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Moving Furniture in Your Existing Home

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  1. Why Do People Need to Move Furniture That's Already In Their Home?
  2. Moving Furniture for Renovations
  3. Replacing Furniture
  4. Organizing and Arranging
  5. Furniture Staging
  6. Clean Up of the Unit
  7. Heavy Item
  8. Same-Building Moves
  9. Getting In-Home Movers

1. Why Do People Need to Move Furniture That's Already In Their Home?

Many people do not know that they can hire movers to come into their home and help them move furniture without actually moving their entire home. Movers, as the name implies, can just be hired to help you rearrange things inside of your existing home. Since many moving companies would rather profit off of larger move jobs, many do not advertise this as a service they offer. These companies can move large items of furniture or boxes safely within the home. They can also help you move items into your shed, garage, or attic. A company surveyed by Moving Authority shared that nearly one-sixth of their overall moves are moves of this type. While jobs of this type are not a significant source of revenue for this company, there is still a large availability for moves of this type.

Many moving companies simply refer to this as a “furniture move”, although there are many different ways this could be referenced. It may also be called in-home moving or room/room moving. You may be trying to think of a scenario in which you would need this kind of service.

2. Moving Furniture for Renovations

The most common situation in which people need room to room movers is when they are renovating their home. People who are having new carpet or flooring installed will find the need to move all of the items out of the room. Since every room in a home contains furniture that cannot be moved alone, people hire a mover for the day. In most situations, people ask to have furniture moved to another room in the house, to an outdoor storage vaults or POD, or to a garage. When the renovations are done, movers return to place everything back where it belongs.

3. Replacing Furniture

If you are in the market for some new furniture, then you will need to have someone get rid of the old stuff. If you are donating the furniture, then you probably don’t know that many donation pick-up companies require you to have furniture on ground level. This is also true with many things that need disassembly furniture and then pick up from moving companies. They will not bring the furniture up to your unit if you are not on the top floor. This is another reason why many people hire some room to room movers for the day.

4. Organizing and Arranging

If you want to move a queen sized bed from one room to the other, you are likely not in any position to do this yourself. This is another primary reason why people hire movers for the day. Movers can also help you if you need to swap a sofa to a different spot. The bottom line is if you need help moving any heavy items in your home, room to room movers is the best option. 


Moving Furniture in Your Existing Home

5. Furniture Staging

If you are about to move, then you likely need to make your home look attractive to potential buyers by filling it with nice furniture. In-home movers can be the best option for the rearranging of this furniture. They can also move boxes into a garage, attic, or another place where they won’t be in sight of anyone coming to the home. Have a safe you want to be moved to a better-hidden place in your home but it is too heavy? No problem for the pro's, they have the right tools like a safe dolly for example. 

6. Clean Up of the Unit

If you own an apartment or shared-living complex and you have decided to evict a resident, then in-home movers can help. They can take the items to a dumpster, or just move them out onto the curb.

7. Heavy Item

Maybe you have a large china cabinet on the second floor of your home that you would like to take down to the garage. Movers can help you, even if it is just with one item. Another example would be moving a grand piano wherever you would like. It would be challenging, however, professional movers are there to help you move heavy items like these safely. This is because they have the proper equipment and supplies to move your heavy items without damaging them. For both instances, protection would be necessary, such as using furniture pads.

8. Same-Building Moves

In other popular scenarios, people just need movers to help them move from one apartment to another. Since there is no reason to use a truck for this kind of move, it is not necessary to get a full-service company. The movers can easily take your items to the new unit. 

9. Getting In-Home Movers

When you are in the market for a reliable in-home or room to room mover, Moving Authority can help. With our collective database of movers from every state in the country, we can definitely help find a mover that is right for you. If you need to talk to someone during the difficult timeline of choosing the right mover, you can give us a call. One of our friendly customer service representatives will gladly lead you through the process of choosing a mover to fit your needs.

With any mover that you find on our site, you can rest assured that your items will be taken care of. This is because we only work with companies who are fully licensed with the USDOT. This is our way of protecting you, the valuable customer when you need it most. If you need to change your address read this post.

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