Moving Companies Can Help Deliver New or Heavy Furniture

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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.

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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.

How To Make The Best Use of Moving Companies for Your Move

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If you are moving, we recommend taking the time to hire moving companies and make the most out of the assistance they offer. As one, we know that our customers are far happier and less stressed after moving with our assistance. We are a full-service company that puts the needs of our clients first.

To find out more about our company, give us a call. In the meantime, here is how to make the most out of your choice to hire a moving company.

#1. Get planning advice

For a move to be low stress, there needs to be an incredible amount of planning. This may seem challenging for anyone who has not moved before or is not a professional like ourselves. We know what takes place with all types of moves. It does not matter if the move is in town or across the country.

A move will be stressful and chaotic if a good solid plan is set from the start. Using the tools, resources, and experience of a moving company will help everything run smoothly.

#2. Have them do the packing

Homeowners often spend months packing up their home in anticipation of a move. Packing is exhausting and incredibly stressful, especially when combined with the other tasks such as enrolling children in a new school or getting cars licensed in a new state.

It is far better to unload some of the burdens; the biggest burden is very often packing up one's home. Moving companies can handle all the packing of the house and label boxes appropriately to ensure that it is easy to sort and unload on the other side. They can even safely pack breakable items.

#3. Ask them to load the truck

Professionals can load the truck much faster than a homeowner typically can and also do it safely. Considering the level of experience that they have, this saves time and energy. A moving company can also disassemble furniture to make it easier to move out of the house while putting it back together on the other side.

#4. They can drive the truck

Have a company drive the truck. Without experience driving something so large it can be stressful maneuvering a moving truck throughout the city or on a long-distance drive. Let the professionals handle this and instead, drive the family vehicles. This is more comfortable and relaxing, plus it will save on the cost of transporting the family car or SUV.

#5. Moving companies can unload

Leave the heavy lifting to the professionals. Moving companies can unload the entire truck which will prevent potential injuries or strain as objects like couches and dining room tables are moved out of the truck and into the new home. Plus, it makes it possible to work on organization rather than the brute force labor required to move furniture.

Call today for help

Our moving companies are professional and we can provide a level of assistance that makes it far easier to get into your new home. Call today to learn how.

Differences Between Moving Companies

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Moving CompaniesWhen trying to decide between moving companies it helps to consider what types of companies are available to assist you and what services are offered by them. Since moving is such an important life event, hiring the right company to assist is important for a smooth move and transition to the new home. Here are the different types of companies and what tends to be offered by each.

Rental companies

Some companies simply provide the trucks or vans to facilitate the move. While there are a variety of rental rates, the person moving is responsible for everything. The only thing some rental companies provide is a vehicle to transport belongings.

Packers

Some companies provide services to help pack the house prior to the move. This can certainly be useful and there are specialists who deal with organization and de-cluttering to make it possible to move in a more efficient way. Some homeowners elect to hire these individuals to make the final unpacking easier.

Day laborers

For those who only need assistance in putting heavy furniture into a moving truck, day laborers can be very useful. People can hire day laborers online or even through a temp agency. The day laborers can work for a couple hours to help with things that are difficult to manage.

Transport only

Some moving companies handle the transportation of goods only. This is becoming a more popular model where a homeowner or renter packs everything into a large device and it is then put onto a semi truck for transportation. This allows for packing to be done slowly and at whatever pace the individual wants. Once the box is ready, the service picks it up and transports it to the new address.

Full-service moving companies

As a full-service company, we can handle every aspect of the move. We can visit a home or apartment and pack everything. With safe packing and proper labeling, it is far easier for homeowners to sort through belongings at the next destination. We can also disassemble furniture for easy transport and load everything into the moving truck. Our team can then drive the truck to the new destination whether that is in town or across the country.

Once there, we can unload the truck placing everything in the correct room and reassemble furniture as needed. This makes it possible to move without having to do any of the actual moving. Since we are a full-service company, we can also do any combination of these things for our clients. With so many options to choose from, clients can custom order the moving services they find most valuable.

Compare bids

When making a decision regarding how to move, it is wise to compare the different pricing options. When money is not an object, clearly hiring us as a full-service company is wise due to how convenient it is. However, most people don't realize that even hiring someone to just transport the goods can be an investment. This sometimes makes hiring a full-service company more affordable when considering the amount of time it saves. That time that could be spent at work earning money rather than taking time off unpaid or wasting valuable vacation days.

For help moving, call our office to discuss your needs and to get a bid.

Moving Companies for Out-of-State Relocation

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If you are relocating out-of-state, then hiring moving companies to transport your belongings is the easiest way to make the transition.  In today's economy, it is common for people to move for work. The economy has rebounded to the point where there are more jobs, but they are not necessarily in your own backyard. Thus, families may have to move in order to receive higher paying jobs or to take advantage of advancement opportunities. Moves due to new positions in the workplace are not typically made without careful thought, planning, and consideration.

Once you make that decision, you may still feel a little apprehensive. We aim to make the process as easy as possible for you by taking care of all your belongings. After all, you have a major transition on your hands and the last thing you need to do is worry about how to transport your dining room. Upon deciding to move, we encourage you to call our office and talk to us about the plans. While it is better for us to know as far in advance as possible, we can still help in the event of a sudden move.

Moving Companies Handle Everything

To make moving a breeze, we handle everything from start to finish. We can come to your home and pack all of your belongings or simply move all of your pre-packaged belongings if you prefer. We can even pack things like your fragile china and keepsakes, carefully wrapping them with paper, placing them in boxes and labeling those boxes with the rooms where they will return. Packing can be the worst part of any move. By handling the packing for you, it allows you to wrap up your affairs such as selling your house or completing your last few days at work.

After packing all the belongings, we can load it onto the truck and drive it to your new home. With our service, you never have to worry about taking furniture apart, struggling to load heavy objects onto a truck, or finding a way to make the cross-country trip while also transporting your personal vehicles. You can simply focus on getting your cars and family to your new home while we handle everything else.

We will give you a set date to expect us at your new home. Once we arrive, we will begin the process of unloading. We can put all the boxes into the appropriate rooms and bring the furniture in. We can also set up the furniture and even unpack for you if necessary. This means that you can focus 100 percent of your attention on your family and your new job, rather than the actual moving process.

If you want to handle much of this on your own, having us simply unload the truck and move everything, we can do this as well. Just let us know how much help you want when you call our office.

Making Your Move Easier: Tips from Moving Companies

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As moving companies go, we pride ourselves on being able to provide our customers with the most seamless move possible. Part of this comes from our experience as a moving company and ensuring that the customers know exactly what to expect as they move houses. We know that moving can be an extremely stressful time for the family, particular for children and pets.

Tips for Moving with Children

One of the easiest things to remember about a move, which will help make your life significantly easier with the children, is to ensure that you do not pack their favorite toy and instead, let them take it with them on the trip. Parents often feel that the move is an excellent opportunity to get rid of some of the extra toys that the children have accumulated. It is important to remember that your child is already feeling stressed, and any removal of a favorite toy could lead to added stress for them and for you. While this does not necessarily fall under the purview of moving companies, we know that providing you with these kinds of easy and simple tips could help make your move far easier. Here are a few more helpful hints to plan your move successfully.

Scheduling Makes Things Easier 

Any good moving company will tell you that scheduling is one of the keys to a successful and seamless move. You want to ensure that you make your reservations for the moving company to come out at least two to four weeks before the actual day of the move. Similarly, you want to make sure to schedule disconnect times for about a week before you move, if possible. You do not want to pay and accept bills for your phone, utilities, and cable when you are no longer living at the old residence. While you are in the process of scheduling your disconnect at the old house, you should also make sure to schedule the service to be installed for at least a week or several days before you arrive at the new location. This will allow you to move into the new house and have all the gadgets and gizmos you need.  The moving company's job is to make sure we move all your belongings from location A to location B. Everything else will be up to you, so we highly recommend that you make a moving day list.

Final Tips

Once our crew arrives, things will start to move at a rapid pace. You may want to consider packing a box of essential items that you will need immediately after the move and make sure it is the last thing added to the truck. You should also bear in mind that it is against the law for moving companies to transport hazardous materials such as bottle gases, gasoline, ammunition, explosives, or any other flammable items. If you plan on moving any of these, you should pack them in your personal vehicle before or after the move.

Remember that we can pack everything for you, move you, and even unpack. As a result, we can make your move as easy as you want it to be.

Moving Companies Can Make it Easy to Relocate Your Family

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Moving companies are known for making a transition to a new home easier. When you have to move, you may be experiencing emotions related to saying goodbye to close friends and colleagues, and you probably do not know how to start a successful transition amidst all the busyness you are currently facing.

Why You Should Use Moving Companies for Your Next Transition

Using moving companies versus making a move yourself can be the difference between arriving with all of your belongings safe and intact or having furniture break and feeling stressed throughout your move. Before you decide to make a move without the extra help, you should ask yourself a few questions.

  • How much time and money will it take to pack, load, move, and unload everything yourself?
  • How many belongings do you have, and would renting a truck end up costing the same as hiring movers to do everything for you?
  • Do you need to focus on finishing up work-related tasks instead of packing a moving vehicle?
  • Do you have large or fragile items or appliances that need special handling?
  • Do you have to juggle your move with children and work?

Moving companies make all the above easier to navigate by providing an extra hand, necessary supplies, and a quality moving truck at an affordable price. Moving is already stressful, so it is important to weigh your options and choose a moving company that will make the move a breeze. Quality moving companies are insured, so you know in a dire situation that your items will be protected and/or replaced. Some moving companies even provide storage facilities if you need extra time to move your items after the sale of a house or while you wait for a work relocation to be completed.

Moving Companies Provide Moving and Packing Tips

In addition to getting the job done for you, moving companies also provide much-needed tips for packing before the trip. First, you should begin planning for your move as many months in advance as possible. Last minute moves are the hardest because many household items get thrown into boxes in no particular fashion and end up getting lost or damaged. Whenever you have a free moment before your move, take the time to pack up one box at a time with plenty of tissue, wrap, or newspaper to protect items. Label every box you pack with what is included inside.

You should create a variety of checklists to help the transition remain smooth. It is important to list business-related ventures that need to be accomplished as soon as possible. Many of these can be done over the phone pre-move. You will need to set up new bank accounts, enroll children in school, change your mailing address, and more. This can become stressful if it is added on to unpacking. You should also make a list of important items that will need to be unpacked first, so your moving company can place them in a strategic order on the truck. Many people like to unpack kitchen appliances and bedroom items like beds and clothes first.

Many moving companies provide some packing supplies to help a move go more smoothly, but these supplies are normally limited to what is necessary to keep things safe in the truck. You will want to supply your own boxes, bubble wrap, and tape to keep things in order unless notified otherwise. A moving company will also label your items in a particular order for you, if necessary, so they are more efficiently removed from the truck.

The success of your move is ultimately up to you. Moving companies exist to make the entire experience easier on you and your family. When you want the best for your belongings and the fastest and safest move, contact us to learn more.