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April 14, 2017

How to Avoid Epic Failures When Long-Distance Moving Big or Priceless Possessions to or from Colorado Springs

If you’re moving your Colorado Springs household and you’ve got to get something really big or truly priceless from one point to another, your imagination may be working overtime on all the things that could go wrong. Tragedy isn’t inescapable, though. There are ways around it, and we’ll look at them in a minute. First, let’s examine a handful of assumptions you might be making that can – and often do! – result in catastrophe.

man frustrated by moving aloneAssuming you’ll be just fine “going it alone” …
As the proverb relates, if you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together. At A-1 Freeman we say, if you want that large or priceless thing of yours to reach its destination no worse for the journey, get help: our help.

Assuming you can bubble-wrap anything …
Bubble wrap isn’t some magical material that keeps all things from damage. Trust us – it’s our job to know. Oh, sure, bubble wrap can be an excellent protective barrier for a lot of items. But if you plan on moving artwork, antiques, electronics, or anything of exceptional value, you need a little more. And it’s out there: all kinds of sturdy specialty crates, boxes, and packing materials, many of which can be custom-fit to objects of nearly any size and shape.

Assuming all moving trucks are the same …
You have it on good authority that all moving trucks are not created equal. Specialty items like yours need specialty trucks. And A-1 Freeman’s got ’em. These specialty trucks of ours have design [[features|elements]|attributes]63] that severely restrict the movement of your goods during transport. That, plus your goods being packed in specialty materials, should give you every confidence that we’ll get them to your new home in mint condition.

Assuming your treasured possession is so unique, no one could a clue about how to ship it …
You’d be surprised by what our crews at A-1 Freeman can move! Specialty shipments are our … uh … well … specialty. So, before you resign yourself to leaving your special thing behind, thinking it’s too special for transport, see us. We’re often engaged to move such valuables as oversized paintings in bulky frames, statuary, fragile collectibles and bric-a-brac, costly antiques, and intricate electronics – even relatively gigantic things like boats! Still unsure of how we might transport your valuable item? Get together with us and we’ll give you details on how we’d take care of it. We’re confident you’ll be pleased!

Now that we’ve addressed those defeating, let’s spend a bit more time looking at the positive side of the picture.

5 Reasons People Move With Colorado Springs’s A-1 Freeman Moving Group

Nowadays you have many options for long-distance moving – everything from making use of budget U-Hauls for a DIY move, to getting yourself a pod provider where you pack and they drive, to purchasing the comprehensive services of a well-known van line. Hey, whatever floats your boat! If you’re unsure about it, though, you might contemplate why so many people rely on Colorado Springs’s A-1 Freeman Moving Group to move their families.

Long-Experienced Staff
Compared to a lot of online-based moving brokers, ours is a family business that’s been around since 1974. When you call us, you’re speaking with real people on the other end of the line – professional people with vast experience in long-distance moving. We stand behind our people, too, from our friendly customer service staff to our skillful moving crews. You’ll like the fact that our crews wear readily identifiable uniforms and are background checked as well as drug tested – so there’s no mystery about who’s coming into your home. As for the quality of the work our team does? The numbers tell the tale: 85% of our moves are claims-free and 96% of our moves are recognized for on-time delivery. Those are numbers any moving company would want!

Global Footprint
A-1 Freeman Moving Group can take care of a move across town or around the world. Long-distance moving indeed! But, then, it’s that facility we have for international moves that makes us all the more capable of handling cross-country, state-to-state, intrastate, and local moves.

Totally Responsible
With us, no facet of your move is forgotten. We work hard to ensure that, on moving day, you’ve got nothing to be anxious about. One significant thing we do in that respect is let you select from a wide number of moving services so you can make your move as hands-off as you like.

And those really large or really treasured possessions of yours? Entrust them to us, and we’ll take complete responsibility for transporting them safely and securely to your new home.
The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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