This article may seem a bit early to our friends out west who are experience snow and blizzard conditions. These may be the exact people who are considering moving to warmer climates this summer.
So, as summer approaches individuals and families are talking about moving. It can be for a better job, a better school district, a move to be near family, or simply wanting a new place to live. Moving in the city is relatively easy. You can hire your own truck and move things on your own, or you can hire a company to move you. This way you save your back and have the move done professionally. Why not look for a small load mover? A Houston shipping company offers advice below.
We will now discuss the type of move that may prove to be a bit more challenging. It is the out of town move. These moves usually involve job changes or moving closer to family members.
If you have a relatively small amount of belongings to move, or if you have date specific pick up and delivery dates, we recommend that you look at freighting your belongings.
What is freighting belongings? It is when your furniture and belongings are protected and then loaded onto a pallet. The pallet is then loaded onto a freight truck. The freight truck moves your belongings and will then drop them off, still on the pallet. The pallet can be dropped off at your curb, and you and some friends can unload the pallets on your own.
As an alternative to you unloading, you can have the pallets delivered to a warehouse. The warehouse personnel will unload the pallet and then deliver them inside of your new residence, just like regular movers.
Why do Houston shipping companies recommend freighting of furniture? First of all, you can specify the pick up and delivery date, even if you are moving a small amount of belongings out of town. A traditional out of town mover will make stops at other residences along the way to your new destination. This may not work within your time frame. Freighting of furniture does not require any pound minimums, and does not require any minimum amount to be spent on a move.
College students use furniture freighting at the end of semesters or at the end of their stay at a university. Families use furniture freighting as a way to save on moving costs. Businesses use furniture freighting when moving to new cities, or when consolidating offices.
Besides the freighting of furniture and belongings, you can request for the company you hire to both pack and un pack for you. If you look at the whole picture, you are able to move and have a time specific delivery in a new modern and effective method. Traditional movers will be happy to pack and unpack you, or you have the option of doing it on your own.
As a way to feel more comfortable with freighting furniture and belongs, talk to interior designers. They analyze the least expensive cost to ship furniture across country. They send their furniture to receiving warehouses. These are the same receiving warehouses that will take receipt of your belongings. They then accumulate their purchases until the residence or business that they are decorating is ready to receive the new furnishings.
The interior designer or interior decorator then determines the best time and day for the delivery of the furniture or accessories. You will be treated to the same service that professionals in the decorating world experience.
If you have any questions about pick up, packing or freighting furniture or belongings, please feel free to contact pack n send in Houston at 713 266 1450. We are happy to discuss your move and a modern way to ship your items from city to city.