Short Distance or Local Movers - Licensing, Rules and Regulations
If you are moving within the state of Texas, or doing a short distance move from Huntsville TX, 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 Huntsville TX to any city also in Texas go to Mover Licensing Requirements in TX.
Cross Country Moving Huntsville TX - Regulations, Rules and Licensing
If you are moving your personal possessions or household goods from Huntsville TX
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 state to 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 Interstate Movers
How Many Hours For Local Moving - Huntsville, TX
About how many hours should it take for professional movers to do a local move in the Huntsville TX area? For 7 to 8 rooms of furniture and items moving from a upper floor apartment or condo with elevator and long hallway to a 3rd floor apartment with elevator it should take 2 trucks and 4 movers about 6 to 8 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 Huntsville TX mover. So be sure to go to Get Moving Quotes
to compare Huntsville movers.