Why should you hire professional movers instead of moving by yourself?
There are several factors to consider when trying to decide between a DIY move and hiring a team of professional west New York movers. In most cases, the decision comes down to the costs involved and physical capability. If you’re physically able, have family members and friends that can help, and are only moving a
short distance locally (50 miles of less), a DIY move may be the best choice. Moving to or from New York cannot be classified as fun, especially if you are moving long distance or cross country. Not only is it extremely labor intensive but requires a lot of planning and good execution to ensure that there is no damage and everything is on time. That is why even a small move can become a large project if you handle it all alone.
However, there is more than just cost factors and physical ability to be aware of when you’re moving long-distance. In addition to being extremely time-consuming, there’s a great deal of physical effort that is required when moving long-distance including:
- decluttering your home
- disassembling and reassembling furniture
- finding and gathering supplies and equipment
- loading and unloading the truck
- packing and unpacking
- transporting your belongings
- cleaning up the debris from the move and disposing of all used packing materials
Add to this the risk of injury due to inexperience and a lack of proper training and you might have a recipe for disaster. Furthermore, if you’re not in the best physical shape or have limited mobility, it just makes more sense to hire the west New York movers at NYC Movers & Packers.
What factors will affect the cost of moving?
No matter how much you plan and prepare for a move, it can still be very stressful if you don’t have professional help. Naturally, you’ll want to know what that move is going to cost if you hire professional west New York movers. There are 5 key factors that will affect your moving costs including:
- City you are moving to/from
- Additional moving requirement and services
- Standard team or additional movers required
- Cost based on the weight of your shipment
- In-season/Off-season move
Depending on the size of your move, the average cost of a local move will be between $300 and $1,500. The average cost of a long-distance move will be between $2,500 and $5,000 based on the distance, size of your move and other applicable factors. Keep in mind that these figures are based on national averages and that your cost could vary.