Truck Rental vs. Professional Movers

 The pros and cons of renting a moving truck
The pros and cons of renting a moving truck

Truck Rental vs. Professional Movers

Any time that you are considering a major relocation, whether it is across town or across the country, you’re probably asking yourself “should I rent a truck and do it myself, or should I hire a moving service?” Most of the time.

you will want to consider two critical aspects of your move – the amount of stuff you have and the distance you are planning on moving.  The easiest way to formulate a decision is by comparing the advantages of each.

The pros and cons of renting a moving truck

The primary reason that most individuals choose to rent a truck and decide to move on their own is budget and costs.  Renting a moving truck is considerably less expensive than hiring a moving company, but when you think about it, this is really the only clear advantage to a truck rental vs. professional movers San Fransisco companies.  Now let’s consider the key disadvantages of going with this option.

You have to do all the work yourself – from packing and loading to moving and then unloading, you have to rely of family members or friends to help you with the process.  Since you and these other individuals do not do this for a living, there is a considerable lack of skills compared to what professional movers have.

If any of your furniture or belongings get damaged, you have no recourse – one of the key benefits to hiring a professional moving service is that any property that is damaged will get replaced.  If you damage your own items, you’re confronted with replacing these items out of pocket.

Why choose a professional moving service

Most professional moving services today not only offer the standard relocation services but offer you other options as well such as:

Pack-and-stack services – this not only saves you a considerable amount of time, it saves a lot of physical and mental stress as well.  Professionals pack up your belongings and do all the loading when you choose this option as well as do all the unloading all your items once you arrive at your new location.

Storage options – another one of the primary benefits of hiring a professional moving service is that they also offer storage options should your new home not be totally ready for you to move into when you arrive.

Please don’t hesitate to call us or contact us, should you need more information about all the services we offer or to get a free estimate on the cost of your move.