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About Us

Michigan Moving and Storage Specialists

Changing Places Moving is a family owned and operated Michigan moving and storage company. We have been in business since 1979, providing residential and commercial moving services to clients throughout Michigan, the United States, and abroad. Our Michigan moving and storage company is fully licensed and insured to handle the most fragile of items. Our 15,600 square feet of storage facilities in two climate-controlled warehouses accommodates temporary or long-term storage of residential or commercial furniture and equipment as well as record retention.

Changing Places Moving is an agent for Arpin Van Lines for interstate relocations. Creating Customers for Life through quality service and competitive pricing is the goal of this union. Our employees have the added benefit of access to extensive training through Arpin Van Lines.

We are Members of: Michigan Movers Association, Women’s Council of Realtors, and the Waterford, Clarkston, Birmingham-Bloomfield, and Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Motor Carrier Advisory Board, Habitat for Humanity Board, and Oakland University Alumni Board. Changing Places Moving supports many charities such as: Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots, Lighthouse Clarkston, Homes Coalition, and Waterford Youth Coalition.

Money Saving Moving Tips from an Affordable Moving Company

Changing Places Moving is an affordable moving company and can work with you to find an economical moving package that will fit your needs as well as your size of your pocket book. Here’s a few things you can do to keep your costs down:

  • Pack items yourself at your old location, and unpack at your new
  • Utilize your own packing materials
  • Have us move just your very large items
  • Be prepared – have things well packed and well organized to get on and off the truck quickly

You may find that for just a little more than renting your own truck; you can have our moving and storage team help your move go smoothly with less stress and work for you.

Quality Care for Your Items

You can be assured your items will be moved carefully, safely and efficiently when you call on Changing Places Moving. We are proud of the reputation we have obtained for quality care in Michigan moving and storage services. This is evident by our low claim ratios and a 98.9% customer satisfaction rating. Here are just a few items you can count on:

Trained and Experienced Staff

The seasoned staff at Changing Places Moving receives ongoing training and education to assure a quality move for you – every time. Plus, we have a low turnover rate, and movers that have been with us for many years.

High Quality Packing Materials

One of the most important things to assure careful transportation of your belongings is using the proper quality packing material, cartons, crates and thick padding that we utilize. All of our equipment and materials are designed for your protection.

Customization of Your Move

We customize every move. You can be assured that we have taken consideration of your unique situation and used all the proper crating and packaging to safeguard all of your items. Whether it is a few pieces or many, one room or the entire house, fully packed and unpacked, Changing Places Moving can customize your move to fit your needs. Changing Places Moving is an affordable moving company that works with your budget to ensure your items are handled with care.


  • Oakland Press ‘Best of the Best’ 2008 and 2009
  • Arpin Van Lines 2008 Humanitarian Award
  • Arpin Van Lines 2007 Peoples Choice Award
  • Arpin Van Lines Agent of the Month Nov. 2007, October 2009, March 2011
  • Arpin Van Lines Gold Quality Agent  award annually from 2004 – 2013
  • Angies List Super Service Award 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Oakland County Habitat for Humanity 2009 Silver Hammer Award
  • Oakland County Habitat for Humanity 2012 Silver Nail Award
  • Womens Council of Realtors, State of Michigan, Affiliate of the Year 2013