How to Avoid Going Over Your Packing Budget
Moving is daunting, especially on a tight budget. You don’t know what to do, who to call, whether you should hire a moving company- there’s just so much to figure out. The Kansas City movers from All My Sons Moving & Storage offer full packing services for you and your family when you are moving to Kansas City. Our main goal as a premier moving company in Kansas City is to treat you like our family. We handle your belongings with the utmost care and respect, and treat them like they are our own. If you feel that you don’t want to invest in packing services from All My Sons Moving & Storage, we still want your move to be as effortless as possible. We are going to tell you how to avoid going over your packing budget on your move to Kansas City.
First, you should research the costs of DIY vs professional Kansas City packing services. Sometimes you can find that you’re more likely to stay on track of your moving budget when you hire packing services. Professional movers are good at what they do, and their job requires that they stay on their moving budget. At first, individual costs of DIY moving seem to be cheaper, but until they are added up, you don’t realize that you are probably spending the same as, if not more, than you would on professional packing services.
Next, you should ditch some of your stuff. If you sell or donate your belongings you’ll be able to pack less and make some extra cash. By eliminating the cost of extra weight, you can lower your moving costs. For example, if you are doing a DIY move, you won’t have to rent as big of a truck. If you do hire packing services, most professional movers use weight to estimate their cost. Ultimately, by selling or donating your stuff, you will be able to eliminate some of your moving costs, which will keep you from going over your packing budget.
One more way to avoid going over your packing budget is to not pay for boxes. You’re going to need so many boxes, and before you know it you can be spending a fortune on just cardboard moving boxes. If you’re still looking for ways to save money you should check out Craigslist’s Free section, or look around your neighborhood retail, liquor or furniture stores. These stores receive cardboard boxes in bulk, so you should check out these places before you consider purchasing any moving boxes.
If you think that you won’t be able to stay on track with your moving budget, you should consider our packing services with All My Sons Moving & Storage in Kansas City. We will make sure that you don’t even have to lift a box! You will be able to relax, take care of other moving tasks, all while feeling confident that you won’t go over your moving budget.