Moving Services Explained

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When looking for a moving company, there are many moving services that will be offered such as local moves, long distance moves, interstate moves, international moves and piano moves. What exactly are the definitions of these different services though? If you are like most people, you probably have a general idea, but not a detailed explanation. No worries though, we are here to help!

Moving Services in Huntsville Alabama

Moving services explained:

Local move- A local move, or local moving, is pretty self-explanatory, but a little help never hurt. Local moves, of course, are when you are not moving out of the state. It could also mean your movie is within a certain amount of miles, for example between 50 and 100 miles. Outside of that mile range though would be considered long distance even if it is within the same state.

Long Distance move – Any move that goes outside of the local mile range (ex. over 100 miles). If you are doing a long distance move, there are two “sub-categories” you can look at.

a) Full Service Move- In this type of move, you do not have to do anything. The workers will do all the work from packing, loading, delivering your goods to their final destination, unloading and unpacking them again.

b) Self Service Move- movers will move items for you but you do all of the packing and unpacking

Interstate move – If you are moving to a new state, then you are making an interstate move. The distance can be as less as 5 miles or as far as 500 miles. The estimate for the move will depend upon the weight of your belongings and on a self-service move or full service move.

International move – Simply moving out of the country. Nothing complicated there! Some companies offer that service and others don’t. Luckily, Lambert Moving and Relocation Service has done many international moves!

Piano movers - Bet you didn’t know this was a service! A piano is the biggest and most expensive type of musical instrument to move. Most companies move pianos now, but it is always good to double check. Thankfully, Lambert Moving and Relocation in Huntsville and Florence Alabama has had plenty of experience with pianos.

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