Founded in 1890, Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the Great Seattle Fire, WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. We are taking the current COVID-19 threat very seriously and will promptly adhere to any and all directives from local, state and federal government officials. Hansen Bros. has been categorized as an essential industry business (moving & relocation) within the current mandate established by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee.

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As an essential industry business, we will maintain normal operations until such time as either company management determines we must close our offices or we are directed to do so by a governmental authority. We are taking extensive precautionary measures including the adoption of all CDC guidelines and the establishment of our own policies intended to minimize health risks for all customers, employees, contractors, vendors, and community stakeholders. We are proud to be able to support the needs of our customers during this crucial time but are prepared to quickly change course as required.

Stay safe together with Hansen Bros. Moving and Storage

The COVID-19 crisis is fluid and there are many uncertainties and factors outside of our control that may, with little or no advance notice, impact our delivery of moving & storage services. Please be aware the current crisis could potentially result in small inconveniences such as a delayed project start time or significant inconveniences such as the complete rescheduling of services.

Although there are many unknowns to be navigated, you can be certain that Hansen Bros. will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs, and our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.

Steps Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage is Taking:

  • Company-wide Implementation of all precautionary measures recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
  • Office staff and moving crews are being monitored daily for symptoms and/or known exposure by management and asked to go home, contact their healthcare provider, and self-quarantine as directed. Staff that experience symptoms and/or aware of exposure when not at work have been directed to stay home and notify their supervisor.
  • Office staff and moving crews are receiving daily briefings on precautionary measures and have been directed to follow them on and off the job.
  • Office staff and moving crews are being instructed to maintain appropriate “social distance” of 6 feet minimum between one another, customers, and all other people.
  • Office staff and moving crews are being provided with appropriate hand sanitizer and surface disinfecting supplies. They have been directed to disinfect truck cabs and moving equipment between each move to the best of their ability. These supplies will continue to be replenished as we are able, based on availability from retailers.
  • Moving crews will be furnished with work gloves to be worn during the moving process and disinfected both during their work and between customers.
  • Moving crews will be furnished with appropriate masks (when available) to be worn during the moving process, as circumstances require.
  • Hansen Bros. is limiting visitation to our branch offices. If you wish to purchase moving boxes or supplies, please simply call in your order and we will happily deliver to your vehicle outside.
  • Hansen Bros. is offering Virtual Estimate Appointments! For more information, please visit our Virtual Estimate Appointment page or ask about this terrific option when speaking with one of our professional relocation consultants.

Steps We’re Asking Customers To Take Prior To Our Arrival At Your Residence:

  • Please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing.
  • Please use disinfectant/cleaner to wipe down commonly touched surfaces, objects, door handles, etc. at your residence.
  • Please make a sink, hand soap, and paper towels available to your outside salesperson and moving crew for handwashing during their time within your home.
  • Please keep residence and office windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and less potential containment of germs.

We are all in this together.  The team at Hansen Bros. is proud to continue offering our wide range of services in accordance with the necessary precautions outlined above. Whether you or your business will be moving down the street, across the country, or around the world, we are here to make the process seamless & safe for you just as we’ve done for well over a century.

~Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage

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For over a century . . .

Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage has been an industry leader in the Puget Sound area since 1890. From our founding roots in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square, operating with horse drawn wagons to today’s multiple locations and 53 foot air ride trailers, we’ve developed and improved many of today’s industry practices.

Local ownership and management

Drawing from traditions of great grandfather Peter Hansen, through the fourth generation of family ownership, Hansen Bros. has over one hundred years of experience in providing the highest quality in moving and storage service. Some traditions from our early days still remain.

Three locations

With three convenient warehouse locations in Seattle, Newcastle, and Lynnwood, our customers receive dependable service just minutes away. These strategic locations around Puget Sound save you costly travel time.

Expert transportation— prompt communication

Hansen Bros.’ extensive hauling fleet and affiliation with Allied Van Lines makes it easy to handle all of your interstate moves. Our fleet is licensed and insured and features a complete network of fellow Allied agents across the country and around the world.

The sales person helped me a lot by keeping in touch via email. He extended much assistance in the packing and the move to be successful. The coordinator called me to advise the procedure. The driver was very courteous and called a day before the arrival to inform of the eta. Great job!

-, November 5, 2015

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International Services

Hansen Bros. has expanded its services worldwide to meet all of your transportation needs. We offer containerized cargo services and provide everything from less-than-container load (LCL) crating to fully-containerized loading (FCL) to or from anywhere in the world. Find more about our international services.

Put us to the test

Let one of our moving consultants develop a customized moving or storage estimate for you. We’ll design a plan that fits your specific needs and budget — so your move is both cost-efficient and trouble free. Whether it’s across town or across the world, you’ll receive the same high standards and quality that’s built our reputation for more than 100 years. Call 1-888-300-7222 to speak with a Hansen Bros. representative, fill out our free quote form, or use our contact us form.

Let our team put together a comprehensive moving plan for you. Complete our simple free quote form or contact us at 1-888-300-7222.