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.

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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.