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25 5 1 Reviewed 25 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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10 5 1 Reviewed 10 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Ann W Hines

Sal Russo and Joe Pryor moved our household last Sunday, 2/28. They were professional, polite and friendly. The worked like Trojans for 7-8 hours in the pouring rain and did a superb job. I will recommend these young men and Cardinal Moving to everyone I know!

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9 5 1 Reviewed 9 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Ethan Lambert

DO NOT USE THIS "COMPANY." Repeated for emphasis: DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY! Seriously. You will not be satisfied with the service provided by Larry's moving. Go with another group. Don't be like me. Schedule with another company and save yourself the stress. Details below. Detail: 1. Did not call morning of the move to let me know when they were arriving. (Guess how late they were?) 2. Tried to claim that the street in front of my house was too unsafe for them to park. Nearly cancelled the whole job. I lived on a side street with an elementary school. Slow speed signs are posted and the street is rarely used by people who don't live there. Especially on a Saturday, which is the day I moved. This point is more understandable. Worker safety is important. The way the point was raised left a very bad first impression though. The start time was not changed until I complained. 3. Worker (crew LEADER) brought a lit cigarette into my home. And at least two out of the three smoked on the moving truck with my items inside. I could hardly sleep last night because my bed now reeks of cigarettes. 4. The movers will work as slowly as absolutely possible and will take lunch on your time. One employee literally had his partner and children show up. So there were screaming kids running around for a solid 45 minutes while the clock was running. Aside from bring your kid to work day, the movers will just disappear for a half hour at a time. No items will be moved and then they will suddenly reappear to grab one more thing before taking another 38 minute breather. They weren't organizing the truck either. I could see from my balcony that it was the crew leader arranging the truck while the two workers stood by and smoked. I have pictures. Probably had something to do with one of the crew being drunk. 5. The workers assigned to your move may SHOW UP DRUNK/HUNGOVER. I know what alcohol smells like. One worker showed up smelling like a human sized bottle. Even the crew leader was dissatisfied with this employee. I could tell when the two of them started an intense conversation (shouting) in my home about if drunk guy wanted to leave. 6. You will end up moving items anyway. The crew had disappeared for another twenty minute stretch and were entering their fourth hour of a two hour estimate. I ended up moving items out of my apartment myself just to keep things moving. 7. The crew will make racist jokes. My friend got Chinese food while we were waiting on the crew. One of the workers made a joke about Asian Americans to my friend as they passed. Because who doesn't like racism to go with their move in day? 8. Your items will be lost or damaged. The movers did not bring in the legs to my $500 desk. Of course the company was closed when I noticed the legs were gone. Then the movers left giant red streaks on my old apartment's walls. And my roommate's bed frame was damaged. Plus the movers did not use straps when moving my dryer.

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6 5 1 Reviewed 6 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Charlene

I highly recommend montes movers.we had a great exsperince with jason and his crew very hard workers and fast and great at what they do..

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5 5 1 Reviewed 5 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Sharon C. /Amy K

I simply can not say enough great things about Michael Ball Moving and Storage! This move was at the end of a long process of selling and buying... the move was no less complicated. It happened over 2 days even though it was a local move. The team of 4 gentlemen were consistently above and beyond what I had experienced in any of my 9 moves. They were professional prompt courteous careful pleasant and reasonable. Moving is never easy but M Ball moving team made it pretty terrific! A five star review is not high enough praise!

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5 5 1 Reviewed 5 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Victorian Martin-Offner

1. Truck damaged my mail box and my neighbors yard upon arrival. 2. They would not load my grill even though the propane tank had been removed. There was space on the truck for it. I would not sign the inventory list then. They waited 5 days to send a doc u sign, electronically. 3. Truck finally loaded on June 17. Furniture scheduled to arrive on 24th June. Got an email the day before stating that the driver was delayed. Since that email, there has been NO COMMUNICATION since. I have no idea wen my shipment is arriving or what the cause of the delay is. 4. 20 + moves and this is the first time that this has happened. Extremely stressful. I do not recommend this company to anyone and will be filing a complaint.

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Gregory Ward

I recently had to pack up and move from San Francisco to Denver for a new job opportunity. I looked for a moving company on Yelp and found Air1moving. From the first call I had a great experience with these guys. They were fair in their pricing, respectful, and punctual. They made the experience pleasant and easy. I recommend hiring them.

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Laura Branchini

Umbrella Movers did a great job. Mark and Edward were fast and professional. I would recommend them to anyone. All of our possessions were moved with care. Thanks Umbrella Movers

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Amanda Torres

This is the WORST company ever! They overcharged my mother by $250, and now they won't return any of our calls! Avoid them at all costs. You can't go much lower than to rip off an elderly widow woman. They should be ASHAMED!

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - P. Rogers

Arrow was very professional and reliable for our move. They went out of their way to accommodate us and for storage, their services are a great value.

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Wendy A.

For those earlier pictures with damages on the boxes. I share your sentiment and I am sorry this happen to your boxes. Please remember to use ONLY IMEREX BOXES when shipping your items because they are a lot STRONGER QUALITY than the others , Can carry up to 220 lbs. The POOR QUALITY which are NOT IMEREX boxes has a tendency of breaking down hence the tear on the sides which a lot of times items a falling out of the boxes. when they are out for distribution in the Phils. Imerex Staff in Carson strapped them securely before loading them to Container to the Phils. When they arrived and unload these heavy boxes in IMEREX Manila Warehouse, they needed to be taped before they are delivered to the Receiver. . I havent had any problems with them.

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Ben Jacobs

Did miss a couple of items left behind in a closet. Could have done a better job of covering floors - especially between elevator and apartment (which was required). Fair to OK in flooring coverage in apartment but could have been better coverage in carpeted rooms.

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4 5 1 Reviewed 4 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Valerie Thomas

I used this company in May 2021 to move from lexington ky to Richmond ky the words experience ever.The movers broke the fence from the property I was moving from and will not take responsibility for it.jack called my 15 year old dog stupid.I have complained to the corporate office no one is willing to take responsibility for what was broken or how I was treated nor will they offer any type of compensation. PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY .I have relocated all over the world being military connected and I can truly say this was my first bad experience with a moving company.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Linda

The 3 movers went out of their way to make sure everything was placed correctly so that I wouldn't have to move anything. Very friendly and courteous. I would definitely recommend.

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3 5 1 Reviewed 3 times, 4.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Christin D

The guys who came to move we were great. Fun personalities, helpful and kind. That's about all the good I can say about this experience. They were horrible at loading the truck. There was some much wasted space. It was a slow process and should have been completed in a much shorter time period. It took my family of 4, 3 hours to move 2 years ago and it should have taken 2 hours for 3 guys to move out/ in. Everything was packed and ready for them to load. After 5 hours I asked they to stop and leave. I was done paying by they hour. What irritated me the most was i had to rent a U haul to get everything out. . I spoke to the owner and I was refunded part of my charge. He was very nice and listened to my comments and understood my frustration.

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  • Blue Pool in Lost River Cave
  • Natural Bridge State Resort Park



How to Move to Kentucky Like an Expert

  • Check moving company ratings on Moving Authority.
  • Get rid of all unwanted personal belongings.
  • Read up on proper packing techniques.
  • Opt for affordable prices rather than cheap. Renting a Kentucky moving van and making a DIY move seems cost-efficient, but you could get so much more with a full-service mover.
  • Make sure you or your moving company has the right moving equipment to get the job done.



4 Uncommon Hacks For Packing Clothes

  • Don’t use boxes! Instead, you can use bags. If you can, try a vacuum-sealed bag, so that your clothes will be as compact as possible.
  • Organize by the time of year. Be sure not to mix bathing suits with ski gear in efforts to save space. It will be more of a hassle after you move in and begin to unpack!
  • Take a look at which clothes you never wear and use this as an opportunity to minimize your excess. Charities like Goodwill, churches, and thrift stores are always on the lookout for extra clothes.
  • Use all the space available in a box! You can stuff holes between the clothes and the box with belts, socks, and other clothing accessories.
  • Should you leave clothes in your dresser drawers? Yes and no. Keep the clothes in the drawers, but take the drawers out of the dresser. This way, the dresser itself is lighter to carry, and you can use less moving boxes.

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As we've learned the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 was crucial in the construction of the Interstate Highway System. Described as an interconnected network of the controlled-access freeway. It also allowed larger trucks to travel at higher speeds through rural and urban areas alike. This act was also the first to allow the first federal largest gross vehicle weight limits for trucks, set at 73,208 pounds (33,207 kg). The very same year, Malcolm McLean pioneered modern containerized intermodal shipping. This allowed for the more efficient transfer of cargo between truck, train, and ships.

Prior to the 20th century, freight was generally transported overland via trains and railroads. During this time, trains were essential, and they were highly efficient at moving large amounts of freight. But, they could only deliver that freight to urban centers for distribution by horse-drawn transport. Though there were several trucks throughout this time, they were used more as space for advertising that for actual utility. At this time, the use of range for trucks was quite challenging. The use of electric engines, lack of paved rural roads, and small load capacities limited trucks to most short-haul urban routes.

Receiving nation attention during the 1960's and 70's, songs and movies about truck driving were major hits. Finding solidarity, truck drivers participated in widespread strikes. Truck drivers from all over opposed the rising cost of fuel. Not to mention this is during the energy crises of 1873 and 1979. In 1980 the Motor Carrier Act drastically deregulated the trucking industry. Since then trucking has come to dominate the freight industry in the latter part of the 20th century. This coincided with what are now known as 'big-box' stores such as Target or Wal-Mart.

“The association of truckers with cowboys and related myths was perhaps most obvious during the urban-cowboy craze of the late 1970s, a period that saw middle-class urbanites wearing cowboy clothing and patronizing simulated cowboy nightclubs. During this time, at least four truck driver movies appeared, CB radio became popular, and truck drivers were prominently featured in all forms of popular media.” — Lawrence J. Ouellet

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 40 million United States citizens have moved annually over the last decade. Of those people who have moved in the United States, 84.5% of them have moved within their own state, 12.5% have moved to another state, and 2.3% have moved to another country.

All cars must pass some sort of emission check, such as a smog check to ensure safety. Similarly, trucks are subject to noise emission requirement, which is emanating from the U.S. Noise Control Act. This was intended to protect the public from noise health side effects. The loud noise is due to the way trucks contribute disproportionately to roadway noise. This is primarily due to the elevated stacks and intense tire and aerodynamic noise characteristics.

Medium trucks are larger than light but smaller than heavy trucks. In the US, they are defined as weighing between 13,000 and 33,000 pounds (6,000 and 15,000 kg). For the UK and the EU, the weight is between 3.5 and 7.5 tons (3.9 and 8.3 tons). Local delivery and public service (dump trucks, garbage trucks, and fire-fighting trucks) are around this size.

A business route (occasionally city route) in the United States and Canada is a short special route connected to a parent numbered highway at its beginning, then routed through the central business district of a nearby city or town, and finally reconnecting with the same parent numbered highway again at its end.

Business routes always have the same number as the routes they parallel. For example, U.S. 1 Business is a loop off, and paralleling, U.S. Route 1, and Interstate 40 Business is a loop off, and paralleling, Interstate 40.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation. The purpose of the FMCSA is to regulate safety within the trucking and moving industry in the United States. The FMCSA enforces safety precautions that reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.

The Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula is a mathematical formula used in the United States to determine the appropriate gross weight for a long distance moving vehicle, based on the axle number and spacing. Enforced by the Department of Transportation upon long-haul truck drivers, it is used as a means of preventing heavy vehicles from damaging roads and bridges. This is especially in particular to the total weight of a loaded truck, whether being used for commercial moving services or for long distance moving services in general.   According to the Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula, the total weight of a loaded truck (tractor and trailer, 5-axle rig) cannot exceed 80,000 lbs in the United States. Under ordinary circumstances, long-haul equipment trucks will weight about 15,000 kg (33,069 lbs). This leaves about 20,000 kg (44,092 lbs) of freight capacity. Likewise, a load is limited to the space available in the trailer, normally with dimensions of 48 ft (14.63 m) or 53 ft (16.15 m) long, 2.6 m (102.4 in) wide, 2.7 m (8 ft 10.3 in) high and 13 ft 6 in or 4.11 m high.

Truckload shipping is the movement of large amounts of cargo. In general, they move amounts necessary to fill an entire semi-trailer or inter-modal container. A truckload carrier is a trucking company that generally contracts an entire trailer-load to a single customer. This is quite the opposite of a Less than Truckload (LTL) freight services. Less than Truckload shipping services generally mix freight from several customers in each trailer. An advantage Full Truckload shipping carriers have over Less than Truckload carrier services is that the freight isn't handled during the trip. Yet, in an LTL shipment, goods will generally be transported on several different trailers.

The FMCSA has established rules to maintain and regulate the safety of the trucking industry. According to FMCSA rules, driving a goods-carrying CMV more than 11 hours or to drive after having been on duty for 14 hours, is illegal. Due to such heavy driving, they need a break to complete other tasks such as loading and unloading cargo, stopping for gas and other required vehicle inspections, as well as non-working duties such as meal and rest breaks. The 3-hour difference between the 11-hour driving limit and 14 hour on-duty limit gives drivers time to take care of such duties. In addition, after completing an 11 to 14 hour on duty period, the driver much be allowed 10 hours off-duty.

In 1986 Stephen King released horror film "Maximum Overdrive", a campy kind of story. It is really about trucks that become animated due to radiation emanating from a passing comet. Oddly enough, the trucks force humans to pump their diesel fuel. Their leader is portrayed as resembling Spider-Man's antagonist Green Goblin.

The rise of technological development gave rise to the modern trucking industry. There a few factors supporting this spike in the industry such as the advent of the gas-powered internal combustion engine. Improvement in transmissions is yet another source, just like the move away from chain drives to gear drives. And of course the development of the tractor/semi-trailer combination.   The first state weight limits for trucks were determined and put in place in 1913. Only four states limited truck weights, from a low of 18,000 pounds (8,200 kg) in Maine to a high of 28,000 pounds (13,000 kg) in Massachusetts. The intention of these laws was to protect the earth and gravel-surfaced roads. In this case, particular damages due to the iron and solid rubber wheels of early trucks. By 1914 there were almost 100,000 trucks on America's roads. As a result of solid tires, poor rural roads, and a maximum speed of 15 miles per hour (24km/h) continued to limit the use of these trucks to mostly urban areas.

The most basic purpose of a trailer jack is to lift the trailer to a height that allows the trailer to hitch or unhitch to and from the towing vehicle. Trailer jacks may also be used for the leveling of the trailer during storage. To list a few common types of trailer jacks are A-frame jacks, swivel jacks, and drop-leg jacks. Other trailers, such as horse trailers, have a built-in jack at the tongue for this purpose.

Driver's licensing has coincided throughout the European Union in order to for the complex rules to all member states. Driving a vehicle weighing more than 7.5 tons (16,535 lb) for commercial purposes requires a certain license. This specialist licence type varies depending on the use of the vehicle and number of seat. Licences first acquired after 1997, the weight was reduced to 3,500 kilograms (7,716 lb), not including trailers.

Tracing the origins of particular words can be quite different with so many words in the English Dictionary. Some say the word "truck" might have come from a back-formation of "truckle", meaning "small wheel" or "pulley". In turn, both sources emanate from the Greek trokhos (τροχός), meaning "wheel", from trekhein (τρέχειν, "to run").