October 27, 2017 Interstate Moves

Moving- When Should You Ask for Help?

Whether you’re moving across the street or across the country- it’s not going to be fun. Packing, organizing, and labelling combined with all the responsibilities of setting up a new home can prove too much sometimes. There are times when it’s definitely a good idea to ask for some help! This normally comes in the form of a professional moving company that can take the process of packing and transporting all of your belongings to your new home. Some people are hesitant to hire a company to help them with their move. They may think that they can handle it, or that professional help would just cost too much money. This is rarely the case.

There are local moving companies that are competitively priced and who can work around your needs. They give their customers the option to be as involved in the packing and moving process as they want to be. Sometimes, we have valuables or personal items that we’d rather move ourselves. Everything that you want packed and moved can be done so completely at your discretion. This means that you can box everything up and leave it waiting to be loaded and moved by professionals- or you can schedule a time for them to come in and take care of all of it. Allowing a moving company to take care of every part of the packing and transportation can alleviate a huge amount of stress. Imagine actually being able to enjoy a move!

The trick is to understand exactly how much you can take on yourself before calling for professional help. There are times when it’s just better to schedule the move with professional services, rather than trying to tackle everything yourself. This ensures that the company will be available when you need their help the most. There are seasons when furniture movers in Melbourne can get extremely busy, and they may not be available if you wait too long to call for help. These are just a few instances when it’s better to call the professionals to help:

Entire House Moves on a Schedule

There are many times when the deals have been made, and the ‘move-out’ date is quickly approaching. Maybe you underestimated the number of things that needed packed and moved, and there simply isn’t enough time to get the job done. Being on a deadline can be both stressful and expensive. Occasionally, there are even times when you can be charged a certain amount of money for each additional day that you delay the move. When time is a factor, it’s a good idea to be as organized and efficient as possible.

When Moving Large or Heavy Items

Some items are heavy enough to be hazardous when handled improperly. They may also just be too heavy for traditional methods of transportation. Gym equipment looks simple- until you try and lift it up. Then it becomes apparent just how difficult it is to try and move machines that have weights adding up to thousands of pounds. Trying to disassemble these things can take twice as long, and may be more than a regular truck can handle. It becomes ten ties as difficult when the move is over hundreds of miles. In this instance, hiring a professional would actually save money.

Moving Over Long Distances

No one can tell how things will go. You can plan a move right down to the last detail, and still run into serious traffic, flat tires, broken boxes and a myriad of other problems. A professional moving company can eliminate and handle most of the issues whether they happen hundreds of miles from your destination or not.