If you have ever moved to a new house, apartment, or office by yourself, you know how much of a pain it can be. The moving process can be filled with many different emotions. On the one hand, you’re probably excited about the new adventure that lies ahead of you. On the other hand, you’re probably dreading the heavy lifting, pulling, packing, organizing, and logistical aspects of moving.
At Strong Men Moving, our goal is to remove that dread so you can focus on the fun and productive times ahead. With a team of hardworking, experienced moving professionals on your side, moving to a new home or office is easy, like Sunday morning.
The best part? As local, trusted movers in Ladson, you won’t have to take a loan out from the bank to pay for our moving services. We believe in hard work, friendly attitudes, efficiency, and fair pricing.
Strong Men Moving is a full-service moving company in Ladson. We run our trucks at 110%, meaning we go above and beyond what other movers in Ladson are willing to do.
Are you moving from out of state? Is your new house hard to find? Don’t have the time or patience to pack and wrap all of your belongings? Don’t sweat it – we’ve got your back. There’s no job that’s too large or too small for our strong men to handle, and there’s no place in the Lowcountry that we won’t go for you.
When we say convenience is king, we mean it. We’re talking nights, weekends, and availability 24-hours a day from Monday through Saturday. Our goal is to make your move as stress-free and simple as possible. That way, you have time to focus on enjoying your new home or office, while we worry about hauling your double vanity into the back of our truck.
When you bring in the Strong Men, you can rest assured that you’re getting a full-service, friendly experience from the minute we pull into your driveway to the minute we shake your hand goodbye. Unlike some moving companies in Ladson, punctuality is not our poison. We strive to arrive on time to each job that we are hired to perform.
Here are some of the most popular moving services our customers use:
Along with divorce and the loss of a job, moving is listed as one of the most stressful experiences a person can go through in their lifetime. When you consider the packing, the lifting, the scheduling, and the general disruption that moving can have on your life, it’s easy to understand why.
As the premier moving company in Ladson, our goal is to carry your moving burden, so you can stay focused on your daily life. You can rest easy knowing our movers in Ladson will always show up to your home with a positive attitude, friendly smile, and motivation to work. We treat your property like it was our own and take great care in handling all the items we move for you.
In addition, we prep our team of movers for many situations and provide thorough training on the fundamentals of moving, packing, risk management, and more.
If you own specialty items such as art, antiques, or other valuables, we will take every precaution necessary to ensure your possessions arrive to your new home safe and sound.
Whether you’re moving to a new home down the street or are coming from another state, we have the experience, tools, and professional movers to do the job correctly. We even offer additional residential moving services that include packing, unpacking, overnight storage, and much more.
Call or text us today to discover the full range of our residential moving specialties.
Do you already have reliable transportation but still need a team of professional movers to handle your heavy lifting? Strong Men Moving now offers labor-only moving services in Ladson for both residential and commercial moving projects.
A few benefits of labor-only moving include:
Ladson and the surrounding metropolitan area is a hot spot for business. Dozens of companies scout Ladson each year as a new place to call home, where they can broaden their horizons and find new clients. What some businesses do not take into account is the logistics and headaches involved with moving to a new location.
Strong Men Moving has built a reputation as a leader in commercial moving services in Ladson. We have the tools, team, and experience necessary to facilitate a smooth move for your business at a reasonable price.
In our experience as a commercial moving company in Ladson, we have discovered that it can be complicated to move to a new business location. During this transition, we know that you need:
To make sure we meet the requirements above, we will speak with you at length about your upcoming commercial business relocation. That way, we get a better understanding of the logistics involved. We will also provide you with a free quote, so you can plan your budget ahead of time.
At Strong Men Moving, some common commercial moving services include:
Whether you have to move a few office chairs down the street or need help transitioning to a new location, we are here to serve.
Did you find a bunch of unwanted junk after moving to a new office? Do you have an old, stinky couch taking up room in your basement? Don’t sweat it – we will remove the old junk from your home or office quicker than you can say, “trash it!”
With Strong Men Moving’s refuse removal services, we can haul away all the heavy, unusable items that your trash service won’t pick up.
A few common junk removal items that we can remove for you are:
If you’re like most average folks living in the U.S., you probably have hundreds of items lying around your house that need to be packed before you can move to a new home. Packing can be a massive source of frustration, especially for busy families and professionals who don’t have the time or patience to pack.
Why risk a sprained back or a throbbing headache when Strong Men Moving can handle all the packing for you? With our professional packing services in Ladson, you can sit back and sip some sweet tea while we pack your keepsakes, furniture, electronics, clothes, and more. If you have valuable items like family heirlooms or fragile china, we will take extra care to make sure those items stay safe and unbroken during your upcoming move.
Why hire a moving company in Ladson like Strong Men Moving to help you pack? Here’s why most of our clients want us to pack for them:
Don’t have many items to pack this time around? Ask us about our high-quality packing supplies like boxes, tape, furniture pads, and covers. We’re here to help in any way that we can!
If you have a large-scale cleanout project, we can help with that, too. Our home and commercial cleanout services are great if you need to dispose of a large number of items in a short period of time.
All you have to do is give us a call, and we’ll come to your location to remove your unwanted items, taking care not to damage your home or office. Once we have removed your refuse, we’ll dispose of it in an environmentally-friendly fashion to help protect the Lowcountry we love so much.
A few common cleanout services in Ladson include:
Are you working on a project that requires a team of strong laborers? Sometimes, hiring your friends just doesn’t cut it. When you need a team that arrives on time, works hard, and does so with a smile, Strong Men Moving has got the help you need! As trusted movers in Ladson, we employ seasoned labor professionals that can assist you with your next indoor or outdoor project. Ready to get started? Call or text us today so that we can get a good understanding of your upcoming project, and how our team can save you time, effort, and money.Get Help Now
Established in 2019, Strong Men Moving has quickly become a leading moving company in Ladson, SC. We have built our reputation on reliability, performance, price, and a positive attitude. We truly feel privileged to serve the residents of South Carolina. Our goal is to provide quality customer service with speed and diligence to all clients. We treat all of our customers the same, whether they hire us for a multi-facility commercial move or just need help loading and unloading a moving truck.
Strong Men Moving offers service in the following communities and beyond:
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Google is taking notice of a Lowcountry business. The tech giant chose a Ladson company to be part of a new mentoring program, designed to help startups around the nation grow their business.This partnership all started because of a gallon of milk.Marlon Brown is busy as he’s a working husband, father and grandfather. So it is not uncommon that he forgot his wife had asked him to pick up a gallon of milk one day after work.But being a software engineer, his solution was anything but common...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Google is taking notice of a Lowcountry business. The tech giant chose a Ladson company to be part of a new mentoring program, designed to help startups around the nation grow their business.
This partnership all started because of a gallon of milk.
Marlon Brown is busy as he’s a working husband, father and grandfather. So it is not uncommon that he forgot his wife had asked him to pick up a gallon of milk one day after work.
But being a software engineer, his solution was anything but common.
“So, I get in the house and I say,’ You know what? I’m just going to write you an application to where you can attach the message you want to send me to the Walmart I’m going to pass on my way home and then when I pass the Walmart, then I’ll get the message,’” Brown said.
When Brown told his cousin Kendrick Pullen, who lives in Florida, about the app he had created the two formed a business partnership and Lifetagger was born.
“Now Lifetagger allows you to attach content into any signal your phone can detect,” Brown said. “Whether it’s wifi, geolocation, whether it’s beacons. We even do QR codes now so we’re about delivering content when and where it matters.”
The app also works by using sound.
“So Lifetagger can work like Shazam, we can listen to the room for a few seconds, tell what song is on, tell what movie’s playing, and so you can get content when you’re near an audio signal,” Brown said.
Their business pitch had already gained them some clients, but in looking for ways to grow their clientele, Pullen applied for the Google for Startups Founders Academy in January.
Just 50 companies from around the nation would be chosen to take part in the new mentoring program in March. Lifetagger is the only business from South Carolina.
“Me as the product guy, I’m a software engineer by trade so I write the code,” Brown said. “I’m getting enlightened about the sales and stuff. It’s an interesting journey.”
The six month program focuses on sales, marketing and funding and will wrap up in September.
Brown says one of the core values of Lifetagger is “try stuff.”
He says if you have an idea, don’t just let it be an idea, put it into action.
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LADSON, S.C. (WCIV) — Lots of rain and no solutions.Homeowners in the Berkeley County neighborhood of College Parks Estates are looking for answers from county leaders.“The people in College Park that live on this canal hasn'...
LADSON, S.C. (WCIV) — Lots of rain and no solutions.
Homeowners in the Berkeley County neighborhood of College Parks Estates are looking for answers from county leaders.
“The people in College Park that live on this canal hasn't seen any relief from this,” said resident Marshall Harrison.
His neighbor, Ben Ramsey, said his home has fought a losing battle with heavy rain and flooding for more than 10 years.
“We've been flooded 10 times since 2008,” Ramsey said. “Some, just a little bit of water; some, up to 3-and-a-half-foot of water in the downstairs. Our downstairs is useless.”
Monday’s floodwaters turned the College Park Canal into a raging river.
On Tuesday, Berkeley County crews could be seen dealing with the aftermath left behind on neighborhood bridges, removing trash and debris to allow water to flow downstream.
“They put in these barriers that are supposed to catch all this debris,” Harrison said. “But problem with that is there’s nowhere for the water to flow at that time, and it backs it up farther.”
The WaterGoat was installed by the county to act as a trash-trap, collecting debris at an isolated location and preventing it to flow into harder to reach areas.
But when it comes to clearing out the apparatus, county councilman Tommy Newell said it should be a community effort.
“The volunteer fire department can assist; the county can assist but it has to be a community-type thing,” Newell said.
Newell said he is well-aware of the flooding issues within the neighborhood and said it’s an ongoing issue every time there is a thunderstorm.
He said the county has not sat idly by.
“The county can only do so much,” Newell said. “We have been doing stuff. I’ve asked administration to come up with a history of what we’ve done so we can give that to the public to show we are spending your tax money properly to fix this issue.”
He said the real issue at hand sits outside the county’s jurisdiction.
The Army Corps of Engineers has control over any wetlands dredging.
Currently, a study is underway to investigate current conditions in the neighborhood.
“Box culverts and pipes and other roads and stuff that need to be switched out because they’re 50 years old,” Newell said.
Until changes are made, Newell wants community members— especially those in College Park Estates— to know he is right there with them.
“I’m out there driving the flooded area, making sure people aren’t stranded, stuff like that; that’s what I was doing,” he said. “People say we’re not doing anything and that’s just not true.”
Newell says the results of the study are expected to be available within the coming month.
He encourages community members to volunteer to clear out the WaterGoat.
Volunteers can sign up by contacting Stormwater Program Manager Thurman Simmons at [email protected] or call (843) 719-2691.
They can also contact Sarah McCarthy-Smith at [email protected] or call (843) 719-2383.
LADSON — After a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lowcountry’s Coastal Carolina Fair returns to Ladson Exchange Park this fall.The fair will return for its typical 11 days of midway rides, concessions, exhibitions and games from Oct. 28 through Nov. 7.In addition to the typical fanfare, there will be three days of bull riding and a new nightly laser show. Local talent will be on display in agriculture and arts and craf...
LADSON — After a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lowcountry’s Coastal Carolina Fair returns to Ladson Exchange Park this fall.
The fair will return for its typical 11 days of midway rides, concessions, exhibitions and games from Oct. 28 through Nov. 7.
In addition to the typical fanfare, there will be three days of bull riding and a new nightly laser show. Local talent will be on display in agriculture and arts and crafts exhibits, and entertainment will be provided in the form of sideshow attractions, such as a fiddle contest, Motown music performance by the Motortown All-Stars and a stunt dog show.
A schedule has not been finalized but will be available at coastalcarolinafair.org/events.
Masking and social distancing is recommended for the first Coastal Carolina Fair back since the onset of COVID-19.
There will be 37 hand-washing stations and 80 hand-sanitizing stations throughout the fairgrounds, in addition to UV air purification systems inside buildings and a deep cleansing of high-touch areas.
There is also a new clear bag policy limiting the size and type of bags that can brought inside the gates. Metal detectors will be used upon entry, and no weapons are allowed per usual.
In 2019, there were 243,864 attendees at the fair.
“As we have in the past, the health and safety of our patrons will continue to be a major focus,” said Coastal Carolina Fair Chairman of Media and Press Relations Gary Leonard.
“Fair staff, contractors, vendors and volunteers have also implemented additional health and safety procedures,” he added. “However, fair patrons must do their part to protect their health by reading signage (in English and Spanish) and following national, state and local health recommendations and protocols.”
The SC State Fair also announced its plan for an October return after a drive-thru pivot last year due to the pandemic.
General manager Nancy Smith suggested following any DHEC and CDC recommendations, as does Leonard at the Coastal Carolina Fair.
“We strongly encourage all fairgoers to evaluate their own potential risk of exposure to COVID-19 before choosing to attend, knowing that vaccines remain the best protection from the virus,” Smith said at a news conference in August.
Tickets to the Coastal Carolina Fair can be purchased at the gate. Discounts will be available in advance online at coastalcarolinafair.org/tickets and at local Circle K stores. Advance ticket prices are $10 adults, $6 children ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under and $23 ride wristbands, good for any day.
Starting Oct. 28, prices will rise to $12 adults, $7 children ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under, $25 ride wristbands Monday through Friday and $35 ride wristbands Saturday and Sunday.
There will also be two special deals ticket days. Oct. 29 is military and first responders appreciation day for active duty, retired, veteran and reservists along with law enforcement, firefighters and EMTs. They will be admitted free with one guest.
Free admission will be offered Nov. 1 with a copy of the Oct. 31 Post and Courier newspaper front page. One person is permitted per front page.
The Coastal Carolina Fair began in 1957.
Fall is here, spooky season is upon us and Charleston will celebrate.Whether you’re looking to hit up the pumpkin patch, get spooked on a haunted hayride or party it up in costume, here are 13 ways to celebrate autumn’s arrival and Halloween’s advent in the Lowcountry.1. Boone Hall Fright NightsPrepare for a scare at the area’s haunted house extraordinaire. Boone Hall Fright Nights is running at a limited capacity on Thursdays through Sundays for the rest of the month.This year’s th...
Fall is here, spooky season is upon us and Charleston will celebrate.
Whether you’re looking to hit up the pumpkin patch, get spooked on a haunted hayride or party it up in costume, here are 13 ways to celebrate autumn’s arrival and Halloween’s advent in the Lowcountry.
Prepare for a scare at the area’s haunted house extraordinaire. Boone Hall Fright Nights is running at a limited capacity on Thursdays through Sundays for the rest of the month.
This year’s three attractions featuring a bevy of scare actors and spooky scenes are the Fallen Oaks Motel, Tiny’s Toy Factory and the Sinister Cinema Haunted Hayride.
WHEN: 6:30-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 6:30-midnight Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 14-17, 21-24, 28-31
WHERE: Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens, 235 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant
PRICE: $35 Scream Pass, $55 VIP Faster to the Fear Pass, individual attraction tickets only sold in person for $18 each
It’s pumpkin-picking time and while there is an array of pop-up patches across the Lowcountry, one of the largest is at Boone Hall. The pumpkin patch not only serves as a place to select your gourd, but a fall festival as well.
There is a family-friendly monster hayride, petting zoo and corn maze, with inflatables and food vendors also on-site.
WHEN: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 12-6 p.m. Sundays Oct. 15-17, 22-24, 28-30
WHERE: Boone Hall Plantation & Gardens, 235 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant
PRICE: $12 ages 2 and up
The Royal American will host an outdoor music festival featuring more than 15 bands on Halloween. The costume extravaganza will have two stages and music all afternoon and evening long.
Headliners are local hip-hop duo Little Stranger and Philly rock band Mo Lowda & The Humble.
WHEN: 1-11 p.m. Oct. 31
WHERE: The Royal American, 970 Morrison Drive, downtown
The Coastal Carolina Fair will be back after a gap year with rides, food vendors and games galore at the Ladson Exchange Park. Among announced performances are an all-star stunt dog show and country performance by Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, with more to be released closer to the event.
Hand sanitizing and washing stations will be available, and the fair recommends following masking and social distancing CDC and DHEC guidelines. The organization hosted its first fair in 1957.
WHEN: Oct. 28-Nov. 7
WHERE: Ladson Exchange Park, 9850 U.S. Highway 78, Ladson
PRICE: Discount prices through Oct. 27 are $10 adults general admission, $6 kids ages 6-12, free kids 5 and under, $23 rides wristband; Prices after Oct. 27 are $12 adults general admission, $7 kids ages 6-12, free kids 5 and under, $25-$35 ride wristbands; Free admission Nov. 1 with copy of Sunday’s Post and Courier
The Terrace Theater will keep its “Rocky Horror Picture Show” tradition alive this Halloween with screenings alongside a drag performance by Dudley’s on Ann’s Brooke Collins. It’s time to do the “Time Warp.” Costumes are encouraged, so dress up as Frank N. Furter, Magenta and your other favorite wacky, wild and wonderful characters from the 1975 horror musical.
WHEN: 11 p.m. Oct. 29, 30
WHERE: Terrace Theater, 1956D Maybank Highway, James Island
Studio 300, an annual nominee for Best Party of the Year in the Charleston City Paper, is back for its eighth installment. This year’s extravaganza at The Alley will be ’70s-themed.
The downtown bowling alley will take a step back in time as a DJ spins disco classics, along with hit tracks. There will also be a haunted house equipped with scare actors from flicks like “Nightmare on Elm Street,” “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and “Halloween.”
General admission tickets include cocktails, beer and wine; complimentary appetizers; free bowling and arcade games; haunted house access and a photo booth.
WHEN: 9 p.m. Oct. 29
WHERE: The Alley, 131 Columbus St., downtown
This free fall festival will feature live music, an artist market, costume contests, trick-or-treating on the street, a pop-up pumpkin patch, food and drink vendors and a kids’ zone.
PopRockCult will play, while human and pet costume contests ensue. And there’ll be on-site decorating stations near the pumpkin patch.
There are also fall festivals happening in Goose Creek, Ladson, Summerville, Mount Pleasant and other area townships. Check your local listings for what’s close by!
WHEN: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 23
WHERE: Olde Village, E. Montague Ave. near Park Circle, North Charleston
Lo-Fi Brewing will host a Halloween cover show featuring three Charleston bands. Canopy Hands will cover Steely Dan, Orange Doors will take on Neutral Milk Hotel and Newgrounds Death Rugby will perform The Cure.
There will be Lo-Fi beers on tap all night.
There will also be a belated Halloween cover show featuring local bands at the Tin Roof on Nov. 7 for those looking to celebrate on a different night. Just an excuse to wear your costume again!
WHEN: 8:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 29
WHERE: Lo-Fi Brewing, 2038 Meeting Street Road, downtown
PRICE: $10 advance, $15 day of show
The Original Pub & Brewery Tours of Charleston is bringing a wicked adventure during the month of October. The Haunted Pub Crawl will take groups on walking tours throughout downtown Charleston as the guide regales them with spooky stories, odd tales and local legends.
There will be light appetizers and pub stops along the way.
WHEN: 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily through Oct. 31
WHERE: Departing from Tommy Condon’s Irish Pub, 160 Church St., downtown
This kid-friendly festival at the Citadel Mall will feature trick-or-treating, vendors, a petting zoo, balloon art, face painting, activity zones and character meet and greets.
The first 1,500 trick-or-treaters are guaranteed candy, and there will be costume prizes.
WHEN: 12-6 p.m. Oct. 24
WHERE: Citadel Mall, 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., West Ashley
There will be free fried fish and red rice, along with music from DJ Terry Base, for this fall festival. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair.
WHEN: 3-6 p.m. Oct. 30
WHERE: Jenkins Orphanage, 3923 Azalea Drive, North Charleston
Halloween is a Sunday this year, which means brunch. To celebrate in a spooky but sweet way, there will be a drag brunch Halloween special at Trio featuring the cast of “HalloQUEEN”: Brooke Collins, Juliana Jade, Shariese Ses Pieces and Medusa Chaos, with a halftime performance by Scarlette Ray.
WHEN: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 31
WHERE: Trio, 139 Calhoun St., downtown
PRICE: $20 general admission
If you’re looking to catch a spooky flick to get in the Halloween mood, try “Hocus Pocus” at The Restoration. There’ll be a screening of the holiday classic starring the Sanderson Sisters on the rooftop.
Admission includes your choice of popcorn or movie candy.
You can also catch drive-in Halloween flicks at The Terrace to satiate your hankering for a scare, with “The Blair Witch Project” and “Hereditary” slated for Oct. 22-24 and “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and “Halloween” playing Oct. 29-31.
WHEN: 6:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 28
WHERE: The Restoration, 75 Wentworth St., downtown
SUMMERVILLE — In less than a week, the area surrounding the Golf Club at Westcott Plantation in the Ladson area recorded three minor earthquakes.But experts said it’s not something residents should start sounding an alarm over.“You’re seeing the result of increased monitoring,” said Steven Jaume, a professor with the College of Charleston’s Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences.On July 16 at around 11 p.m., a 2 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Dunbury Drive in Summe...
SUMMERVILLE — In less than a week, the area surrounding the Golf Club at Westcott Plantation in the Ladson area recorded three minor earthquakes.
But experts said it’s not something residents should start sounding an alarm over.
“You’re seeing the result of increased monitoring,” said Steven Jaume, a professor with the College of Charleston’s Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences.
On July 16 at around 11 p.m., a 2 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Dunbury Drive in Summerville. Later on July 22, two more were listed near the same area — 1.3 magnitude temblor near Thornton Drive and a 1.1 minor earthquake near Oak Leaf Road.
The three reports aren’t unusual since the area regularly sees small movements, Jaume said. There was also one that took place on July 21, but experts said it was too small to be recorded.
“Most of them go unreported because they’re too small,” Jaume said.
More survey materials mean recordings of these events will likely increase. Jaume, along with his colleagues at C of C and Georgia Tech, installed four permanent seismometers in the area, one of which streams data live.
Seismometers are used to track the motion of the ground during an earthquake. The additional monitors by Jaume and his colleagues were funded by the U.S. Geological Survey.
A similar program was planned 10 years ago with Virginia Tech. That equipment had to be taken to Virginia following the 5.8-magnitude temblor in that state in 2011.
But the main reason gathering that data is so important dates back to the 1886 quake in the Charleston area that led to the death of 100 people. It was a 7.3-magnitude temblor regarded as the largest earthquake in the Southeast.
Nine of every 10 brick buildings were leveled in Charleston and nine of every 10 in Summerville were damaged.
Experts still aren’t precisely aware where the fault is since the earthquake happened before the use of seismometers. The increased monitoring will help with that.
It will also help builders make better earthquake preparations.
“We don’t have the level of detail we would like to have,” Jaume said.
If residents do feel an earthquake, they’re advised to report it to the U.S. Geological Survey at earthquake.usgs.gov/data/dyfi/ to help with data collection.
Though residents shouldn’t be alarmed by the recent earthquakes, experts said it is a reminder to be prepared for an inevitable larger event. They advise families to add earthquake preparations as part of their emergency preparedness kits.
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division lists some helpful preparation tips on its website at scemd.org.
Unlike a hurricane, people can’t see an earthquake coming days in advance, Jaume said. So it’s best to be prepared.