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Dallas Moving FAQs: Understanding the Process

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Moving in Dallas doesn’t have to be a hassle; you just have to make sure you hire the right movers. They play a big role in how smoothly your move goes from start to finish. Here at Around the Block Moving Company, we get a lot of questions online and by phone about what to expect out of the moving process. Here, we will post some of the most common FAQs.

Q: Do you give free in-home estimates?

A: Yes. It’s the ideal way to accurately determine your space and belongings. However, with COVID-19 concerns, we take full precautions, wearing masks and gloves if requested when entering your home. It’s also possible to do an over-the-phone estimate (note: this may not be as accurate) or a virtual estimate.

Q: Will I receive an itemized list of my possessions before they are loaded onto the truck?

A: Yes, especially if you’re moving long-distance or into storage. We provide a complete list, which also features the condition of every item.

Q: Are your movers full-time employees?

A: Yes. Our full-time employees are licensed and insured, are background-checked, drug-tested, and trained on site in our facilities.

Q: Will the same crew work my move from start to finish?

Yes, for short local moves. For longer distances that may take several hours or more than one day, there may be a different crew to finish up the work. Either way, you’re guaranteed great services end to end.

Q: What steps do you take to protect my furniture and home during the move?

Our trained crews pad all furniture with durable stretch wrap that not only protects it during transport but that also lets the fabric breathe. We will also pad critical areas such as carpets, doors, floors, woodwork, door jambs, and banisters.

Q: What happens if a driver calls in sick or a truck breaks down?

Don’t worry. We will send out another truck, driver or crew immediately.

Q: Do you own all of your moving trucks?

Yes, we own, operate and maintain our trucks in-house to ensure optimal performance and decrease the likelihood of breakdown.

Q: Will my insurance cover my belongings during the move?

A: Through our company, you get a small amount of insurance coverage on each item. However, we recommend taking out a larger policy to fully cover you in the event of loss or damage.

Q: What is your service area?

A: We are proud of our far-reaching service area that includes:

  • Allen
  • Carrollton
  • Dallas
  • Frisco
  • Garland
  • Highland Park
  • Irving
  • McKinney
  • Plano
  • Preston Hollow
  • Lakewood
  • Prosper
  • Richardson

Q: What services do you offer besides moving?

A: We offer a full suite of services here at Around the Block Moving Company. In addition to residential, office and corporate moves, we also offer:

  • Piano moves
  • Packing
  • Storage
  • Modular office furniture moving
  • Cleaning service

Q: What do I have to do to prepare for the movers?

A: We ask that you keep pathways clear with no obstructions so our movers can easily access your boxes and furniture without a tripping hazard. Make sure all your packing is done, and all boxes are labeled and ready to go in the interest of time.

Q: What makes you stand out from the competition?

A: Glad you asked. Around the Block Moving and Storage has been operating in the DFW for more than 25 years. We love what we do and it shows, from the attention to detail we offer for every customer interaction to our competitive prices on moving and related services. You will appreciate our trained movers and packers, the helpfulness of our office staff, and the professionalism of our sales people who are always here to address your questions and concerns. Whether you’re facing a small home move or a large corporate relocation, we can get it done. We have an A+ rating on the BBB and proudly belong to the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA). But don’t just take our word for it: check out our reviews and customer testimonials to see what our customers have to say about us.

Q: Are you hiring?

A: Yes, we’re always hiring for one position or another. Check our employment page and check back frequently, as we add jobs to that page on a regular basis. You can even fill out our employment application right on our website.

Q: How can I contact you?

A: It’s easy. Contact us for a free estimate at 214-433-6762. We have locations in Dallas and Richardson.

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