My furniture won’t fit up the stairs, now what?

Island homes often steal floor space from the staircases, so shore living means we have to hoist sofas or dressers to a top floor. Usually we can do this with ropes and a very experienced crew but sometimes a crane is brought in.

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Teardowns on LBI

What is the biggest jump in moves at this time of year?  Remodeling and tear-downs on Long Beach Island.  I think we are involved with 30ish moves that have us loading PODS or moving the contents to a local self storage. Part of our discussion on every job is how many containers will they need … Continue reading Teardowns on LBI

Moving requests over the years

These are some of the true requests (in spirit if not in word) I have gotten over the years: Can you move the aquarium with water and fish? No Can I leave the food in my refrigerator and freezer? No Can I leave the clothes in the dressers? Yes Can you move my mother before … Continue reading Moving requests over the years

It’s Spring so movers are in the news

I always meet spring with mixed emotions. For movers it means the phones will start to ring a little more, people will be moving more, remodeling and construction means I’ll be moving people into storage or PODS more. But I also know the news stations and papers will have their yearly report on “bad movers” … Continue reading It’s Spring so movers are in the news

Open letter to NJ Movers

Here are my latest deep thoughts on the lead services. I realized the other day I am paying for the opportunity to compete with hundreds (?) of other movers in a market that demands the winner has the lowest price to get attention. (I was promised, like you, that the leads only go to 3 … Continue reading Open letter to NJ Movers

Patti’s Prom Project

On another note. BD Movers has been supporting Patti’s Prom Project this past month. I help in collecting used gowns and dresses and they are then donated to a young women that would otherwise not have one. If you are in Ocean County, call us and I will arrange to pick up the dress. The … Continue reading Patti’s Prom Project

The number 1 question to ask your mover

You know to ask for the licence number and you better ask about liability insurance. What else? The number question on the phone should be “will you come out to give me an estimate?” You want reality , not guesses and lies. You want a mover that will take responsibility for your move. The only … Continue reading The number 1 question to ask your mover