How Many Hours For Local Moving - Santa Monica, CA
Approximately how much time should it take for quick and careful movers to do a local move in the Santa Monica CA area? For 4 to 5 rooms of furniture and items moving from a 3rd floor apartment with stairs to a 2nd floor apartment with elevator and a long hallway it should take 1 truck and 2 men from 8 to 9 hours. This is for an averagely furnished home. Adjust hours and time for lightly furnished or more heavily furnished. For total rooms to be moved be sure to include outdoor and patio items in addition to garage items.
Your actual moving cost will depend upon the hourly moving rate of your Santa Monica CA mover. So be sure to go to Get Moving Quotes
to compare Santa Monica movers.
In State or Short Distance Moving Services - Regulations
If you are moving within the state of California, or doing a short distance move from Santa Monica CA, that is considered intrastate moving
. Also known as short-distance or in-state or local moving, each state has varying rules and regulations with regard to household goods moving within it's own state. Some states have very rigid regulations for movers, while others have little if any requirements for moving. To get more info for moving from Santa Monica CA to any city also in California go to Mover Licensing Requirements in CA.
Interstate Moving Santa Monica CA - Registration and Regulations
If you are moving your personal effects or furniture from Santa Monica CA
to another state, this is known as "interstate moving
". The US Department of Transportation regulates interstate household goods moving by way of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) Household Goods Program. Interstate movers
, also known as out of state movers
, are required to be registered with the US DOT, and should have either a US DOT # or Motor Carrier # (MC#) or both. To find out a mover's registration status go to - Check Licensing for Cross Country Movers