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Moving Estimates Types

Moving Estimates Types There are two type of moving estimates; Binding and non-binding estimates. While non-binding estimates are more common, Binding estimates are better and safer choice because that way customers can take off the surprise effect in the final moving cost. This article will explain exactly what is a binding estimate to our future customers What is a Binding Estimate? Binding estimate means that the price quoted in the estimate is the amount you READ MORE…

Moving Company Contracts

Moving Company Contracts and Paperwork When hiring movers, there are a number of documents that a moving company needs to provide before and on move day. While contracts can feel a little overwhelming, this article will help you understand what each paper/contract means. Knowing what each means is the key to having a successful and smooth move.     Mover Estimates When moving company estimator visits your home in order to provide you an estimate READ MORE…

Tips for moving in the summer

The summer time is very busy for many moving companies. 1/3 of all moves occur in the summer, so it’s important for consumers to reserve their moves quickly to avoid missing the date and time they want. For Excalibur Moving and Storage the beginning, end, and weekends are the busiest times of the month. These tips for moving in the summer will help save you time and money. Scheduling your move ahead of time can READ MORE…

How to reduce moving costs

The summer time is the most popular time for moving. It’s also the most busy and expensive. In this article we have compiled a list of tips for how to reduce moving costs and keep them as low as possible. Picking a Moving Company: Hiring a moving company is the biggest expense you’ll pay for the moving process. However, many moving companies offer helpful alternatives to a full service move. You may be able to READ MORE…

Preparing for Full Service Movers

When you hire Excalibur Moving and Storage, our crew will take care of everything; packing all of your small items into boxes, wrapping your furniture properly, loading them onto the truck, driving them to your new location, unloading your shipment, unpacking every item and putting it away. Excalibur’s crew will also disassemble and reassemble your furniture. While a full-service move is the most convenient and efficient relocation method, there are still several tasks to take READ MORE…

Moving services: A Closer Look

There are a few different types of moving services. Understanding the type of service you will be receiving will help you to choose the right one. In this article we will provide insight on what to expect to help you avoid surprises. Local Moves At Excalibur Moving and Storage we operate within the Maryland, Virginia, and District of Columbia area (also known as the Tri-State area). We do not consider a move from one of READ MORE…

How to spot moving scams

Tips on protecting your move – How to spot moving scams On the Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) website you can find a wealth of information that will make you more confident about finding a trustworthy moving company. You will also want to check those companies’ reviews to reinforce your decision. Here are some tips to help you identify brokers, scams, and rogue moving companies. A new program called “Protect Your Move” has been formed READ MORE…

Tips for packing your dishes

In this article we provide tips to make packing your fragile items easier. Using the right box to pack china, glassware, and anything fragile can help you make sure that your items are moved safely. If you only have one type of box make sure you use enough packing material to cushion fragile items. Here are some tips for packing your dishes and choosing the right packing material: Dish barrels are a good choice as they READ MORE…

Packing Guide

Packing is one of the most difficult tasks involved in your relocation and maybe the most important. It can be time consuming and frustrating, but, done properly and efficiently, the job can be quick and easy. Before you start looking for a moving company or start to pack you should ask yourself one simple question: “Am I going to pack my stuff or am I going to let the moving company do it?” If you READ MORE…

8 Questions To Ask Movers

Moving is a very stressful and expensive experience, and if you don’t take precautions it can quickly turn into a nightmare. So how do you find a moving company that you can trust with everything that you own, and still feel safe in your decision? Here is a list of 8 questions to ask movers that you as a client need to ask Excalibur Moving and Storage or any other local moving company you are READ MORE…