MOVING WITH PEACE OF MIND

Prime Local and Long Distance Moving and Storage

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OUR MOVING SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Residential or Commercial
  • Price Guarantees
  • No Surprises & No Hidden Fees
  • On Time Pickup and Delivery
  • Safe Storage Solutions
  • Shipment Protection
  • Packing & Crating
  • Customer Service Satisfaction
  • Honesty, Quality, & Integrity
Moved hundreds in Tri-state region

TESTIMONIALS

“We just wanted to send you a quick note to say thank you for our recent relocation to Gilbert, AZ. Every care was taken with our belongings. The guys were very well mannered and we were very pleased with the overall moving service.”

Frances James,
Hicksville, NY to Gilbert, AZ

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Moving Checklist

6-8 WEEKS BEFORE MOVE

  • Call Prime Van Lines to schedule an estimate for your move.
  • Save moving receipts because some expenses are tax deductible
  • Gather packing supplies: boxes, packing material, tape, markers
  • Make inventory of household items
  • Arrange for school transfer
  • Ask for doctor and dental referrals; arrange for transfer of medical and dental records, get copies of renewable prescriptions
  • Fill out change-of-address card with post office
  • Clean out all closets and drawers

4-6 WEEKS BEFORE MOVE

  • Get packing supplies: boxes, packing paper, tape, markers
  • Start using up or disposing of food, cleaning supplies, & hazardous materials
  • Have garage sale/donate unwanted items
  • Arrange for carpet and drapery cleaning
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Arrange for move of pets
  • Arrange for move of plants
  • Arrange for utilities (cancel old; start new):
    • Electricity
    • Gas
    • Water/sewer
    • Telephone/DSL
    • Garbage/recycling
    • Cable/satellite
  • Arrange for transfer of homeowner's/renter's insurance
  • Begin packing
  • Back up important computer files to CD, hardcopy, etc.

1-5 DAYS BEFORE MOVE

  • Defrost freezer
  • Clean refrigerator, stove, and oven
  • Disconnect and drain appliances for move
  • Drain fuel from power equipment
  • Clean house
  • Confirm travel arrangements
  • Confirm arrival time of movers/pick-up time of rental truck
  • Have payment ready for your move: cash, certified check or money order
  • Gather and clean outdoor furniture
  • Return cable box, cable modem, DSL modem if necessary
  • Finish packing minus the essentials you need for your trip
  • Plan simple meals for moving day to avoid using appliances
  • Arrange for street parking for the moving truck in front of your house. Permits may be required.
  • Charge cell phone for moving day

MOVING DAY

  • Confirm street parking for the moving truck
  • Give movers tour and instructions for what is being moved and indicate any special-care items
  • Confirm your new address and contact information with movers
  • Once the truck is packed and before it leaves, do one final walk-through to check all cupboards, rooms, and the garage. Ensure everything has been loaded and that those items NOT to be moved (anything you want to keep with you) are still on the premises
  • Make sure windows ad doors are locked, keys are transferred, and lights and furnace are off

ARRIVAL DAY

  • Plan to be at the delivery address before the movers arrive and start unloading
  • Have payment ready for the movers before off-loading
  • Hang labels for each room so movers can start unloading items to correct rooms.
  • Check inventory to ensure that everything was delivered before signing delivery papers

WELCOME HOME!