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Key Questions & Answers About 5 Movers Quotes

Know more about 5 Movers Quotes to understand how using this platform can provide you with many unbeatable benefits.
14 December 2018,

Know more about 5 Movers Quotes to understand how using this platform can provide you with many unbeatable benefits.

 

How does the quote comparator work?

 
Our online comparator saves you a lot of time and money! The process is really simple. Just fill out the online request form.

Once this is done, the ball is in the court of the moving companies that have been selected by the team of 5 Movers Quotes to make sure that they match your needs.

The movers will quickly contact you to inform you of their rates and services. You won’t need to return to the site or to call several companies yourself by email or phone to compare and choose the best offer. Convenience + savings in time!

 

 

How long, on average, before you receive your 5 moving quotes from moving companies?

 
The processing time for requests for moving quotes is fast and takes no more than 24 to 48 hours The service is fast. Usually, partners of 5 Movers Quotes submit their quotes on the same day, within a few minutes or hours after a request is received. However, depending on the type of move and the number of requests, you could receive 3 to 5 quotes within 24 to 48 hours.

Take note that requests for quotes are processed during business hours. If you make a request on a weekend, your quotes will normally be sent the following Monday.

 

 

Will 5 Movers Quotes be responsible for my move?

 
5 Movers Quotes is not part of the moving contract but carefully selects moving companies within its network. Since 5 Movers Quotes is not a moving company but a digital platform, we simply offer a service for contacting moving companies effortlessly. As such, we will not be responsible for the moving service and will not be part of the moving contract.

Nevertheless, our team values the quality of your move and carefully selects the moving companies within our network. We also conduct a follow-up.

 

 

Which moving companies are part of the 5 Movers Quotes network?

 
Our network consists of the leading moving companies in Quebec. The service is fast. Usually, partners of 5 Movers Quotes submit their quotes on the same day, within a few minutes or hours after a request is received. However, depending on the type of move and the number of requests, you could receive 3 to 5 quotes within 24 to 48 hours.

Take note that requests for quotes are processed during business hours. If you make a request on a weekend, your quotes will normally be sent the following Monday.

 

 

How are partner moving companies selected?

 
Moving companies in our network are carefully screened to ensure user satisfaction. The following criteria are taken into account by the team of 5 Movers Quotes: reputation, professionalism, reliability, insurance (mandatory), and rates.

Because user satisfaction is very important to us, we make it a point to get to know our partners.  We know that the quality of services of our moving partners is what will guarantee the longevity of 5 Movers Quotes.

 

 

How does the 5 Movers Quotes platform ensure the quality of the moving quotes?

 
Our team monitors user satisfaction through user comments to maintain high standards. After receiving your free quotes, our team will ask you (by email) to evaluate the quality of the comparison service and the quotes obtained. Your participation will be on a voluntary basis.

Users’ comments allow us to satisfactorily evaluate the relevance of our partners’ quotes over time, their courtesy, their competitiveness, the speed of response, etc.

Our team is also in direct contact with our partner moving companies.

 

 

Is the service of 5 Movers Quotes really free (without commission)?

 
The use of the platform to obtain and compare moving quotes is absolutely free for users. Yes. It is free for you, the user. No commission, no hidden fees, no sharing of profits with the moving companies.

The moving companies pay us a small fee for the service and the advertising.

 

 

If I use the comparator, am I obligated to hire one of the movers?

 
Using the comparator to find the best moving quotes is free and no obligation. Not at all. You can choose a moving company not connected with 5 Movers Quotes at any time.

If you are considering it, however, make sure to entrust your move to professionals. By choosing one of our partners, you can be sure. We encourage you to receive all your free quotes before looking elsewhere.

Due to the flexibility and competitiveness of our partners, we are confident that at least one of them will offer you an unbeatable price.

 

 

What makes 5 Movers Quotes different from other major online comparison platforms for moving companies?

 
5 Movers Quotes has the biggest network of moving companies in the province of Quebec In the province, the size of our network is unbeatable. With over 150 professional moving companies, your chances of finding the right mover are optimized with 5 Movers Quotes.

Also, each moving quote is sorted manually by one of our dispatchers, not by an automated process. Thus, you can be certain that your application will actually reach movers who will meet your expectations in your area.

Another important element is the quality of the quotes provided. Our team continuously monitors with partners to increase their relevance.

 

 

Are the partner moving companies adequately insured?

 
Adequate insurance is mandatory for all of our moving partners for your protection Yes, it is a mandatory requirement. By choosing one of our moving partners, you can rest easy. Your property will be insured in case of damage.
 

 

Do they take charge of moves paid for by IVAC or CNESST?

 
Some of our partner movers can take charge of moves paid for by IVAC or CNESST. Some of the moving companies in the 5 Movers Quotes network can take care of these moves. If this is the case, just specify it in the form.
 

 

Do movers take precautions against bed bugs?

 
The threat of bed bugs is taken seriously in the moving industry. As professionals, it is certain that their trucks and equipment are cleaned regularly to drastically reduce the risk of infestation. The frequency depends on the companies.

Some movers use high-pressure washing machines to eliminate the potential presence of bed bugs in their equipment. This threat is taken seriously in the field of moving.

 

 

Do the moving companies supply packing materials?

 
Pay attention to whether moving supplies are included in the quotes you receive. Yes and no. It depends on the company. This is something you need to pay attention to when comparing the quotes you receive.

Some movers sell them, while others provide them (wardrobe boxes, mattress covers, etc.). You want a packaging service by professionals? Check the option in the form to find out the rates offered by the moving companies.

Do you want to buy your moving boxes and other necessary accessories at the best prices? You can find them at limpsdemenagement.ca!

 

 

Do the movers in the 5 Movers Quotes network cover all areas of Quebec?

Moving partners of our network cover all areas in Quebec. Yes. Through our partnerships with many provincial and local moving companies, all areas in the province are covered.

This obviously includes major cities such as Montreal, Quebec, Trois-Rivieres, Sherbrooke, as well as other areas like Chibougamau, Rouyn-Noranda, Port-Cartier, Dolbeau-Mistassini, Gaspé, etc.

 

What are the types of moving services offered?

 
Moving companies offer a wide variety of moving services for residential or commercial moves. Due to the flexibility of our partner movers, there is no doubt that you will find the right moving service!

Small moves, international moving, long distance, local, moving for seniors, turnkey, custom, piano moving or heavy objects, valuables, spa, transport of vehicles or RVs, commercial moving,  industrial, consolidated moving, storage, and more are available to suit your needs.

 

 

Who is behind the website of 5 Movers Quotes?

Movers Quotes is part of the Home Quotes network offering all types of services related to the maintenance or a property or sale and purchase. Established in 2015, 5 Movers Quotes is part of the Home Quotes Network. Real Estate services and more are offered.

Do you have a house, a condo, or an income property? Refer to our network to compare the prices and services of reliable companies for all your needs related to the maintenance of your property, purchase or sale (brokers, inspectors, notaries), insurance, mortgage, your alarm system, heating, and air conditioning, etc.

 

Your questions about moving in general

 

How to choose movers?

 
Always compare at least 3 moving companies before choosing a mover. Obtain quotes in advance, set the date of your move. Compare at least 3 companies.

Ask the right questions. Evaluate the reputation of the company, read the opinions of their customers. Check licenses, permits, certificates (CTQ, SAAQ, etc.). Demand a comprehensive contract. Be careful, avoid ridiculous rates, (require insurance).

 

 

Should you book movers well in advance?

It is advisable to book your moving company weeks or months before your move. It is definitely advantageous to book in advance because the best movers are in demand.

If you are moving at the end of the month or around the first of July, your choices can quickly become limited, both in terms of the moving company and the time of your move. In these cases, it is recommended that you fill out the online request form a few months or weeks before the anticipated date of your move.

An ’emergency’ move will usually be more expensive (hourly rate).

 

Is there a minimum number of hours to pay?

 
Many moving companies charge a minimum of 3 hours for a move The standard for movers is to charge a minimum of 3 hours of labor. Note, however, that movers still specialize in small local moves (a few pieces).  A consolidated move is also an interesting option in such cases.

In addition, some companies charge at least 1 hour of transportation, in addition to the time between the journey from your departure address to the destination. This is to cover moving to and from the warehouse of the moving company. The terms vary from one mover to another, so be aware of these details as you read the quotes.

 

 

Are there hidden fees to pay for my move?

Our partner moving companies provide complete and transparent moving quotes 5 Movers Quotes works with its partners to offer you complete and transparent quotes. By entrusting your move to professionals and becoming familiar with your contract, you will avoid exposing yourself to hidden fees.

If applicable, any additional charges for transportation, overload, time, purchase of supplies or otherwise are normally provided.

 

Are moving expenses tax-deductible?

 
In certain cases, moving expenses can be tax-deductible. The provincial government and the federal government offer a tax deduction for workers who are at least 40 kilometers away from their new place of work, or a student who does the same because of a new school.
 

 

Will my move be canceled if the weather is bad?

Moving companies are generally committed to conducting the move as scheduled. Professional movers are usually committed to conducting the move as scheduled, whether it’s sunny or not, raining, snowing, or excessively hot.
In case of a truly major weather disturbance (exceptional cases), it is still possible that your move can be conducted on time. In such cases, you are contacted by the mover who will accommodate you to meet your needs.

 

How can I save on my move?

 
Save money on your move by using a comparator for moving quotes such as 5 Movers Quotes. The first step is to choose an advantageous date for your move since the rates fluctuate throughout the year. Choosing the right mover is also a key factor. Avoid ridiculous rates and demand insurance.

Using a comparator of moving quotes such as 5 Movers Quotes is a smart move. Get rid of unnecessary items.  Disassemble your furniture before the arrival of the movers.

 

 

What modes of payment do moving companies accept?

Moving companies offer different methods of payment. These vary from one moving company to another. If you want to pay specifically with your credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Amex …), PayPal, Interac, cash, check or other, you can mention it in the online form to receive your free quotes. This will be taken into account by the movers.

 

Do movers connect/disconnect appliances?

Movers can connect or disconnect small appliances except those that should be handled by a certified professional. The connection and disconnection of the stove or dryer is usually not a problem. It can be taken care of.

However, when it comes to your dishwasher or washer, it is often recommended that you refer to a certified plumber.


What is the average cost of a move?

Below are the average rates based on the date of a move:

Dates 2 MOVERS 3 MOVERS
15 May to 30 May $85 to $110/hour $100 to $130/hour
1 June to 15 June $90 to $120/hour $110 to $140/hour
15 June to 22 June $110 to $140/hour $130 to $160/hour
22 June to 30 June Not available $140 to $180/hour
1 July Not available $200 to $250/hour
2  July to 10 July Not available $130 to $160/hour
10 July to 30 July $85 to $110/hour $100 to $130/hour
30 July to 15 May $75 to $100/hour $95 to $125/hour

Contact us if you have any questions about our services,
The 5 Movers Quotes Team.

 

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