There are a lot of costs involved in purchasing a new home. It makes sense that new homeowners would try and find ways to cut those costs. When moving locally, that usually means they try and execute the move themselves. This may sound like a good idea at first, but the truth is, it usually isn’t a good idea at all.

Here are a few reasons why it’s really better to hire a team of professional movers, even if you’re moving within the area.

Proper Packing and Transport

Putting your things in a few boxes and driving them across town can’t be that hard, can it? If only you were just moving a few boxes, this would be true. The fact is, you’re moving breakable items, large pieces of furniture, and appliances. If you want everything to get there in one piece, a professional moving team is a must.

Professional movers are experts in their field. That means they know how to pack boxes properly, wrap furniture and appliances, and they know how to safely drive a moving truck. With this kind of expertise, they can reduce the number of boxes and packaging materials you use, which can actually end up saving you some money.

Sticking to a Schedule

Moving usually comes along with tight deadlines. It’s easy to think you can get everything packed up and moved within a certain time frame, until you realize just how much effort it takes to pack everything you own. You never realize just how much stuff you have until you have to put it all into boxes!

Because professional movers do this for a living, they know exactly how long everything will take. When you hire an experienced crew, they can provide you with a timeline that they’ll actually stick to, which can greatly reduce your stress and anxiety.

Your Belongings Are Insured

It’s easy for things to get broken, damaged, or lost during a move. If you do it all on your own, you have no one to blame but yourself. You’ll have to absorb those losses.

A quality moving crew takes their services very seriously, which means every single one of your belongings will be catalogued and insured. If anything were to happen to any of your items throughout the process, you can rest easy knowing that you’ll be compensated.

Hiring the Right Moving Crew Is Key

It’s best to hire a professional moving team, even for local moves, but only if you hire the right crew. If you have clients who are planning a big move, make sure you set them up for success by referring them to Booth Movers.

We proudly partner with the area's best realtors through our Premier Partners Program. This special partnership means we can extend special pricing and VIP benefits to your clients. To learn more about how we can make the moving process simple, easy, and affordable, give us a call today.