In a recent Google Survey, only 22.7% of respondents said that they would choose to hire professional movers for their next move; others opted for various DIY options, including renting a moving truck and using moving containers. While DIY moves are a relatively easy choice for local moves, weighing the pros and cons when it comes to interstate relocation is more complicated. As such, Movers.com has published its new guide to help Manhattan movers decide which option suits them best.
More information about Movers.com and the full guide can be found at https://www.movers.com/truck-rental-guides/renting-a-moving-truck-vs.-hiring-professional-movers.html
Titled “Renting a Moving Truck Vs. Hiring Professional Movers”, the guide considers factors such as cost, time, and efficiency to provide a detailed overview of both options. While there is no definitive answer to which is better, Movers.com believes that with expert insights, individuals can make an informed decision depending on their circumstances and preferences.
When it comes to renting a moving truck, the guide suggests that this option may be the best for those on a tight budget, as DIY moves typically cost less. Movers.com recommends U-Haul and Budget as top truck rental companies which offer trucks of all sizes for both local and cross-country relocation. The downside to DIY moving is that it requires individuals to shoulder all the responsibility – from planning and packing to heavy lifting and driving.
When hiring a professional moving company, however, most, if not all, tasks will be handled by professional movers. While more expensive, full-service moving is also more efficient and stress-free – which can be important factors for interstate movers who will generally have to juggle more moving parts than those moving locally.
For those who decide to hire a professional, the guide recommends moving in the off-season, booking early, and opting for DIY packing to lower costs. With a network of over 700 moving companies, Movers.com can also provide up to seven moving estimates from licensed and insured movers, at no cost.
Interested parties can visit https://www.movers.com/moving-companies/ny-new-york/manhattan/cheap-movers.html to find local movers in Manhattan and fill out a short form to request quotes.
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