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  


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"Great team of guys. Professional and gave the extra effort needed to protect our furniture from damage. I have used Hansen Bros. 3 times in 12 years for local moves and all were great experiences. Save your back and let them do the heavy lifting!"

Frank F./ Seattle, WA


"Everybody at the company was very professional and gave great service. Price was competitive and the moving crew was on time and very efficient."

Clive B. / Mercer Island, WA

Just like moving an employee across the country, moving an employee with their family internationally has many aspects to consider. Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage can help you make the transition as seamless as possible. From our no-obligation survey until the last item is unpacked safely at the destination, we are with you and your employee every step of the way. Contact us and allow us to make your international move a pleasant experience!

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No moving destination is too far for our international movers

Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage is a proud agent of Allied International, one of the largest and most respected international moving companies in the world. Together, Hansen Bros. and Allied International can efficiently move your people to or from anywhere in the world with the ease we move someone to a neighboring town.

Why Choose Us



Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage is locally owned and operated by the same family for four generations, since 1890. We have a well-established reputation for service quality and reliability with a high percentage of repeat household and commercial clients.



We’re a certified ProMover by the American Moving and Storage Association with A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, voted “Best in Western Washington” in 2009 and from 2011 to 2016 by KING5. Our company is fully licensed and insured and member of WMC and AMSA.



Hansen Bros. Moving & Storage provide free, no-obligation in-home estimate and competitive rates, including low minimum rates for shipments moving under 300 miles. We’ve set a refund policy for unused packing materials and three Puget Sound locations to help clients save on travel fee costs.

How Can You Benefit From Partnering With Us?

We understand that there’s much to anticipate and plan for when moving overseas. When you choose us as your international moving company, your focus can remain on your other responsibilities and not on the stressful aspects of arranging an overseas relocation.

How Are We Different?

What makes us different is our ability to recognize your people’s and companies’ specific needs and then customize your international moving policy to the services required to reflect those needs. You need an international moving company with knowledge, experience and comprehensive resources to transport your team globally. You need Hansen Bros. and Allied International.

By meeting early in the process to understand your goals, we can put together a relocation policy that reflects those goals. With the plan in place, everyone will have the same expectations before the move takes place or is even discussed. This sets the table for a successful move and a happy and productive employee.

The planning process

Our international moving services begin with a complete no-obligation survey, keeping in mind the predetermined parameters already set in your company policy. We will be able to determine what will be moving, the services to be performed and any particular needs there may be regarding the shipment. Then, working together with our operations department, a comprehensive plan is constructed to address all of the parameters of the upcoming move. We will then be able to compare services required to your company policy.

If there is a discrepancy, we will be able to make suggestions and offer various options that address the situation. After the plan and any options are in place, it is reviewed with your employee. If the shipment is out of the scope of your policies, options available to the employee are agreed upon. We have detailed information on the destination country’s culture, customs and laws which also help keep the transferee informed. The same people that devised the plan become the personal move coordinator who will not only plan every detail of the move, but will also be the single point of contact throughout the journey. They will oversee the move from start to finish, ensuring everyone’s satisfaction along the way.

We have the right team for the job

Our skilled professionals will effectively pack, according to plan, the entire residence or just a few items and prepare the belongings for the rigorous journey overseas. We will only use the highest quality packing materials and supplies and we will carefully inventory every piece of the shipment. All parties involved will be able to contact us if necessary at anytime during the process. Everyone will also receive shipment details regarding the vessel or flight number, estimated delivery dates and service providers as part of our international moving services.

Contingency plans

If all of the belongings are being not transported at once, we have many storage-in-transit options that can be utilized. The storage options are designed to be an integral facet of our international moving services if the move requirements limit the size of the shipment, if your employee is renting a furnished home while overseas, or if the employee is staying in a hotel before relocating permanently into a residence. We also have the option of flying a small amount of items to the destination for daily use while the household goods are making their way overseas, which gets the individual up and running almost immediately.

Hansen Bros. and Allied offers a customized level of service to suit the budget and needs of your company and your employees. From just arranging for local storage while flying a few items over to low cost “dock to dock” shipping to doing a complete pack and “door to door” delivery, our team can do it all.

What Can Hansen Bros. and Allied Offer You?

1) Allied to Allied – Using the world’s largest network of moving expertise

Allied International has owned and franchised companies operating under the Allied brand in over 45 countries around the world with trusted representatives in every other country in the world. This unique network provides single-source control of your shipments from origin to destination. Allied International monitors performance on each move to in order to maintain top-quality service throughout our global network.

2) We know the business better than anyone

Allied has been relocating families for companies to all corners of the globe for decades. As a result, we have the experience in routing options and customs procedures to move your team to virtually every country in the world.

3) Goods are packed by skilled moving crews

Trained and experienced Allied agent moving crews that use materials and techniques specifically designed for export shipments – protecting belongings from shock and vibration, as well as temperature and humidity extremes along the way.

4) Sometimes costs have to be held down, so we do just that

By constructing a moving policy early, the Hansen Bros team can offer many different options on how to save whenever possible. Also working in conjunction with Allied, one of the largest international moving companies in the world, our team is able to command premier, preferential service at highly competitive prices. This provides you with assurance that your shipments and your team members will be awarded the most timely and cost-efficient relocation possible.

5) We keep you informed every step of the way

A move management system is in place for every move – a comprehensive series of checks and double-checks, that ensures attention to all the details of a move every step of the way. Scheduled “prompts” and reminders make sure that every step of the moving process is completed – and communicated to everyone involved – with optimum proficiency.

6) Service Charter

Hansen Bros. and Allied International have established a set of move standards to make sure that you receive a consistent, quality move on a door-to-door basis.

7) Comprehensive transit protection and “in-house” claims team

If a claim does arise following your move, Allied International will arrange for repair or replacement as quickly as possible. Unlike many competitors, all claims are settled directly by the Allied International claims team, rather than an indifferent third party.


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