Moving to Deerfield Beach, Florida? Here Are Helpful Moving Tips
Here are some handy moving tips and important contact information and advice you should have before you, your family or your company move to this dynamic beachfront community.
Our Deerfield Beach moving company has handled a lot of moves in the area in the last 20 years, hundreds in fact. We’ve learned a lot about the area so our movers have put together this list of moving tips to share with you as you plan to move to this wonderful part of Broward County…
You’re In Good Company
First of all, you’ve made a great choice moving to Deerfield Beach. The population of Deerfield is over 81,000, which will likely go higher in the 2020 US Census. It boasts an amazing beachfront district with a ‘surfing village’ feel featuring a fishing / site seeing pier and fabulous beachfront restaurants including JB’s on the Beach.
There is also Quiet Waters Park a a 430-acre park with a water skiing and wakeboard lake. It’s got some great bike trails and is home of the annual Renaissance Festival. Our movers often bring their families to the park for some rest and relaxation.
Our moving company loves helping folks settle in this area. You’ll love it too. But you’ll need to turn on the lights, the water and forward your mail – here are some tips for that –
How Do You Turn The Water On or Off?
Speaking of the water…to turn the water on or off in Deerfield, you will need to contact Deerfield Beach Utilities at 150 NE 2nd Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 Phone: (954) 480-4279
How Do You Turn on the Electric?
Power in the area is provided by FPL – Florida Power and Light located at 4099 N Powerline Rd, Pompano Beach, FL 33073
Our moving company can get you situated. But before you unpack, you may want to contact them to get your electric turned on.
Where is the Best Shopping in Deerfield Beach?
When you move in, it’s important to locate important stores in your neighborhood. Publix and Winn Dixie are the most popular food stores. CVS and Walgreens are everywhere as well. From Villa D’Este to Deer Creek, you’ll find one of these on almost every major intersection from Dixie Highway and Hillsboro Blvd. to 441 and Sample Road.
The Cove Shopping Center is located on E. Hillsboro Blvd. and contains an assortment of boutiques, restaurants and bars including the world famous ‘Cove’ which is right on the intracoastal.
The Sawgrass Promenade is a neighborhood shopping center featuring a Publix and a Walgreens located a block south of SW 10th Street.
There is also the Deerfield Beach Mall – which is not really an indoor mall per se but does feature a TJ Max, Bed Bath and Beyond and other retailers as well as a movie theatre.
How Do I Forward Mail to My New Deerfield Beach Address?
Make sure you forward your mail to your new address. You can either notify the post office online or to to the local post office and request a Mover’s Guide packet which includes the new address form – PS Form 3575.
FACT – Keep in mind you can make a right turn on a red light in Florida.
FACT – Florida just enacted a ‘no texting and driving law’ so it is imperative that you not text and drive on Sample Road, Hillsboro Blvd. or anywhere else in Deerfield Beach or you could be pulled over by the PD.
The town is also very close to Miami – Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and Delray Beach, where you can see major league sporting events, sample more amazing cuisine and even more world class shopping.
If your business is moving to the area, you’ll want to join the Chamber of Commerce at http://www.deerfieldchamber.com/
Finally, the address for city hall is 150 NE 2nd Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
We hope our tips have helped you get more comfortable in your new city.
If you need help packing and moving to Deerfield Beach, our movers are ready to help you. Contact Veteran Moving Company today at 561-414-3620 or Get a Free Moving Quote now.