"Moving companies" is often used as a generic term to refer to all businesses that participate in the act of moving people's belongings from one place to another. However, there are actually a wide variety of different types of moving companies. Before you start calling around, make sure you know what type of moving company you need to talk to. You'll save yourself a lot of time by calling the right type of company.
If you are planning on moving internationally, there are two types of moving companies that you can work with. You can work with either a freight mover or an international moving company.
If you plan to move to a new state, you are going to need to hire a moving company that specializes in long distance moves. Once again, the type of moving company can vary.
You may be able to hire a moving company that will do the whole package – pack up your house, move your belongings out, and deliver them to your new address on a specific date.
If you want to pack up your own items, most interstate moving companies will allow you to pack up your own belongings. They can then pick up the boxes and other items at your house, or you can bring them to their shipping facility. This option can save you a little money, but will require more effort on your part.
Moving Your Vehicle
If you need to have your vehicle transported to your new home, you are going to need to deal with an auto transport moving company. These types of companies specialize in international as well as interstate moves, and will be able to safely transport your vehicle. Generally, these types of services are provided by different companies than your traditional home moving company.
If you are moving locally, you will have a wide variety of options available to you. You can hire:
In order to use this guide effectively, you'll need to think about how far you are moving and how much assistance you need moving. The more jobs you ask the moving company to do, the larger your moving bill will be.Share
16 July 2015
When I met my husband twenty years ago, he was playing a guitar in a band. Over the past twenty years, my husband has accumulated a large collection of guitars that we simply don't have the space for. Instead of pushing my husband to get rid of the ones he doesn't use anymore, we decided that some of them could be moved to a storage unit up the road from our home. He went through a lot of work preparing the guitars before putting them in storage to make sure that they would remain in perfect condition while being stored. Our blog will help you prepare and store your guitars safely.