When asked, most people consider moving a daunting process or task. It is a commonly held belief that moving is a challenging process all over the globe. This however does not keep people from moving because in America alone, at least 43 million people relocate from one city or state to another every year. The major reason for most of these moves is to have an easier commute to work or to their businesses. Students however move for totally different reasons such as moving to or from university. Furthermore, it is a known fact that students are bound to relocate from the state they went to school in, in the first 5 years after graduation, be it after high school or college graduation. Therefore, as you get ready to move to or from Bowie State University , you can be sure that we have got you. Our company has been in the business of moving individuals like you all over Maryland and the entire country with great success.
How to achieve a smooth student move
- Remember to change your mailing address: This should be the first thing to do as soon as you are ready to move. You do not want your important subscriptions and even school supplies being sent to your old apartment or back home.
- Clean your dorm room or apartment: The last thing you want is to move into a filthy room or apartment. Depending on the distance, you can make a trip over and give your new abode a good scrub down. If it is too far, you may enlist the help of an affordable cleaning company to do this for you.
- Get moving help: Moving is a process that you cannot handle by yourself. This may be a good time to call in any favors that friends and family owe you. Alternatively, you can hire a professional moving company.
Advantages of hiring a professional moving company
You have probably been toying with the idea of hiring a moving company to handle your student move. Here are some reasons to help you make an informed decision.
- Time saving: Professional movers are able to finish your move in a fraction of the time you would take. This is because they are well equipped and have lots of experience in the moving business.
- No heavy lifting for you: One of the most tiresome aspects of moving involves lifting and hauling heavy boxes and furniture. When you hire a professional mover, all this will be taken care of by them while you sit back and just watch.
- They are professional: Professional movers will come in and show you that packing is not just about dumping your items in a box. They come equipped with all manner of moving tools and techniques to ensure that all your items are handled in a professional manner.
How to find a professional student moving company
Finding a professional mover is a process that should be done with great caution to avoid landing on a scam. Follow these tips to help you settle on the best mover for your student moving needs.
- Avoid high deposits: One red flag is a super high deposit. A reputable moving company will only require a deposit of not more than 10% of the cost of the entire move; anything more than this is suspect.
- Look out for special student offers: At A-1 Auto Transport Inc, we understand that students are on a tight budget. This is a fact that professional moving companies understand, and therefore offer student discounts. Look out for these and interrogate what services they cover.
A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.
A-1 Auto Transport Inc moving services
We are a company offering a wide range of relocation and moving services. Some of these include full service moves, transportation of pool tables, auto transport, moving storage, full service moves, provision of packing boxes and materials, access to out of state movers and affordable moving companies, furniture disassembly and reassembly as well as moving labor for hire and other moving services.
Benefits of choosing us to be your moving partner
A-1 Auto Transport Inc is a moving services provider that was established over twenty years ago. Besides the wealth of experience that we have, we are also fully licensed and insured. Furthermore, we are members of the American Moving and Storage Association as well as a recognized ProMover with great Better Business Bureau rankings. Our track record speaks for itself; therefore, you can trust us with your move.
Make the right choice
We are reachable via 888-509-3213 for all your moving needs. Alternatively, when you fill out the form at the top of this page, one of our representatives will contact you shortly.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
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