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Moving companies, are they worth it??

Today it is easy to get your moving estimate, many moving companies offer such services for free. It only takes a few minutes of your time to fill out a form and talk to the representative. After getting the information and the price, you are ready to make a decision. Will it be a moving company, or you and your friends? check all the pros and cons.

The Facets of Doing it yourself – Saving money, biggest upside of moving on your own. Long distance moves are easier to plan when moving out of state. Moving companies have delivery time frames ranging from 7 to up to 21 business days. When moving on your own, you set up a day of the pickup, and deliver your goods on the date and time that you want.

The Facets of Using a Moving Company – You don’t have to do any heavy labor. Moving companies provide a wide variety of services. Some services include moving the pianos, safes and other bulky items. Also, moving company can pack all your boxes for you.

Pros and cons of moving on your own

While moving by yourself can feel liberating. You need to understand the pros and cons of both before you can fairly make an assessment. While you are saving money moving by yourself, how much are you saving when you do so?

Pros of Moving on Your Own

Save Your Money – Saving your money is the biggest pro, of moving on your own. Most people wouldn’t want to shell out the money for a moving company to do what they can do themselves and we can understand it, moving can be costly.

Friends – A bonus is the ability to work with friends, that help you move. While most people wouldn’t want to help their friends move, it always ends up being fun for everyone involved.

A more personalized experience – Additionally, it’s a more personalized experience. You get to move comfortably, on your own. When moving out of state your goods will be in your hands and not mixed with the belongings of other customers.

Cons of moving on your own

The risk of Injury – Moving is a dangerous game. All it takes is one misstep, one poorly held box, or one overextension of your body to drastically hurt you. Between broken toes, twisted knees stretched backs and jammed fingers, there are many more injuries that can ruin your moving day.

More time lost – Additionally, even if you aren’t paying for a moving company, you are losing time on the move yourself. Something that could only take half a day for a moving company could take you up to 2 days for you. As we always say, time is money.

Potential damage to your belongings – Additionally, if you are an inexperienced mover, and you are trying to move on your own, you risk breaking, scuffing or scratching your goods.

Pros and Cons of Using a Moving Company

When it comes to using a moving company, the biggest problem that people cite is the cost of the move. Long distance moves are the most expensive ones to complete, a price can be in thousands. Not all can afford to spend so much money on a move.

Pros of using professional movers

Fast and well done – First, we offer fast and effortless relocation. Our services will get you to your new location much faster than if you were to try and do it by yourself. We pride ourselves on our customer service and our ability to make you as happy as possible!

Safer for your belongings and you – We pack your belongings and carry them on to the truck, we do the heavy lifting. This means that you have a much higher chance of being safe and comfortable during your move than if you were to do it yourself!

All-In-One Experience – Additionally, when you hire movers, you have someone that is doing everything you need! We will give you the truck and the movers and pack everything for you!

Cons of using a Moving Company

Cost – The cost is the biggest problem. A lot of people don’t want to have to pay money for these services because they assume it’s as simple as just lifting boxes. Unfortunately, not all realize, it is much more than just lifting a box. Moving can be stressful and physically challenging. Let Top Notch Movers Inc. take this load off your shoulders.

What do these Pros and Cons mean for you?

You are renting a truck – Why not to hire the movers to go with it. When you rent a truck, you save money on the equipment. If you are moving a one bedroom apartment, get a quote for 2 men. If you are moving more than 2 bedrooms, get 3 men. Not sure? No worries, call us today, one of our experienced estimators can help you to decide.

Choose your investment: Time or money – If you want to invest more time into your move to save some money, then doing it on your own is for you. But remember that it’s more than money, it’s about safety and speed.

Safety is the reward – There is no way to quantify the value of safety. Mistakes you make now could potentially damage and hurt you for the rest of your life. That risk is often not worth it to a lot of our customers who choose to hire a professional mover.

Are Moving Companies Worth it? Yes, they are.

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We hope this guide has been helpful to you and we hope to hear from you soon. If you would like to work with one of the best moving companies in South Florida, we encourage you to call us or fill out the free estimate form. We have people waiting by the phones at all hours of the day, and we would love to hear from you!

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