Do Movers Need a License?

License Plates on Wall

When it comes to any service, the word “license” gives us the peace of mind that the company is guaranteed to meet certain standards of quality. With a moving company, you are basically entrusting a group of strangers to your belongings, so making sure you hire a licensed move is vital. But the question of whether a mover is licensed can be confusing. What if the mover is licensed in one state but not another? Do all states require movers to be licensed? We break down the licensing requirements for movers below. If You Are Moving Across State Lines (Interstate) […..]

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Will the Movers Move My Dressers with Clothes Inside?


Fortunately, most movers will be happy to move your dressers with the clothes inside. Clothes are light, so keeping your clothing inside won’t add much weight to the dressers. When Garrett’s Moving & Storage moves dressers, we will we shrink wrap the dresser for protection, then move it outside and into the truck. Moving Your Dressers – A Few Tips 1) Be sure to go through each dresser drawer before your movers come, and remove any item not made of cloth, such as jewelry or boxes. These items can roll around the dresser during transport and cause damage during the move. […..]

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We are Dallas movers that move on Sunday, with NO extra charge.

Open on Sunday

It seems like everything is harder to do on Sunday — including trying to find Sunday movers.  Garrett’s Moving & Storage not only does Sunday moves in Dallas, but we charge you nothing extra for doing it. Sunday Movers – You heard us, we will: 1) Be your Sunday movers and do your move on a Sunday. AND 2) Do it for the exact same price we would charge any other day of the week. Need to find Dallas movers on a holiday? Garrett’s can do that too. So maybe that Sunday you need to move on just happens to be Easter Sunday. Good luck […..]

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Furniture Pads or Shrink Wrap: Which Wrapping Items are Best For a Move?

Labeling Boxes

If you’re preparing to move, you probably know that the process requires a lot from you. You need to dedicate plenty of time, money and patience to the process. You’ll also need to buy plenty of supplies. It’s pretty common knowledge that boxes are a major component of moving. But what should be used to protect larger items that don’t fit in boxes? Here’s a look at two of the most prominent options: furniture pads and shrink wrap. Shrink Wrapping: Keeping It Airtight Shrink wrapping is immensely popular in the manufacturing and shipping industries. Electronics and several other items that […..]

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Reasons Why Moving to Detroit or Cleveland is Worth It


Each year, thousands of people move around to new metropolitan areas across the United States. People relocate for jobs, to start families, for higher education or even because of the allure of the area they’re moving to. Cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Washington, Boston, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco and Seattle are full of transplants for many of these reasons. Other cities ­– particularly those in the “Rust Belt” region near the Great Lakes such as Detroit and Cleveland – might not see as much inward migration. The words “I’m moving to New York” are uttered a lot more than “I’m moving […..]

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