House Movers

Taking your home on the road

Putting your trust in movers may be difficult under ordinary circumstances, but when you’re thinking of moving your entire house, you take it to a whole new level!

There are many reasons why people need to move their houses. Often, it’s for purposes of construction and repair, such as rebuilding failing foundation or adding another storey to a house. In other instances, homes need to be moved because of zoning changes or land redevelopment, or due to environmental changes that could affect the stability and safety of the structure.

Perhaps the most well-known reason for moving houses is for historical protection – famous houses, such as prestigious theatres or former homes of historical figures, are moved frequently for purposes of tourist attraction and preservation.

Professional House Movers

If you’re considering moving your house or any other structure, you’ll want to enlist only the best house and building movers. There are a number of features you’re going to want to look into with any prospective company:

  • Licensing and insurance. Like any moving company, it’s important to make sure your house movers are accredited and have cargo insurance coverage.
  • International house movers. The best of the best are known worldwide, so look for qualified house-moving companies who are members of international companies, such as the International Association of Structural Movers, or who have multiple locations.
  • Time in the business. If you’re trusting a company with something as important (and costly) as moving your house, you don’t want a rookie handling the move. Looking for a company who has been around for a while and who can give you insight into the process.
  • Track record. Seeing a portfolio and contacting former clients is key. Most house-moving companies will have online portfolios chronicling their moves, with photos and written testimonials from clients.

What You Need to Know

Although you can usually look to the pros for answers, there are some aspects of house moving that are your responsibility:

  • Not all houses can be moved. And houses cannot be moved into all areas, either. Before you get too far into the planning process, have a house-moving company representative come in and inspect your house and the area where you wish to move it. Remember, they’ll be looking out for their interests as well as yours, and they won’t want to risk moving a structure that is unfit.
  • You both need paperwork. House movers need transportation documents, but you are responsible for any building permits you’ll need before and after the house move. Make sure you both have all necessary paperwork completed.
  • Costs can vary. Depending on the distance you’re moving and the height of your building, your charges can build up. Wire charges (for any wire that needs to be lifted so your structure can pass through) and travel time regulations can add to your bill.
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