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- Make your reservations for movers two to four weeks before your move day.
- For large appliances be sure to check your owner’s manuals to see if there are special instructions for moving.
- Don’t try to get rid of your children’s favorite things before the move – even if it makes it easier. Kids sometimes have a hard time dealing with the change of the move itself.
- By law, a moving company can’t transport hazardous materials such as gasoline, bottled gases and other flammables, ammunition or explosives.
- Pack a box of essential items that you will need immediately after the move and make sure it’s the last thing added to the truck.
- Clean out closets, the attic, and the basement as soon as you decide it’s time to move.
- Make a “survival closet” of things for the last cleanup before you move out – broom, dust cloth, dust pan, mop.
- Remember to get snacks for move day.
- Avoid mixing items from different rooms in the same box. Use wardrobe boxes to make closets easier to pack. Clothes in drawers can be placed in suitcases.
- Use only small boxes for books. They get very heavy, very fast.
- Never use printed newsprint to wrap fine china.
- Pack important and sentimental documents separately to be easily accessible including: children’s health records, passport, family records, insurance information and photo albums.
- Remember: the heavier the item, the smaller the box.
- Don’t use used boxes. You don’t know if the box will be strong
enough to support your possessions.
- Never use duct tape – use packing tape.
- Clearly label all boxes on top and side.
- As you take apart furniture and other items make sure to tape all parts to the main base.
- Try to pack all electronic equipment, like stereos in their original boxes. Otherwise use bubble wrap when packing these items.
- Start packing items you will not need ahead of time.
- Always pack and unpack breakables over a padded surface.
- Always tape boxes. Don’t interlock the tops. Don’t use boxes without tops. No tops make it impossible to stack properly in the truck.
- Use custom-designed boxes when packing fine china and clothing.
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Local moves are considered moves that are a short distance within the same state. The mileage, size or scale of the move is not a factor in determining if a move is local or not; whether your shipment crosses a state line is what will differentiate a local or intrastate move from a long distance move.
Fort Launderdale: 954-400-1545
We simplify long-distance moving. We strive to integrate the latest technology, sophisticated customer service and federal highway safety regulation standards that put people first. We work hard to provide customers with a seamless, easy and unforgettable long-distance moving experience.
As a top-ranked long distance moving and storage company, GoodMoveUSA is fully equipped to handle many of your moving-related storage needs with our short-term and long-term storage services. We can store your belongings at one of our facilities throughout the U.S. as part of the moving process, holding them until you are ready to move into your new home or office.