Moving can be stressful; we get it. There is so much to plan and so many questions that need answering. To help with that, we’ve put together a short FAQ to make your long distance move as easy as possible.
The more notice you can give us, the better. Don’t ever think that you’re giving us notice “too soon.” Four to six weeks is more than enough for us to work a moving date into our schedule for you cross country move.
At times, we can manage some same day moves and last-minute scheduling, but that all depends on what our schedule looks like, so it isn’t guaranteed.
Yes, our movers in San Jose can, but it depends on how much you’re moving and where you’re moving to. It’s generally better to pack on one day and then deliver the next, but it all depends on the situation. For long-distance moving, there is going to be a delay between packing and moving based on a delivery spread.
We do! Magic Moving and Storage has a cutting-edge and economical storage facility available for you to take advantage of. Our facility is clean, safe, well maintained, and secure. You value your possessions, so we’re going to look after them.
As a rule of thumb, you should. There’s always a risk of damage when you leave your cabinets and drawers full. If this isn’t an option for you, try to remove and breakable or heavy items, leaving only light fabrics like clothes.
We have an option called “maid service,” that you can ask us to take care of. This lets us take care of your unpacking for you, as well as taking your old boxes back with us. This saves you time as well as a lot of cleaning up. Proper and unpacking is vital to your move. Using the correct packing material and boxes is going to save you a lot of stress and potential damage while the items are in transit.
We don’t have a way to ensure your items during transit, but we do have a protection option known as “valuation.”
Basic valuation is automatically applied to all of your items free of charge. It pays out .60 cents per pound per article on any damage that occurs during your move.
Full value protection is more comprehensive. This option ensures that any damaged items are repaired or replaced and allows compensation based on the current market value of the item.
When our residential moving crew comes to help you with moving out of your current home, there are a few things that you should get prepared. We have a full page about the guidelines you should follow on our website. In general, make sure that there is no construction work ongoing, that walkways are clear, prohibited items are separated, and that you’re around for the move.
We can’t speak for everyone, but we certainly do. We are in constant communication with our drivers and can offer you real-time updates on all of your delivery.
Yes, it is. We would help you if we could, but we don’t have permission to do that. You’ve got to be the one to ensure there is proper vehicle access and the required permits or elevator reservations made prior to our team’s arrival.
For moves that are 100 miles or under, it’s typically based on an estimated hourly rate. If you’re looking at long-distance or cross-country moving services, then it’s calculated based on the cubic feet or weight of the shipment and the milage of the journey. There can also be extra charges associated with moves like this, so be sure to talk us through the full process with a Bay Area movers before you schedule your move.
Commercial moving is smooth and productive with Eden’s Moving Services, as we provide labor-saving ways at reasonable rates. As the best movers in San Francisco, we offer a broad array of services to suit your business’s unique requirements.
We require all charges to be paid in full prior to your shipment being unloaded. You can make payments using cash, certified check, or money order. If you want to make a payment using a credit or visa card, then it must be authorized before your move.
Our vast expertise and international moving capabilities allow us to deal with any relocation size and scope.
Most long-distance moving companies in the Bay Area don’t let you bring your plants with you. The heat and environment of being inside a moving truck tend to result in the plants dying and creating a mess.
As well as that, different states have different rules about moving plants across state lines. Be sure to discuss this aspect of your move with your consultant.
All of your residential appliances must be disconnected, emptied, and dried out. This includes your freezer and fridge. You also need to have a stabilizer installed in your washer, and front load washers must be secured with stabilizer bolts. Depending on how your house is constructed, you might need to call your utility provider to disconnect certain gas hookups.
You can, but it must be completely drained first. Ideally, you should give it a few days to fully dry out prior to moving. If you have a fiber-filled waterbed, it’s going to need to be vacuumed and rained prior to your moving day.
If you have any questions that we didn’t answer here, don’t worry!
You can contact us through our email or phone number with any queries you might have. One of our professional consultants can help discuss the goals you have for your move, as well as what plans you need to put in place for your next long-distance move.
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