Three Men and A Truck proudly offers moving services in Richmond, Virginia. We assist residential and commercial customers with local and long distance moves.
Contact us for any of the following:
- long distance moving
- local moving
- full-service movers
- international moving
- residential moves
- corporate moving
- commercial moves
- moving and storage
- movers and packers
- movers with a truck
- furniture moving
- military moving
- same day moving
Long distance Richmond, Virginia moving companies
Choosing a mover to assist with your long distance move to or from Richmond, Virginia, can be stressful. Movers throw out a lot of unfamiliar terms and phrases like “tariff,” “valuation,” and “bill of lading.” How do you choose the best mover for your project?
Three Men and a Truck suggests that you consider the advice from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (aka FMCSA), which oversees interstate moving companies. FMCSA offers the following recommendations for choosing a moving company:
- Limit your search to companies that register with FMCSA (as required by the federal regulations) and maintain appropriate licensing and insurance. You can verify the mover’s DOT status on FMCSA’s SAFER search tool.
- Always get a written estimate based on a visual inspection of the goods you want to ship. Don’t accept a verbal bid from a mover. The quote will be more accurate if the company inspects the shipment to evaluate the weight.
- Check references and look for reviews at the Better Business Bureau If too many customers have complaints about the mover, consider looking elsewhere.
Local movers in Richmond, Virginia
If you are moving a short distance and not crossing a state line, the mover you engage may not be registered with FMCSA, which oversees interstate jobs. In Virginia, these projects fall under the Department of Motor Vehicles jurisdiction, which has a permit and certificate system for moving companies. Impacted companies must file a tariff with the DMV that details the rates and policies they use to charge their customers. They must also maintain insurance and keep a bond or letter of credit on file.
Ask local movers for the following:
- Their Virginia permit or certificate
- Proof of liability insurance
- How long they have been operating
- Local references from recent customers
The mover should be willing and able to provide each of these and give you a written estimate for the job.
How much will it cost to move to or from Richmond, Virginia?
Local moves are typically priced at an hourly rate and can often be completed for less than $1,000. If you have a substantial home or are seeking a full service move, the cost may be more. Long distance jobs are more expensive due to the distance, and the price is calculated according to the shipment’s weight and the mileage. The best approach is to get estimates from several reputable vendors and compare them.
Cost & Time Examples For Moving To Or From Richmond
|To / From Richmond||Distance||2 BR||3 BR||4 BR|
|Richmond, VA to San Francisco, CA||2434||$4381,2 – $5598,2||$6328,4 – $7788,8||$8275,6 – $9736|
|Portland, OR to Richmond, VA||2369||$4264,2 – $5448,7||$6159,4 – $7580,8||$8054,6 – $9476|
|Richmond, VA to Fort Worth, TX||1168||$2102,4 – $2686,4||$3036,8 – $3737,6||$3971,2 – $4672|
|Richmond, VA to Columbus, OH||341||$613,8 – $784,3||$886,6 – $1091,2||$1159,4 – $1364|
|Las Vegas, NV to Richmond, VA||2070||$3726 – $4761||$5382 – $6624||$7038 – $8280|
|Atlanta, GA to Richmond, VA||469||$844,2 – $1078,7||$1219,4 – $1500,8||$1594,6 – $1876|
|Richmond, VA to Kansas City, MO||931||$1675,8 – $2141,3||$2420,6 – $2979,2||$3165,4 – $3724|
|New York City, NY to Richmond, VA||286||$514,8 – $657,8||$743,6 – $915,2||$972,4 – $1144|
|Richmond, VA to Sacramento, CA||2373||$4271,4 – $5457,9||$6169,8 – $7593,6||$8068,2 – $9492|
|Indianapolis, IN to Richmond, VA||493||$887,4 – $1133,9||$1281,8 – $1577,6||$1676,2 – $1972|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and other factors. Get a quote
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Richmond, Virginia includes ZIP codes:
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Frequently Asked Questions
Does Three Men And A Truck Offer Same-day Services?
There may be occasions when you must make last-minute reservations. Not all relocation companies are available at times like this. We do, however, reply to same-day offers that are delivered to your destination promptly. However, avoid booking last-minute reservations. Make your reservations in advance, since we may not be accessible at all times.
What is the Best Time to Move to Richmond, Virginia?
The months of April through June are ideal for relocating to Richmond. You will not only enjoy good weather, but you will also be able to relocate at a reasonable cost. Fall is also a fantastic time to visit. Winter is a great season to visit, especially around the holidays. However, avoid moving in the summer because you’ll be traveling during the peak travel season and will be exposed to the humid weather of Virginia.
Are Your Moving Estimates Considered Final?
Our phone and online consultations are over 90% accurate. It is, however, only an approximate estimate, and we may be off by a significant amount if we aren’t provided specific details regarding the size of your household. As a result, obtaining a final and written estimate necessitates an on-site inspection. This will give us a better understanding of the job’s scope. Customers have the option of opting out of the examination, but we strongly advise against it.
Will I Find Moving Boxes in Richmond, Virginia?
Three Men And A Truck offers a wide range of services in addition to relocating your belongings to your new location. If you use our full services, we can help you find moving boxes. However, if you’d like to look for the boxes yourself, you can find them on Craigslist, Nextdoor, or at a local store.
Who Regulates Moving Companies in Richmond, Virginia, and Where Can I Verify Mover’s License?
What Documents Do I Need to Have When Moving to Richmond, Virginia?
You should have an inventory list, a bill insurance certificate, a valid form of identification, a moving estimate, and any other required paperwork on hand when moving to Richmond, VA.
Kindly reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns about the paperwork required for your move. Any difficulties or concerns you may have can be addressed by our managers.
Is There Anything That a Moving Company Won’t Accept to Load?
Yes, there are some things that moving crews won’t accept. Hazardous materials, prohibited items such as guns and drugs, plants, perishable food items such as meat and frozen meals, and pets are among the items that a moving crew will refuse to load.
Where Can I Keep My Stuff in Richmond, Virginia?
There are occasions when you have items you don’t need right now but wish to save for future use while still conserving space. You do not need to be concerned. Three Men And A Truck provides storage services in a variety of states at extremely reasonable rates.
What is the Difference Between a Local and a Long-Distance Move?
A local move is one where your belongings are transported to a new location within a 100-mile radius. If the move exceeds this distance, it falls under the long-distance move category.