Written by Nicole Harrison


It’s the peak of busy moving season! Each summer, families frantically pack and move while the weather is cooperating and before school starts back up in the fall. Moving is already a dreaded event in many peoples’ lives. You have to coordinate schedules, pack your belongings, and find a crew to move you if you decide to hire a company. As tempting as it may be, bribing your family members with beer and pizza is not all it’s thought up to be. Yes, they love you and want to help you, but you don’t want to burden them with moving day stresses. Most likely, they are too nice to tell you they don’t want to do it, anyway!

We are a professional moving company with many years of moving and packing experience, and we are true subject matter experts in all things moving. Check out some of the reasons you should consider hiring TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® for your upcoming, summer move.

Full-service moving company. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is a full-service moving company. That means we not only do the heavy lifting, we offer packing services to pack any and all items for you prior to the move — this is perfect for busy households who don’t have time to pack themselves. Along with our packing services, we also Two Men and a Trucksell moving boxes and packing supplies if you choose to pack yourself.

Professional movers. All of our movers are friendly, professional, and in uniform. They are also put through extensive training before they conduct any moves. This provides peace of mind for our customers, as it’s often stressful enough for strangers to come into your home to pack and move all of your prized possessions.

Background checked. Each mover and driver is background checked and drug screened prior to their hiring. Our movers and drivers go into your home to move your most precious belongings, and interact with your entire family.  We want to make certain they are stand-up men who will do an exceptional job while exceeding your expectations.

Understanding employees. We know moving is tough, but we understand this stress and work together as a team to eliminate it as much as possible. Our TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® teams do everything they can to give you a smooth transition. That way, you can put your feet up and enjoy your new space in no time!

Padding and stretch wrap service. We offer free padding and stretch wrapping for your furniture and delicate items to ensure they are protected during the move and to eliminate any damages that may occur.  We are moving, after all, so damages-free moves are never 100% guaranteed. However, by offering these services, it means you can rest a little easier knowing your items are protected during transport.Customer Service photo

Customer service. At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, we’re extremely proud of our 96 percent customer referral rate. We pride ourselves on our top-notch customer service and expertise. Our employees are passionate about what they do, you can tell in their positive attitudes and friendly manner! Moving day doesn’t have to be stressful — you can always interact with our movers as they’re in and out of your home during the day. They love our customers, but even more, they love knowing they’ve made an impact on families during their move day.

Give back to the community. One of our core values is to give back to the community. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®’s Founder Mary Ellen Sheets donated her first $1,000 she made. She divvied the profit into 10, $100 donations and distributed them to various charities in the Lansing, Mich., area. Since then, we have supported numerous charities and causes throughout the country and donate 10 cents of every move to the American Cancer Society. This money goes to various branches of the American Cancer Society around the country!

These are not the only benefits of hiring TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, the list could go on and on. Summer is already known for its busy months, planning get-aways, and if you have children, a surplus of camps and activities all summer long. Hiring a professional moving company will give you a little more free time to focus on what matters most, your family!

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is the largest and first franchised moving company in the United States. To learn more about us, subscribe to our blog and like us on Facebook. If you would like a free moving quote visit: www.twomenandatruck.com.

29 thoughts on “Why hire a professional moving company this summer?

  1. Great advice for people who’re moving this season! There’s a lot of benefits to using a moving company – glad you listed a lot of them out here. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Nice information to the people who are moving and insurance coverage is also main thing to consider before choosing the moving company. I like to know whether your company is providing the insurance coverage to the goods.

  3. I think it always best to choice to choose a professional movers for moving to a new place. This not about cost only but also for saving time and my furniture. As they are professional and they are always ready to make moves. So, they are ready with supplies all the time.
    I always choose a professional mover when I move to a new place.
    Thanks for sharing your great tips with us.

  4. Thank you for the post Nicole Harrison, this was informative and to the point! I did not even think of some of the benefits of hiring a moving company before I saw this article, will look to this in the future. It is really great that you give back to the community, lot’s of small business do not think of that, will look for a company similar to yours when looking to hire movers out here in edmonton!

  5. It is good to know that each mover and driver is background checked and drug screened prior to hiring. This would give you piece of mind to know that qualified professionals are handling your belongings. My friend recently moved and said that hiring a moving company was a great idea because of how much time and money she saved overall.

  6. I think hiring a moving company would be a huge convenience for anyone who is moving. I know I personally dread the stress and hassle moving day brings, so it would be especially beneficial for someone like me to hire local movers. It would make things so much quicker and easier having professional helpers to move your belongings to your new home.

  7. First of all, i would like to say superb article. Hire a professional moving company this much helpful, Your I admire the valuable information you have been able to share us through this post. Thanks for such post and keep it up.

  8. Hello, great things about your comapny! I will use your information when I search for moving company in Europe, I think it’s very good thing that you trained and checked your employess for trustful reasons!

  9. This is a great article on this topic. Finally, I got something awesome, why hire a professional mover is a very helpful information you provide in your articles. Hiring the right moving company is a big part of the process, and your information is too good. Thank you for posting such a good article.

  10. Professional moving companies always try to give their complete effort in smooth transitioning of their customer’s valuable properties. Customers need to take suggestions from their friends and family members as they always give unbiased reviews. Online reviews are not accurate and biased sometimes. Asking the moving companies questions about their licensing, insurance on the properties, packaging quality etc. would give you a better idea about the company and how trusted they are.

  11. I am planning on moving at the end of next month and want to make sure I find a company that can facilitate this and helps me avoid stress. It is fantastic that you talked about how a good moving company has personnel that is friendly and professional. As far as I know, it is always good to consult with a couple of companies so you can compare rates and services in order to get the services you require.

  12. I like what you said about choosing a moving company that does thorough research on their employees, to ensure that they can be trusted. Especially since they are handling your possessions, it would be nice to have peace of mind knowing that they are all great, reliable workers. My father is moving in a few weeks and needs the help of movers, so I’ll have to look online for a mover that offers this kind of service.

  13. Nicole, I like the idea to hire a moving company that offers padding and stretch wrap to protect my furniture. My wife and I have been planning on moving to a nicer part of town the end of this month. I definitely think that we should find some professionals that could help us to keep all of our possessions safe as we move.

  14. Shifting is very difficult and less of trouble and this is an informative post for the services of easy and secure economical and mowers of your luggage. To do this information and to share it with us.

  15. Thanks for sharing this informative post!!
    Packing is one of the main thing involved in the moving process.People might think it as an extra expense, but according to me it is totally worth spending an amount on moving.

  16. Having moved across the country is takes a lot work to do but with the help professional moving companies all things will work out right. I found professional movers very helpful. It’s nice not having to worry about driving a big truck and avoiding all of the packing.

  17. Tiny bit help is more important when we are doing a moving process. So I think this advice is more useful for all parents. we are moving house at the end of this month and while we have moved house twice before, we have never had a child in tow when doing so. We are packing up and getting bits sorted already and my girl seems to be dealing with the change quit

  18. Having your employees background checked is a good way to ensure that your employees are of a good quality. Considering that movers are in people’s homes and touching all of their property it would be important that they don’t have a shady past or something like that. That way you would ensure that as a mover you aren’t going to risk them stealing anything.

  19. This is some really good article about movers. I like that you pointed out everything in this article. It might also be a good idea to hire professional movers. That way you know your stuff will get to your new home safely.

  20. While moving, we should take help from the Professional Moving Company. Moving Stress Can Reduce Us and we have ease in moving. Professional Movers work responsibly and carefully. I enjoyed reading your blog, how much benefit we get from calling a moving company. All the stress of our moving goes away. Your packing service is also very good that if someone does not have time to pack, then you also provide packing service. You have shared a lot of good information, so I would like to thank you.

  21. I finally found what I was looking for. Great article! Moving is tough at any age. Finding a long distance moving companies you can trust is often the key to making a smooth transition so it is important to take your time and do your research before you hire a moving company.

  22. Thanks for the advice to look at the company policies of movers we’re considering to make sure we can have peace of mind about the safety of our items. My husband and I will be moving out-of-state for his work, so I’ve been doing some research online about good ways to choose a moving service. I’m glad I read your article because following your advice should make it easier to find a moving service I feel comfortable and confident about!

  23. I will suggest all the people follow the suggestions as mentioned in this article about hiring a professional moving company this summer. As we all know that we can not move all the furniture and items ourselves. So it will be good that we hire a professional moving company.

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