In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and being deemed “essential business” by the governor of the state of Florida, we want to assure you, our loyal customers, that Pro Movers Miami has, and always will,put the safety of our team and that of our customers first and foremost. We are committed to following all best practices and guidelines for sanitation and for cleanliness, and are taking all of the necessary precautions as we proceed to service your move. To that end, extensive measures are being taken wherever possible to combat the spread of this virus, while still being safe and efficient as we continue to provide you with the first-class, five star moving experience that you have come to expect of us. Here are some of the proactive measures we’ve implemented and will continue to implement:

  • All estimates are being provided over the phone, virtually, on-line or via email until further notice.
  • Pre-move wellness checks for both our customers and our crew members, where all will be asked to advise us if you feel ill or suspect exposure to the virus. For our movers it would be mandatory that they stay home, and for our customers, moving services can be rescheduled, postponed or cancelled to mitigate risk, should that be necessary.
  • Our crews are equipped with gloves, disinfectant sprays/wipes and hand sanitizer for your protection and theirs.
  • We have put into effect social distancing measures, and although we have always valued the professionalism and respect that comes along with a good introductory handshake and a departing thank you, we ask for your understanding that for the safety and well-being of everyone, there’ll be no handshake or touching of any kind.
  • Upon arrival, our crew will still introduce themselves, walk through the home with appropriate social distance, begin to protect the home with all safeguards like floor runners, and door jams (as they always do), but in addition we ask you now (with all due respect), to please give them the appropriate space they need to safely and efficiently service your move and allow them space to do their job.
  • When available and appropriate, open doorways and windows to increase air circulation and ventilation.
  • We are also taking measures to sanitize the cabs and boxes of our trucks, as well as all blankets, pads, tools and equipment after each and every move to reduce any risk of cross-contamination.
  • It is our hope and our expectation that you will take the same precautionary measures that we are taking, and that will also sanitize and wipe down any and all exposed surfaces and furniture prior to our arrival. Anything that you can do to help keep our working conditions safe and sanitary for our men, is equally appreciated.
  • Owners / office staff will be working around the clock from home with complete access for our team and our customers via phone, email and text.

Again, thank you for choosing Pro Movers Miami, it is our sincere pleasure to serve you. Our Promise to you, and no matter what circumstances, is to continue to deliver the 5 stars moving service that our customers depend on. Should you need to reach us directly, please feel free, Text is always the quickest, and we are literally her for you 24/7.

Thank you, be well and stay healthy!

What to consider before signing a storage rental agreement

If you want to rent a storage unit, you might be wondering what to consider before signing a storage rental agreement. First of all, it is important to find reliable Miami storage facilities. When you get professional storage providers, in many cases, you don’t have to worry before you sign the agreement. Still, there are some things you ought to know, so let us explain the basics.

Should you be worried before signing a storage rental agreement?

If you think you will be worried before signing a storage rental agreement, we suggest you read our advice. In general, if you work with professional moving companies Hallandale Beach the risks are minimum. However, when unplanned situations occur, you may want to know what are your rights. Therefore, in this text, we will emphasize the things you need to pay attention to when concluding a storage rental agreement.

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If you want to rent a storage unit, you might be wondering what to consider before signing a storage rental agreement.

Storage agreement is very important

As a trusted moving partner, Pro Movers Miami cannot emphasize enough how important storage agreements are. Whether you are currently looking for a storage provider or considering revising an existing collaboration with a company you used before, a contract is one of the most important points of the business relationship between you and your storage provider.

Other than that, you may want to see how you can sign a contract during the COVID pandemic – aka can you do it online. Using an agreement in cooperation with a storage company allows you to define business relationships in a timely manner as well as to clearly specify the expectations of both parties. In order to help you make the cooperation with your storage partner as high quality as possible, we have selected some key criteria that you should include in your agreement.

Define responsibilities

It is necessary to clearly define the responsibilities for a storage company and you as a service user. This part can be done by specifying exactly what can you expect before signing the contract. For example, your responsibility is to pack your items and protect them from moisture. On the other hand, storage providers may need to provide video surveillance and so on. In this way, you can define all the agreed activities and you can clearly specify the responsibilities of both parties.

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You can define all the agreed activities and you can clearly specify the responsibilities of both parties.

Discretion

Although this part is implied, it is not out of place to exist on paper. The relationship between you and your storage provider is a relationship that must be completely honest. In this way, storage providers are not entitled to list what you store. One of the items you can use here is the conclusion of NDA (non-disclosure agreement) which will clearly define the procedures for providing confidential information and persons involved in the process. With this, you can use the definition of responsibility (company and personal) in case of information outflow.

Scope of services

In order to have transparent expectations on both sides, you need to clearly define the scope of services you expect from your storage providers. For example, what do you get included in the price. If you’re not sure about your budget and expectations, you can always use free assessment. Take time before you sign anything and define exactly what range of services you can expect. In this way, you won’t get into a situation where you feel cheated.

Quality of services

The quality of storage services is often very difficult to define precisely, but that is why omissions know how to hurt financially. Here are a few criteria on how you can define the quality of services you expect:

Accuracy

Define what are the services you expect. For example, what is the price for climate-controlled units, and what is for regular storage units?

Right information

What happens in the case of natural disasters like earthquakes or floods? You need to know what happens in case of an unwanted scenario and what are your rights. Also, what happens in case of theft, and what are additional requirements for insurance. One of the criteria for the quality of services is that the storage providers inform you in a timely manner about all important changes related to your agreement. Define e.g. that once a month you receive via e-mail or some other channel all the information that is important to you. In this way, you do not miss the important changes related to your agreement.

Using the storage unit

You may also want to define how to use the storage unit. For example, do you need to clean it, what kind of boxes can you use, and what items you can’t put in storage? Other than that, you need to see what happens if you leave your storage unit or at what time is your storage unit is available.

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Take time before you sign anything and define exactly what range of services you can expect.

Duration of services

Although storage companies usually have some defined timeline when using their services, it is necessary to define the initial duration of the contract. You also may want to know the following info:

  • contact for maintenance problems
  • how to get insurance
  • renewal options
  • what to do in a case of emergency

In any case, you really do need to sit down and read all details of the agreement carefully. Especially pay attention to things like dates, price, security, parking, utilities to use, and insurance policies. We hope you found our tips on what to consider before signing a storage rental agreement useful!