Using A Moving Service During A Busy Season

The nice weather in the summer makes for an enjoyable time outdoors. There is no need to worry about rain and snow however, it also means it is time for everyone to consider moving. 70% of all the moves occur between the weekends of Memorial Day and Labor Day. It means a lot of moving for moving services with plenty of coordinating required. Let’s take a look at some tips for getting you through the summer of using moving services. 1. Plan ahead: Begin looking out for the moving service 6 to 8 weeks ahead of the moving date. Keep in mind that the most reliable moving companies fill up their schedules quickly. If you begin earlier it also provides you sufficient opportunity to negotiate. However, the moving service is unlikely to give you discounts at this time of the year but you might get lucky. Select the morning time for the moving operation because it will be relatively cool at the time. 2. Select the least busy days: In […] Continue reading

When You’re Going Long – A Moving Company Weighs in on Cross-Country Move Options

Over the past 5-10 years the moving industry has evolved as innovation and technology create different options for consumers, but many consumers may not be aware of the increased options because they move so infrequently. One specific area where we have seen progress is the long-distance move. In the old days, even up to five years ago, you had to hire a long-distance mover – a local company specializing in this kind of relocation – at an exorbitant cost. Only a very limited number of movers would go outside of the state where they were based, and this lack of supply created a lack of competition. Today, industry-wide, we have seen an influx of companies thinking outside the box to create more options. Our firm, 2 Guys and a Van, does not complete long-distance moves. But because this is an important topic to our industry and to consumers, we provide market knowledge and helpful information to the consumers who call us and express this need. We have a two-pronged approach: […] Continue reading