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Tips for a Successful Interstate Move

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Tips for a Successful Interstate MoveIf you are moving between state, you might want to enlist the help of a professional interstate moving companies in Washington, DC like Suburban Solutions. Whether you are moving one state over or across the country, there will be many details to take care of. This means you should research all of the available interstate moving companies serving Washington, DC to ensure you choose one that offers the services, experience, and resources you need for a successful move.

Why Choose Suburban Solutions for Your Interstate Move

  • We have been moving thousands of people every year for many years
  • Our team is qualified, trained, professional, and friendly
  • You can choose from a broad range of services including packing, unpacking, cleaning, and more
  • We have an outstanding track record that is verifiable on multiple review sites like Yelp
  • We offer competitive pricing for interstate moves
  • We are committed to quality

A Full Service Interstate Moving Company

Regardless of what your interstate moving needs might be, professional moving companies in Washington, DC like Suburban Solutions offers several different interstate moving services that you can choose from to create a solution that is personalized to your needs. Our interstate moving service can include:

  • Full service packing
  • Custom crating
  • Fragile only packing
  • DIY packing
  • Heavy item moving
  • Auto transportation
  • Temporary storage
  • Unpacking
  • In house moving
  • Cleaning
  • + More

Tips for a Successful Interstate Move

Choosing between Washington, DC moving companies is only part of the process. There are also things you can do to make things go much easier before and on the big day. Consider these tips:

Declutter – Everything you decide to bring with you will cost money. Go through your belongings and separate them into three piles:

  1. Items that you want to keep
  2. Items that you are unsure about keeping
  3. Items that you no longer want to use

The items that you want to keep can be put aside for packing. Those that you no longer use should be donated or sold. This will leave you with the pile which you are unsure about keeping. Now you can reexamine these items and decide whether or not you really need or want them. Repeat the process until you’re left with the first and third pile.

Organize Your Belongings – Between 4 and 6 weeks before you move, begin to pack up any items that you won’t be using until after the move. Label the boxes and put them aside. If you’re unsure how to pack, you can stick to organizing the items and then ask the interstate moving company to pack them accordingly.

Arrange to Turn Off Utilities – Between 2 and 4 weeks before you move, contact your utility and subscription service companies to notify them of the move. Make sure you schedule a turn off date. If you’re renting or selling your current home, you may want to consider hiring a cleaning company to give the residence a deep clean. This can help you to get back your lease deposit or attract new buyers. Be sure to ask different moving companies in Washington, DC about their cleaning services.

There are many other things that professional moving companies in Washington, DC can do to make your interstate move successful. To learn more, or to receive a free quote, please call Suburban Solutions today!

Our Clients Feedback

  • My second move with this company and another amazing move and crew to work with!!!! Fast, efficient, kind, courteous and very reasonable! These people work fast and treated everything as though it was there own!!! Love this company and highly recommend!!!! Georgia Matherly

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    5 star ratingVery pleased with Suburban Solutions on a small move from suburban Maryland to suburban Virginia. They were on time and took care with the preparations and loading. The processes went incredibly smoothly. It was a good deal and I would use them again.

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    Sarah C.

    We had the most pleasant experience with Suburban Solutions. Our team was professional and handled all our stuff with care. They wrapped all our furniture completely in moving blankets and taped them all around. All our neighbors said they never saw a moving company wrap furniture like that and were impressed. Our on site manager (who was there from start... read more

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    Beth M.

    5 star ratingWe were moving a 2 bedroom + apartment from Ardmore, PA (suburban Philadelphia) to southern Sussex Cty, DE (Bethany area) with an intermediate stop at our storage unit. We had heard a number of moving company horror stories so we were a bit apprehensive. From our first contact by phone with Suburban Solutions, things could not have gone more smoothly.... read more

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  • Brian was great to work with. His team did a long distance move for us and they were on time for pick up and delivery. They were efficient and wrapped all furniture. Eric was great to work with as well and made sure all furniture was where we wanted it before leaving. I would highly recommend Suburban... read more

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    Megan B.

    5 star ratingThis is the second time we have used Suburban Solutions and they have been excellent. They are reliable, clear in their communication, and were extremely customer focused. The packing and moving team were efficient, friendly, and professional. I was impressed and would recommend them to family and friends.

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    Doryn C.

    I hate moving. Dread it. Don't like it. Run from it. My wife and I moved our family of four from Philly to the suburbs in mid-August 2021. It was difficult to hire movers. Suburban Solutions was the fourth company I called and they had availability. So I booked them. I was... read more

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    Thomas T.

    5 star ratingVery pleased with the business I had with Suburban Solutions. Brian was very pleasant and accommodating with setting everything up. Nick and Eric, the movers, we're amazing. Very efficient and pleasant to work with. I will use them again. Highly recommend!

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  • 5 star ratingSuburban did an outstanding job with a recent pickup and delivery of antique furniture to our house, including moving existing furniture to make room. Communication with the manager about setting up the move was very good, and the crew was careful, efficient, and responsive to all our directions. I will definitely use them again.

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    Mark T.

    The entire process, from requesting a quote to the actual move, was so easy and professional, thanks to Suburban Solutions' wonderful customer service, sales team, and moving crew. The crew, managed by “Q”, was so professional, efficient, and thoughtful of my personal items, and I can’t thank them enough for their service. They eased my stress and anxiety about... read more

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    This is my second move with Suburban Solutions and I can't say enough good things about them as a company. They communicated prior to the move and had me set up for success.

    On the day of the move, there were text alerts prior to my teams arrival that kept me in the loop. My movers Chuck and Ashford arrived on...
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    Kelly G.

    We used both packing and moving service from South Philadelphia (Point Breeze) to Wallingford, PA. We were really happy with the guys, all of whom were respectful to us and courteous with our things. My wife was especially impressed by how vocal the younger team members were about wanting to learn the right way to do things. Everyone involved... read more

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  • All my questions and concerns were answered/addressed in a timely manner. They provided me with useful tips concerning packing and so forth. Driver and movers were super professional, friendly, extremely helpful. I highly recommend them!

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    Leonel J.

    Can't say enough about this company. Our crew of Vez (spelling might be wrong there), Mike and Mikey were top notch. They were prompt, careful, friendly, and efficient with the move. I've never had close to this pleasant of an experience with movers before, and I'll never use another moving company again. Will absolutely recommend to my friends and family,... read more

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    James M.

    5 star ratingI've used Suburban Solutions for moving twice so far. First time was April 2020, and they were so professional and friendly helping me move right as the pandemic was getting really bad. Very clean, very efficient, and incredibly friendly! I loved chatting with these guys and they were cracking jokes the entire time. Genuinely felt like they were enjoying their... read more

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    Julie D.

    Excellent movers. Wrapped everything in packing blankets and shrink wrap. Efficient, professional, careful with our belongings. Highly recommend this company. Team worked well together.

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