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May 9, 2016

Accessory charges worth the extra investment

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Here are some service charges worth the investment.

No two moves are the same. Some homes have precious items that need extra packaging or heavy furniture that requires more tools to move. As a result, your move may include shelling out more money. People hear "additional fee" and immediately panic. However, there are some accessory charges that are worth splurging on. You are moving all your possessions, after all. Here are some service charges worth the investment:

1. Custom packing

No matter how many times you've moved, you aren't a professional. Cardboard boxes, bubble wrap and duct tape can only take you so far. Sometimes, your belongings aren't one size fit all. With custom packing, your moving company can make personalized boxes to safely wrap anything. So you won't have to worry about your unconventionally shaped lamp or other unique items getting damaged during the big move. 

2. Debris removal

The last thing you want in your new home is garbage all over the floor. With Atlas Van Lines debris removal, they remove everything you don't want or need like cardboard, plastic shrink wrap or other packing materials. The company gets rid of the mess so you don't have to.

3. Custom crating

Similar to custom packing, custom crating provides you with personalized crates made to fit your belongings that need extra protection. When it comes to custom packing and crating, you're better off safe than sorry. These features ensure the safety of your belongings throughout every step of the move, including loading, transporting and unloading. 

4. Appliance servicing 

When it comes to your expensive appliances, leave them in the hands of a knowledgeable professional. Trying to unplug your washer or dryer yourself can end badly. You don't want to have to add "Get refrigerator fixed" to your to-do list. Your appliances are an investment themselves, so make sure they're handled properly. 

5. AAA membership

There are a lot of perks to an  AAA membership. First, you'll receive the No. 1 rated road service nationwide. However, the benefits aren't exclusive. AAA and Atlas Van Lines work together to make sure you get the best services possible (for an affordable price). Atlas Van Line customers who are also AAA members receive full valuate protection during their move with no additional charge. On average, that will save you $600 dollars! When it comes to service and savings, both companies are there to help you out.