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4 Moving Options to Consider When Relocating to a New Home

November 19, 2020

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4 Moving Options to Consider When Relocating to a New Home

Are you not sure how you can get anything from point A to point B? Luckily, there's no shortage of ways to move your household belongings around. If you want to move by yourself or want professional movers to help in part or all, there are many options for relocating.  Here are five common ways to move.

Rent a Truck

Do you want absolute control over your move? Do you prefer to do it yourself? The right option for you might then be to rent a moving truck. There are also plenty of cost-saving advantages to using a truck rental to make a move. Actually, renting a moving truck could help you save thousands of dollars on the move. Although costs vary depending on the company, time of year, and distance traveled, using a truck rental, you would probably be able to drive around the country for about $1,000 or less. You're also not going to have to work around the timetable of a moving company and would be able to move on to your own timeline.

Professional Movers

The best way to move, without a doubt, is by hiring skilled movers to do it for you. Professional movers will do anything from packing and loading the boxes into the truck to carrying heavy furniture to helping with bulky items. We suggest getting quotes from many reputable movers in your region in order to hire a competent local moving company.  The movers survey your things and provide you with a quote. When you've arranged the move, the moving company will turn up with their moving truck at your home on a moving day, and manage all the logistics of loading and unloading. 

Moving Container

Do you need temporary storage before, during or after a move? To move, consider renting a moving container. These containers provide a perfect alternative to renting a moving truck, while still offering consumers in the moving process the added advantage of a storage unit. Usually, moving containers are made of weather-proof steel and can be left for long periods of time outside. Huge moving containers are capable of storing a 3 to 4-bedroom household, whereas small moving containers normally carry the contents of a 1 to 2 bedroom home. Moving containers are much less costly compared to hiring a licensed moving company. Nevertheless, they appear to be more costly than hiring a moving vehicle. When renting a moving container, several days before the move, the company will drop it off at your doorstep. To load the container, customers are then given a certain amount of time. The company will pick it up and move it to your new home once everything is inside the container.

Freight Trailer Moving Company

Try to use a freight trailer moving company if you can not pay for a full-service moving company or lack the time or resources to transport your belongings long distance. Freight trailer companies are suitable for larger, cross-country moves.  The freight trailer company will drop the trailer off at your doorstep, similar to a moving container. To load the trailer, customers are given a certain amount of time. The company will pick up the freight trailer after they're done and send it to the destination. In order to unload the trailer, clients are then given a certain amount of time. This hybrid DIY-type move provides a less costly alternative to a full service moving company. 

Ready to move? Then contact Full Service Moving Company in CT who makes your move stress free by handling packing, storage, loading and unloading for you.

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