Pickup & Delivery
Service Moving with Pick Up and Delivery
Want to save
money on your self move? Thinking about a self service mover?
Moving yourself can be an easy alternative to professional
movers if planned properly or it can be a nightmare if not.
Having a couple of friends help with their pickup trucks may
work for small local moves but consider a self service moving
company for anything more.
Three things to consider for self service moves:
Packing for your move:
Packing everything in your home can be the most work in a
move. Proper packing and packing materials will add time and
money to your move. Make certain all non essentials well before
your planned move. Well-packed goods take up less space, are
easier to handle and are less likely to be damaged.
help: Having enough qualified people to help you
move at both ends of the move will make moving easier. More
people means less strain on each individual and a faster move.
Make sure the house movers you chose are able to move furniture
such as your couch up stairs or into the couch. Be careful
of injuries and plan a safe move.
Moving truck rental and selecting the right moving truck plays
a major role in a well planned move. Make sure the truck is
big enough for the job. The goal should be to have enough
space to make loading and unloading easy, and to complete
the move in one trip.
Following is a guideline for estimating how much truck you'll
1 to 2 furnished rooms
14- to 15-foot moving truck: 2 to 3 furnished rooms
18- to 20-foot moving truck: 4 to 5 furnished rooms
22- to 24-foot moving truck: 6 to 8 furnished rooms
There are various types of self service moving. The list below
will help explan the differnce between them all.
Moving truck rental:
Most of us know of the various moving truck rental companies
on the market from U-haul or Budget to Ryder moving trucks
many companies offer do it yourself moving truck rental services.
With these companies you simply rent a truck and load and
drive it yourself. This type of move requires the most time
and effort on the movers part. These type of moves can also
be the most stressful type of move and are most likely to
cause unexpected headaches and costs.
YOU-pack they move
service: Many self service movers offer pick up and delivery
service with their moving truck rentals. With these types
of self service moves the moving truck rental company simple
delivers a truck or container to your home and you pack it.
the truck company will then pick up and deliver your household
goods to your new home for a set price. This option saves
you the labor of packing services over professional movers.