Moving Across the Country? Why Hiring Long Distance Movers will Pay-Off in the End

Long distance movers can be the difference between a moving experience across the country and a “moving experience” across the country. By not properly researching long distance moving companies before selecting one, you could end up paying more for both the services and quality of work that is done.

So you just accepted your dream job with benefits and perks, everything you have always wanted. Sounds perfect right? Not necessarily. The dream job is across the country, and you have an entire house or apartment to move and it won’t all fit into your sedan. Who do you call? Certainly family members and friends are more than willing to help move across the city or sometimes the state, but the whole country? Enter in Long Distance Movers.

What Is a Long Distance Moving Company?
Long distance movers are those companies that are more than happy to help you pack, ship and move all of your personal belongings across the state, country, or world.  While you may think that every moving company is the same, let us tell you that they are all created differently. Whether it is cost, service fees or recommendations that have you worried about hiring a long distance moving company, it is important that you educate yourself on all of these factors before you choose one.

Initial cost, to many people this may be the biggest driving and decision point when selecting a moving company. This number however can be delivered to you in a way that at first it seems like an absolute deal, but after service fees, hourly charges and other services are added up, is more than double what they initially had told you. It is important to ask questions when about costs with the moving companies so that you can get a more complete picture of how much the move will cost you. You may end up picking a long distance mover that is more expensive upfront, but ends up being cheaper than all of the other long distance movers in the end when you receive a bill.

Experience and Recommendations
While it is important for both you (and your wallet) to look at the cost of a long distance moving company as the biggest obstacle in selecting the right company, it is even more important to look at, read and listen to recommendations given about the moving companies. If you have a had a loved one or friend move somewhere find out what company they used and if they would use them again, find out if the moving company will allow you to come visit their offices and see how everything is run and stored. These things will help to reassure you that the company you choose in the end is one that will not destroy your belongings or lose them along the way to your new dream job and home.
Overall it is important to remember that long distance movers are there to help you in a time when they know you are busy, stressed and overwhelmed, and having the foresight to look into these companies before the move happens will help to alleviate some of that stress. As for the moving company and staff, they will try to make sure that any other stress that may come to you is from something other than them.

About Changing Places Moving 
Changing Places Moving has been a family owned and operated business since 1979. Changing Places Moving specializes as a residential moving company and as a commercial mover. Our 15,600 s/ft. climate controlled moving and storage facility in Waterford, MI is fully equipped for your temporary or long-term storage needs. We proudly have been voted as one of the best movers in Michigan- give us a call and you quickly will see why, or visit our website at