Category - Long Distance Move

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…

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…

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…

Top 10 Moving Day Tips

After weeks of coordination, prep and careful planning, it’s finally here. Moving Day! Whether you schedule with Excalibur moving and storage crew to show up in the morning or the afternoon, Keep these awesome moving day tips in mind for a successful move. Pack things that you will need for the first night You have a long day ahead of you, and the last thing you want to look through boxes for your pillow, sheets, READ MORE…

Top Reasons Why to Hire a Professional Mover to Relocate Your Home

Moving Can Be Hectic Whether you’re moving down the street or across the country, moving can be stressful. If you tackle the job on your own, you’ll need to make sure that all of your belongings are disassembled and packed properly. You’ll also need to make arrangements for transporting or shipping your items. Without assistance from a professional mover, you can potentially misplace or even damage your valuables during the process. Due to the traffic READ MORE…

Charitable Donation When Moving

When preparing for your move we encourage you to consider charitable donation when moving. Moving is always a good time to get rid of stuff you don’t need. Some people do a yard sale prior their move, some try to sell it online and some just ask the movers on move day to get rid of stuff for them. Excalibur Moving and Storage will always try to pass it on to the right places, because READ MORE…