When it is time to move to a new home, the first decision can be the most difficult. Should you hire a professional mover, or complete the move yourself? From budgets and logistics to personal preferences and ability, there are a lot of factors to making this decision.
Here are a few reasons that hiring a moving company might be what’s best for you and your family.
Wouldn’t it be great to empty your old home and move into your new home right on the same day? It would!
But maybe your house sold quicker than anyone thought. Perhaps you bought a new home, but want new carpets or paint before you move in?
Now you must figure out what to do if you find yourself without an immediate destination. Here are some tips to help work through this process.
There’s so much to think about when you’re moving house. All the phone calls, paperwork and meetings can make your head spin. If you’re hiring a moving company, you’ll want them to be trusted and reputable. One of the facts consumers may overlook are a moving company’s services.
Accessorial services are extra services on top of transportation costs. A common accessorial service is packing, which is wrapping & securing your smaller breakables into cardboard boxes.
If you’re looking to get the most out of your moving experience, stick around and read further. Today, you’ll learn surprising services your mover could offer.
One of the top moving tips you’ll find is to remove unnecessary clutter before moving day. It sounds easy enough, but once you begin opening cabinets, it could turn out to be a larger project than the move itself.
To avoid unwanted stress, you’ll need to learn how to sort through your goods in an organized and efficient manner. Today, we’re sharing the best ways to remove clutter in your home before you move. Let’s get started!
Washing machines, dryers, ovens, refrigerators, freezers, and dishwashers. These are the everyday appliances you can find in almost every home. If you’re moving in the future, you’ll soon discover these items require special preparation before they’re transported. If you hired a reputable mover, they can offer preparation guidance.
Make sure to follow these five helpful steps to get started:
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.