Category - Moving

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…

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…

11 Unpacking tips

Moving from one state to another can take its toll. Moving services make this process much easier as well. Below are some things that you can do to   make the unpacking process go more smoothly for you. If you have an itemized list and you labeled your boxes you will have a much easier time with this.You will just have to make sure that each box is in the right room before you start unpacking. 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…

How In-House Moving Estimates Work

In-house moving estimates are by far more organized and clear than estimates given over the phone. In-home estimates will be more accurate then over the phone estimates. Even if you give them a full list and accurate description of your moving needs, it’s hard to get a firm grasp of the full scope of the job unless you survey it in person. Another benefit of receiving in-house estimates as opposed to phone estimates is the READ MORE…