Two common terms often confused with one and another are house movers and
household goods movers. House movers move houses and don’t deal with household
goods and household goods movers, commonly known as
moving companies, don’t move houses.
If you’re in need of a house mover, chances are you probably live within the
rural areas of the United States. There are some things you should know about
house movers. They do need to be licensed to perform such an important task.
Would you want to put your house in the hands of unlicensed individuals?
Here are some steps that house movers do to move your house, if your house
mover is following these steps than they are reputable
moving company. Some things like the cost, how much
your house should weigh, dealing with contractors shouldn’t be too far off from
The average weight of a house normally falls between dozens to several hundreds
of tons. Your house should be somewhere within that parameter.
The structural specialist is the first person you should meet when it comes to
moving houses. He or she will tell you if your house is sturdy enough to be
Most house movers will arrive to your home with a bunch of jacks, timbers and
other related equipment. The aforementioned items will be able to lift your
house on to the moving truck and support your humble abode while it goes on its
Make sure the house movers have been in talks with contractors because the
contractors are going to have to handle the wiring and the plumbing in your
house. The wiring and plumbing have to properly be disassembled so they can be
reassembled just as easily when your house is moved to its destination.
If the house movers haven't contacted the appropriate people about getting the
right permits in place so roads can be blocked from traffic for example, get it
done yourself. You do not want to leave this for the last minute. City
officials are often hard to get a hold of. Make sure your house has the
appropriate insurance as well. Damages can occur and you need to be prepared.
Take a look at the final bill before you make a payment to the house movers.
Make sure the final cost includes such items as the size of the house, how many
things like power lines and hindrances will need to be moved out of the way for
the house and how far the house is being moved among other things. Your final
cost shouldn’t be any higher than $40,000.