Category Archives: Before You move

Article posted on April 28, 2014

National Moving Month

By Jeff Walker When Tim Walker originally started MovingScam.com in 2001, he did so hoping to let others know about the problems he ran into during his move, and found an entire community of people wh


Article posted on March 31, 2014

CARB regulations and potential effects to your business

By Suddath, on CARB regulations Lack of truckload capacity and the possibility of rising costs during peak household goods moving season due to California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions regulati


Article posted on March 03, 2014

How to budget for a move

By Jim Sullivan, Humboldt Storage & Moving Every time we turn around, someone is asking us or telling us to do a budget. If it’s not the financial gurus on television, it’s our boss, asking us to


Article posted on October 28, 2013

What makes an Endorsed mover “Endorsed”?

  At MovingScam.com, 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 t


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


Article posted on July 14, 2013

Watch out for Red Flags when Moving

By Jeff Walker Over the years at MovingScam.com, 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


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 f


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 provid


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 fro


Article posted on July 09, 2013

A Guide To International Shipping

by Ed Singer at Sonigo International Shipping – www.sonigo.com (This article may be copied in its entirety only.) Introduction Doing international shipping and international moving is exciting,



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