Services Offered by Movers in Philadelphia

by | May 22, 2013 | Moving and Relocating

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People who are moving often use Movers Philadelphia long before they actually pack their boxes and are ready to fill a moving truck. It can help, when getting ready to sell a home, to put everything you don’t use on a daily basis into storage temporarily. This makes the house look larger to potential buyers and makes it look less cluttered. It also makes the home look a little less personal to you and may help buyers to visualize their own belongings in the home. If a buyer can mentally see himself living there, he is more likely to have a serious interest in putting in an offer.

Large moving companies have their own secure warehouses where you can store everything. They are often climate-controlled, too, so you don’t have to worry about paintings or about condensation accumulating inside electronics items like computers and television units. Otherwise, you can rent a space in an independent storage facility and ask the movers to follow you there and place everything inside. You’ll have access to go in and retrieve items that you need.

When the house is finally sold and the time does come to pack the rest of your belongings, Movers Philadelphia can help with the packing, too, and not just the lifting. You can buy all your moving boxes from the moving service, and they’ll pack your stereo, television, dishware, mirrors, artwork, and other items for you. They will wrap your chairs and sofas in stretch wrapping to keep those items from scratching. They’ll wrap the legs of your dining table, and place wrap around dressers so the drawers don’t fall out. The moving company will bring a stack of blankets to cushion everything so nothing gets scratched against the sides of the truck, and blankets placed between items ensures that nothing moves during transport.

If you prefer to do your own packing, you can still purchase all the boxes, bubble wrap, furniture wrap, and picture-wrapping kits from the moving service. You can also rent hand trucks, furniture dollies, and stacks of blankets. The moving company will then handle all of the lifting. For long-distance moves, you may need to put a large portion of your household goods into storage again, especially if you’re going to be in a temporary smaller space for awhile, such as short-term renting while you look for a house.