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. The health & safety of our customers, staff, service providers, and local community are paramount and we continue to adhere to all directives from local, state, and federal government agencies.
Although many unknowns still remain, rest assured that Hansen Bros. will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs. Our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.


All Hansen Bros. Employees are instructed and expected to follow the guidelines provided by the CDC. This includes:

  • Staying home from work if ill, experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or having been exposed to someone with the virus
  • Washing hands frequently with soap or using proper hand sanitizer when soap is not available
  • Maintaining a 6’ social distance from others to the highest degree possible
  • Wearing appropriate face masks when/if requested or required

Hansen Bros. continues to take the following steps:

  • Regularly refreshing and reinforcing prevention guidelines among all staff members to reduce the risk of spreading infection
  • Daily monitoring of staff for symptoms of illness and sending anyone with symptoms home
  • Offering customers the option of contact-free virtual estimate appointments – More Information About Virtual Estimates
  • Following all guidelines and protocols required by Retirement Living Communities, Apartment Complexes, Condominiums, Commercial Buildings, etc.
  • Upon request and at no charge, our crew members can wear masks while performing your move. Please simply notify your Relocation Consultant if this is your preference.

Hansen Bros. requests the following of our customers:

  • If you have a scheduled estimate appointment or booked move, please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19, tested positive for COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing. Please rest assured there is NO CHARGE to reschedule your estimate or move due to illness – we will work together to find an alternate date that works for you.
  • 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 all windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and reduces the containment of germs.
  • Please maintain a social distance of 6’ or greater during both your in-person estimate appointment and while moving services are being performed.

Here are some informative and helpful resources about COVID-19:

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 are planning to move your household or business down the street, across the country, or around the world, we’re here to make the process seamless & safe for you, just as we’ve done for well over a century!

~Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage  

Best suburbs to live in the Seattle area

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    You’re about to move to Seattle, and you’ve been searching the internet for days to find a suitable suburb. Search no more, since we’re about to introduce you to the best suburbs to live in the Seattle area. Emerald City is a great place to live in, known for its green areas, as the capital of coffee, and home of grunge music. Consider hiring our reliable movers Kirkland WA trusts in case you’re also looking for a verified and licensed moving company. For 7 years in a row, we have been awarded the title of the best movers in King County and hardly anyone knows it better. We present you Fremont, Redmond, and Ballard this time.


    After gentrification, Fremont has become an upbeat and modern neighborhood. Young experts began flocking to the suburb with its many cafes, restaurants, breweries, and boutiques. The suburb is lively with lots of year-round events, most notably the Fremont Solstice Festival and Parade. Also famous is the Fremont Sunday Market, with more than 200 booths where you can shop for antiques, handmade crafts, street food, etc. This is one of the quiet parts of Seattle, with a low crime rate. Our local movers in Seattle know this area very well and recommend it to families with children, LGBT, and young professionals.

    masked child at the Fremont Solstice parade and festival
    Fremont is hosting the next Fremont Solstice Festival and Parade on June 17, 2023.


    Redmond is rightfully among the best suburbs to live in the Seattle area. Its population constantly grows year after year, so our movers Redmond WA relies on have their hands full. It ranks as the 31 best suburbs for young professionals in America, and these are some of its best features.

    • This neighborhood is an excellent choice if you prioritize suburbs with many parks and green areas. It has 47 parks, connected with a total of 59 miles of trails.
    • In contrast to this nature-oriented side of life in Redmond is the fact that some of the world-famous companies have their main offices right there, Nintendo and Microsoft. Job openings abound for all qualified personnel, and there is no shortage of after-hours fun and leisure as Redmond offers a variety of dining and entertainment options.
    • The school district Lake Washington is one of the largest in the state, and serves more than 24000 students in schools that are above the national average.
    • There is no state income tax, and crime and poverty rates are low.


    Ballard unites an urban modern suburb with a historic neighborhood, famous for its Scandinavian roots. You can explore more about it at Nordic Heritage Museum. It’s a big and charming suburb that suits all, with tons of fun, dining venues, miles of beach, a marina, and beautiful homes. Also, its position is ideal for commuters, since it is only half an hour to 40 minutes away from Seattle Downtown. Ballard is one of the most walkable suburbs in the state of Washington and is also bike-friendly. Whether you enjoy biking in the nearby woods or strolling along the beach, you’ll enjoy it there.

    Ballard with its marina is one of the best suburbs to live in the Seattle area
    Ballard is certainly among the best suburbs to live in the Seattle area with its gorgeous beaches and marine port.

    Take a pick and see you soon

    Maybe you’ll have a hard time choosing one of the many diverse and beautiful neighborhoods. Since almost every neighborhood in Seattle can be considered the best. Once you have chosen the perfect suburb, all you have to do is choose a reliable moving company. Our team at Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage will easily relocate you to one of the best suburbs to live in the Seattle area. The only remaining thing is to explore them in person and enjoy your superb lifestyle.

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