Katy sits 30 miles to the west of Houston. Founded as a rice farming community the city now is home to one of the top ranking school districts in the country, beautiful master-planned communities and aggressive economic development. A charming town right outside of the big city, it boasts historical homes that date back to its beginnings. Among the businesses that have set down roots in Katy are Schlumberger and a Texas Children’s Hospital campus. The Amazon Distribution Center and Energy Corridor are just a short drive away. The “Tree City” has lush forests and ample green space for recreation for the family. Residents enjoy shopping offered at Katy Mills Mall and the Typhoon Texas Water Park.
Katy Independent School District was named the best in the Houston area. The 66 campus district earned an “A” rating from the Texas Education Agency and achieves a 95%-98% graduation rate on a consistent basis.
Katy, Texas offers aggressive economic development initiative and encourages economic and employment opportunities for its residents. The shopping and dining in Katy is bustling with offerings from down home to upscale all in the same community. Green spaces are in abundance for those who love the outdoors and love to stay active.
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Katy Moving and Storage Reviews
Katy Moving and Storage Services:
- Residential Moving and Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving – We are locally owned and expert in navigating the roads of Katy, Texas. We also offer long-distance moves with professionals experienced with these long hauls.
- Commercial Moving – Our team handles commercial moves with great discretion and can coordinate your move to minimize the amount of downtime for your business.
- Packing & Unpacking Services - Our packing professionals are experienced in packing efficiently and ensuring that your belongings are intact and labeled when you arrive at your new home.
- Moving Supplies – We have the boxes and packing supplies that you need to complete your move including wardrobe and dishware boxes.
- Storage-in-Transit – Should you need storage while waiting for your move, we have the space that you need and this storage is exclusively available for our customers
- Full-Value Protection Plan
- Corporate Relocation
- Large Items – Piano, Pool Tables, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions
Blue Ox Moving and Storage offers durable moving boxes for a reasonable price. Used boxes can also be found at local Katy businesses and Craigslist, but you can never be sure how well they will hold up and protect your belongings.
You should choose a moving and storage company that comes with great reviews, experience in the Katy area, and personable staff.
Your first move should be to complete an address change with the United States Postal Service. But there are several contacts you need to initiate – friends and family, of course. Then you should notify your utility providers of the need for a transfer or shut off. Your bank and insurance company should also be notified. Changes should be made to any subscription services, credit card companies, and your auto lender.
Absolutely! Blur ox moving is experienced with moving your large or precious cargo including:
- Grandfather clocks
- Pool Tables
- Large Artwork
You will need a bag that will carry anything your family will need the day before your move until a few days after. This includes pet food, snacks, toiletries, paper plates and towels, chargers, clothes, medications, toys, and important documents.
- Small boxes are best used for heavy items like books and canned goods. There are also “book boxes” available.
- Medium boxes are best to protect lamps and their shades and kitchenware.
- Larger boxes should be used to transport only light items.
- Remember that there are also specialty boxes for televisions, hanging clothes, and artwork.
- When packing china and kitchen items opt for dish barrel and dish pack inserts.
Moving to Katy, TX?
Whether you are moving within the city of Katy or are new to the area, trust the team at Blue Ox Moving and Storage to manage and complete a smooth move for you and your family. We know the Katy community and are ready to assist our neighbors. Call us today for a fair and free estimate for a professional move performed by experts that are backed by a locally owned, reputable, and reliable company with 15 years’ experience serving Houston and the surrounding communities. Compile your inventory list and share with us what we will be moving, your starting point and destination, and any special requirements for your move.
We look forward to getting you settled into your new place in Katy, Texas.