Factors to choose self-moving:
– It is by far the cheapest opt, which makes it perfect if you are moving on a budged. However, it`s usually not the most cost effective way, because of the lower price you have to pay with more time and efforts spent. Not to mention that if you have to move all your belongings in a two, three or more courses, then the total price of the move can exceed that of the professional services.
– A major advantage of moving by yourself is that you can prepare yourself for the move whenever you want. You don`t have to comply with the hour of arrival of the moving crew, nor with the last moment for canceling your booking without paying extra fees. You can pack, prepare and take off in the early morning or in the early afternoon, as well as choose the route, when to stop for a while, etc. There is no need to worry about the hour of arrival in the new location.
– The distance between the two locations plays a major role when choosing the self-moving option. For instance, a relocation at short distance is not an issue if you want to avoid numerous courses back and forth. A one-way trip is usually the biggest factor that determines the overall price.
– You can apply all or at least a few of the most famous space-saving tips. By lowering the back seats, packing a box in the box, filling the void spaces with something light, and others, you can get full advantage of the storage area of your normal car for small furniture removals in one course.
– You are responsible for the safety of your belongings, so you have to be more careful when packing and preparing the objects for the move. Spend more time for packing, check and double check, and make sure that your belongings are well protected for the long trip, for the vibrations from the road, for the change in the temperature, etc.
Factors to choose a professional relocation:
– The company`s crew makes the inventory and therefore they save you plenty of time and efforts. Yet the company is liable for the safety of your belongings if they make the inventory and the packing. A great tip is to make yourself a moving checklist and give it to the crew, which should facilitate the inventory.
– The professional services are usually more expensive, than self-moving, but they save you quite more time and troubles. This may be very important if you move for the first time and you don`t know exactly what to do, from where to begin, how to do the things better, etc.
– The professional removal vans are huge and with plenty of amenities, which make the loading of the heaviest items quite easy. From a hydraulic rear ramp to larger doors and equipment for securing the boxes one to another – definitely the professional vans are a better opt for moving the objects from a big house. Further, the big van is the best way to move all your belongings in a one-way trip, which is a major advantage when it comes to a quite longer distance.
– Numerous complimentary services, such as packing crew, temporarily storage services, recycling services, rental boxes, etc.
– Safety and insurance – the professional crew possesses a great experience in packing and driving the big van.
– Gather as much information as possible when searching for professional removal services. Ask your friends for recommendations, check out all the information for the company`s services and request quotes from numerous companies.