Archive for July 25th, 2012

Save Money When Moving

If you are planning on relocating soon can you afford to pay for a moving service? A moving service will make the entire task of relocating a lot easier. Before you determine that you can’t use a moving service because you can’t afford it, think again. There are lots of ways to save money when using a moving service. You are going to have to spend money on a do it yourself move, but you can save up for a moving service to help you too. A local moving company will be happy to give you a free quote on their services.

You don’t have to hire a full service mover. You can use portable moving pods or containers and do a partial move yourself. This way you save money. You do the work of packing and loading the moving containers, but the mover transports them for you. The advantage to you is the use of a much easier to load container and you won’t have to drive an unfamiliar vehicle packed to the hilt with your things. A container that you can get from a local mover that you load yourself won’t have that steep ramp that you have to use when you rent a Uhaul truck or other type of truck rental. Portable containers sit on the ground and you just walk over the threshold. Your kids can even help you move things into the container.

If you are working you can take your time when you use portable containers that are available to the public too. These containers can be rented by the month. On the other hand, if you want a full service mover to help you so that they will do all the packing and loading, you can still save money. Simply go online and look for discount codes and coupons. These are digital coupons that you use when you make your reservations online for a moving company.

Before you move, make sure you get rid of the things you don’t want anymore. This is another tip that can help you save money. Try having a yard sale to make extra money to pay for your moving service. The things you don’t need, donate to a charity and use that for a tax right off. Before you know it you’ll have some extra money to help pay for your full service moving company.