4 Tips for Trimming the Cost of Moving
Conducting a move- local, interstate, or cross-country- is a huge undertaking. A report by the American Moving and Storage association indicates that relocation is one of the most stressful events in life. And if you're not careful, the prices can add up quickly. The costs of hiring a full-service moving company, purchasing packing materials, renting a moving storage unit as well as a moving truck, signing a new contract, and renting or buying a new home or office. All these expenses can take a toll on you and make your moving day a nightmare. But do not wary since Shelbyville cheap movers offer affordable moving services, nationwide.
Fortunately, there is no cause for alarm because, with a good strategy, relocation can be very affordable.
- Pack and Prepare: Proper preparation is the best way to have a stress-free move. Start packing your household goods as soon as possible. Sort out some of the belongings that you need and give out what you don't need. You can hire moving labor to help you in heavy lifting or packing fragile items. While you're packing, ensure you have labeled boxes to save you time while unpacking your items upon arrival to your new home.
- Timing is Everything: You need to choose the best moment to conduct a commercial or a residential moving process. Mostly, summertime is always a peak season for professional moving companies. At this moment, the moving rates are high which also increases the moving prices. However, when it gets colder, the moving business slows, and movers tend to offer affordable deals on their services.
If your move is on the summer period, then book your licensed and insured moving company early in advance- three to four months before the moving date. You can also schedule your move to fall during the winter season. You will get loading, unloading, and unpacking services at a competitive rate. More so, at this time, there are plenty of moving trucks.
A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-509-3213 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.
- Research Moving Companies: The moving industry is flooded with both local and long-distance moving companies. But not all that can be trusted to transport furniture efficiently. Some lack trained and courteous workers. With moving scams so rampant, it's therefore, vital to take your time and research on the best mover. Look for a moving company that has been in the industry for long and offers impeccable moving services and at an affordable price. Check the company reviews on the BBB website to learn how they conduct their moves.
- Get Free Packing Materials: Wrapping your items is essential. You don’t have to buy expensive packing supplies when you can get the same for free from local vendors. You can also ask your friends and relatives to give you boxes. Alternatively, you can use the blankets and sheets to wrap your fragile items. This way, you will have made your office moving process easier and affordable.
Moving is an expensive affair, more so when it’s a long distance move. You, therefore, need to ensure you get cheap moving services by comparing quotes from various moving companies.
At Shelbyville cheap moving companies, we handle your relocation needs expertly by ensuring we have delivered your items on time. Our workers are trained to load and unload the moving vehicle with precision. In addition to a free moving quote, we also give a written and a binding estimate. Call us today for more details.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing.
After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.