If you’re about to contact a mover, chances are they will schedule an in-home estimate with you. You might ask yourself why these appointments are necessary – it’s just moving, after all. You'll be surprised to discover that the visual estimate is the first and most important step to your relocation. It will teach you about the moving process (there’s a lot to it!), prepare you for your moving costs, and give you the confidence in choosing the right company for your family. Another purpose for the in-home estimate is to ensure your mover brings the proper manpower, equipment and materials.
An average estimate will take 30 – 45 minutes. All Pennsylvania moving estimates must be offered to you for free. By the end of your appointment, you’ll want to have an accurate written proposal.
Since you don’t move every day, you’ll want to know a few of things to make sure your estimate is right on the money.
If it’s your first time moving, you’ll soon discover that it’s no easy feat. There are special methods and procedures in place to handle your belongings safely and efficiently. Choosing the right mover can have a huge impact on your transition. You’ll want a knowledgeable, understanding and honest company to handle your valuables.
Don’t know where to begin? Our family, with almost 100 years’ experience, is sharing our top 20 packing and moving tips. We consider these our best tips to a successful move. Have a safe & happy moving day!
Oh, the holidays. A time for family gatherings, present exchanges, shopping sprees, decorating and office parties. The holiday season is a festive and busy time of year. Add moving into the mix and things become a little more than hectic. A holiday move will keep you on your toes, so it’s important to prepare, organize and prioritize.
Are you searching for a new place to call home for the holidays? You’ll need to know these top tips before you get started!
It’s finally moving day! It’s been weeks of preparing, sorting and organizing for this one special day. But like they say: “It’s not over ‘til it’s over”. Once your movers pull out with the empty moving van, you’re going to need to get situated and settled into your new home.
Most people call this the fun part, but don’t rest your feet just yet. Here are the top six tasks you’ll need to accomplish once your movers depart.
No one likes moving. It can be a stressful and messy process if you’re unprepared when the movers show up. While moving is never a fun feat, it can become a stress-free experience if you remain organized, steadfast and proactive.
Our family at Keller Moving loves an organized move, which is why we’re sharing our top five tips on how to best utilize your time before moving day.
How long have you been living in your current home? Are things starting to feel a little stale? If you’re not the same person you were when you moved in, then maybe it really is time to look for a change. Here are 4 guidelines to help you make a decision.
More than 40 million people move within the USA and moving companies are a dime a dozen. You want the moving company that’s right for you and your family. In this day and age, moving scams can happen and you’ll find the horror stories on the news every summer. For example, this unfortunate story from Florida.
So, what are the appropriate steps to finding the best mover? Today, you’ll learn the top five questions to ask ANY moving company and what answers you should expect.
The average American household spends more than $2,000 a year on their energy bill, according to Energy Star, the Environmental Protection Agency's energy conservation program. Fifty to seventy percent of that is spent on heating and cooling. Investing in energy efficiency can create a more comfortable, consistent indoor climate and save you money in the long run. Here are seven home improvement tips that will keep your wallet fuller, summers cooler, and winters warmer.
These tools may sound like obvious essentials, but you’ll be surprised how easy it is to forget them during the midst of chaos on moving day. Sometimes we focus too much on packing and forget what we need for unpacking. Be sure to pack these eight items, along with your overnight suitcase, and take them with you for quick and easy access in your new, empty home.
Common household items contain hazardous waste that can be harmful to humans, animals, and the environment, if not disposed of properly. Getting rid of things you don't want is good to do before you pack, but don't just grab a trash bag and throw everything away or spill it down the drain. Be responsible and protect the wellbeing of your community by selling, donating, or recycling whenever possible. To locate local disposal sites in your area, visit earth911.com or call2recycle.org.