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Ah! moving! Do you have to do it yourself? Should I ask for help? In this article, we’ll help you decide whether to go it alone or hire a mover in Quebec.

Ask yourself the following questions when considering hiring a mover

How big will your move be?

If you’re moving several bulky items, it’s best to call in a mover. Movers are experts at packing, loading and transporting all your belongings in the most efficient way possible. They may only have to make one trip for what could take you six.

How far do you go?

Sell House fast, 60 days notice, financial recoveryIf you’re moving across town or across the province, you may have to do it yourself. However, the further away you are, the greater the logistics.

Costs increase exponentially with distance. Why? Because moving across the country can be a daunting task! Think of it this way: Would you rather save money? Or would you rather save time?

Are you comfortable behind the wheel?

Moving trucks can vary in size from 12 to 30 feet. If you tow your vehicle, Sell House fast, 60 days notice, financial recoveryyou can add at least 10 extra feet. Do you have experience driving a large vehicle?

You can save a lot of money by moving your belongings yourself. However, you need to make sure you’ll be comfortable driving a truck of this size, especially in metropolitan areas.

How much is your time worth?

If you’re moving across the country with a large removal truck, you’re looking at a process that will take several days. You’ll have to stop more often to refuel and, overall, you’ll be driving much more slowly than if you were driving your own car.

You may also need to make a few overnight stops. Once you’ve taken into account the time needed to pack, load, drive, unload, unpack… you might want to consider calling in the professionals. Professional movers are skilled and efficient when it comes to moving you quickly.

Will you have help?

Sell House fast, 60 days notice, financial recoveryIf you’re moving across town, you’ll probably be able to recruit (bribe) friends or family to help you. If you’re moving to a new city, you may not have the support of people willing to help you. Moving is hard work, and if you’re on your own, be prepared to work hard!

Two or three things to remember:

  • Keep the things you’ll need right away. Pack as if you were going on a long journey. Keep toiletries, clothes, work/school supplies and other everyday items close by. There can be delays when using removal companies, so be prepared.
  • You can also consider moving importantitems into your car and leaving the furniture to the specialists. Load up your vehicle and set off on that road trip you’ve always talked about! Make it an adventure!
  • And as for your furniture: If the value of your furniture is less than the cost of moving it, don’t bring it with you. It would be best to sell or donate them and replace them once you’re in your new city.

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