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Woodstock Long Distance Moving Companies

The county seat of McHenry County had manufactured over half the worlds typewriters in the 19th century. Woodstock is ranked 8th among the 12 cities with distinctive destinations in the country. The farmers market which has award winning organic produce showcased annually attracting hundreds of producers and tourists. Regular live music hosted in the Woodstock Opera House and Jazz in the square, pulls thousands of enthusiasts from Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. Moving is demanding, but when handled by a professional mover, the process is stress free and fulfilling. Long distance moves require ample preparation and patience. A professional mover has the permits to cross states and the equipment to move household items. Hire A-1 Auto Transport for the most reliable move. We also deal with vehicle relocations.

long distance interstate moving companies in Woodstock

Why hire a professional mover

Bulky items and physical condition

Moving is an uphill task that involves lifting bulky furniture and transporting stacked boxes for several trips. You get tired after a few hours and can easily injure yourself.

Items like pianos are large and heavy. They require well-built individuals who work in unison. If one of them misses a step, the result may be horrifying. Your friends may be jacked, but they lack the skills to move such items.

Moving companies have employees who have the skills to use winches to move heavy items several storeys high.

Affordability

Moving companies are obligated by the contract to provide remarkable services. The company charges by the hour and hence uses the time to perform the maximum amount of work possible. They don’t want you to leave a negative review regarding their pace.

The company ensures you can continue with your work as they handle the move. The items are handled safely and promptly.

The company also consolidates loads to reduce the amount used on a single move. Combining two loads moving in the same direction results in a 10-15% reduced charge.

The items are handled securely ensuring no loss occurs. If the unfortunate happens, the items are covered by insurance.

Insurance

The company provides the release value protection at 60 cents a pound. FMCSA also compels the movers to provide bodily-injury and property-damage insurance at a minimum of $750,000.

You can also opt for supplemental insurance in terms of full replacement value. The items are reimbursed according to the value of the damaged/lost item.

The lump sum value insurance covers the items according to the value by weight. A load worth $10,000 and weighing 4000 lbs is insured at $2.5 per pound.


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.


How to find the best mover in Wood stock

Get suggestions from colleagues, family and real estate agents. They know how the company operates and can give you insider tips on how to identify reliable movers.

Check with IMAWA. This association has an updated list of Illinois movers. Any mover who does not comply with the association’s strict rules is deregistered. All members have a valid IDOT number.

Look out for:

  • Companies that request a large deposit upfront
  • A company that has frequent name switches
  • A company readily offering an estimate without conducting a walk-through

They probably have no ratings with BBB and have pending violations at FMCSA.

The best moving practices when moving to Woodstock

  • Ensure the company performs a thorough walk-through and issues an estimate that covers any specialized items.
  • Take stock of all your moving items and acquire sufficient moving supplies.
  • Document the condition of all your items when packing and loading. It is essential especially if you purchased full value replacement insurance.
  • Ensure you are 80% ready when the company arrives. The more time they spend, the higher the charge.
  • After all the items are packed and loaded, request a copy of the inventory from the movers. It serves as evidence in case of misplaced or destroyed items.
  • Keep the mood interesting by playing music or chatting. People easily get bored. This can lower their alertness and result to accidents and sluggishness.

Why hire A-1 Auto Transport?

We keep our communication channels open 24/7. We have digitized our entire communication system to ensure all employees are connected. This increases the efficiency of our operations while reducing the likelihood of accidents. Our affordable rates have been recommended by several customer review sites like Transportreview.com and Mymoverreviews.com.

We provide the following services

  • Interstate moves
  • Full-service moves
  • Storage services
  • Local moves
  • Military moves
  • International moves
  • Senior moves
  • Pet transport
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Get in touch today

Call or email us with your queries. Speak with a moving expert at 1-888-509-3123 or find us at A-1 Auto Transport. Fill out the form at the top of our page and get superb discounts.

Joe Webster

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.

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