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How to Save Money When it Comes Time to Move

Moving can be an expensive ordeal but it doesn’t have to be, follow these tips to help you save money when hiring a moving company.

Maplewood, NJ

If you are using a moving company, according to Harrington Moving & Storage, there are several ways to cut down on your costs:

  1. Reduce your load. Ged rid of stuff you don’t need. Hold a garage sale, donate books, turn to a consignment shop, and give away anything you don’t need. “Weight equals money. The less weight, the less money. It’s simple,” said a Harrington Mover.


  1. Move during the off-season. Choosing the best time to move can save you money, according to Harrington Movers. Off-season is usually anything but June or July and any time other than the first and last of the month.


  1. Be flexible. Harrington Moving recommends you be flexible on the time you want the movers to arrive. If you’re willing to work within their timeframe, ask them if they will give you a price break in exchange.


  1. Do your own packing. Packing and unpacking services cost money so if you are on a tight budget, Harrington Movers recommend you conduct your own packing and unpacking. Or try to negotiate a cheaper price with the mover.


  1. Ask about moving larger items or specialty items. Boats, motorcycles and other recreational vehicles will cost extra to move. If you’re driving to your destination, consider renting a trailer and moving the items yourself.

Harrington Moving suggests moving folks consider the listed options regarding saving money when it comes time to move. The company explains that individuals should reduce their load, move during the off-season, be flexible, do their own packing and ask about moving larger or specialty items.

“Moving can be expensive but if done correctly, it doesn’t have to be,” said a Harrington Mover.

More About Harrington Moving & Storage
Founded in 1996, Harrington Moving & Storage is a leading moving and storage enterprise based in Maplewood, New Jersey. The company offers a variety of moving options including: local moving, long distance moving, residential moving, commercial moving and international moving. In addition, Harrington Movers provide a variety of services including piano moving and storage, senior citizen moving, fine art and antique moving and storage, and packing and unpacking services.

Avoid Being Fooled

Media tech personnel Mark Geringer recently advised others to be aware of a rise in online moving scams. Geringer explains that many of his friends are falling victim to scammers’ online ploys and that such an ordeal can be avoided by turning to trusted names and not random, cheap companies.