Long Distance Moving Services
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If you’re moving a long distance or perhaps moving across the country, you know that it can be one of the most difficult projects to take on for you or your family. A long distance move is more than just a relocation. If things go less than smoothly, your long distance move can be something that you end up paying for, for a long time to come. Not to mention the stress it would create between you and your family.
This is why you want to make sure you have long distance moving professionals on your team that will help you take care of the details of the entire project from beginning to end.
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Calculating your long distance move.
When determining the cost associated with your long distance move, our Certified Estimators will need to know some key factors. Be sure to think about your needs in advance and be prepared with the scope of work for your move.
Not just number of items you may have, but more importantly the weight. The cost of the long distance move is greatly affected by the weight of the load.
If you want to have your belongings arrive on a specific date rather than a “window” of time, you’ll need to check with the mover on this as rates and delivery policies can vary and even if they offer any type of guaranteed delivery. No matter what the case may be, make sure you take enough personal items with you so you can keep your sanity until the delivery day comes. Especially think about what you’ll need and include some extra… a truck could breakdown.. and even though it’s nobody’s fault, you may end up needing extra personal items.”
If you are driving to the new destination of your long distance move, be sure you meticulously plan your route. Calculate your fuel usage. If an overnight (or more is to be involved, get these costs nailed down. Remember, you also have to move you. So, plan and budget for everything. Don’t forget to find out about personal expense beyond the move, such as local taxes, cost of fuel, utilities, insurances, etc. Maybe these aren’t directly associated with the cost of your long distance move, but they are costs (or maybe some savings) either way, stay in control of your budget.
When it comes to storage, timing is sometimes a big key to this one and it’s one that you’ll want to consider. The moving dates in terms of when you exit your current address and when your new address will be ready for you, may not be an exact fit. If that happens… or is the case, you’ll want to be sure you figure in the cost of storage that may come into play as a part of your long distance move.
We all pretty much know that there are packing services that you can opt for. However, you’ll want to determine is any of your belongings would require special or exceptional attention, or custom crating such as a pool table, piano or artwork. Not only in terms of where these items may be sitting in your current house, but where you’ll want them to land in your new home.
If you want to have your belongings arrive on a specific date rather than a “window” of time, you’ll need to check with the mover on this as rates and delivery policies can vary and even if they offer any type of guaranteed delivery. No matter what the case may be, make sure you take enough personal items with you so you can keep your sanity until the delivery day comes. Especially think about what you’ll need and include some extra… a truck could breakdown.. and even though it’s nobody’s fault, you may end up needing extra personal items.
Long distance moving is often accomplished with an 18 wheeler. This means that either where you’re moving from or to will have to be accessible for the tractor trailer. If not, the company will have to make use of a shuttle to get your belongings from the tractor trailer either to or from your door… or even maybe both.
For long distance moves there the mover will provide a base coverage. Federal law, dictates that the basic moving valuation limits a mover’s liability to only $.60 per pound. However, most people will want to have their belongings coverage beyond the base coverage… which you can opt for and just like most all other insurances the cost is greatly determined by the amount of the deductible (risk to you) that the client wants to take on themselves. Knowledge is power when making an informed decision on this. Your long distance moving company will go over the differences between the types of coverages and deductibles.