It hardly seems that long, but sure enough, this July marked 10 years in business for Austin-based Elephant Moving & Storage – our favorite Texas moving and storage company. Happy Birthday to us!

Wow. From just an idea we had to start a small business in Austin, to a moving company that now operates throughout Texas and even beyond, in only 10 years.…


winter movingWinter is a great time to move!


The rates for winter moving are often cheaper and you will find that you have an easier time renting a moving truck or hiring movers – but you should be aware of potential moving issues so that you can avoid them before they occur.…

moving tip #11Moving Tip #11: Keep important papers with you!

Your list of “important” papers might include:

  • birth certificates
  • school records
  • moving estimates
  • new job contacts
  • utility company numbers
  • recent bank records
  • current bills
  • phone lists
  • closing papers
  • realtor info
  • maps
  • and more.

moving tip #9Use your luggage

Helpful moving tip # 9 – Fill luggage and duffel bags with clothing, sheets, towels, and paper goods.

Even for local Austin moves you will be able to quickly spot your green suitcase holding your favorite sweaters, whereas “Box #97” might remain elusive for days.…

moving tips #6Moving Tips #6 Keep Things Together

For our Moving tips #6 we will help you stay organized and make unpacking after your move much easier.

Insist on keeping things together when you or your Austin moving company are packing boxes. Keep bookends with books, light bulbs with lamps, and extension cords with appliances.…

moving tip #1Moving Tips #1 Make A List

Make a list if your helpful moving tips #1. Your friends at Elephant Moving & Storage know that moving may not be the most fun you’ve ever had, but planning ahead will go a long way toward making the process bearable.

moving claimsAt Elephant Moving and Storage we strive to maintain the highest quality services.

Our movers work hard to get your valued possessions moved safely across town or across the country. Occasionally, however, despite all efforts and precautions, small damages may occur.…

moving insuranceRead Everything!

When purchasing moving insurance coverage for your local or long-distance move you should be sure to read the fine print carefully! There are some things that are not covered by any third party moving insurance policy. Boxes, containers, and items that are packed by owner (PBO) are excluded from full coverage – the maximum amount that will be paid for these items is $250.…

moving seasonThat’s right, summer is here, and that means it’s moving season!

Did you know that 70% of all moves take place during the summer months? Elephant Moving would like to wish Austin a safe and successful moving season this summer! Here are a few tips to help you get through your summer move:

As always, be sure that your mover is a licensed moving company that carries the proper insurances.