Barnes Moving and Storage of New England

USDOT # 739847
PUC # 233
46 New London Turnpike
Mystic, CT 06355
Contact Phone: (860) 536-8960
Additional Phone: (860) 536-8960
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Moving with Barnes Moving and Storage of New England

In the 1930's, Charlie Barnes claimed a Sand and Gravel Delivery Business in the city area and once in a while offered his neighbors some assistance with moving. The interest was so incredible for hauling household furniture and family merchandise, that Charlie got the authority from the Connecticut State Hauling license board. Connecticut ware house also had a Certified Truck Scale place at location and joined National Van Lines. Ms Barnes came to work for her husband and in the 80's and the four Barnes power house maintained the business until the wonderful Bob Barnes unfortunately passed away.The Business was set available to be purchased in 1998 Mr DePietro, the owner and President of Presidential moving vans in Rhode Island, jumped potential because of the area and great moving cliental, and obtained the Company. Still going strong with its core values and providing the best moves for the community.

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I simply finished a move across the nation through Barnes Moving and Storage. I can't laud them exceptionally enough for their complete polished skill, politeness, consideration and cooperative attitude. All the way they made a flawless showing. Each thing was wrapped deliberately and completely, not one thing pressed was harmed in any capacity. The general population are certifiable, benevolent, genuine and deferential. Moving is an unpleasant procedure, so I was worried in any case as they performed their great work, yet everybody I interfaced with was understanding and never lost tolerance in spite of my progressing inquiries and concerns. You couldn't show improvement over to depend your turn to Barnes Moving and Storage. They are first class.

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