Some of the Most Common Moving and Storage Questions

General Moving FAQ’s

How much does a move with Garrett’s Moving and Storage cost?

This is a question with no definite answer. The cost of a move is dependent on many factors: amount of time, weight, distance, and manpower involved. Garrett’s Moving and Storage is proud to offer the most competitive rates in the industry. The best option to find out the price of your move is to contact us for a free estimate.

Do you do long-distance moves?

Garrett’s Moving and Storage specializes in long-distance moves anywhere in the United States. So whether you are moving from Dallas to New York, Chicago to Denver, or anywhere in between, we’ve got you covered.

Why should I choose Garrett’s Moving and Storage over all the other movers out there?

Moving companies are not always looked upon highly and with good reason. In this day and age where anyone can put up an ad on Craigslist and call themselves a “mover”, too often we see people end up using moving companies that show no respect for their home or belongings. They damage the home, leave sweat marks on the furniture, and generally leave possessions in worse shape than they found them.

Garrett’s Moving and Storage is different. Our first priority is ensuring your possessions are delivered to your new location in the best condition. You can rely on our friendly crew to show up on time and treat your possessions like they were our own. Unlike most other movers, we shrink wrap and package your furniture inside your home to prevent damage from occurring. From beginning to end, you can rest easy knowing that your belongings are in good hands. We are insured and bonded, and have maintained an A+ Better Business Bureau rating for more than 20 years.

Will my belongings be covered while they are being moved?

Moving companies provide extended coverage plan your items at a rate of $0.60 per pound.  This is the industry standard, and required offering by every moving company.  We highly recommend considering full value protection for your move.  Be sure to discuss this with our representative as they prepare your free estimate.

Do you sell packing materials?

Garrett’s Moving and Storage offers a full selection of specialty boxes and packing material available for purchase. For your convenience, we provide wardrobe boxes free of charge to use during your move. If you would like to purchase any of these items, please call us at least 1 week in advance to schedule a delivery. Alternately, you can call in your order and pick them up at our warehouse at your convenience.

Do you do same-day or next-day moves?

Yes, most local moves are handled on the same day; and we can often accommodate fast turnarounds on interstate moves. Please contact us for details so we can understand your specific needs, and determine if we can accommodate your timeframe.

How do I begin preparing for a move?

We know that moving can be a stressful time, and sometimes the hardest part is just figuring out where to start. Check out the Garrett’s Moving and Storage Help Center for invaluable resources to help you get through your move smoothly, from learning your rights and responsibilities as a mover to time saving tips and tricks.

Commercial Moving FAQ’s

What sizes of commercial moves can you handle?

Garrett’s Moving and Storage can perform commercial moves of all sizes, including offices, warehouses, medical facilities, and manufacturing sites.

How will you protect my computers and other valuable equipment?

Garrett’s Moving and Storage offers complimentary shrink wrapping and padding of your equipment, providing the maximum in protection and moisture resistance. If you have any equipment you have special concerns about, please discuss it during your estimate. In the occasion that there are any items that your moving crew feel need special attention, they will inform you and recommend appropriate action.

What precautions should be taken to move specialized office equipment?

For items requiring special attention, you should check with the supplier for assistance in determining how to prepare the items for moving. Some specialty items include copiers, servers, and manufacturing equipment.

Will you provide packing materials for my commercial move?

Garrett’s Moving and Storage offers a full selection of specialty boxes and packing material for commercial moves. Please call us at least 1 week in advance to schedule a delivery of these materials.

Do you provide packing and unpacking services?

We offer complete packing and unpacking services for your commercial move with specially trained crews experience in moving commercial equipment.

Storage FAQ’s

Where is the storage facility located?

The Garrett's Storage facility is conveniently located near the intersection of Northwest Highway and Interstate 635/LBJ Freeway in Dallas, TX.

What are the hours of the storage facility?

Our storage hours are:

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Saturday: 9am to 12pm

Sunday: Closed

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