Moving out of an apartment presents some issues that you wouldn’t typically face during a residential move. For instance, you’ll likely need permissions from the apartment manager so that the movers can park as close as possible to your unit, as well as permission to use the elevator. Apartment moves in general, tend to be more tedious than other types of moves due to the amount of people around and the difficulties that arise while trying to move stuff in and out of the building through small entryways, hallways and stairways.
Hiring a mover to conduct your apartment move is the best thing you can do. Not only are moving services affordable but they make the entire process of relocation much quicker and easier on everyone. Fortunately, it isn’t hard to find an affordable apartment mover to hire for help. They’ll have everything they need to carry out the relocation smoothly and successfully.
Preparing for an Apartment Move
Getting ready for an apartment move usually takes some time but also depends on the types of moving services you decided upon. If you purchased full service moving, then the movers will come in to your place to pack your stuff for you. This condenses a lot of the time it would normally take to relocate. It will also free up more of your time so that you can focus on other matters involving your relocation.
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If you chose to pack up your things on your own, start the packing process at least a few weeks in advance. Use the right packaging materials, pack according to the mover’s standards, label each box legibly, and pack away one room at a time. As you carry out this process, try to rid of anything you may not have use for. This will help reduce the total amount of your apartment moving services.
On the day the movers are due to arrive for loading, make sure you have everything okay’ed by the building manager. Have the apartment clean and ready for the movers and see that the elevator or stairways are available for them to use freely. Provide door stoppers at the entries and exits they plan to use during the loading process.
Cheap Moving Rates & Time To Move Examples
|To / From||Distance||Cost (2 BR)||Cost (3 BR)||Cost (4 BR)||Estimated Time In Transit|
|Fayette, AL to Sumter, SC||429 miles||$1,368 – $1,942||$2,453 – $4,545||$4,545 – $5,524||3 - 5 days|
|Las Vegas, NV to Fairbanks, AK||2387 miles||$5,123 – $6,533||$7,788 – $10,446||$10,446 – $15,353||6 - 8 days|
|Huntsville, AL to Glendale, AZ||1462 miles||$2,631 – $3,362||$3,801 – $4,678||$4,970 – $5,848||4 - 6 days|
|Suffolk, VA to Folsom, CA||2412 miles||$4,972 – $6,295||$7,558 – $10,137||$10,137 – $15,077||6 - 8 days|
|Parker, CO to Charlotte, NC||1541 miles||$2,773 - $3,390||$3,698 - $4,160||$4,931 - $5,701||5 - 7 days|
|Ojus, FL to Miamisburg, OH||973 miles||$3,215 – $4,105||$4,897 – $6,581||$6,581 – $9,567||3 - 5 days|
|Seaford, DE to Saint Paul, MN||1187 miles||$2,136 – $2,611||$2,848 – $3,204||$3,798 – $4,391||4 - 6 days|
|Gulfport, MS to Pooler, GA||477 miles||$2,364 – $3,026||$3,516 – $4,775||$4,775 – $7,065||3 - 5 days|
|Hanson, ID to Honesdale, PA||1985 miles||$3,576 – $4,818||$5,922 – $8,263||$8,263 – $12,573||5 - 7 days|
|Augusta, WV to Wichita, KS||1017 miles||$3,406 – $4,324||$5,040 – $6,775||$6,775 – $9,956||4 - 6 days|
*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and other factors.