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.

OUR ACTIONS FOR COVID-19

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  

Full Service Storage

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Free Moving Estimate

    Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage has storage solutions to fit every situation and budget. Full-service storage is an excellent option when it comes to storing your belongings for the short-term or long-term.

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    How Full Service Storage Works

    Your furniture and belongings are inventoried and listed on a manifest describing each item and its condition at the time of pickup. Then your furniture is wrapped in heavy cloth pads, carefully placed into large vaults which are forklifted into our warehouse where they wait until you call for them, whether it’s weeks, months, or years later. Sofas are first wrapped in soft, clean cloth moving pads and then further protected with plastic stretch wrap.  Sofas are then placed on large shelves to ensure they stay clean and have no pressure dents or tears when removed from storage. Oversized items which do not fit into the vaults are also pad wrapped and placed within the racking system for safe keeping.

    If your origin or destination location is able to accommodate large moving equipment, the vaults can be transported within our specially designed moving vans and loaded or unloaded at your location. This reduces the risk of damage as less handling is required.

    For your short-term storage needs, we also offer storage trailer service. With your possessions pad-wrapped and placed in the securely locked van for storage, possible damage from extra handling is eliminated. Plus the competitive daily rate saves considerable expense.

    Great crew!

    -Geoff S., October 13, 2017

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    Advantages of Full Service Storage

    Protection

    One of the biggest advantages to full service storage is that the protection of each item is much better than that achieved by stacking them in a garage or mini storage unit. Many self storage facilities are damp or unheated and if your items are placed directly on a concrete floor, they may absorb moisture possibly creating mold and mildew.

    Cost-Effective

    Moving your items in and out of self storage or mini storage location can be a time-consuming chore, especially if they have long halls and multiple stories requiring an access elevator. If you are hiring a moving company, this becomes an expensive waste of time and if you are a “do it yourself” individual, it is a long strenuous process, increasing the possibility of damage and injury. Full service storage actually saves you time and money as your items are transported directly to our warehouse where they are efficiently loaded into storage vaults.  Should you need to access your items, all it takes is a phone call to your warehouse location, and arrangements for access can be made.

    Convenience

    In the event that you are out of the greater Seattle area, by having a manifest of all your items in full service storage, you can simply call the warehouse and request that one or more items be shipped or delivered – without having to return to the greater Seattle area. This is particularly convenient should you need to ship your items across the country or around the world. Best of all, since we already have a manifest and the weight of your shipment, we are able to give you an accurate quote for shipping and get it on its way without any hassle.

    By comparison, moving your items stored in a mini storage or self storage location can be challenging – this usually requires a return trip to town or arranging for a shipper’s representative to act on your behalf. Accurate shipping cost estimate for items in self storage is difficult if not impossible. The moving estimator is unable to see what is going to be shipped inside the storage unit or if it is packed adequately to meet transportation requirements. In order to ensure an accurate estimate for moving items from self storage, you will probably have to unload a good portion of the storage locker for viewing.

    If you are moving cross country using a van line, many self storage facilities are not accessible with a large tractor trailer unit. This would require additional charges by the moving company to “shuttle” the goods from the self storage building to the waiting cross country moving van. This also increases the risk of damage due to the additional handling.

    For more information about Hansen Bros. Full Service Storage, please use our Contact Us form or call us at 1-888-300-7222.

    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.