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Moving to a new house is not a simple job, and it requires immense patience, stamina, and time. There is a very long checklist that you have to follow while moving. It is not a one-person task. Many people, however, do the entire process of moving on their own with the help of friends or family whereas, others choose to hire a professional house mover and stay away from the stress.
But, there are some differences between moving yourself and hiring a mover. Read the differences below and then decide.
When you do the moving yourself, it will take way more time than the process done by professional movers. The main reason for this difference is because you and your friends/family members are unaware of the tips and tricks used by expert movers.
On the other hand, when you hire movers, they perform every task with expert tactics completing them in a flash
Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.
– JOHN ED PEARCE
Safety of your Belongings
During the moving process, your main focus is the safe transfer of your belongings to the new house. When doing it yourself, you won’t have the proper boxes or packaging to transfer your fragile items; hence, they are at risk of getting damaged.
However, with a moving team, you won’t have to worry about your items because they handle it with due care and have sturdy bags and boxes to carry them safely to their new destination.
Well, this won’t be much if you do the moving yourself. You will only need to buy some boxes that are cheap these days. Sometimes people also rent a moving truck, but it doesn’t cost much either.
If we talk about professional movers costs, then they do charge a pretty penny but in return, provide excellent service for the entire process.
It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realized what’s changed is you.
-F. Scott Fitzgerald
You can come across some pretty unpleasant hidden costs when DIY moving. This can ruin your budget and stress you out.
When hiring a moving service, they put all the removal quotes of the services right in front of you, and you get an idea of the total amount. This allows you to set a budget accordingly, and if you have already set it, then you can try to find movers within it.
Peace of Mind
Moving to a new house is an extremely daunting process, especially when you are doing it yourself. You get stressed, tired, and in the end, you want everything to be done, which makes you not want to unpack quickly.
With an expert mover, you will be free of worries. You would just have to supervise the workers a little and relax as they do the heavy lifting. Good luck!
You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.