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Find the Top-rated Moving Companies in Delaware

When you plan to move to Delaware, you require a trustworthy moving company to pack your household belongings, load the truck, unload them at the new home, and unpack the items. Do not worry about it anymore as MoverJunction is there to help you. We bring the top-rated movers in Delaware under one roof from where you can select one based on multiple factors such as quotes, services, and potential to handle special items.

In the 10-year stint in the moving industry, MoverJunction has always proved its commitment to the safety of your home. Its network consists of only licensed, insured, and BBB-certified moving companies. This saves you from the fear of your belongings falling into wrong hands. You can trust the moving companies in Delaware in our network and can compare them based on services and other factors to pick the one that suits you the best.

Why should I select moving companies from MoverJunction?

In the past one decade, MoverJunction has helped more than 1 million people in the US successfully relocate their homes across the country, both locally and long-distance. We take pride in the fact that all movers in our pool are professionally capable to provide first-class moving services.

Since we verify the companies before including them in our network, you get a reliable, affordable, and professional moving experience.

Our pool consists of moving companies in Delaware

  • With a clean track record
  • With DOT Number
  • With MC Number
  • Properly insured
  • Qualified to move special items

Benefits of using MoverJunction.com

  • A nationwide network of moving companies
  • BBB rated movers
  • Licensed professional moving companies
  • Pre-Screened moving companies
  • Hassle-free moving quotes comparison
  • Several Moving Options available under one roof

How to find moving companies on MoverJunction?

You’ve got 2 ways to find movers in Delaware on MoverJunction

  • You can search a mover from our extensive Movers Directory yourself and contact it as you need, or
  • Let us instantly offer you up to 4 moving companies.

It is easy to use our Movers Directory. Just click the ‘city you want to move to’ and scroll down to see the top-rated movers in that particular location whom you can hire to move either locally or long-distance.

Click on the specific mover’s name and its details will show up on the screen.

There’s information about its services – whether it is offering just local moving or deliver both local and long-distance moving services. Also, the MC and DOT numbers will appear, proving the mover’s credibility. In addition, the year of establishment of the moving company in Delaware will help you understand how long the mover is in business.

The ‘hours of operation’ of the moving company will also appear, helping you decide when you need to call it for a purpose.

While moving to Delaware from a faraway state (Washington, California, Oregon), your choice would be a moving company from your location. Remember that MoverJunction’s network is wide and includes movers from every state, making it possible for you to hire a mover from your state and the process is just the same as we talked about in Delaware.

How much does it cost to move to Delaware?

There’s no ‘one cost' for moving to Delaware as the long–distance moving cost, like anywhere in the US, is determined by multiple factors.

What are those factors?

While moving to Delaware, the moving company you hire will consider the distance, the volume of household items you move, and the mode of transport you choose. Also, the mover will have specific factors that decide the cost.

Delaware is spread just over 1,982 square miles but where in Delaware you move is also a big factor when we calculate the moving cost. You may be moving to Delaware from a neighboring state (Maryland, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania) or a faraway state (Idaho, Arizona, or Washington) and the cost would be different based on where you are moving in.

Here’s an approximate moving cost from different states to Delaware

From State Studio/1 bedroom 2-3 bedroom 4+ bedroom
Illinois$970-$1,510$1,530-$2,270$2,210-$3,160
Maine$920-$1,450$1,480-$2,210$2,160-$3,100
Alabama$1,030-$1,590$1,600-$2,360$2,290-$3,260
Texas$1,420-$2,090$2,020-$2,900$2,750-$3,850
Washington$2,280-$3,200$2,980-$4,120$3,790-$5,170
California$2,460-$3,420$3,170-$4,360$4,000-$5,440
Ohio$880-$1,400$1,440-$2,150$2,100-$3,030
Tennessee$1,000-$1,550$1,560-$2,310$2,240-$3,210
Colorado$1,730-$2,480$2,370-$3,340$3,120-$4,320
These numbers are based on past moves data collected by MoverJunction and are a rough estimate of how much you can expect to pay. For more accurate pricing, specific to your move, use our moving cost calculator to request Free Moving Quotes

What are the factors that decide the moving cost to Delaware?

When you prepare the moving cost estimate to Delaware, you need to consider the following factors:

  • Size of the move:

    The total volume of household belongings you intend to move to the new home is crucial in determining the moving cost. The more belongings you take along with, the costlier the move will be.

  • Distance you need to move:

    While you hire a moving company in Delaware, it will consider the distance between two locations (the current home and the home you are moving to) in deciding the total moving cost.

  • Packing services:

    A mover will pack the belongings but it will also charge you for the packing materials brought in.

  • Moving add-ons:

    The moving company your hire will bill you for every add-on service.

  • Storage:

    If you need additional storage in Delaware, you can rent one from the mover you hire. However, the rental will add up to the total moving cost.

  • Moving date:

    Summer is the most preferred moving season for its long and sunny days. However, it is also highly expensive. Instead, when you decide to move in winter, the chances of getting attractive deals are high.

  • Insurance:

    The additional insurance against the belongings you are moving will add up to the moving cost.

How much does a local move cost in Delaware?

A move within the state or 100-mile radius is a local move and a moving company in Delaware calculates the local moving cost differently. Here, you need to pay on an hourly basis depending on how many laborers are required to complete the task.

While moving the home within Delaware, a minimum of 2 workers would require approximately 2 hours completing the task in addition to the 1 hour drive time. This means, to move a normal 1-bedroom home, you’ll be paying for at least 3 hours for 2 movers and the average cost is roughly around $50-$75 per mover per hour. In total, you may require paying between $250 and $300, unless your move needs more hours or more people.

To get a clearer picture of moving cost within Delaware, consider the following:

No. of bedrooms No. of movers and hours Approximate cost
1 bedroom2 movers and 3 hours$250-$500
2 bedroom3 movers and 5 hours$300-$750
3 bedroom4 movers and 7 hours$500-$1200
4 bedroom5 movers and 9 hours$1,200-$4,000
However, you need to remember that these are just approximate costs and the real costs may vary based on different factors.

To know more about local moving costs, read the MoverJunction guide on local moving quotes.

What are some ways to move locally within Delaware State?

When you have to move outside Delaware, (interstate or long-distance), hiring a full-service moving company or a partial moving service company is the best option as you need to travel thousands of miles. However, to move locally in Delaware, you don’t need to hire a professional company but multiple options can save you hundreds of dollars.

Different ways to move somewhere inside Delaware

  • Hire a full-service or partial moving service company

    When you rent a moving company in Delaware, it relieves the pain of moving. With an experienced team of workers, the company will help you pack your belongings, load the truck, unload it, and arrange them inside the home. Your relocation will get a professional touch and the process will be fast and effortless.

    As a full-service moving company is expensive, you can even go for a partial moving service company if the budget is beyond your reach. However, the partial moving company will only help you load the truck and unload it.

  • Hire a truck and load it with your stuff

    When you feel there is no need to hire a professional company, you can rent a truck and fill it with the household stuff to drive it to the new home in Delaware. It is cheaper and you have the freedom to take moving-related decisions. The only cost you need to bear is the truck rental, which may be somewhere around $30 to $47 per day plus the fuel cost.

  • Hire a portable container

    Portable moving containers are comparatively new and have gained popularity for the convenience to fill them with your stuff. The company will deliver a container to your doorstep and you can fill your belongings in it as and when you feel like. Once you have filled it, the company will deliver it to your new address. A portable container within 50 miles would cost you around $400 to $500.

  • Rent a tow behind cargo or utility trailer

    One of the easiest ways to relocate the home is to rent a utility trailer and tow it behind your vehicle. Fill your household belongings in the utility trailer but you need to make sure that you have just a limited volume of items.

  • Move the stuff in your car

    Another easiest way to move the household belongings is to squeeze them into your car. Maybe it is a little tough to squeeze everything into the car with open seats, floors, and a trunk but this is extremely cheap and you don’t have to spend anything extra.

Best ways to move between Delaware and another state?

While moving within Delaware, you had multiple options, mostly DIY but moving interstate or cross-country are a little different. Here, your moving options are greatly based on how far you’re moving and how much you are taking along with you.

Though the DIY was a good option to move within Delaware, never try this to move cross-country as the trucks are expensive to drive cross country and not to mention the gas, drive time, and all the headaches that come with driving long distances.

To move cross-country or long distance, you’ve two options:

Full Service Moving:

When you hire a full-service moving company to relocate the home cross-country, the process becomes easier, smoother, and comfortable. A full-service moving company in Delaware will handle special items and can also take up additional add-ons whenever required.

Partial Moving Services:

A partial moving service company is a good option if a full-service mover is beyond your budget. The services are cheaper but help you load and unload the truck. You can also ask for packing services but you may require paying an extra amount.

Can I get moving quotes on MoverJunction?

Yes, you can get up to 4 moving quotes on MoverJunction. One of the big pluses of MoverJunction is the availability of solutions for all moving-related issues at one window. We do not stop by giving you the names of the top-rated movers in Delaware but even offer affordable moving quotes – up to 4 at a time. Apart from that, there’s also a free moving cost calculator to crunch the numbers correctly to have an accurate moving cost estimate.

What should I consider while hiring a moving company?

When you hire a moving company in Delaware, you’re entrusting it the task to handle even expensive items at home. And that makes it important to verify the background of the mover. It should also be licensed to move interstate.

Verify the moving company’s profile on the Better Business Bureau (BBB), whether it is accredited by the BBB. A few movers even switch names to evade the authorities and it becomes important to ensure that the mover you hire has not changed names in the past.

You’re lucky to hire a moving company through MoverJunction as we’ve only licensed and registered moving companies. We verify the license and confirm its background before permitting a moving company into our network.

However, in case you’re hiring a mover in Delaware outside us, you need to confirm:

  • The original name, address, and phone number
  • Company web address and email address
  • Point of contact information
  • License and registration details
  • BBB-license details
  • Proof of valid insurance

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

How can I recognize a genuine moving company?

When you hire a moving company in Delaware, ensure it is properly licensed and insured. As per the US federal law, all interstate movers need to register with the Federal Government and you can confirm this in the U.S. DOT system.

Also, you need to check the track record of the mover as a few rogue movers would frequently change names to escape from authorities. Check the company’s profile on the Better Business Bureau (BBB), whether it is accredited by the BBB.

When you hire a mover in our Moving Directory, you can be confident about its quality of services as we hold detailed scrutiny of the background of every mover before adding it.

How far in advance should I book my move?

There should be a 6-week window between approaching the moving company and the date of moving. As you approach a minimum of 4 movers, each company will send a representative to your home to take the stock of the entire belongings before offering the final quote. After this, multiple levels of negotiation take place which will consume two weeks or more. Hence, it’s always good to maintain a 6-week gap.

What are the points I should note while hiring a moving company?

When you approach a moving company in Delaware, you need to consider:

  • Reputation
  • Insurance
  • The company’s policy
  • Experience
  • Cost of service
  • Cancellation policy
  • Referrals

Can I hire a moving company that will transport my car as well?

Usually, car moving companies deal with the transport of cars. They are specialized in auto moving and the costs are different from home moving. However, a few home moving companies also deal with auto transport. To know more about auto moving, read the MoverJunction auto moving guide.

Should I hire a mover that also provides a storage facility as the total cost would be highly expensive?

Usually people hire a storage unit to stock their belongings when there is a shortage of space at the new home. When you rent a storage unit from the moving company, it does not guarantee any price cut but that depends upon your skill to negotiate. As there’s no fixed cost for a storage unit, it can be either cheaper or costlier. However, when you hire a storage facility from the moving company you chose to relocate, you save a lot of time.

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