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Released on = February 15, 2006, 10:11 am
Press Release Author = US1-Transport.com
Industry = Transportation & Logistics
Press Release Summary = GUIDE TO: Moving companies , movers & Moving Service - moving company online quotes & relocation needs.
Press Release Body = For Immediate release: 2/17/06
Tips to prepare your Move Movers - Long Distance Movers
A long distance move is considered to be a move that is more than 100 miles form your point of origin. Here is a list of tips to help you prepare for your long distance move. When you are planning a long distance move, timing is key. You should begin preparations to your long distance move about 4-6 weeks before your moving date. This should include researching a long distance moving company, ordering packing supplies, and getting rid of all unnecessary items that you are not planning on taking with you.
Choosing a moving company is the most important decision you need to make. You need to know how the moving company operates in long distance moving. If you have any friends or family that have recently completed a long distance move, find out what moving company they used and if they were happy with the long distance service of that moving company.
When you have narrowed your list of possible moving companies down, have them send someone out to give you an estimate for the moving job. For long distance moves, the moving estimate will be based on the weight of the move, or total cubic feet. The moving estimate should also be separated into total weight, or cubic feet, packing materials cost, and labor for packing if you are having a full service move done.
Choosing a date to move. Remember that moving companies are busiest during the end of the month and the summer. Make sure you give yourself enough time to get everything in order. Also, if you have to move at the end of the month, make sure you book your moving date well enough in advance to ensure that you will be able to hire a moving company. Long distance moves sometimes take a few days to complete, if you have a large move, and you are having full moving and packing service. Most of the time the moving company will take one day to pack everything up, and the next day to load.
Your packing should begin a day or two before the actual date of loading. If you are doing the packing, you may want to start even earlier than that. If the movers are doing the packing, make sure that you will be available to them for any questions they may have regarding your belongings. Make sure to have the items that you do not want packed in another area of your home so that they do not get packed by the moving company by accident. Also, make sure that there is no jewelry or money in any drawers because the moving company is not responsible for these items. These items you should... (For the complete Press release please reffer to http://www.us1-transport.com/long-distance-movers.htm)
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