908 Sandusky Dr., Iowa City, IA

(319) 337-7721

brownsfloorcareinc@gmail.com

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  • Employee-Owned, not a Van Line or Franchise
  • Owner Welcome Call (Personal Attention)
  • Professional, Fast-Paced, Careful & Respectful Crews
  • Quality Assurance Throughout Your Move
  • Fair and Reasonable Pricing

Residential

Excellent Residential Moving Service

BFC Moving customizes our moving service to fit your needs. We'll schedule your free, no-obligation, in-house survey to determine the services you need and want us to handle. BFC Services can transport a few rooms of furniture or assume complete responsibility for managing every aspect of your door-to-door relocation.

Whether moving around the corner or across the world, BFC Moving will provide you with:

  • A no-obligation professional pre-move consultation and estimate
  • Dedicated move coordinator/single point of contact throughout your move
  • Unmatched quality at competitive prices

Residential moving services may include:

  • Detailed move planning and management
  • Professional packing and unpacking services
  • Packing supplies
  • Reliable local, state-to-state
  • Secure Storage Services

Packing Services

Packing can be one of the biggest challenges of your move. BFC Moving offers a full range of packing services from complete packing of all items in your home, to partial packing services for fragile items such as china, glassware, mirrors or artwork. Whatever your packing needs, trust your valuables with the BFC treatment.

Our professional packers do an excellent job of getting your household goods and personal possessions ready for an upcoming move or storage. We have the expertise, materials, and equipment needed to pack your belongings for maximum protection.

BFC Moving understands that both your valuables and your time are precious.

Unpacking Services at Your New Residence

When your household goods arrive at your new residence, our professional packers will carefully unpack items as directed. Once all of your possessions are unpacked, the packers will carry away all of the packing materials, leaving your new home clutter free.

Moving Checklist

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2 Weeks before Moving Day

Notify schools and arrange for transfer of school records and transcripts.
Contact the IRS or your accountant regarding forms and information about tax-deductible moving expenses.
Cancel deliveries (newspaper, diapers, laundry, etc.).
Cancel or transfer membership in religious, civic and athletic organizations.
Finalize arrangements with moving company. If your moving company is packing your belongings, arrange for packing to be done 1-2 days before the actual moving day.
Arrange for child care on moving day.
Dispose of items that you do not want to bring with you or your moving company cannot transport (flammables).
Hold a garage sale or sell online.
Donate to charity (tax-deductible) or give away to friends and relatives.
Bulky items pick up or drop off - check with your local garbage disposal company.
Drop off recycle household chemicals, oil, batteries, etc - check with your local garbage disposal company.
If you are moving out of a high-rise building, contact the property manager and reserve the elevator for moving day. Secure parking for the moving truck.
Arrange for removal of "installed items" you are bringing with you, like a TV antenna or shelves.
Change of address
Fill out change of address forms with the US postal service, Social Security Administration, IRS and DMV
Friends and relatives
Subscriptions
Charge and credit card accounts
Frequent flyer programs
Brokers and mutual funds
Insurance agent/companies
Medical insurance
Catalogues you want to keep receiving
Charities
Memberships in professional and religious organizations or gym

4 Days before Moving Day

Stop watering your plants to avoid spillage during the move.
Confirm date and time of your move with moving company.
Return any cable equipment.
Cancel utilities (gas, electric, cable, phone, water, garbage; transfer services, if possible, or arrange new services).

1 Day before Moving Day

Take down curtains and curtain rods.
Empty, defrost and clean your refrigerator. Make sure it has at least 24 hours to air dry.
Clean and air your stove.
Have moving company pack your belongings (or finish packing if you do your own packing).
Plan your breakfast. Paper plates are fine. Eating something on the road is better.
Pack your personal belongings except your alarm clock.
Go to bed early to be ready for an early start on moving day.
Pack a special box with other essentials you will need for the first few days (Make sure to mark this box "DO NOT MOVE").

Moving day

Collect all keys to locking items. Put them in a safe place.
Walk around with the crew chief.
Keep your signed bill of lading in an easily accessible place.
Make sure the movers have the correct delivery address and phone and cellular numbers.
Before the moving crew leaves from your old location, take a final look through your old location to make certain nothing has been left behind. Check all closets and cabinets.

Things To Do after Moving In

Open bank accounts.
Open safe deposit box account.
Begin deliveries (newspaper, diapers, laundry).
Register to vote.
Change driver's license.
Change auto registration.
Install new batteries in existing smoke detectors (and install any additional needed smoke detectors) and buy fire extinguisher.
Hold a housewarming party for the folks who helped you find your home and your moving company helpers.

For more information about our Moving Services services, call BFC today! (319) 337-7721