Moving is one of the most stressful life events most of us experience and long-distance moves are among the most stressful with logistical challenges to overcome along with the other hurdles of any relocation. At Wirks Moving & Storage, we believe that relocating doesn’t need to be a stressful and exhausting experience. Our affordable cross country moving company in Atlanta tackles the difficult aspects of the move so you can kick back and look forward to life in your new home. All you need to worry about is getting your family to your new location; we’ll take over the heavy lifting, unpacking, and even furniture arranging!
The farther you’re moving, the more overwhelmed you may feel about how you’ll transport everything safely, coordinate a lot of deadlines, and complete your move on time. Our Atlanta long distance movers are here to help make your transition the stress-free experience it should be.
What Is an Atlanta Long Distance Move?
The most general definition of a long-distance move in Atlanta is a relocation of more than 50-100 miles. It can also refer to even a short-distance move over state lines. You’ll see a few common terms used to describe these moves that vary slightly in meaning. An interstate move is a relocation that crosses state lines. Cross country moving companies in Atlanta handle moves across several state lines. If your relocation will take you over state lines, even if you’re only moving 10 miles, you’ll need a moving company capable of performing interstate moves.
What’s prompting your need to hire a long distance moving company in Atlanta? Interstate moves are often done for family-related reasons. You may be ready to start your own household, maybe you’ve had a change in marital status, or you’re relocating to be near your family. Many households undergo a long-distance move for employment. Perhaps you’ve been transferred to a new city, received a job offer, or have finally retired.
Our Atlanta interstate movers also serve families who are moving for housing reasons. Maybe you’re leaving the city for more affordable housing, better amenities, or to buy your first home? Maybe you’ve been accepted to school out of state or you just want a different climate!
No matter your reason for moving, Wirks Moving & Storage is proud to be one of the best interstate moving and storage companies in Atlanta.
How Do You Move Across the Country with Wirks Moving & Storage?
It’s one of the biggest challenges you’ll ever face: how do you pack up your entire home and relocate across the country quickly and easily? One of the best long distance moving tips is to turn to a full-service long-distance moving company in Atlanta to make the process easy. Full-service interstate movers in Atlanta, GA are the best way to move interstate because they handle all of the hard parts of your relocation. One of the biggest questions you may have next is, what is actually included in “full-service?”
With a full-service Atlanta interstate moving company, you’ll be assigned a personal move coordinator who handles all of the details, coordinates every aspect of your relocation, and makes sure the move is completed on time. “Full-service” means virtually every aspect of your move can be performed by trained cross country movers in Atlanta including:
- Prep work to protect your home from damage
- Efficient, careful packing of your belongings with the right supplies
- Loading and unloading of furniture and boxes
- Transporting your belongings
- Furniture disassembly and assembly
- Unpacking and furniture arranging at your new home
These interstate moving services save you time, stress, and hassle by guaranteeing your belongings will be handled safely and make it to your new home on schedule. You don’t need to rush through packing and worry about items being lost or broken, recruit friends to help, spend two days lifting heavy boxes and furniture, or drive for days. With friendly, background-checked Atlanta long distance movers on your side, you can look forward to what awaits you in your new home without the long to-do list to get there!
Atlanta Long Distance Moving Quotes | How Much Do Atlanta Long Distance Movers Cost?
Want some help with your long-distance move without breaking the budget? Interstate moving costs in Atlanta aren’t as high as you may think! There are many factors that affect cross country movers rates so understanding these factors can help you figure out how to move interstate on a budget.
You can’t control all of the factors affecting rates with Atlanta long distance moving companies, such as the distance or season, but many factors are within your control. Changing your moving dates slightly, donating or selling items before your move, or changing the level of service you receive can all reduce your moving cost.
The following are the biggest factors that affect Atlanta interstate moving company rates:
- Moving dates. Weekends are usually more expensive than weekday moves.
- Weight or volume of belongings. Long-distance movers in Atlanta consider the weight of your belongings to create a flat-rate cost.
- Level of service. Do you need specialty item moving? Packing services? Appliance disconnection?
- Storage. Choosing an interstate moving company with storage options is more affordable than opting for self-storage separately, but storage will increase your cost.
To find out how much your long-distance move will cost, request interstate moving quotes that will be done with an in-home or virtual estimate. Get a free estimate from Wirks Moving & Storage today by calling us at 404-635-6683!
How Do You Choose the Best Atlanta Interstate Movers?
Ready to hire Atlanta cross country movers to enjoy a smooth and worry-free relocation? Make sure you do your homework to choose long distance movers who have the training, experience, and equipment needed. The last thing you want to do is trust your belongings to a fly-by-night or inexperienced moving company that can’t deliver on their promises.
If you don’t know any recommended interstate moving companies in Atlanta from family or friends, we recommend starting with Atlanta long distance moving company reviews on Google and Yelp. Check that each company is licensed, insured, and bonded with a good safety rating when you check their USDOT number.
To narrow down your options and find Atlanta interstate movers who are qualified to help you, use these questions to ask interstate moving companies before hiring:
- How long have you been in business?
- How many moves do you perform every year like mine?
- What is the training process for your movers?
- On average, how many years have your movers been with the company?
- What kind of equipment do you use?
- What is your claims rate?
In 11+ years, Wirks Moving & Storage has earned a stellar reputation in Atlanta with an impressive 1% claims rate and more than 10,000 customers served. We’re proud of our 98% customer referral rate thanks to our team of friendly AMSA-certified Atlanta long-distance movers who go above and beyond on every move.
At Wirks Moving & Storage, we look forward to delivering an exciting and fun relocation experience free of the stress and worry you may be expecting from a long-distance move. Ready to get started? Contact our Atlanta interstate movers today at 404-635-6683 or fill out the Request a Quote form for your free moving quote!
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I was given Wirks Moving and Storage by my real estate agent. I am so glad that I went with this company. Lawrence was very prompt, even a little early. The guys, Lawrence, Dee & Q were wonderful. They got me moved from my old house to my new house in a matter of 5 hours and set up... read moreKristy H.
The whole process with Wirks was by far and away the best we have experienced and we have moved a lot. The ladies who packed everything ensured that everything arrived in one piece.
The crew that came to load Keith (lead/driver), Matt, Rogelio, and Wilson took exceptional care to wrap the items, lay floor coverings to ensure the floors weren’t damaged.... read moreGraham C.
This is how moving is done! Thank you to Brian and Keith for leading such an awesome crew! These guys are top notch! Keith’s leadership and communication with both myself and his team put our family at ease right away. Just minutes into the move we knew we were in good hands. Great group of guys! I would highly recommend.
We... read moreSarah T.
We had over 36’ of household items. Keith drove overnight, 700 miles to get our stuff to Michigan from Georgia promptly. In Georgia, Matt supervised a half-dozen workers, including Keith. Every piece of furniture was wrapped securely to guard against damage. Nothing was broken, no walls or floors damaged in either house. We shopped around and asked lots of questions... read moreMaureen D.
We have had very good results so far from our decision to use Wirks Moving and Storage for our ongoing home move as well as storage of our furniture. Their staff have been very efficient and polite. We definitely recommend that you consider this company when planning your relocation services.
Update: we have now received our furniture at our... read moreLarry P.
This is my second time using Wirks Moving and Storage, and this time was for a cross-state move between Atlanta and South Florida. Once again, I cannot recommend this company higher. Their professionalism, attention to detail, safety, and care is unparalleled. They truly make you feel like a friend throughout the entire process, from the kindness + helpful assistance of... read moreKatie R.
We used Wirks moving to move from Brookhaven to East Cobb on 9/4/2020. Rudy, John, and Joe showed up on time and ready to work. The whole team was easy to work with and pleasant to be around. The move went quickly and easily. We would definitely recommend and use them again.Mackenzie M.
I was unable to use Wirks but wanted to at least note that their customer service was incredible in trying to find a time to work with me. If the rest of their team is anything like the scheduling team, I would be excited to work with them.Carter C.
This company was recommended to us so I placed an online request for a quote. Got a phone call fairly quick, gave them the details, for a quote over the phone...then got it emailed. The pricing was standard but what sets them apart is the transparency. They followed up with my several times before moving day verifying everything was still... read moreCarl B.
One day after this post, Jim Bennett the GM of Wirks contacted me wanting to "right the wrongs" of my move.In a lengthy phone conversation between him, Eric Wirks the owner and myself, we were able to resolve most of my issues. They were genuinely concerned that I'd had a bad experience and wanted to do everything possible to... read moreJill H.
I moved from GA to TN and Wirks performed the physical move part for me. The entire process from start to finish was handled professional and prompt.
Britta came and did the initial walk about a month before move date. She arrived on time and explained things if I had any questions. After she was available if I had questions... read moreRichard R.
Amazing company. I will only work with Wirks Moving in the future! From the first introduction to the last piece of furniture from the truck, this team is the best! Lawrence and Tim made me calm and realize that they were professional and really cared . The best team work and communication from sales, to office and to movers. Excellent... read moreKathie S.
Michael and his crew were very professional and conscientious. They worked so hard and were so incredibly efficient! I was amazed at the speed and quality of their ability to move us from point A to point B. You can tell they really knew what they were doing when they were carefully packaging all of our furniture so that even... read moreJoyce D.
My movers (Michael and Troy ) were awesome! They were professional yet very friendly. As a single woman I felt comfortable in their service They wrapped my furniture which I didn’t know they would do, so it took longer, but was absolutely worth it.
They worked well as a team and took good care of my items. There was plenty... read moreLauren S.
We've received a few of Wirks customer's belongings via container out from Georgia to Hawaii and it is a relief to unload a container from an actual professional moving company that actually knows what they're doing. I can't tell you how many times we've received shipments from the mainland and the household goods are packed terribly, items damaged, missing,... read moreJames C.
Wirks Moving is awesome. I reached out to them via Yelp, and Britta asked me to call back for further details. I called the next day and spoke directly with her. I gave her a list of items that I wanted to move and she gave me a quote with expected movers and hours needed. She also explained to me... read moreDavid T.
This is the second time using Wirks. The customer service in the office with Britta and with movers on both moves in the field was fantastic. All the movers both times were so professional and in our opinion white glove service during the whole process.
The movers followed all the proper moving processes such as secure packaging for lamps, to... read morejoe t.
This was my first time using moving services so I was a little nervous at first but Bryan and Keith were outstanding, somebody give them a raise!! They moved my furniture without damages and the move was completed in under 4 hours which included travel. After the move was complete they suggested restaurants in my new area since I... read moreLo. H.
I am wavering between 3 and 4 stars. We used them to move out of our house into a storage unit and will be using them again to move into our new house. This review could change next month. Details below: 1. The movers were on time but just started wrapping up all my stuff in moving blankets. By the... read moreClaire K.
This was my first time hiring a moving company, and Wirks made it a good experience.Brita and Crystal were great to work with ahead of the move: reliable, professional, and just generally nice, they listened to my input and reacted accordingly, giving me an accurate cost estimate and consistently helping me to know through their words and attitude that I... read moreBlanca Z.
As we all know moving can be very stressful. The entire team at Wirks moving and storage made the process incredibly simple for us from start to finish. They walked us through the process Of what to expect and follow through with all of the promises. They came the day before I move to pack all of our belongings and... read moreDaniel K.
We used Wirks for both a move from Georgia to Florida and for storage for almost a year in between those two moves. On both move occasions, the movers were on time. They went to great lengths to make sure that no damage was done to our floors & walls in our newly renovated Florida home. They... read moreRenee B.
I had a great experience with Wirks. My moving date was delayed multiple times due to extensions on the closing period on my new house, and Dori, the sales representative communicating with me via email was very responsive and patient with us as we dealt with the high stress of purchasing a new home and trying to set timeframes.The movers... read moreJess P.
A great local family business. Punctual on every steps and deadlines starting with the on-site estimate. Very competitive with other quotes and focus on their business model. Reliable and communicative team. Transparent, straight forward and no jockeying or evasive answer. Recommended for house move.Don L.
The Wirks team did a great job with our move in mid July. Keith, Mark, Rob and Jason were so professional and did a fantastic job! They started by providing me with a "heads up" call when they were on their way, and, when they arrived at 8:30am, they warmly greeted my husband and me. After greetings and an initial... read moreHeather M.
I never knew I could love a moving company, until I found Wirks. Let me start by saying that I have moving anxiety. I grew up in a family that moved every year, and even on my own I have lived in 7 different homes in the last 10 years (Yes, apparently I AM a gypsy... and an anxious one... read moreEmrie S.
I've never hired professional movers before. I've heard horror stories - so I was cautious, but I knew we couldn't do this all on our own. Wirks came out to our home and our storage unit to provide us with a quote. They were neither the most expensive nor the least expensive. They were thorough and offered insurance options no... read moreSamantha E.
I recently engaged Wirks Moving and Storage to help my family move intown on 6/29/16. Michelle came to the house to provide a quote and was extremely helpful. On the day of the move Keith and the "20,000 lb crew" beyond exceeded our expectations. The team showed up ready to work and did so quickly and efficiently while being very... read moreKyle L.