsible for a moving task then you find out they are not. For example, you may assume that they are going to take on the unpacking task which is not part of the contract.
There is no reason why you cannot have a good experience with your movers, especially if you keep these few tips in mind.