Common Colorado Moving Terms You Should Know

As you work with a Colorado moving company to plan your move, you may come across an unfamiliar word or two unique to the moving industry. It’s important to understand these words so you can communicate clearly and effectively with your moving company. Here’s a look at some of the most common terms used in the moving industry that you may not be familiar with:

Intrastate vs. Interstate

A mover may refer to your move as either an intrastate or interstate move. The terms sound similar, but they mean two very different things. An intrastate move occurs when you move to another location within the same state, while an interstate move means you are moving to a new state.

Flight Charge

Some moving companies may refer to a flight charge on your estimate. No, this doesn’t mean they are charging you to ship your belongings via plane. It simply means that there is an extra charge for having to move your items up or down a set of stairs.
Non-Binding Estimate

If you contact a moving company, they will ask you several questions about the services that you need. Based on the information you provide, the company will put together a non-binding estimate that gives you an idea of how much the services will cost. However, this is non-binding, which means it is not set in stone. The actual cost may be lower or higher than what was on the estimate due to the weight of your belongings or any last-minute service requests.

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Concealed Damage

All of your boxes may arrive at your home in perfect condition, but you may discover when unpacking the boxes later on that something has been damaged. If the damage is not visible until the box has been opened, this is known as concealed damage. Learn how to make claims against a moving company for damages.

Valuation

The term valuation refers to the cash value of the items you are asking the moving company to transport to your new home. Customers will have the option of purchasing protection to recover compensation from the moving company if their items are damaged during the move.

Long Carry

Long carry, which may also be called distance carry, is an additional fee charged if there is a great distance between the moving truck and your front door. Many moving companies charge long carry fees if the movers have to transport items over 75 feet, but you should ask your moving company to learn about their distance cutoff. If you want to avoid paying this fee, see if there is a way to get the moving truck closer to your front door, perhaps by reserving a parking spot or clearing space in your driveway.

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