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Self-Service vs Hiring Full-Service Movers: 5 Things To Know

Self-Service vs Full-Service Movers

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Moving to a new home can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially when it comes to choosing the right moving service. Certainly two popular options to compare are self-service vs hiring full-service movers. Understanding the differences between these 2 options is crucial to ensure a stress-free move. On that note, here are 5 essential tips to know when considering a self-service move over hiring full-service movers.

Level of Involvement

Self-service moving typically involves renting a moving truck or container where you handle the entire moving process yourself. This includes packing, loading, and unloading everything yourself. On one hand, this option provides more control over the process, allowing you to pack your belongings at your own pace. On the other hand, you will be challenged with physical tasks that require proper heavy lifting and maneuvering techniques to ensure your furniture and fragile items doesn’t get damaged during loading and transportation. 

Now, with this in mind, hiring full-service movers allows you to save time and effort as they will handle your entire move from start to finish. From packing and loading to transportation and unloading at your new home, with full-service movers you don’t need to worry about anything but being there on moving day to receive them.