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4 ways to save money on your next move

Dallas movers present: 4 ways to save money on your next move

Relocating to a new home can be fun, but the cost of moving can be overwhelming. According to a study by Zillow, Americans pay at least $475 for local moves. Experts warn that this cost can vary widely depending on the distance and number of items you’re taking. That means you’d do well to listen to professional Dallas movers before you move. After helping locals move over the years, we’ve identified ways areas that consumers need to work on to save hundreds to thousands of dollars on their next move. Continue reading to find out. Pack before Dallas movers arrive Some people assume packing is an easy task so they wait until the last minute to start it. In fact, it's not uncommon for us to find that many homeowners start packing an hour or two before our movers arrive. This can be a costly mistake as it just delays proceedings and costs you more in the long run. In reality, packing takes many hours. And if you wait until movers arrive to start, you can easily triple the number of hours billed and ultimately the total cost of moving. So, develop the habit of packing early. Pick the right time to move Many people change their homes during the summer months. And in winter, people tend to move on Fridays through Monday. As a result, moving companies tend to witness high demand and charge more. If you want to save more money, avoid moving during these times. Choose to move when the demand for moving services is lower than the demand to get better deals. That usually means moving during the winter and in the middle of the week. Don’t buy boxes Most people think buying boxes to pack items when moving is cheap. But that cost can quickly add up if you factor in the number of boxes you need. For lightweight and less precious items, why don’t you look for free, pre-used boxes? People who have recently moved are most likely looking to give away their boxes. So look for them on social media. You can also request your local store for spare boxes. Get multiple quotes The surest way to get the best deals is to compare offers from several moving companies. And while you're at it, don’t base your decision on price. Many homeowners have gone for cheap services only to regret later when they have to deal with broken belongings and other hidden charges. Moving doesn’t have to be expensive. We hope these tips help you save money on your next move. For more information, please contact Same Day Moving Small Mini Moves. Source

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