Are you a new downtown Austin mover looking to get acclimated to the basics?
Then these important links should get you started with where to go.
The Austin Police Department is in charge of keeping residents in Austin city limits safe. Not only that but the department offers a number of different community programs throughout the year to introduce its officers to Austin.
The City of Austin has an impeccable Fire Department safety record due to the stringent building codes that Austin imposes. The Austin Fire Department also offers classes to Austin residents to up their fire safety IQ as well.
Let's face it, everyone dislikes paying their utility bills and that's why the Austin Utility Services Department offers a number of ways to pay your bills, from auto-drafts to mail in options, how convenient!
The Austin Independent School District is one of the most decorated school districts in the entire state and graduates the largest number of students that go on to attend college at both ACC and The University of Texas.
Sure trash stinks but hey, someone has to clean up Austin's streets and that duty falls on the Austin Trash & Recycling Department. Aside from auto pay options the department also publishes trash pickup and recycling scheduling and rate info.
The Austin Parks & Recreation Department is in charge of managing Austin's vast parks and other public places. Not only do they have an extensive directory online to browse, they also throw a number of public festivals throughout the year.
The Austin City Council offers a number of ways for Austin residents to get involved with local government and have their voices heard. Follow the link above for more information on how you can get involved.
Austin has one of the strictest permitting processes of any Central Texas city and so if you just moved to Austin and are planning to remodel your new home then these are the guys to see first before breaking ground.
The Austin Public Library houses an expansive list of information to explore. Aside from that, they also put on a number of cool, family-friendly classes throughout the year that aims to foster a love of learning for both young and old alike.
If you're moving to downtown Austin and aren't moving to a high rise condo then you'll still want to check out this article that showcases some of the best views from the most expensive condos in the entire city. The real estate is prime and the views are spectacular! This article has a number of photos that showcase how downtown Austin's other half lives and although we don't want to sadden you, let's just say if you're moving into moderate digs then you'll probably be at least a little disappointed with the purchase you made!
We follow a set formula on every move we complete and we stick to our processes religiously.
This is just an overview so if you want to drill down then head over to Sir's blog!
The perfect move starts out with the perfect plan. As the adage goes, those who don't plan, plan to fail and moving is no different. Sir Austin's a knight so he's always ONGUARD!
Packing a box properly might seem like a mindless task but if done wrong, you can cause serious damage to your boxes and your belongings.
Sir would never take shortcuts when it comes to padding and protecting your furniture and neither would any member of The A-Team. We pad and protect everything.
The perfect analogy to draw regarding stacking a truck is that it truly is like a game of Tetris. Lucky for you Sir Austin is a Tetris GRAND master!
If you don't pack a moving truck properly then be prepared for a chaotic unpacking. That's why Sir meticulously labels and inventories all of your belongings.
After we've successfully unpacked and staged your new home we then go the extra mile to make sure you are 100% satisfied with your move. Wash dishes, mop the floor, no problem!
Downtown Austin is obviously the heart of the city and here are a
few places you can visit that will be fun for the whole family.
Zilker Park is the most popular park in all of Austin, this is a must visit for all new downtown Austin movers.
Lady Bird Lake is located in the heart of downtown Austin and has a ton of cool family-friendly events that you can attend year round.
The Waller Creek Greenbelt is a cool place to visit for anyone moving to downtown Austin. It has a ton of cool trails to explore.
The Ann and Roy Butler Hike & Bike Trail is a popular downtown Austin place for all those who want to see the sights of Austin.
The Austin Public Library is a cool family-friendly place to visit for any new Downtown Austin mover. They have a ton of different programs.
The Austin BMX Skatepark is a great place to bring your inspiring Tony Hawk to let him hone his skills if moving downtown.
The Caswell Tennis Center has been a staple of anyone moving to Downtown Austin that loves tennis since 1948.
The Blanton Museum of Art is a must visit place for all downtown Austin movers. It's a great place that has tons of exhibits to explore.
The Austin State Capitol Tour is a great family-friendly event that is sure to be fun for the whole family. Learn about our rich history.
The Ann Richards Congress bridge is a great place to bring your family if you want to get a little batty. Sir Austin loves the bats!
The Paramount Theatre is a downtown Austin gem that throws a number of shows throughout the year that are fun for the whole family.
UT is the crowning jewel of Austin and a definite must visit for any family that has post educational hopes for their kids.
Whether you are completing a DIY move and want some advice or are hiring a moving company to complete your move, we'd love to talk to you!
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