Moving your home or office is no small endeavor; there’s a lot to consider when it comes time to budget for a move. And if you think about it, the cost of actually hiring a mover to help you get the job done is much smaller than the other expenses involved in your move, especially when you trust a reputable moving company like Atlanta Pro Movers. Although hiring a mover may have a higher upfront fee, you’ll have saved a lot of time and money renting a truck to do it yourself. In this blog, we’re going to talk about how you can save money on your move without resorting to a self-move.

Plan ahead

Planning far enough in advance for your move is one of the most important things you can do to reduce costs. But this doesn’t just mean preparing your items to be packed and moved, this includes every aspect of your move, from planning your moving date to having a plan once you arrive at your new home or office.

You should start by learning what date you’re able to move out of your current location and what day you will be able to move to the new location. You want to schedule your move as close to your move-in day as possible so you don’t have to waste any money on living out of a hotel for several days. However, if this is your only option, Atlanta Pro Movers will gladly provide you with storage space to hold your belongings before you move in. Planning ahead is almost important to give you some breathing room in case something doesn’t go as planned.

Stay organized

Another important part of planning ahead is being organized. Although your movers are experts at moving you efficiently, you should have a plan for which rooms should be moved out first. You can do this by creating a checklist of the rooms in your home and specific items that should be moved first. You should also take note of the size, weight, and fragility of each item so that small, fragile items can go last, reducing the chance that they will be broken or damaged.

You should do everything you can to prepare the area where your movers will be walking, making sure that it’s clear and there is nothing that will cause them to trip or get hurt. If you’d like to, you can have everything packed and ready for loading or wait for your movers to get there to help you. If you have everything prepared, and you know exactly what will happen once the movers get there, you will increase efficiency and cut costs. Your movers will appreciate this too!

Know what you’re keeping

Now that you’re moving, it’s a great time to start getting rid of unwanted items in your home. Although throwing things away or setting them aside during the move will work just fine, you’ll be able to save a lot of time, and inevitably, money by doing this before your movers get here. Check out our blogs on getting rid of things before moving to learn about some great ways to either donate or sell your used items.

Contact your local movers

Contacting reliable and efficient professional movers should be your highest priority when it comes to saving money on a move. If you live in Atlanta or the surrounding area, Atlanta Pro Movers are your premier choice for affordable and quality moving services. If you have any questions or you’re ready to get started, contact Atlanta Pro Movers today!