It’s no secret that in addition to being stressful, moving can be expensive. However, Apple Moving strives to offer affordable moving rates to help you move without breaking the bank. As you plan your move, consider employing the following strategies to keep moving costs to a minimum:
Local moves are priced according to the number of hours it takes the movers to finish the jobs, while interstate moving costs depend on the weight of your shipment. So, whether you are moving locally or long distance, the cost of your move ultimately comes down to how much stuff you are moving. That means your move is the perfect time to purge things for which you no longer have need or use. That broken table you’ve been hanging onto from your days as a bachelor, the ill-fitting clothes crammed in the back of your closet, and that blender that’s been on the fritz for a few years – now’s the perfect time to toss these items! You’ll pay less for your move and your new home will have less clutter as you settle in.
For a local move, the longer your movers spend in your home, the more you are charged. To save on your move, be completely ready when moving day arrives. Have everything neatly packed into boxes, appliances unplugged and dried out, and beds disassembled. The more prepared you are, the less time it will take to get you moved!
In theory, a DIY move might save you money, but what about your time and sanity? Hiring a professional mover is a smart move for many reasons:
When figuring a moving budget, many people forget to factor in the cost of moving supplies. One of the easiest ways to save on your move is by finding used or recycled moving boxes. If you know someone who has recently moved, see if they’ll give you their used boxes. Alternatively, head to your local grocery or liquor store and see if they have any boxes leftover from recent shipments. To save money on other moving supplies like bubble wrap and packing paper, use things you already have laying around the house. Try wrapping breakables in socks and t-shirts and fill the empty spaces at the top of boxes with towels.
Most moving companies are extremely busy from May to September since most people want to move during the summer months. During this time, many movers charge a peak season rate. To avoid these higher rates, try to move during the slow season from October to April.
Apple Moving has budget-friendly rates for both local and interstate moves. Contact us today to get started on your move with a free moving quote!
Apple Moving is committed to continuing our tradition of providing exceptional moving and storage services to Americans. From start to finish, we aim to give you the best moving experience possible, while always adhering to our values of honesty, customer service, and professionalism.