Moving Terminology

Accessorial (Additional) Services services such as packing, unpacking, or shuttle service that you request to be performed (or are necessary because of landlord requirements or other special circumstances). Charges for these services are in addition to the transportation charges. Advanced Charges  charges for services not performed by the mover but instead by a professional, craftsman …

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Moving with Plants

First, keep in mind there are options to moving with your houseplants — consider giving them to friends, local hospitals or libraries, or sell them at a yard sale. But years of loving care can be invested into to our houseplants’ growth and maintenance, so if you do take them along, here is some expert …

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The Importance of In-Home Estimates

Courtesy of the American Moving & Storage Association:Once you have a list of several potential movers, the next step is to contact them to get estimates. It is very important to get in-home, written, signed estimates from the companies you are considering. That way there is no disagreement later about what the terms of your …

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Meet one of our trusted partners: Carters Home Downsizing

Carter’s works one-on-one with seniors, the children of seniors, families and individuals sorting through years of household accumulation. We help busy people determine what should be kept, donated, discarded, recycled and sold – usually prior to moving or selling a home. This process eliminates clutter and often generates revenue to offset moving costs, but most …

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Guide to Summer Moving

Summer is perhaps the most popular time for moving. The generally pleasant weather and less rigid schedules make it, in many ways, an opportune time. Some factors, however, such as heavy traffic, make it less than ideal in others. With some summer moving and packing tips it’s easy to accentuate the positive features and minimize …

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Off-Season Moves

The thought of relocating in the winter can seem a little like creating the equivalent of a Rube Goldberg machine for moving and storage. You may ask yourself, “Why complicate an already complex undertaking?” While admittedly winter is a less appealing time to plan a move, especially because of inclement weather in some parts of …

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