Moving Home Yourself vs. Hiring a Furniture Removal Company

When you move home it has the potential for being one of the most stressful stages in your life. And, it's not uncommon for us to move homes at least 4 or 5 times. Removing all of your things can seem overwhelming - but it doesn't have to.


Let's take a look at whether or not you should move home yourself, or hire a professional furniture removal company. Consider asking yourself these questions:


How Much Stuff Do I Have?


If you only have a couple blankets and 2 or 3 boxes, you might be able to move home yourself. However, this is highly unlikely. Most people have a fridge, a bed, several boxes and a lot of other furniture too. Even if you were to hire a trailer, there probably still wouldn't be enough room for you to move yourself.


If you hire a furniture removal company, it's becomes a situation much easier to deal with. All you need to do is pack the boxes yourself and put them in a neat pile ready for the furniture removalists to come and pick up.


How Much Time Do I Have?


The entire process - from packing to transporting items - can take up a decent chunk of your time. The packing process itself could take anywhere between 4 and 10 hours, depending on the amount of items you have that need to be packed.


If you're working full-time, or even studying full-time, this simply may not be an option. However, if you spent just 2 hours packing and organising your things, then call a professional furniture removal company, you could save an enormous amount of time - and stress too!


Can I Physically Move Home Myself?


I hope you have the physical ability to move fridges and washing machines, because if you don't, you'll definitely need to hire a furniture removal company.


These items are quite heavy and can cause back and muscle problems if they are not handled correctly. However, when you hire a professional removal company, they are trained in removing such items - including pianos, pool tables, large couches and just about any heavy item you can imagine.


Am I Moving Into a Home With Stairs?


Carrying items up or down a staircase is obviously going to cause quite a few issues. Firstly, you're going to need the assistance of someone else to help you complete such a task. Secondly, moving items up the stairs is going to be difficult even with 2 people. Your best bet really is to hire a professional moving company who specialises in furniture removal for a living.


If you need to get in touch with a professional furniture removal company, contact Moving Select today to find out how we can help you move home with ease. Avoid injuries, save time and relax!

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