T & S  Transportation and Installation Inc
425 349 3922/800 404 4991

Local Moving - Home of the Two Movers and a Truck $99.95 Special !!

Local Moving (Under 56 Miles)                                    REQUEST A FREE QUOTE

We are the home of the Two Movers and a Truck for $99.95 per hr Special.
When moving locally, many people are surprised to find out how inexpensively it can be done by a professional moving company. The average cost is $499.75.
Local moving is done on an hourly basis as mandated by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC). Our current rate for two men and a truck (any size) is $99.95 per hour for a typical four to six-hour move. This special price is for all moves booked in March and April. This includes movers and all equipment (pads, straps, dollies, piano boards, etc.) that is necessary.

T & S Transportation and Installation has served the moving and storage needs of Seattle, Bellevue, and Everett areas since 1990. Whether you are moving from a house in Seattle to a condo in downtown Bellevue or an apartment in Everett to a house in Edmonds, we have a proven track record of providing thousands of successful local moves. In fact, local moves are what we do most, and what we do best.

With our convenient proximity to I5 between Seattle, Everett, and Bellevue area, we can provide you with the efficient moving services you can trust. T & S would like to help you understand the way local moving charges are determined. We also want to ensure you get an accurate estimate so there are no surprises on your move day. If you have any questions before, during, or after the estimate, don’t hesitate to call us at 1-800-404-4991 or use our convenient contact us form.  T & S adheres to all the rules and regulations related to the moving industry. For more information about moving within Washington State, please click here.

What is a Local Residential Move?

A local residential move is a move that takes place within a 56-mile radius and stays within the state of origin. For example, if you were moving household items from Bellevue, Washington to Seattle, Washington you would be requesting T & S to perform local residential moving services. Many factors determine the cost of a local move. Luckily, many of those factors are within your control. For example, how ready are you when the movers arrive? Are all of your belongings packed in boxes? Can the moving van park close to your home? Do you have any extremely heavy items to move? Are there any disassembly or reassembly services that will be required to safely move your belongings? How much packing, unpacking and furniture placement would you like the movers to do for you?

The more information you provide us prior to your move date, the better your chances are of having a smooth move within your budget. We are a full-service moving and storage company. You can walk out the door, leave the breakfast dishes on the table and we can take it from there. Or, you can have all of your belongings packed in boxes and stacked by your front door and we can simply load them on the truck for you and unload them in your new home. Based on all of the above information, we can determine the right number of movers to get the job done just the way you want it.

Our strategy is to take you through a step-by-step process, explain your options, and develop the best pre-move plan for the most cost effective relocation. We begin with advanced pre-move counseling where our dedicated Relocation Consultant will visit your home and provide you with a written in home estimate. Our consultant uses check sheets to ensure nothing is overlooked so you have all of the information explaining the moving services and processes to make informed decisions regarding your move. After your decision, work orders, special instruction sheets, detailed notes and the room by room list (cube sheet) is turned in and discussed with our operations team. They thoroughly review the project together which helps convey the particular circumstances and details of your move. This helps ensure that everything that was discussed during your estimate is fulfilled on moving day. If you would like a no obligation survey of your move please contact us.

What You Can Expect During a Local Residential Move?

Exceptional Customer Service is Guaranteed – At T & S We have an A+ rating from the Better Business Brureau.  From the moment you first contact T & S until your last piece of furniture is placed exactly where you like it, you can rest assured knowing that our team will work tirelessly to make sure you are completely satisfied with your entire move.

Relocation Consultants – We assign a Relocation Consultant to each local move. Our Relocation Consultants receive extensive training and have passed a nationally accredited industry certification examination. Your Relocation Consultant will be your personal moving expert throughout your relocation. He/She will create a customized move plan that will layout the foundation for a successful, stress free, and affordable move. The plan is all recorded and reviewed with our operations team. At any time the operations manager or your Relocation Consultant will be available to answer questions, update you on the status of your move, and make sure that the plan agreed upon during your estimate are kept on moving day.

Working Supervisors on Every Move – We assign a working supervisor on every job. Prior to your move, your working supervisor will meet with the Operations Manager to review the requirements identified by your Relocation Consultant. Your working supervisor will be onsite to direct the moving team and will be there to assure total accountability.

Superior Protection Plan on Every Move – T & S prides itself on the safe and secure transport of your household goods. Although your items may be going a short distance during a local move, we still take the necessary measures to protect your valuables. Our professionals pad wrap furniture and pad wrap plus stretch wrap upholstered furniture to help ensure no damage or soiling occurred during the transport. We promise to pad protect your entryway doors and stair banisters, in addition to covering any walkway flooring. To further protect our customers, we offer exceptional options for valuation coverage.

Point-to-Point Service – As a general rule the same moving professionals that load your goods at your place of origin will be the same persons that unload your goods at your new destination. This seamless service fosters a better relationship between you and the movers and provides you with the satisfaction of complete accountability. Some of our movers have even moved the same families numerous times over the years because the client requested the same crew.

The Cost for Local Residential Moving Services?

T & S would like to help you understand the way local moving charges are determined. We want to help you get an accurate estimate so there are no surprises on your move day. Here is how the State of Washington bases the pricing for local moving services:

    The number of movers and number of moving vans required to perform the move which is determined by the services requested.
    The travel time to reach your location.
    The amount of time it takes the movers to load your belongings into the truck.
    The drive time between your old residence and new residence.
    The amount of time it takes to unload your belongings into your new residence.
    The amount of time to return to the warehouse.

Since the cost is determined by time, there are a number of things that come into play. The accessibility of the origin and destination for parking the large moving van. Is it possible to park close to each location so the items don’t have to be dollied or carried a long distance? The amount of items you are having us move. Naturally the more items the more trips to and from the truck and the more wrapping and padding will be necessary. Are some of the pieces very large or heavy? Are there many stairs to climb or elevators involved? Sometimes things will not fit into a new location so using stairs instead of an elevator or hoisting to an outside deck or window is required. One of the advantages by choosing T & S is with over 20 years of experience T & S has encountered and overcome all of these issues many times.

Another of the advantages of selecting T & S is our convenient location in the area. Since the state requires movers operating legally to charge for travel time from the time they leave their warehouse until the time they return, we have minimized travel and traffic issues as much as possible with our central location to Seattle, Everett, and Bellevue.

The pricing and experiences described above are for just moving items. Naturally every move has different circumstances. Some of the other items that may or may not come into play with your particular move depending on how much or little you would like us to do would be:

    The amount time packing loose items into cartons.
    The cost of the materials used for packing loose items.
    Crating of high value items.
    Additional valuation.
    Ferry fares.
    Parking barricades.
    3rd party charges.

If you would like to see how T & S can put together a comprehensive moving plan for you please contact us at 1-800-404-4991 or complete our simple Request A Quote form.
In conclusion our guys are quite literally working for you, doing whatever you wish them to do. If you want them to sweep the garage, they will (though we don’t sweep many garages). On the other hand, if you have everything ready to go, they can do what they do best, which is load, transport and deliver in a very professional and efficient manner.
What it comes down to is that you are in much greater control of the cost of your move than we are. We don’t drag our feet, and we hope this information may lighten the load that's weighing on yours.

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T & S Transportation & Installation, Inc.
11527 Cyrus Way, Ste. 3, Mukilteo, WA 98275
Phone: 425-349-3922 • Toll Free: 800-404-4991 • E-mail: ray@tnstrans.net • Permit HG-62665
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