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BLOOMINGTON, IL | Movers In My Area | Moving FAQ

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Moving FAQ -

Do I need to contact a moving company in advance?

Usually, the moving companies pre-book their orders. A moving company may not be available to ship your items if you ask for help at the last moment. In such a situation, you would not be able to take the help of moving companies in moving your items.

To overcome such situations, you must bring your move into the notice of a moving company at about 1-2 months before your actual move. The summers are usually busy for the movers. So, you must contact a moving company at least 2 months before the actual move. Whereas, in the winter season, a period of ~1 month would be sufficient.

Q24 - What should I do before I move?

Before you move, follow the given checklist:

  • Consult your neighbors about the moving company.

  • Check the reviews of the company.

  • Find movers responsibilities for damage to your belongings.

  • Ask if there is a dispute redressal program.

  • Check the registration with FMCSA.

  • Compare costs and moving services provided by the movers.

  • Find out how the delivery will take place.

  • Ask for the contact number of the mover.

  • Insure your items.

Q25 - What to do on the day of the move?

The list of steps that one must follow on the day of the move include:

  • Give directions and answer questions of the movers.

  • Validate the condition of your items.

  • Read the documents, Order for Service, Bill of lading, etc. carefully before you sign it.

  • Keep the documents carefully with you until the process is completed.

  • Ensure that all the items have been successfully loaded.

  • Verify the address where the items need to be moved.

Q26 - What are things to be done at the day of delivery?

At the day of delivery, customers are requested to complete the following tasks:

  • Present at the destination for the delivery.

  • Complete the payment in accordance with the terms of payment.

  • Unload the items and ensure that they are not damaged.

  • Ensure that all items are present in the delivery.

Q27 - What forms/list of documents needed in the moving process?

The list of forms/documents that you would be getting from the company are:

  • Bill of lading (Moving form)

  • Tariff sheet

  • Rights and Responsibilities booklet

  • Inventory checklist

  • Arbitration information packet

  • Insurance document

  • Day-by-day moving checklist

Q28 - What is AMSA Certified mover?

AMSA stands for American Moving and Storage Association. An AMSA Certified mover can be defined as an interstate carrier that transports your household shipment under its own operating authority. The certification is granted by the Federal Highway Administration. It ensures that the members have gone through the professional training session before they deliver the service.

The AMSA certified movers are subscribed to the AMSA Code of Conduct which ensures that they conduct their business in a professional and efficient manner. Its membership is open for all the industry associates, individuals, trade associations, and other related industry professional organizations.

Q29 - What kind of items the movers can’t move?

There are certain non-allowable which the movers cannot move. These items include ammunition, gasoline, and other hazardous items. The following list of items gives you some of the items that you cannot move via movers:

  • Plants

  • Hazardous Materials

  • Perishable food

  • Explosives

  • Pets

  • Corrosives

  • Flammable items

  • Valuables

  • Power Equipment with fuel

  • Other heavy items like pool tables, hot tubs, etc.

These items are not allowed to be moved by the movers. Therefore, before you make your actual moving plan, it is recommended to consult the same with your movers whether your items are allowed or not. Click here for the other list of items that cannot be moved.

Q30 - Is it possible to change the moving date?

It is possible to change your moving date. But, you must contact your move coordinator to change your plan. The move coordinator will then update the moving dates as per your new plan. The changes would also be made in the documentation that was provided to you initially. Please note that your moving estimate may change in such a situation.

In case you have a change in your moving plan, you must bring the same to the notice of the move coordinator as soon as you can. This will allow them to have adequate time to make amendments to the moving plan.

In 2017, Bloomington, IL had a population of 189k people with a median age of 33.5 and a median household income of $63,333. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bloomington, IL declined from 189,576 to 189,407, a -0.0891% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,317 to $63,333, a 1.63% increase.

The population of Bloomington, IL is 80.6% White Alone, 7.35% Black or African American Alone, and 4.63% Asian Alone. 7.45% of the people in Bloomington, IL speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bloomington, IL are Illinois State University (5,541 degrees awarded in 2016), Heartland Community College (1,075 degrees), and Illinois Wesleyan University (497 degrees).

The median property value in Bloomington, IL is $158,700, and the homeownership rate is 66.1%. Most people in Bloomington, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Bloomington, IL is 2 cars per household.

Bloomington, IL borders Peoria, IL, Champaign-Urbana, IL, Decatur, IL, Pontiac, IL,


The economy of Bloomington, IL employs 99.3k people. The largest industries in Bloomington, IL are Finance & Insurance (17,998 people), Educational Services (12,789 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (11,578 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($72,907), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,768), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,000).

Median household income in Bloomington, IL is $63,333. Males in Bloomington, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Bloomington, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

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