Useful Information - Moving Tips
Call Stagecoach, for your free in-home
estimate. Be prepared with an inventory list of
everything that is being moved. (Using the
Estimate Form will
Use the right boxes. This in an important
part of protecting your valuables. Use only sturdy,
reinforced cartons. Although you can get free boxes at
the local supermarket, they won't be as strong or well padded
as they need to be. Click on our
Moving Supplies link at left for prices on
boxes, tape, and packing materials. Our packing
materials are priced lower
than U-haul, and we offer free delivery on orders of
$60.00 or more.
Pack your own things carefully. You
must buffer and separate fragile objects with
tissue paper, newspaper, or sheets. Fill in empty spaces
to minimize movement during transit. Pack plates and
glass items vertically for transit, rather than flat or
stacked. Label your boxes carefully, so you'll know what
you packed in them. Stagecoach offers professional
packing services, just call us to get an idea of how we
can make you move easier for you.
Any furniture that needs to be disassembled to be moved
must be prepared ahead of time. For example: Disconnect
washers and dryers, take beds apart, knock down
armoires, and so on.
You may leave clothing in dressers, but
you need to remove all breakable and fragile items, packing them in boxes.
Empty desks and filing cabinets.
all desks and filing cabinets are completely empty.
Paper is extremely heavy, and its weight can damage your
furniture in transit.
Change of Address forms at the post office.
In addition, make arrangements to discontinue service and/or start up
a new service for: Telephone, Cable, Electricity, Gas,
Protect your subscriptions. Write down your
magazine subscription number for every subscription you want to
keep. Do the same for your store accounts. Don't forget
to update your credit card account. Most changes can be done
Let Stagecoach Moving take the worry out of your move!