A move to a new home is an expensive undertaking. There are many ways to save on the cost of moving. First one can reduce the volume of the move by throwing away, selling, or donating items. Second, one can reduce the burden on the moving company by being packed and ready to move on the day. Third, one should start the moving process early to be able to find moving supplies at a discount or free. Fourth, one can pack their house themselves to remove this item from the budget. Fifth, one should use professional movers and not try to save with a discount company as this may increase time and likelihood of damage.
- Before you do your big move, strip down, that is give away, sell or throw away as many items as you find that you can do without.
- Try to have everything neatly boxed for your moving company. It isn’t just courtesy. Movers charge by the hour.
- Start moving day early, on time prepped and in person. The crew will have questions be ready to answer them.
“If you do the math, you’ll find that buying inexpensive furniture at your destination will likely be less money than moving your heavy cheap furniture.”