Decatur Long Distance Moving Companies
Decatur the county seat of DeKalb County Georgia, is located 5 miles south of Atlanta. It has developed to accommodate the overflowing population of Atlanta that lacks affordable housing. Decatur is well known for its food and beer scene. The best beers, bakeries and restaurants of the `South’ are located in the city. Natural wildlife in the mountains and parks further enhances the small town feel. People move to seek affordable housing, experience nature or learn about the Civil War. A-1 Auto Transport caters for all your moving needs. We also handle vehicle relocations in Decatur.
Why you should you hire a professional mover
- Insurance: Movers are obligated by law to offer cargo insurance. This covers for items in transit but does not offer a full replacement value. It is advisable to purchase supplemental insurance for pricier items. Moving companies also cover for injuries sustained when conducting a move. In case an employee lacerates his skin or breaks a limb, the workers compensation caters to their medical bills.
- Experience: Movers have the experience to handle challenges that arise when moving. They know how to deal with heavy lifting and continuous trips. They also have proper organization skills that save time. The professionally trained employees handle your items safely thus expect no loss.
- Accountability: Movers keep track of all items in transit. Real-time satellite tracking ensures no item gets lost along the way. They also have inventories when packing and loading. With moving companies, no item gets lost or forgotten when moving.
In case an item gets damaged or lost in the moving process, movers reimburse the customer.
- Saves you heavy lifting: Moving companies have employees that are well built to handle the heavy lifts. The loading and unloading are strenuous and have possible consequences like chronic pain. The company also has appropriate equipment to handle very heavy and delicate items.
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.
The best tips to simplify your move
- Begin packing three weeks in advance. Pack items you least use as you progress to everyday items.
- Get packing material from U-Haul. Use reusable boxes and rent the rest of the equipment at subsidized
- Have a central room in the house for packing. Store all packing supplies in this room. It increases your efficiency on movement and saves time.
- Use colours or symbols to label boxes. Label each box on both sides. Identify fragile items and personal items with a distinct colour. Use large boxes to pack light items and small boxes for heavy items.
- Trash bags can be used to pack clothes since they easily fit in tight and irregular spaces. Fill the suitcases with clothes before loading them. Clothes on hangers should be transported in your car.
- Blankets and towels should be used to pad delicate items as lamps and brittle plastic. Use extra cushion like bubble wrap for high-value
- Get organized and pack 70% of your belongings before the movers arrive. Movers charge by the hour, so the less time they spend, the
5 steps to finding the best mover in Decatur
Get referrals from friends, family and colleagues in your locality. Suggestions from word of mouth are solid since the people have no agenda with the company. In case people in your vicinity lack recommendations, you can search the internet.
Check with GMA. This site has all the movers available in Georgia. It highly regards professionalism.
Check the company’s assessment with Better Business Bureau. A favourable rating by the body is an assurance of quality services. BBB is known to be non-compromising in assessing company services. They have a complaints hotline for dealing with mover and customer disagreements.
Visit the company and verify their equipment and experience. Ask the company to give you at least names of 3 customers who have had a move similar to yours.
A-1 Auto Transport
We work closely with the United States Environmental Protection Agency to offer sustainable moves. Our processes are regularly audited to confirm our compliance with the Smart Way Programme. This designation is reserved for companies who have exceptional environmental protection practices.
Our services include
- Storage services
- Pool table moves
- Military moves
- Full moving services
- Office moves
- State to state moving services
- Long distance house moving
- Commercial moves
- Local moves
- Piano moves
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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.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.