If you’re getting ready to move, you may have friends or family members telling you to hire movers. But if you have a small home or live a fairly minimalistic life, you may think that there’s no need. You can handle it yourself—there’s not that much to box up. While you may not own a lot of stuff, there are still many benefits to working with professional movers in Colorado Springs.
You Don’t Have to Worry About Actually Moving Your Possessions
The most obvious benefit to hiring movers is that they literally do all of the heavy lifting of a move. You don’t need to worry about borrowing a friend’s truck or making a dozen trips back and forth between your current home and your new one. Movers will bring a truck large enough to transport everything at once, and they will load and unload it. While there may be a lot for you to do before moving day, you won’t have to do much at all once the professionals arrive.
They also make certain fragile items are packed carefully and arrive undamaged. They know the weight limits of their boxes. They understand how to wrap items in plastic and bubble wrap. Professionals also have a system for organizing what goes into boxes and how those boxes are labeled, so you will be able to easily find everything later.
They Know How to Lift and Carry Heavy Items
It’s easy to hurt yourself when trying to lift heavy boxes, furniture, and other items. The last thing you want to do is pull a muscle or hurt yourself in some other way in the midst of your move. Movers, however, are trained to know how to lift these things without injuring themselves.
Seasoned movers are also very aware of their limits. They know what they can safely carry through a house to the truck or up and down stairs. They will ask their teammates for help when needed. Movers also bring dollies, furniture movers, and other equipment to help them safely move heavy objects.
They Know How to Quickly Pack and Move Items
Movers pack and move items for a living. That means they do these activities every day, so they’re professionals. They can quickly, efficiently, and safely move all of your possessions from one home to another. You may have never done this before, or it may have been years since you last moved. It can take you days to get everything done, but movers can do the same work in about a fourth of the time or less. You save time and stress.
They Bring Everything They Need
In addition to the dollies and furniture movers, professional movers also bring boxes, bubble wrap, and everything else you might need. You won’t need to spend a lot of money buying these items on your own. You also don’t have to worry about running out. The moving team will talk to you before they arrive to get an idea of how many items, you’ll have to pack so they bring plenty of boxes and other necessities.
You Save Money
Some people see using movers in Colorado Springs as an unnecessary expense, but it can actually save you money. You may make multiple trips to and from the store buying boxes and bubble wrap. You’ll then have to spend your time and effort to pack up all of your items. Then, even if you do have a large truck, it’s still going to take multiple loads to move everything to your new home. Depending on how far you’re moving, the amount of fuel you use driving back and forth could add up quickly.
Movers Are Reliable
If you have friends or family helping you move, it can be difficult to get multiple people there on the same day or at the same time. Maybe you can get your uncle with his truck to help on one day, but then you can’t get your friends there on the same day to help lift your heavy items.
With movers, once the contract is signed, they will be at your home on the day you’ve agreed to, and they will be there on time. They will work until the job is done. Best of all, everything will be completed that day. When the movers leave your new home, you’ll have everything with you.
Ready to Move?
Are you preparing to move? Our team of professional movers is here to help. We will quickly, efficiently, and affordably help you pack up your home or commercial office and move to a new location. Contact 5 Star Moving and Storage today for a quote.