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From Cypress to Baytown, make moving anywhere in the metro easy.
Moving-out-of-state takes some extra energy, but thankfully have lots to spare!
From self storage to secure warehouses, help find you the storage you need for less.
PACKING & UNPACKING
be there early to make sure you’re boxed up and ready or stay late to get it all unpacked.
HOME & APARTMENT MOVES
team of residential movers tackles moves of any size – from studio apartments to palatial homes.
experienced office movers know how to pull off your relocation without a hitch.
Even a local move can cost hundreds of dollars, and that’s before you add on other moving-related expenses like deposits, moving supplies, and storage fees. are here to help you find the cheapest rates on reliable moving services
Need a Professional Moving Company? got you covered. Need Packing or Storage? still got you covered
number one goal is providing top-notch customer service from the moment engage with our customers, to giving them their first quote, to the moment wave goodbye to them at their new home. must be doing something right, because over half of moves are repeat customers who continue to refer moving help and services. always enjoy seeing familiar faces!
know moving is stressful — but did you know there’s something even more stressful than moving? Packing and unpacking! It’s time consuming, tedious and a lot of work.
experienced packers and movers who can handle just about every aspect of your move. home packing services can include packing up all of your possessions, providing you with the materials you need to pack your possessions, safely and efficiently transporting all of your items to the new location and unpacking in the new location.
As one of the most customer-friendly full-service packing and moving companies, offer a variety of moving and packing services to suit your needs and your budget
New City Moving will manage everything with our full-service packing option.
movers will provide all packing supplies including packing blankets, moving boxes, bubble wrap, packing tape, etc.
All of your furniture items will be blanket wrapped ensuring they arrive safely.
Movers You Can RELY On
is fully licensed and insured, and focused on your comfort and trust. Most moves can be stressful, but experience will give you peace of mind, evident by the measures take to care for your valuables
philosophy is to only hire individuals who will pay attention to the importance of customer service. You will see the difference when you hire our team to care for your belongings. Don’t take a chance with your valuables, let team get it to your final destination safely.
Coming from many different backgrounds, the small but innovative team of management came together to form a moving company with nothing but the clients needs in mind. This company has proved to be not only backed by knowledge and experience, but heart as well.
Business Moving Services
When it comes to moving your business, efficiency is of the utmost importance. Every day that your office is down, means a loss of sales or operations for your business. goal is to come alongside you so that you can get back to work as soon as possible. By reducing downtime and maintaining productivity, can avoid expensive delays, and can have your business running successfully again in no time.
take all of the work out of business moves by planning out each detail beforehand and implementing our strategy, with top-of-the-line moving staff. From fragile computer systems to hefty filing cabinets and desks, assure you that your whole business will be moved carefully and in a timely manner
Moving house checklist
It’s just before you complete and move in. You’re frantically packing boxes, sorting final bills and booking moving vans. But what else do you need to know about the place you’re moving to? This guide throws you 10 last-minute questions, as well as moving tips and ways to start saving immediately on your new household bills.
House moving and coronavirus
The coronavirus outbreak has put many people’s home-moving plans on hold. The housing market is starting to reopen now, but the process of moving homes will likely be slower for some time. At the height of the outbreak, some mortgage lenders were extending their mortgage offers for home-movers whose house-buying process had stalled because of coronavirus
Top 10 last-minute questions to ask sellers
To make your life easy, remember to ask the previous owner these questions:
Where’s the main stopcock (to shut off the water)?
Where are the gas and electricity meters?
Do any surfaces need special cleaning products, eg wooden floors?
What day are the bins collected?
Do you have any old tins of paint in the same colour as the walls?
Do you have any instruction manuals or warranties on electrical items?
Where did the kitchen and bathroom tiles come from?
Where did any fixed furniture come from, eg, kitchen cabinets?
Which company supplies the energy, broadband and home phone?
Where is the thermostat?
Compare removal costs
If you’re moving without any furniture, (eg, from your parents’ home, or you’ve been renting a furnished property), a car and a couple of mates will suffice. Even if you think you have a lot of stuff, hiring a van for a couple of hours might work out cheaper than a removal company.
Redirect your post
If you don’t know who is moving into the property you are leaving, use the Royal Mail’s Postal Redirection service to ensure that any bills or other mail you’ve not changed your address on still reaches you.
Extraordinary Local Movers
Consider us your friendly neighborhood experts in local moving, thanks to tried-and-true, step-by-step moving process. For local moves charge by the hour from the time arrive until the time completed the move at your new home. In addition, add a travel-time-based flat drive fee (usually .5 or .75 hours), which covers the total round-trip drive time between the closest of three home bases and your residences.
Get Your Estimate
Like any other move, you will call or email us first for an estimate
Answer Simple Questions
To tailor your estimate we’ll ask you simple questions including the size of your current space and the amount of stuff in that space.
Determine Length of Move
Since we bill hourly for local moves, these questions help us determine how long it will likely take to complete the move.
You know what they say: an ounce of preparation is worth a pound of packing tape. When you reserve your moving date, we’ll send a questionnaire via email to make sure we didn’t miss any crucial details regarding the move itself, including the information to the right.
Any specialty items you have to move, like gun safes, motorcycles, or grand pianos.
How much disassembly and re-assembly we need to do (think beds, desks, and other large items that won’t fit through the door without a fight).
Any access issues for our truck and crew? Is your new driveway a mile long? Paved in gravel? On a steep grade? Let us know.
Any in-house navigation issues we might have, like narrow doorways or tight corners.
If any of your belongings–grand pianos, glass cabinets, priceless antiques passed down in your family for generations–need special care and protection, so we’ll know to bring the materials and equipment we need to move them safely.
Ways to Find the Loads that are Right for You and Your Trucking Business
Anyone can go to a load board and find a load, but how do you find the loads that are right for you and your trucking business? And what actions can you take so that you aren’t always worried about finding the next load?
Decide who you want to work with.
Before you do anything, figure out who you want to be in business with. Figuring out what kind of customers you want to focus on will help you find them. It also means you can better narrow in on your business goals.
Use a good load board.
A good load board is the best tool you can have at your disposal. Use one that provides enough flexibility to support your unique business needs. Make sure it has plenty of volume so you have the freedom to work with who you want, when you want, with the ability to move what you want. (Truckstop.com’s Load Board has hundreds of thousands of loads to choose from!) It should offer the features you need to make the right decisions for your business. Look for options like sorting by rate, origin, and broker rating which will help you find the loads that work best for you. The best load boards will offer tons of features like the ability to create multiple stops so you can plan ahead or the ability to book loads instantly (no negotiations required), as well as heat maps so you know where the best-paying loads are.
Focus on broker relationships.
It might be hard to hear it, but focusing on having good relationships with brokers can help your wallet later down the road. If it’s a lane you like to run because it gets you close to home or pays well, make sure the broker knows that, then provide the best service you can so they want to go to you in the future. If you’re reliable, provide excellent customer service, and they know you’re interested, they will call you directly instead of posting a load to the board, and that saves both of you time and resources. Brokers also have the ability to add you to their preferred carrier list on Truckstop.com, offering you access to exclusive Book It Now loads that save you time and get you paid quickly.
Search for more than one type of trailer.
Including more than one trailer type will produce better search results. If you focus too closely on one kind of trailer, you may miss loads that can go on various types of trailers. If you have a reefer, you can also run it as a dry van. If you’re only looking for full truckloads, you’re missing less-than-load (LTL) options. This obviously doesn’t work for everything (you can’t haul ice cream on a flatbed), but consider giving it a try when you’re in a pinch. You rely on your instincts every day, so go into situations knowing there is always a way to make it work for you.
How to Choose the Right Crane and Reduce Risk When Buying a Used One
With advancements in technology, lifting cranes have become a lot more common. Almost all construction and demolition projects, as well as transport or shipping of heavy materials, require powerful lifting cranes. However, the success of your project depends on choosing the right one. Doing so will also prevent potential accidents and damages, saving your time, money, and improving your reputation as a safe workplace.
Check the Load Weight to Be Lifted.
One of the first things you need to consider is the weight of the load to be lifted or moved using the crane. Naturally, you need a crane with a suitable lifting capacity to move the load. If you use a high-capacity crane for a small load, you will most likely end up wasting time, labor, and money. On the other hand, a low-capacity crane can lead to fatal accidents and cause damage to the load
Know the Lift Height.
The height of the lifting load is as critical as the load capacity of the crane. The length of the crane’s boom will depend on how high the loading material needs to go. If the construction is vertical, you will need a lift with a longer boom length.
Find the Moving Distance (Horizontal).
Just like the vertical distance, the crane also will need to travel some horizontal distance to pick up the load. If you need the crane to transport the equipment from one spot to the other, you will need to get a mobile crane with wheels. If there is a fixed path of movement, you can use a crane with rails.
Evaluate the On-Site Terrain.
All types of cranes require a support structure to hold them firmly to the ground. It is the most crucial element that stabilizes the crane and the load. So you will need to choose a suitable crane depending on the terrain.
How to Pack & Load a Moving Truck
Not sure how to pack a moving truck? From the positioning of furniture to the use of moving supplies, there are multiple ways to maximize your storage space in the back of the truck rental. Utilizing this space effectively and efficiently is sure to save you from making multiple trips back and forth between homes. In addition to maximizing space, those planning a DIY move without the help of moving labor professionals must know how to distribute the weight evenly in the back of the truck and how to incorporate certain tools to prevent damage to belongings. For a step-by-step guide to packing and loading a moving truck like a pro, read our tips below. Good luck and happy moving!
Figure out what size truck rental you need
At least one month before the move, go ahead and reserve a truck rental for your moving date. From smaller cargo vans to larger 26 ft. trucks, most truck rental companies offer a plethora of shapes and sizes to choose from. Whatever you do though, try to avoid choosing a truck that is too small for your belongings. While a smaller truck may be cheaper to rent, it will only end up costing you extra time and money in the long run. For instance, if a truck is too small to hold your belongings, you’ll be forced to make multiple trips back and forth. To ensure that you choose the right size truck rental for your next move, read the truck rental company’s size guidelines carefully. When in doubt, call a truck rental representative for details on sizing
Gather packing supplies
Prior to packing a moving truck, be sure to gather all necessary packing supplies. This includes sturdy boxes, plastic wrap, packing tape, a dolly, furniture pads and moving blankets. Since your belongings may shift while in transit, it’s especially important that all items are packed with proper protection. This may mean adding moving blankets and padding to fill in the gaps between your boxes and belongings. Other important packing supplies to have on-hand include a mattress bag to cover your mattress and moving straps for holding items in place.
Recruit friends to help
Planning to pack and load a moving truck by yourself? Our advice: don’t! Before moving, ask friends and family for help with the loading and unloading process. It’s never a good idea to lift and carry heavy furniture, boxes and other items by yourself. Not only could you potentially injure yourself, but you could also end up with a move that takes forever. Having friends and family to help will dramatically speed up the moving process. This could ultimately save you money as well, since your truck rental time will be considerably shorter.
Furniture items take up quite a bit of space on a truck. To save room, make sure to disassemble and take apart all furniture items. This should help maximize your space in the truck, as well as distribute the weight of heavy furniture more evenly. To start, you can disassemble dining tables by taking off the legs. This will allow you to store the dining table and its legs in an upright position on the truck. Next, disassemble all bed frames and headboards, as well as desks and dressers. If you’re unable to disassemble large furniture, try storing moving boxes and other items inside drawers or on top of the furniture to avoid crushing smaller objects.
Choosing the Right Forklift for Your Business
Choosing the right forklift is important for your business. It affects everything from operation costs, productivity, employee morale and stock management
Your business environment will influence the type of forklift, tyre selection and fuel type
Load Size / Capacity
It would be a big mistake to choose a forklift with a maximum lift capacity that is below your requirements
The type of load also matters as there are specific forklift attachments that can enhance a standard forklift and help you move the load more efficiently. There are many types of attachments available: appliance clamps, carton clamps, paper roll clamps, etc
Similar to maximum load, you want to ensure you choose a forklift which will meet your height restrictions
MAXIMIZE CONTAINER SPACE. MINIMIZE DAMAGE TO YOUR STUFF
As you’re packing, take a few extra minutes to write an inventory of your items. If you have more than one container or are using a PODS container in combination with a rental truck, be sure to document what goes where.
Pack your valuables and essentials separately and plan on keeping these items with you.
Perishable items are not permitted in PODS containers. Consult your Rental Agreement for a full list of prohibited items.
Put heavy items in smaller boxes for easier lifting. Lightweight items can go in larger boxes.
Pack as much as you can into boxes. This will provide greater protection for your belongings and will make loading your PODS container easier.