About Us

Michigan Moving and Storage Specialists

Changing Places Moving is a woman owned, family operated Michigan moving and storage company. We have been in business since 1979, providing residential and commercial moving services to clients throughout Michigan, the United States, and abroad. Our Michigan moving and storage company is fully licensed and insured to handle the most fragile of items. Our 15,600 square feet of storage facilities in two climate-controlled warehouses accommodates temporary or long-term storage of residential or commercial furniture and equipment as well as record retention.

Changing Places Moving is an interstate agent for Bekins Van Lines, Inc. We are committed to providing an unparalleled moving experience for every customer. We offer the best value in moving and storage, and with our network of more than 350 agents across the country, we proudly serve the moving needs of families locally in Waterford, Michigan and surrounding areas such as Clarkston, Birmingham, Rochester, Bloomfield Hills, AND MORE!  Better still, as a Bekins agent, we provide moving services throughout the country and the world.

Bekins Van Lines is the oldest continuously operating moving system in the country. The fourth largest van line in the country, Bekins is also one of the safest, having earned the 2022 Fleet Safety Award in the Over 10 Million Miles category from the American Trucking Associations Moving & Storage Conference. With Bekins, your belongings get to your new home quickly and safely. As part of the Bekins network, we are the Michigan mover with the resources and experience to move you anywhere in the country or around the world.

We are Members of: Michigan Movers Association, Women’s Council of Realtors, the Waterford Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Motor Carrier Advisory Board, Habitat for Humanity Women's Build Board, and Oakland University Alumni. Changing Places Moving supports many charities such as: Habitat for Humanity, Lighthouse, Butterfly Collective, Blessings in a Backpack, and Waterford Youth Coalition.

Money Saving Moving Tips from an Affordable Moving Company

Changing Places Moving is an affordable moving company and can work with you to find an economical moving package that will fit your needs as well as your size of your pocket book. Here’s a few things you can do to keep your costs down:

  • Pack items yourself at your old location, and unpack at your new
  • Utilize your own packing materials
  • Have us move just your very large items
  • Be prepared – have things well packed and well organized to get on and off the truck quickly

You may find that for just a little more than renting your own truck; you can have our moving and storage team help your move go smoothly with less stress and work for you.

Quality Care for Your Items

You can be assured your items will be moved carefully, safely and efficiently when you call on Changing Places Moving. We are proud of the reputation we have obtained for quality care in Michigan moving and storage services. This is evident by our low claim ratios and a 98.9% customer satisfaction rating. Here are just a few items you can count on:

Trained and Experienced Staff

The seasoned staff at Changing Places Moving receives ongoing training and education to assure a quality move for you – every time. Plus, we have a low turnover rate, and movers that have been with us for many years.

High Quality Packing Materials

One of the most important things to assure careful transportation of your belongings is using the proper quality packing material, cartons, crates and thick padding that we utilize. All of our equipment and materials are designed for your protection.

Customization of Your Move

We customize every move. You can be assured that we have taken consideration of your unique situation and used all the proper crating and packaging to safeguard all of your items. Whether it is a few pieces or many, one room or the entire house, fully packed and unpacked, Changing Places Moving can customize your move to fit your needs. Changing Places Moving is an affordable moving company that works with your budget to ensure your items are handled with care.


  • Business of the Year – Waterford 2021
  • Waterford Humanitarian Award for 2020
  • Angies List Super Service Award 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Womens Council of Realtors, State of Michigan, Affiliate of the Year 2013
  • Oakland County Habitat for Humanity 2012 Silver Nail Award
  • Oakland County Habitat for Humanity 2009 Silver Hammer Award