Checklist for Moving to Winston-Salem

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Family Moving BoxesSo you’re moving to Winston-Salem, in the heart of the North Carolina Triad? Let be the first to put out the welcome mat. Here is a moving checklist of useful resources to help you get settled in. Let us know about your experience with any of these companies and services, and any others you would recommend, in the comments below to help out your future fellow Winston-Salemites!


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Find a House with a Local REALTOR

Ellen Dudley, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, CBR, REALTOR, Broker
Re/Max Preferred Properties
(336) 575-7249

Moving Companies

City Transfer & Storage (Atlas Van Lines)

2895 Ridgewood Park Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
(800) 476-9844

Todd’s Easy Moves (agent for Wheaton Interstate Moving)

Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 784-0786

Two Men & a Truck

3395 Union Grove
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
(336) 722-8844

Moving Truck Rentals

Budget Truck Rental

1-  550 Peters Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 734-2818

2- 4270 Patterson Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 767-4473

3- 3825 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 923-2180


U-Haul Rent-a-Truck

118 N Marshall St (also PODS storage rental)
Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 724-6951


A-1 Self Storage

1- 5717 Country Cub Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
(336) 724-0925

2- 4700 Kester Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 768-6664

3- 5456 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 744-0470

Fort Knox Self Storage

2550 Peters Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 785-9770

Jonestown Self Storage

692 Jonestown Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
(336) 760-0808

PODS Storage Rental

at U-Haul Moving & Storage
118 N Marshall St.
Winston-Salem, NC
(336) 724-6951

Winston-Salem Utilities


Duke Energy
1414 Doune St
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
(336) 725-9049


Piedmont Natural Gas
2300 Lowery St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(800) 752-7504


Quality Oil Company
1540 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston-Salem, NC 27102
(336) 722-3441


Dial Citylink at: 311


Dial CityLink at (336)727-8000 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Residential Phone Service


(866) 774-3125

Internet & Cable/Satellite TV Services


DIRECTV (affiliate)Learn more and sign up on the DIRECTV website today. Or call to get started at (855) 692-6985. Since DIRECTV is now owned by AT&T, you can also discuss your internet needs to get a bundled deal.


DISH Network

Call (855) 357-2283 or visit a DISH Network’s authorized dealer’s website at Get DISH Network to get started with satellite TV today. They also may offer some internet services.

Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) |855-243-8892

1- 1410 Trade Mart Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27127

2- 3320 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston-Salem, NC 27103


They now offer internet and is some areas even super fast Fiber internet so be sure to ask for more details. Some areas have AT&T U-verse while others have a more basic internet service via AT&T. Make sure you understand what you are signing up for before you finalize your contract so you don’t buy more than you need.

Home Security

Add a home security system to your home that is portable and doesn’t carry contracts or moving fees. Our choice: Simplisafe, available on Amazon. You can choose the components, type of monitoring and alerts, as well as smart home integration features (i.e. door locks, thermostat, camera, lighting, etc.).


See our earlier post about Forsyth County Schools to learn more about the school system and your educational options for your children.

About The Author:

Kristi was born and raised just up the road in Mount Airy (a.k.a. Mayberry) and frequented Winston-Salem often growing up for school field trips, shopping, and dining. After attending Appalachian State University, and a brief stint living in Southern Virginia, Kristi returned to Winston-Salem, NC in 1999 and began her work in non-profit, public relations and writing. She and her family enjoy the convenience of living near downtown Winston-Salem. She enjoys the arts, photography and cooking. "I'm a small town girl at heart, but Winston-Salem isn't an overwhelming city. It is rich with friendly people, history, culture and has a vibrant art community and that is why I am proud to call this "My Winston-Salem!"

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