When people plan to move to different home, they often wonder if it is worth hiring professional movers or whether it is better if they do it on their own. While with the help of basic knowledge of moving an individual can try moving his stuff on his own, hiring professional movers can make a huge difference to the entire process of moving. There are many benefits attached to hiring moving company vs DIY approach:
- Less stressful
- Faster turnaround
- Save money
If you choose to move yourself, you will need to rent a truck large enough to accommodate all of your belongings. Depending on size of your current home, you may need to make several runs, to move all the items. Considering the cost of renting a truck, insurance and fuel cost, you may actually save money by hiring a professional moving company, who will professionally utilize all the space available in their truck, to make the move in one shot; after all they do this day in and day out.
By saving the time required to go and pick up a moving truck, you can instead utilize the time to properly arrange all items for movers to efficiently load their truck. Disassemble all furniture such as bed frames, tables, desks and chairs if possible. Make sure to pack all nuts and bolts carefully in a ziplock bag and tape it to the item they belong to. Consider stretch wrapping all furniture items to avoid damage. By being prepared, with all items ready to be moved, you will save a lot of time and money – after all, movers charge by hour, and the more prepared you are, the less it will cost you.
Save time, money and inconvenience to your family and friends by hiring professional movers for your local move.