FAQ Frequently Asked Move Questions


How long your move can take can vary on many factors. This chart is based on average move times used from data from 1000s of moves performed over the years. Items such as Pianos, Gun safes or moves with Elevators or other factors can change the length of a move greatly. If you have allotted of outdoor furniture and plants can also add time. The Best Movers promises you well-seasoned movers that are well equipped to give you the most value out of your dollar.

Average Move times

1 Bedroom 3-6 Hours

2 Bedroom 4-7 Hours

3 Bedroom 5-8 Hours

4 Bedroom 7-11 Hours

5 bedroom + 2 Trucks 8-12 Hours (call)

Full garage Add 2 Hours

Add 1 hour of additional time for every flight of stairs

Add 1 hour of additional time for parking more each additional 50’ away from residence

Yes you can order packing supplies online an we deliver the packing supplies right to your front door within 48 hours. There is a $75 minimum for pack supply delivery.

Being a licensed mover in NC requires us to have you sign the Bill of Lading, Move Addendum and a signed receipt of the Nc 101 Move Brochure. This “contract” or Bill of Lading lets you know our responsibilities before the move starts,

We take Covid-19 seriously and require our staff to get vaccinated, use hand sanitizer and we wear masks on our moves.

Yes, our State License Numbers and DOT Numbers are always listed on Home Page.

Great question. Bedbugs is something most consumers don’t think about. Being local only you do not need to risk our truck have just been in New York City before coming to your move we also monthly g=treat our box trucks and rotate our blankets.

GMI has been in business since 2015

Yes, our partnership with Utility Hound allows us to switch all of your utilities hassle free and also get the best pricing for services in your new area.

No charge for any flatscreen televisions up to 60” We use Gator custom tv bags and then transport your tvs in the crate located in the front of our truck.

Yes, we blanket wrap everything and keep over 160 blankets on every truck. We also stretch wrap and use bands at no additional charge to you.

Yes, our Teams carry all the basic hand tools for assembly and disassembly. We will even disconnect and reconnect your washer and dryer (No gas reconnects) – We have it so you just need to turn the water on and inspect for leaks after we leave.

We put lots of time and effort into our Team. The biggest headache in this industry come from high turnover and bad hiring. We have a strict criteria of drug testing and background checks and use our training courses to teach the best and most e efficient handling techniques. Our 4 days on 7 days off gives you the most fit crew with the highest endurance.

Our Handyman partner can disassemble and reassemble odd outdoor and garage items. Call today for custom easy pricing.

Yes, if there is no fuel (re recommend running I empty on your last mow) we can move your mower. Our truck has a lift gate for riding mowers as well.

Yes, We can handle all your moving needs.

We do offer gun safe moves. These custom moves can vary so please call us today.

Yes, Ask about our move clean-outs

We recommend you purchase paper pads from us for items going into storage.

Our Teams are well seasoned and well vetted, we also have custom fitted blankets to make the move go faster along with plenty of dollies for speed.

Yes a deposit of $100 (travel charge) is required for all moves

Yes we have a $100 cancel charge for moves more than 48 hours from your start time or the 2 hour minimum if less than 24 hours from start time.