Make sure the elevator for pick-up & drop-off are secured with a key for keeping the door open during the move.
Speak with apartment management if necessary. 

  • ​Disassemble all beds, mirrors on dressers, washers & dryers, table legs or bases, your wires to electronically equipment (TV's, DVD's, computers, etc.)


  • Take all lamp shades off lamps, carry them in an automobile or put them in the proper box.


  • Stage your boxes in one room or garage, so they are easily accessible to the movers.


  • ​Make sure all your boxes are taped shut (heavy items in small boxes, lighter items in big boxes) it makes loading a truck go much quicker.


  • Have sidewalks to door access free of all debris and obstacles before the movers arrive.


  • Make sure you have all cash in hand before the end of the job, so the time does not tick on the way to the bank.


  • Use your time wisely, remembering anything that goes into another hour will be charged a full hour.


  • Be clear of the movers path, and please keep animals and children clear too.

A list of things we have found that can shave time off your move, because in this business, time is money.
***Please take into consideration that we are MORE THAN HAPPY to do these things for you.  We have listed these things for the more willing customer, or those who are trying to cut costs.  We bring tools for all disassembly & reassembly, and we are well versed in the removal of electronic equipment and anything else that needs disassembly***

  • Have a garage sale.  Get rid of everything you don't need before you move.


  • Get organized now.  Don't wait until the last minute. Make a list of things you need to do and when.


  • ​Make sure you are ready for the packers and movers.  Don't forget to do the laundry, wash the dishes, pack your suitcases, disconnect computers, stereos and VCR's.


  • ​Set aside those items that you will be taking with you and clearly mark them as Do Not Pack.


  • Arrange to close your accounts at your local bank and open accounts in your new hometown.


  • Obtain a change-of-address kit from your post office or go to http://moversguide.usps.com


  • Drain the gas and oil from all your power equipment (lawnmower, edger, etc.)


  • Schedule house cleaning and other home services for the day after loading.


  • Have your utilities shut off the day after loading (gas, electric, telephone, etc.)


  • ​Make your travel arrangements for the day after loading. In case of weather delays or other unforeseen problems, you wouldn't want to miss a flight or other travel related appointment​.


  • ​Before the moving truck leaves for your destination, give the driver your phone numbers where you can be reached.  It is also a good idea to get the drivers cell phone number.


Be aware of items that CANNOT be moved with the mover. These items include: Flammable Items * Combustable Items * Aerosol Cans * Hazardous Materials * Gasoline * Plants * Paints Ammunitions and Explosives * Jewlery

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TEL: (732) 833-0100

631 Herman Road

Jackson, NJ 08527