Moving Tips and Service to Birmingham, Alabama!

Found at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Birmingham is one of most livable city in the United States due to its of its low cost of living and high salaries. Once a critical site in the fight for civil rights, the Magic City now presents diversity through artworks from African, European, Asian and Native American cultures; they are found on display at the Birmingham Museum of Art, the largest art museum in the Southeast. Truly, residents of the city embrace its rich cultural history and exude southern hospitality. With more than 200,000 people calling Birmingham home, you’ll be sure to enjoy your new city!

Helpful Moving Tips for Relocating to Birmingham, AL

Moving to the city could be a little challenging sometimes, but we will be there to cater to your moving needs. Stop by any of our locations, and we will be more than happy to assist you.

  • Subtropical Climate – Birmingham has a subtropical climate with hot and humid weather; be sure to have some water with you throughout your moving process to avoid dehydration. The area is in the heart of the tornado valley, making it prone to thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes. Make sure to do a weather check in advance before making your move to the city.
  • Timing Your Move – The best time to move to Alabama is in the month of October. Try to avoid moving in the months of March, April, May and November as this is when thunderstorms tend to be heaviest.
  • Neighborhoods – If you are looking for city living, Downtown Birmingham is within walking distance to amenities such as shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. The Southside area is where you’ll find the University of Alabama at Birmingham. While this area is ideal for students, there are a wide range of properties to accommodate just about anyone. If you are looking for a more affluent area, the Red Mountain community might be perfect for you. It has both character and convenience due to its proximity to interstates and amenities. These are just a few places to start looking for your future home, but they are well worth considering!
  • Education – Birmingham metropolitan area is known for having the best high schools and colleges in the state of Alabama. The Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School is consistently rated as one of the best schools in the United States. Some other recognized for their achievements include Homewood High School, Vestavia Hills High School, and the Alabama School of Fine Arts. For those pursuing higher education, you’ll find the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Samford University, Birmingham School of Law and more.
  • Entertainment – Whether alone or with a family, there is always something to attend, see and do. Some festivals that take place in Birmingham are the Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival, Taste of the 4th Avenue Jazz Festival, Southern Heritage Festival, and more! For a glimpse into the Civil Rights Movement, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a journey back into time. For the outdoor enthusiast, Oak Mountain, Red Mountain and the Cahaba River all have different activities to take in nature’s beauty. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens are free all year and are a great place to have a peaceful getaway. For the avid golfer, the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a championship golf course located just ten miles from downtown.


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