insurance for movingInsurance For Moving

We want to make sure you understand the in’s and out’s of insurance for moving. The liability coverage that movers offer isn’t actual insurance. It is cargo vaulation coverage, and the basic coverage carried by all licensed moving companies in Texas only pays you 60 cents ($.60) per pound for any item that is damaged or broken.…

Before You Move…

One of the most important steps before you move is getting a moving estimate from your home or office mover. In order for the estimator to provide you with the most accurate quote possible you will need to provide him with the best information you can.…

before your move

ONE MONTH BEFORE YOUR MOVE…

Before your move, remember these helpful tips!

  • Clean out storage spaces & discard unwanted items
  • Make inventory of items to be moved
  • Use up refrigerated/frozen items
  • Notify post office, subscriptions, and correspondents of address change. This includes: Charge Accounts/Credit Cards, Friends/Relatives, Medical Offices
  • Verify with veterinarian any travel accommodations for pets
  • Register children for school and transfer school records
  • Purchase packing materials
  • Begin packing household items that you do not use on a regular basis

TWO WEEKS BEFORE YOUR MOVE…

  • Contact utility companies to schedule disconnect and reconnect of these services: Electricity, Gas, Telephone, Water/Sewer, Cable
  • Contact Newspaper carrier
  • Call to confirm moving date with your moving company

ONE WEEK BEFORE YOUR MOVE…

  • Drain fluids from lawn equipment
  • Prepare a box with essential items necessary for your first day in your new house, including: Bedroom
  • Linens, Toiletries, Medications, Telephone Book
  • Purchase any additional packing materials necessary
  • Continue packing – Pack all items not used on a daily basis

THE DAY BEFORE…

  • Pack valuables (we recommend you take your valuables in your own vehicle)
  • Be sure fragile items are appropriately packed and labeled
  • Be sure all loose items are packed and secure
  • Confirm all utility connections
  • Clean the house to the best of your ability

FOLLOWING THE MOVE…

  • Test all smoke detectors and find fire extinguishers
  • Make a new list of emergency contacts
  • Register new address with the department of transportation, obtain an update for license and registration

Get an Austin residential or commercial moving estimate now!

packing and loadingUseful Tips For Packing and Loading

Depending upon your agreement with your Austin mover, you may be doing some of the preparation for the move. Either way, we are here to offer some help when it comes to packing and loading.…

moving box tipsBoxes, Boxes, Boxes…

Finally, we’ve got more moving box tips! Double walled dish packs or china boxes are great for anything fragile. Use layers of crushed packing paper to cushion your china, dishes, glasses, mugs, small framed pictures, breakable knick knacks, delicate lamps/lampshades and other fragile items.…

moving box hintsThe best way to pack a moving box

Packing a moving box can be a daunting task. There are so many sizes and types of packing materials to choose from. Where do you start?! Here are a few helpful tips about boxes and packing to keep your move going smoothly!…

Best Practices to Plan Ahead for Your Move

Summer time is the busiest time of the year for movers. We are here to help you plan ahead for your move.In addition, the beginning and end of each month are traditionally busier than mid-month, regardless of the season.…

hints for a smooth moveThere are some things that you can do to ensure everything goes well with our hints for a smooth move.

When your friendly Austin movers arrive at your home or office, we’ve got a few hints for a smooth move.  They expect to find everything ready to go.…