Category Archives: Tips

Spotting Brokers/Middlemen

Run a search by company name or carrier number here: http://www.safer.fmcsa.dot.gov/CompanySnapshot.aspx. If the company’s registration page shows “0 power units”, you know they do not own any trucks and must be a broker. Most brokers have a tendency to not want to volunteer to the customer that they are brokers. The tendency is to lead … Continue reading Spotting Brokers/Middlemen

Top 9 Things to Know Before Hiring a Mover

All interstate and some intrastate moving companies display a motor carrier number. You can verify a company’s compliance, accident history, inspection passing record, truck-ownership, and insurance by entering the company name or number here: http://www.safer.fmcsa.dot.gov/CompanySnapshot.aspx Many moving companies first found on the internet do not own moving trucks and only act as a broker/middleman. On … Continue reading Top 9 Things to Know Before Hiring a Mover

Pool table moving tips

A pool weighing around 1000 pounds is not easy to move, so here are few tips that will help you. 1: Use the staple puller to remove the staples from the pocket straps, an average pool table will have 3 for each rail, so you can pull them out individually flip the table, use caution … Continue reading Pool table moving tips