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Plan Ahead and Hire Residential Movers

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in Residential Movers

If you are planning to move this year, hiring residential movers can make that move a whole lot easier. Moving is something that few people have time to do right. What we mean is that because of how much work goes into moving, many people find that they only have the time to throw everything into whatever boxes are handy, load a truck haphazardly and then fill up the garage at the next location. That leads to things being lost, everything being disorganized and boxes sitting in the garage for years. In fact, pretty much everyone knows someone who has boxes stored in the garage for years after moving. Preventing that from happening begins before the move ever starts. It begins by hiring a professional moving company.

Plan for success

We know a successful move starts in the planning phases. This is why we recommend homeowners call us when they are considering a move so that we can begin discussing ways to ensure that it goes smoothly. It is never too early to call us.

Organize before leaving

To prevent total and utter chaos at the new home or apartment, it is important to organize before leaving the current one. We recommend that people take time to get rid of things that they really do not want or need. Other than that, we can actually help to pack up in an organized fashion. As residential movers, we can visit a home, put everything in a box in a nice and organized way and label it based on the room where it should go in the new house.

Proper labeling and organization make it easier to unpack once there. It also allows us to keep all boxes grouped together to ensure that nothing is placed in the wrong location at the new house. This makes it unlikely that random boxes will be placed in the garage without anyone knowing where they go or what they contain.

If there are specific organizational requests, such as creating a list of what is in each box, we can accommodate that special request as well.

Residential movers can do the heavy lifting

Homeowners who use our services find that it is far easier to move because we can handle the details and the heavy lifting. We can:

  • Organize
  • Pack everything
  • Take apart furniture
  • Wrap up valuables
  • Load the truck
  • Drive the truck
  • Unload everything in place it in the appropriate room
  • Build the furniture

Because we handle all of the physical requirements associated with the move, it allows homeowners to handle things like organization and unpacking. Our team can even help to unpack if that is necessary. This team approach makes it possible for a family to completely unpack and settle in rather quickly. Instead of living in a sea of boxes and digging through them every time someone needs a spatula or bar of soap, it then becomes possible to start settling in and living in the new home.

Many of our clients find that they are comfortable right away and thankful for the help in allowing them to do so. This type of seamless transition is important for anyone but especially for those who have small children or someone who needs to immediately get back to work.

Our services are affordable

Anyone who thinks that residential movers are not affordable or too expensive should give us a call. When compared to the amount of time a person needs to take off work to handle everything themselves and the stress involved with it, our services are affordable and smart. To learn more about what we do and how we can help you, give us a call today.

5 Things Experienced Movers Want You to Know

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in Experienced Movers

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There are several things that experienced movers want to know. As one, we believe that the more informed our clients are, the easier the move is going to be. With that in mind, we welcome anyone to call us and ask questions. In the meantime, here are a few things to consider.

#1. Not all movers are created equal

Too frequently, homeowners think that all moving companies are going to be the same. This is not true. Far from it. Someone offering moving services on Craigslist is not going to have the same level of experience as a professional moving company like ourselves. Additionally, they are not necessarily going to be as responsive. As a company, we have a reputation at stake. If we do not show up or do not show up on time, it can hurt our business. With someone who is providing random contracting services, this risk does not exist because they are simply looking to pick up a few extra bucks on the weekend. As a homeowner, this should give you confidence when hiring a company over a random contractor.

#2. Plan ahead

As much as possible, it is wise to plan ahead. Before moving day, having hired a professional moving company and spoken about the plan will allow things to go far more smoothly when it comes to the actual moving day. For example, there needs to be a detailed plan in place regarding who is going to be handling all of the packing, organizing, heavy lifting and driving of the truck. This is not something that should be thought of last-minute but planned for as far in advance as possible. We understand that sometimes, it is not possible to avoid moving quickly, such as with changes due to employment. However, if there is an advance warning, it is wise to use that warning to create a detailed plan.

#3. Be there but let the movers do their job

The entire point of hiring experienced movers is to be able to have trustworthy individuals handle the move. Once you have found and hired them, it is important to stay out-of-the-way and let them do their job. While it may be necessary to provide direction from time to time, experienced movers such as ourselves do this on a daily basis so we are quite literally the moving experts. This means that if we are doing something in a way that is not how a homeowner would do it, it is typically because we have done it enough times that we know it is the most productive and effective method.

#4. Do not be afraid to communicate

In order to handle what needs to be done, it is also important to speak clearly about any expectations or specific requirements. For example, if there are certain items that need to be handled with care, speak up. This allows for them to be handled properly and ensure that they are safely transported to the new home. Likewise, if there are specific instructions that need to be followed regarding where the moving truck is placed or how the home is to be accessed, it is important to clearly articulate those directions. The more we know, the better we will be able to meet and exceed all service expectations.

#5. Do not pack things in furniture

One common mistake that homeowners make when packing is to place things inside of furniture. This is a mistake that can lead to furniture and other items breaking during transportation. We recommend that homeowners do not do this but carefully pack everything in the appropriate boxes instead.

Save time, money and energy by hiring experienced movers

The best way to ensure that your move is successful and goes smoothly is to hire an experienced moving company. We are one and would be happy to assist you. Call today to learn more about our services and to request a quote.

Office Movers Can Handle Your Inter-Office Move

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in Uncategorized

Hiring office movers makes it much easier to move offices or to reshuffle divisions within a current office complex. For example, if one division is growing and requires new office space, it may be necessary to move people to new locations in the building, this is something that we can help with. By handling inter-office moves, we make it possible for employees to focus on their job duties instead of becoming distracted.

Planning for an inter-office move

If there is going to be a major reorganization of where people are located within an office, it is important to carefully plan for how it will be done. We suggest creating a diagram of the entire office, including each floor, labeling each office or cubicle and then assigning them to individuals.

There will need to be two basic diagrams. The first will need to document where everyone is located currently. The second will need to document where everyone will be once the move is complete. This allows our moving team to know where to pick up furniture and personal effects and where to deposit it.

Packing

Employees may wish to pack their personal effects and files on their own. If so, it is important to give them boxes a couple of weeks in advance to make the process easier. We can provide them if requested. Otherwise, as office movers, we can pack up each office for the employee, label everything accordingly and place it in their new office. This makes it possible for them not to worry about the process at all but to focus strictly on their work. How we proceed is entirely up to the organization but our services do extend to packing when requested.

Order any new furniture well in advance

If the move is going to involve any new furniture or the creation of new cubicles, it is important to order everything in advance. New furniture can be stored in one central location and we can move it to the correct office on the day of the move. Giving plenty of time for the furniture to be delivered is wise since any delay could prolong the moving process.

Engage tech support and IT

Anyone who is in charge of IT for the organization will need to be informed of the move in advance. They will need the same diagrams to ensure that everyone has access to the internet and that the phone systems are transferred accordingly to ensure that there are no mixups with calls being routed to the wrong place. They may also need to provide direction on how long it will take for these switchovers to be complete.

Schedule the move over the weekend

The best way to prevent any delays in operations is to hire office movers and then to schedule the move for over the weekend. We can come in and start the process on a Friday afternoon so that it can be completed by Monday morning. With the proper planning in place, it is possible to do this, even with larger moves. To ensure that everything goes off without a hitch, we will want to meet with the person coordinating the move to walk the property and review the diagrams well before that Friday. This way, everyone is on board and ready to go as soon as the green light is given.

Stay efficient

The biggest reason to hire office movers is the ability to remain efficient and focused without becoming distracted by the move. We make this possible by providing professional and thorough moving services. We can handle the inter-office move from start to finish and make it easy to get everyone settled in their new location. To discuss these services in further detail, call our office today.

If You Hate Moving, Hire House Movers

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in House Movers

If you are planning a big move next year, be sure to hire house movers to make the entire process easier. Moving can be incredibly difficult and if it is on the horizon for the coming year, instead of looking on the new year with excitement, there may be a feeling of dread. The good news is we can help to eliminate that feeling and make the move an exciting endeavor. By handling the hard work and the heavy lifting, we make it possible to look forward to a new adventure instead of being focused on the amount of work it will take to get there.

Hate moving?

We understand. Most of our clients hate moving. It is something that few people look forward to, even when it is for a good reason such as moving into a dream home. The process can be overwhelming and not very enjoyable so this tends to be the overwhelming focus for many families.

We eliminate the stress and the pressure

To turn something that can be difficult and do something enjoyable, we offer comprehensive services as professional house movers. We can handle the move from beginning to end, allowing homeowners to relax and maybe even have a little bit of fun with the process.

Our services

As house movers, our services are as diverse as the needs of our customers. We can do as much or as little as is necessary to make the move easy. Some of our clients hire us to handle everything while others only need us for driving a truck long distance. With that in mind, we can create a custom bid based on the needs of each person who calls. Some of the services that can be included are:

#1. Packing

Packing for a move can take a considerable amount of time. This is one service that our clients tend to be surprised that we offer because of how time-consuming it can be. However, we know that if we can handle the packing and the sorting ahead of time, it will make the move far easier for our clients, so we are happy to do it. We can visit a home on the day of the move and start packing or come considerably earlier in order to get it out of the way. This will be determined during the initial conversation about our clients' needs. When we pack, we sort everything by room and label all the boxes to ensure that at the new location, it is easy to unload and access.

#2. Breaking down and packing furniture

One of the most difficult things with any move is how to handle the furniture. Typically, some furniture will need to be disassembled in order to get it out of the home. Others simply need to be picked up and carried into the truck with several people due to how heavy and awkward they are. Regardless of the size, shape or type of furniture, our crew can carefully pack and move it.

#3. Moving heavy or awkward pieces

Things like pool tables and pianos often get left behind during a move because of how difficult they are to get into the truck and into a new home. As house movers, we have experience moving these awkward, heavier specialty pieces and can provide assistance moving them.

#4. Loading the truck

We will load everything into the truck, packing it carefully and ensuring that everything is protected during the journey.

#5. Driving the truck

We can drive the truck whether this is across town or across the country.

#6. Unloading the truck

Once we reach the new destination, we can unload the truck and place everything in the right room based on how the boxes are labeled.

Call to learn more

We can provide more information on our many services and give you a bid. Working with our company will make the process of moving far easier, whether one or all of our services are selected.

Moving Companies Can Help Deliver New or Heavy Furniture

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in Moving Companies

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Moving companies can be of assistance for in-town and cross-country moves, but they can also be helpful for moving things like new furniture. For example, when remodeling a house, many homeowners will completely outfit their home with new furniture. The new furniture can include new couches, chairs, dining sets or bedroom sets.

With such a large amount of heavy furniture to transport, it may be wise to invest in extra help.

We can handle the furniture with care

Since one will most likely need to pick up heavy furniture from the store, transport it home, move it from the truck into the house and set in the correct rooms, one will greatly benefit from getting professional help. Since this furniture is incredibly heavy, bulky and awkward, it can be nearly impossible for homeowners to do this without help. It is far easier to hire moving companies to pick everything up and deliver all of it to the house when outfitting a residence with new furniture.

Our company can provide these services and more. Once we bring the furniture to the home, we can unload and place it in the correct rooms. This service is highly beneficial for homeowners because it means that we can be there during the arranging process, lifting the heavy couch as necessary and help homeowners avoid the difficulty of moving heavy furniture on their own. Once everything is in place, homeowners can enjoy their new furniture.

Moving companies to businesses

As businesses grow and expand, there is a need to deliver multiple desks or place new furniture. We can pick all the furniture up and bring it to the office location, as well. Thus, current employees can continue to focus on their job duties without distraction from remodeling or expansion activities. Hiring professional services also increases productivity when employees can focus on the job at hand and we focus on the move itself.

This service is also highly beneficial for businesses that are growing because of contracts or because of adding another location. Again, we can either move furniture and belongings from one building to the next or we can pick everything up at the store, deliver and unload it to the next location. With our services, we can make it far easier to set up subsequent offices.

Special projects

Whatever the special moving project is, we can provide the necessary services. A special project can even mean picking up a special order conference table, or even delivering and setting up a large pool table in the game room. Sometimes, we even deliver outdoor furniture and equipment. With such diverse services, we offer the assistance people need.

Learn more

Hiring moving companies to handle the heavy lifting makes it so much easier to remodel, renovate, expand or simply add new furniture pieces to a home or office. Instead of worrying about how to transport and lift things, give us a call. We are available to provide assistance even if that only means moving things a short distance in town. We are also available to help with cross-country and in-town moves so whatever your needs are, call us for help.

Have You Hired Quality Movers in Norcross?

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in Uncategorized

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When looking to hire quality movers in Norcross there are several things that must be considered. Primarily, how fragile and important are your belongings? It stands to reason that most people have an affinity for the furniture, collectibles, artwork, etc. that they have collected over the years.

For anyone whose belongings are worth a lot either financially or emotionally, it is absolutely critical that the moving company hired has a reputation for excellence and the ability to handle objects with a great deal of care.

Professional experience is crucial

Some individuals will offer moving services online without actually being part of a company. They are essentially day laborers that can provide manual labor and assistance but may not have the professional experience people need. A moving company needs to have the professional experience in handling objects with the proper level of care.

Thus, it is important for every homeowner or renter who is moving, to conduct due diligence on a company. By researching the company, the individual can see whether the company is truly up to the job.

Are they licensed and insured?

One way to check is to see if a company has the proper license and insurance. Quality movers in Norcross have both of these. Our company has an insurance policy in place because we know that it is important for our company and for the people we are moving.

We take great care to ensure that nothing is damaged but still, an insurance policy gives peace of mind to our clients. Any reputable company is going to carry one. Do not be afraid to ask to see proof of insurance before making a hiring decision.

Reputation matters

It is easy to do a search online and read reviews or ask for referrals. We are happy to share our client reviews because we are proud of what we do on a daily basis and the fact that we do such an excellent job for clients.

In fact, we encourage people to read our online reviews. Our customers often have wonderful things to say, so when it comes to reputations, we are proud of ours. Any professional company should be happy to share their positive customer feedback to make a new client comfortable with their reputation and services.

Time in business or number of jobs completed

It can also be wise to see how experienced a moving company is. As quality movers in Norcross, we have helped a great number of families move their belongings to their new home, both in-town and cross-country. Our experience benefits our clients because it means that we know what to expect and how to take proactive measures to protect our clients' precious belongings.

Quality movers in Norcross can handle obscure objects. One thing that differentiates a quality moving company from manual labor providers is the type of belongings they can handle with ease. We can move precious artwork, large objects like piano and virtually anything that our clients need to get from point A to point B.

Call today to learn more about our services and to discuss how we can be of assistance to your family, call our office today.

There are Different Types of Interstate Moving Companies

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in Interstate Moving Companies

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When looking for interstate moving companies, it is important to consider what services will make the move as smooth as possible. Each company is going to offer different services. While they are technically a moving company, the options available to you are going to be significantly different from company to company.

Also, there are multiple ways to move. When you search for interstate moving companies, you are going to come up with a variety of solutions and it is important to know the differences between them.

Types of moving companies

#1. Those offering storage containers or crates

There are companies that will drop off a container for you to fill up at your leisure and then transport across the country with several other family's containers. This process can take longer to complete the move for several reasons. First, when packing over a long period of time, it may prolong the amount of work that it takes to get ready for the move.

Second, since the container is moving with other containers, more stops will be necessary along the journey. The extra stops can slow down the container getting from point A to point B. The prolonged amount of time can lead to longer periods of time without belongings, both in preparation for the move and during the move itself. However, some people find this to be convenient so they can sort and pack over time.

#2. Drivers

There are individuals and companies that a person can hire to drive the truck across country. This works for those who are comfortable doing all the packing and unloading but need to drive their own personal vehicles or are simply uncomfortable driving such a large truck. In this case, the driver can handle that aspect of the job, leaving the rest of the move up to the family involved.

#3. Complete moving services

Our company offers complete moving services. This means that we help with the move from start to finish. We can come in and pack everything up, labeling each box so that we know where it needs to be placed in the new residence. We can disassemble and load heavy furniture, carefully pack and load breakables including artwork, and load everything into the truck. Once it is properly and carefully loaded, we can then drive the truck across the country or to a neighboring state.

Wherever the move is taking place, we have the ability to get there. Once we arrive at the new home, our crew can then carefully unload the truck, place boxes and furniture in the appropriate rooms, rebuild the furniture and make sure that everything is in the proper place. Typically, families will take it from there and handle the majority of the unpacking. However, we can assist with that as well if requested to do so. In other words, we can take care of the entire move when necessary.

Time is valuable

There is one thing in life that can never be replaced - time. There is only so much of it and the mistake that many families make when moving is to assume that they have more time than they do. It takes time to sort and pack. It takes time to disassemble furniture, load the truck and get it across the country. It then takes more time to unload everything and put it in the correct rooms.

This leaves very little time for handling other aspects of the movement such as enrolling kids in new schools, finding new doctors and simply getting settled into a new home. This can be one of the most stressful experiences for family, especially when moving across the country. By hiring interstate moving companies to handle the process, families can focus on things that only they can do and let the professionals handle the rest.

Get a bid

To find out what it would cost to hire interstate moving companies to handle your move, give us a call. We are professional, affordable and in the business of making moving far easier.

Relocation Specialists Can Do More Than Drive the Truck

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in Relocation Specialists

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We are relocation specialists. In addition to being professional movers, we work with a lot of people who are moving, exasperated or overwhelmed by the process and need someone to step in and manage the move. Our services involve far more than moving a truck and involves making moves as easy as possible. We can tackle moving jobs that are typically harder or more challenging.

We move large or awkward objects

As relocation specialists, we know how to move large items such as boats, trailers, and RVs. Essentially, our company can move anything that a family has by way of fun or recreational vehicles. This is very important for a family because of how difficult it can be to move the large objects while also trying to move household items and regular vehicles across town or the country.

For example, if there are only two adults in the household and there are already two or three vehicles, there are more vehicles than the adults can move. Moving boats, collector cars and ATVs on top of that can add significantly more stress. By hiring our company to do it, the moving process can be far easier.

Moving heavier household objects safely

We can also move heavy household objects. Pianos, organs and any heavy musical equipment can be virtually impossible for people to pick up and get into the truck. We can move them carefully and place them in the new home, in the correct spot. We can also move everything that makes up a game room.

For example, a billiard table, arcade games, foosball table, and bar can all be incredibly heavy. Not just heavy, these objects can also be awkward and difficult to lift. Rather than risking breaking or selling the objects, we recommend giving our company a call. As professionals, we know how to move everything from the game room safely. We can even set up the object in the new home so that everyone can start playing again.

As relocation specialists, we can also move outdoor equipment. Pool furniture, gazebos, lawn tractors, etc. need to be moved to the new location. These objects can be awkwardly shaped and bulky, making them that much harder to fit inside the moving truck. However, we know what it takes to get them to new home safely and securely.

Creating a plan

A successful move begins with a plan. There must be a strategic plan for what will be moved to the new home, how it will be broken down, packed and physically transported. It takes time to create this level of a plan but it is necessary to ensure that everything can make it to the next location, especially if it is large, overly heavy, a recreational vehicle, toy or something that is awkwardly shaped. Working with relocation specialists makes it much easier to create and execute such a plan.

Call for help

We are available to provide assistance before and during your move. As relocation specialists, we know how to get the job done right.

Move to Your Dream Home with Help from Movers in Norcross

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in Movers in Norcross

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Have you recently purchased your dream home? If so, it is time to call and speak with movers in Norcross. We can help your family get from your current home to the one you have been waiting for. There are a few things more exciting than finally closing on the home of your dreams. With the right number of bedrooms/bathrooms, square footage large enough for everyone manicured lawns, and garage space, a dream home is more than a house. It is a home where you can make memories, watch your family grow, and enjoy life.

Whether your dream home has a gorgeous chef's kitchen or a backyard fit for the most fun parties, it is something you have worked for and waited for. Now comes the hard part - moving, which is where we come in.

How movers in Norcross can help

As a professional moving company, we do a lot more than people realize. Most people think about movers as being people who can load and drive the truck. This is certainly a large part of what we do and an important part of making the process go smoothly. However, we can provide assistance long before the moving truck arrives.

Many homeowners call us into pack up their belongings room by room. We will do this methodically, making the move far easier. We can pack each room and carefully label all of the contents. Thus, people will know where boxes go and where to begin unpacking a box when the move is complete. We can also pack valuable objects such as glassware and even paintings so that nothing will become damaged during the move.

These are keepsakes and family treasures. They should be on display at your dream home and we make sure that they can be moved without cracks or chips. Additionally, we can disassemble furniture in preparation for the move. This can make it easier to move objects through narrow doorways and to fit everything into the moving truck. Instead of spending every weekend for a month packing and disassembling furniture, the family can focus on regular activities like going to soccer games, grocery shopping and spending time together.

Moving day with movers in Norcross

On the actual move day, our crew can carefully pack the truck, drive it to your dream home and unload everything. Instead of unloading everything into an open room and walking away, the crew can actually place boxes and furniture in the rooms where they belong. This means that no one has to worry about carrying the armoire up a flight of stairs or trying to carry a large couch from the living room to the basement family room.

We handle all of this so that everything is where it is supposed to be. Most homeowners take over the unpacking from there. For anyone who is particularly busy, we can also handle the unpacking. With a little bit of direction, we can make sure everything gets where it needs to be so the family can enjoy their new dream home. The family will avoid feeling like they are in a war zone with all of the unpacked boxes.

We make it easier to focus on enjoying the new home that everyone has waited so long for. Instead of worrying about packing and unpacking and moving things that are far too heavy, let us do the work so that you and your family can simply enjoy the amazing gift of your new home. For help or to learn more about our services, call our office today.

Use Your Moving Stipend to Hire Professional Movers

Written by Rosalyn Smith on . Posted in Professional Movers

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Is your employer giving you a moving stipend to hire professional movers? If so, it may be tempting to complete the move yourself and keep the money. Many people think that it would be fairly easy to handle the move and use the money for things like new furniture. We are here with a piece of friendly advice - hire movers anyway.

Make a list

When relocating for work, it is important to make a list of everything that the family needs to do. This list needs to include boxing up everything in the home, cleaning the house, loading the truck, driving it to the new location, unloading, and unpacking everything. All of these tasks are in addition to doing things like signing up for new health insurance and finding a school or daycare for the kids while getting settled and accustomed to a new environment. The list is probably far longer than one would anticipate.

Start off on the right foot

Completing all of the tasks associated with the move can be incredibly exhausting. It can be difficult for anyone to manage all of this activity while also preparing to start a new position or to work for an entirely new company. It can be overwhelming and leave a person feeling exhausted when they should be on their "A" game for a new position.

By hiring professional movers, it is possible to alleviate the burden of the packing and focus on other factors of adjusting to a new home. For example, no one else can make the final decisions on which home to purchase or rent.

No one else can make decisions regarding finding a school for the kids or a new doctor. These things take time and only you can do them. What can be delegated, is the move and that is what we are here to assist with.

How professional movers can help

When moving a client, we like to have a conversation ahead of time to discuss our various services and how we can be supportive. We can handle as much or as little of the move as is necessary. When a client hires us to handle the move from start to finish, we can come into the home and pack everything into boxes, labeling each of them with the specific room they came from.

We can even pack up valuables and breakable items to ensure that they are transported safely across town or across the country. On moving day, we can then load up the truck and take apart furniture to help everything fit securely. We can then drive the truck to the new home and unload it once there. With everything properly labeled, we can put the boxes and furniture into the correct rooms at the new home. We can even set furniture back up and unpack if necessary. This makes it possible to begin enjoying the house immediately.

Call for help

Learn how we can make your move an easier transition by calling our office today.