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Moving Tips & Guides
How to Find Tree Movers
If you have a favorite tree somewhere in your yard, you can actually bring that tree with you when you move. There are special moving companies whose only job is to transplant trees from one place to another. No matter how large the tree is, there are movers available to bring it to your new home.
What is Moving Labor?
Need just a little assistance for your move? Moving labor can pack and/or load your goods into your truck rental for a partial DIY move.
Learn to Spot Good Service
When the company gives you an estimate, a sign of good service will be them showing up to your house to do a thorough survey of the home. They should also provide you with all the documents you’re meant to have including the Bill of Lading, the inventory list and a copy of "Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move" - a booklet created by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that lays out everything required of a moving company. Another tip is to search for reviews of the company
Keep your movers happy
There are some things you simply shouldn’t say to your movers on moving day. Your movers are sometimes hired laborers who have little to do with the moving company so complaining about other aspects of the move will not help you. Keep this in mind when dealing with them. Also, be sure to give them plenty of space, but still supervise and direct them as needed. Happy movers are more likely to do a better job.
International movers should be ...
The Federal Maritime Commission registers all legal moving companies that ship items overseas. If your international moving company doesn’t have a FMC number, they are operating illegally.

Recent Moving Reviews
He couldn't do it.
Allied Van Lines
I've been calling Allied two or three times. The person who delivered our things.. that particular day it was snowing and couldn't get his truck started and said he would come in the evening. When he came he was so tired he just dropped our stuff and wanted to see his children. He couldn't do it. We felt sorry for him. He said they would give us a refund. In the morning we waited and no one came. We called customer care.
Review by : Nevin
Posted on : 2/6/2017
Complaint
 2.0/5
The BEST company I ever hired for ...
Integrity Van Lines
The BEST company I ever hired for the job. Finally,nothing is scratched and nothing is broken.This is a first time I didn't do any furniture wrapping myself and still pleasantly satisfied with the outcome. It takes a lot to make me happy. Those guys work hard and they deserve 5-star rating! I do recommend them
Review by : Natalia
Posted on : 1/30/2017
Compliment
 5.0/5
Liars and Scam Artists!!! DO NOT ...
Franklin Van Lines
I was told I was paying for a packing, unpacking and move. It started at $1900, I tried to over estimate to avoid spending such a huge amount of money. I was also told it would be 5 to 7 days until my furniture arrived, it was 15 days. Then the movers arrived they told me they used big boxes not medium boxes, being they charge on space that was the first issue. It didn't matter that I had been quoted based on regular boxes. No one ever called to let me know they had my stuff, where it was at in the process, nothing. I called two people I spoke to trying to find out what was going on, neither returned my calls, emailed numerous times, I was ignored. It was the biggest scam and rip off ever. Then I get it finally delivered and I am told to pay cash which is very strange to me, and they didn't unpack me. It was a completely different company that brought my items. DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY!! Moving is hard enough to not be taken advantage of and scammed out of large sums of money.
Review by : Michelle
Posted on : 1/29/2017
Complaint
 1.5/5

 
 

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Find Moving Companies from Top cities in Kansas, KS

 
Abilene, KS
Andover, KS
Antonino
Arkansas City
Atchison
Augusta, KS
Baldwin City
Bel Aire
Capaldo
Chanute
Coffeyville
Colby, KS
Conway, KS
Derby, KS
Dodge City
Eastborough
El Dorado, KS
Emporia, KS
Eudora, KS
Fort Leavenworth
Fort Riley
Garden City, KS
Gardner, KS
Goddard, KS
Great Bend, KS
Hays, KS
Haysville
Hillsboro, KS
Hutchinson, KS
Independence, KS
Iola, KS
Junction City, KS
Kansas City, KS
Lansing, KS
Larned
Lawrence, KS
Leavenworth, KS
Leawood
Lenexa
Liberal, KS
Manhattan, KS
Mcpherson
Merriam, KS
Mission, KS
Mulvane
Newton, KS
Olathe, KS
Ottawa, KS
Overland Park
Overland, KS
Park City, KS
Parsons, KS
Pittsburg, KS
Prairie Village, KS
Pratt, KS
Salina, KS
Shawnee Mission
Shawnee, KS
Topeka, KS
Valley Center, KS
Wichita
Winfield, KS

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Moving to Kansas?


The state of Kansas is situated in the midst of the American Great Plains and is often referred to as “America’s Heartland.” Kansas is known for its contributions to jazz music and barbecue, and is also the setting of L. Frank Baum’s classic children’s book, and later the feature film, “The Wizard of Oz.” The famous line uttered by Judy Garland in the classic film, “We’re not in Kansas anymore,” was meant to signify that the characters had landed in a strange place, but also perfectly characterizes the state as a warm, comfortable place that just about anyone can feel right at home in.

Kansas is about as close to being the geographic center of America as possible, and because of that it is often seen as one of the state’s that most closely typifies what quintessential “American life” is like, from centuries ago up until now.

If you’re moving to Kansas, there are a lot of things you’re going to need to know. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place.

Things to Know When Moving to Kansas

Kansas Climate

  • The state has an average of 230 sunny days per year and the highest average temperature recorded annually is around 92 degrees. The lowest average temperatures typically occur in January, when it can drop to as low as 18 degrees. The comfort index of the state, which is based on humidity, is 31/100 and the U.S as a whole is around 44.The state gets 32 inches of rainfall every year and the average yearly snowfall recorded in the state is 16 inches. The precipitation recorded in the state is about 70-77 percent. The state is prone to a lot of tornadoes, with an average speed of 14 mph (23 kph). Dodge City is said to be the windiest city in the U.S. (Helpful Link: Kansas Weather)

Moving Specifics

  • Registering your Car: Upon your arrival in Kansas after moving to the state permanently, you have a total of 90 days to update your registration and have your vehicle registered in the state before you may be required to pay a penalty. (Helpful Link: Kansas DMV)

  • Obtaining a Kansas Driver’s License: A Kansas Driver’s License can be obtained at any Kansas DMV location. The state requires new Kansas residents to update their license from their previous state to a Kansas driver’s license as soon as possible after establishing permanent residency in the state. A driving test does not have to be taken if you have a currently valid out-of-state license, but supplemental driving courses are available.

  • Real Estate: The average listing price for homes in Kansas is $201,198, while the median sales price is just over $59,044. The Kansas Association of Realtors is the official real estate resource for the state of Kansas.

  • Moving and Storage: If you are looking for a moving company or storage facility to help you with anything, you should check to make sure the company is registered with the United States Department of Transportation or with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. (Helpful Link: Kansas State Moving Resource Page)

Schools

  • The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) and the Kansas Association for Conversation and Environmental Education (KACEE) have announced recently that Brookwood Elementary, Eisenhower High School and Erie High School are among the 78 schools named U.S Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools. The state is also among the 29 states with schools receiving their first- ever awards. In addition, there are a lot of special education programs available for students who are moving to the state. Some of the most well-known universities located in Kansas are the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Emporia State University, and Wichita State University, among many others. (Helpful Link: Kansas Schools)

Crime Rankings

As of 2011, Kansas was ranked 29th out of 50 states in violent crime, with a total of less than 30 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in the state.

Economy of Kansas

Industries

Kansas ranks seventh among all states for total agricultural production. The state’s top five agricultural products in terms of the revenue generated are soybeans, wheat, corn for grain, cattle and calves and hogs. The primary products manufactured in the state are transportation equipment, such as light aircraft, military aircraft, missiles, air craft parts, railroad freight cars and railroad passenger cars. Business services, community services, personal services and government services also add to the overall Kansas’s state revenue. Petroleum and natural gas are the most mined products of the state.

Employment Statistics

  • As of early 2012, the state of Kansas had an unemployment rate of 6.2 percent, which is much lower than the national average of 8.2 percent. (Helpful Link: Kansas Department of Labor)

Average Income

The median household income in the state of Kansas is $49,424, while the average per capita income for the state is $25,907.

Important Locations in Kansas

  • State Capital: Topeka
  • Largest Cities:
    1. Overland Park
    2. Kansas City
    3. Topeka
    4. Wichita
    5. Lawrence
    6. Olathe
    7. Manhattan

  • Major landmarks and attractions: Little House on the Prairie; Celebration of Freedom Memorial; Memorial Hall; Konza Prairie; Old Prairie Town at Ward Meade Historic Site; Heritage Walk On the Square; Thomas County Courthouse; First National Bank Building; Grinter State Historical Site (Helpful Link: Top Tourist Attractions in Kansas )

  • National Parks:
    1. Fort Larned National Historic Site
    2. Fort Scott National Historic Site
    3. Nicodemus National Historic Site
    4. Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

  • State park System: Kansas has a lot of state parks which are filled with greenery and scenery alike, and also a lot of history and tradition as well. These parks are great places for anyone to have fun and they provide many opportunities to appreciate the natural wonders of Kansas by hiking, fishing, biking and hunting. (Helpful Link: Kansas Department of Natural Resources)

  • Major Airports:
    1. Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
    2. Manhattan Regional Airport
    3. Garden City Regional Airport

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