Are You Looking to Transport Household Goods?
Are you looking to transport household goods from one state to another? Moving is a big issue for many people, particularly if you’re relocating to another part of the country as opposed to across town. Many people handle their moves themselves, including packing and transportation, which can add a lot of stress to an already stressful situation. But if you aren’t looking at using a U-Haul to move your stuff, how else are you going to get it from A to B? Well, the only real answer is to hire an independent moving company, one that can handle all your stuff and ship it from wherever it’s at to wherever it needs to go. There are a few things you should be aware of, however, when it comes to transporting household goods, namely that you have some options in regards to the services provided.
Most household goods movers give you the choice between either full-service or self-service. Full-service moving is when you hire a company to not only move your goods from A to B but also to pack up the little things in boxes and secure them for transport. Full-service moving is the most common type of moving, but you should know that it’s a bit more expensive than self-service moving. Self-service moving is when you pack your stuff yourself and then hire a company to simply load it into the truck and transport it your new home. Self-service moving, naturally, is a bit less expensive than full-service moving, but it does come with more manual labor on your end.
Ultimately which one you decide on is up to you; our household goods moving articles can help find some direction if this is your first time trying to find a good household goods mover to transport your stuff. There’s a lot of information on that page, so we recommend perusing through it and seeing what’s available for you to read. If you have questions, feel free to read our household goods shipping FAQ, where you can get some of the more common questions asked of us answered. If you’re interested in a moving quote to ship your belongings, you can fill out the moving quote form on the left sidebar of our moving articles page, and you can always call us toll-free at 800-930-7417 to speak to one of our live household goods moving experts, who can answer your questions, get you that free quote and generally make your life that much easier – well, your move, anyway.