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MOVING IS IN DETAILS

Zip Moving & Storage aims to serve all of your moving needs. Zip has extensive experience in local and long distance moving. Budgeting for a move, near or far, is a sizeable investment. Zip is a trustworthy and affordable mover with experts at the helm. Zip Moving & Storage takes pride in offering a service without hidden moving fees or additional payments on your move date.

Just remember, the estimates are accurate as long as customers provide a full inventory list of items. The details become very important as movers and packers cost is dependent upon so many factors. The breakdown found below goes over all of the charges. Being communicative and upfront will illuminate any murky waters

Does your couch fit through the front door? Information involving entrances/exits are vital to our estimates. In the aforementioned case, the customer faced an additional fee for Lowering and Hoisting at the time of the pickup.

Example: Consider a case involving an oversized sofa that cannot fit through the door. Movers must go beyond expectations to utilize the balcony or window to provide safe transport for the owner’s belongings.

POSSIBLE LONG DISTANCE MOVING FEES

  • Service Fee- based upon the Weight/Cu ft. and the number of the items being transported
  • Cost of packing- Boxing up or protection for fragile furniture and valuables
  • Cost of unpacking- Applied only if movers are required to unpack boxes
  • Accessory Charges- Stairs, Long Carry, Shuttle, Re-Delivery fee, Waiting Service, Storage Service, Bulky or Heavy items, Lowering and Hoisting, Wood Crating, Elevator Fee, Extra Pickup and Delivery, Guaranteed Delivery (One Day delivery window), Please note there is a Rescheduling Fee if you change your move date 72 hours before pickup/delivery.

HOW MUCH DO LOCAL MOVERS COST?

Zip Moving & Storage offers a competitive price for quick and easy moves. For budgeting purposes, estimate around $90-$120/hr for a packing and moving team to safely transport your goods. A move is considered local when it consists of a one hour travel radius and stays within the same state. Fees you might see  in local moves price table see in a local move estimate include:

  • Service fee: Time multiplied by the hourly rate Example 4 hr X $125 ($125/hr is 1 truck with 3 movers).
  • Fee for travel (additional fee if move exceeds an hour travel time)
  • Cost of packing- Boxing up or protection for fragile furniture and valuables
  • Cost of unpacking- Applied only if movers are required to unpack boxes
  • Accessory Charges- Stairs, Long Carry, Shuttle, Waiting Service, Storage Service, Bulky or Heavy items, Lowering and Hoisting, Wood Crating, Elevator Fee, Extra Pickup and Delivery

US DOT #: 2586700

MC#: 906669

Zip Moving and Storage 8620 Dakota Drive Gaithersburg, MD 20877

(855) 947-6543

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