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Moving Why A DIY Move Can End Up More Expensive Than Hiring Professionals







People move a lot in their lifetimes. Between career changes, family situations, finances and retirement, most people will move at least a few times. Moving never gets any less stressful because it will always involve the shifting of your entire life from one place to another - always a Herculean task. But many people think they can at least make moving less expensive by doing all of the work themselves. While you can save money by moving yourself, chances are you won't and you might even end up spending more than if you hired some professionals.

Planning

Professional movers know what they're doing. They have moved hundreds of people under all sorts of conditions and this allows them to quickly make an efficient plan of attack. You will likely be dealing with problems as they come up, wasting time. Where professionals will measure twice and move once, you'll bang up the walls and have to pay for repairs.

Truck Rental

Whether you're borrowing a friend's vehicle or renting a van, you won't have the experience a professional has to be able to estimate loads. A professional mover will come in the right sized vehicle to make one calm, organized trip. When you are making your fifteenth trip in the middle of the night and you're on your third tank of gas, or when you've gone ahead and rented additional trucks to move your things along, you'll wish you had the benefit of a professional's wisdom.

Damage

Aside from your security deposit or reimbursing new owners, you have to worry about your own possessions. Professionals know how to wrap and protect just about everything you might find in a home, from flat-screen TVs to picture frames and your dishes. At the end of the day, everything you break because you didn't know how to pack it, ran out of bubble wrap, or simply got tired after hours of work represents a bill you wouldn't have to pay if you'd gone to a professional mover.

Injury

Professional movers come insured and bonded, which protects both you and them. Your volunteers may not have the heart to dun you for medical expenses, but that's no guarantee. If someone gets injured while helping you move - even if it's yourself - you may be on the hook for medical costs. Professionals have the safety gear and training to avoid injury in the first place, and the insurance to cover costs if the worst does happen.


About Author Barry Reiss :

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Article Added on Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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