Top 20 Reasons To Hire a Professional

Updated: Oct 17






Top 20 reasons why hiring professional movers can make your life easier:

There’s much more to moving than simply packing up and transporting your household belongings. In addition to securing reliable labor, a successful move takes a great deal of planning and coordination.

If you’re embarking on a new and exciting chapter in your life and getting ready to relocate, you should consider the numerous benefits of hiring a professional moving company to guide you through the process. From pre-planning and packing to unpacking and settling in, a professional moving company such as A Star Mover can make all the difference in your move experience.

  1. Time Savings Professional movers have the ins and outs of moving down to a science. They show up as a team, with the experience it takes to get you from one door to the next while sticking to a schedule. Plus, they can maneuver your couch through that tight doorway much faster than you can!

  2. Low Stress Moving requires you to make countless (often tedious) decisions, not to mention the heavy physical and emotional toll it can have on you. When you hire a professional team for your move, they already have a strategy in place to solve for the chaos you may be experiencing. From the first box loaded to the last item placed in your new home, they can navigate your move with smooth sailing.

  3. Packing Services Speaking of stress, how about wrapping and packing every item in your house for a heavy dose of “where do I begin?”  Many professional moving companies offer full service packages that include packing and unpacking options and will bring the necessary packing materials with them. How’s that for a load off? Now you can finish online shopping for your new place!

  4. Focus on Job With so many things to check off your moving to-do list, it can be hard to concentrate on your day-to-day tasks. That’s why when you call on a professional moving company, they can walk you through the entire move journey and answer all your questions, freeing up valuable time for you to get your daily job duties accomplished. Are you planning a corporate relocation? Even more reason to hire a full-service mover — so you can jump right into your new role and hit the ground running!

  5. Focus on Family Moving a household long distance is taxing emotionally for every family member involved. Having the support and experience of a professional moving team to help you navigate everything from start to finish affords you precious time with your family so you can enjoy the fun aspects of your upcoming move. Let the professionals handle the big stuff, so you can focus on what’s important.

  6. Cost Effective When you add up the cost of renting the tools and equipment to move, along with the truck and furniture pads, combine that with the value of your time (and the friends you may have bribed), hiring a professional moving company can be more cost effective than you think. They will likely offer competitive-priced packages in addition to services like packing and unpacking. Think about the cost of (and waste at guessing at) all the materials: boxes (various sizes), tape, bubble wrap, floor tarps/covering. Packing materials can really add up!

  7. Customizable Services Every move is different, and it’s important to find moving services that meet your unique timeline and needs. Many professional moving companies offer customizable services to enhance your move experience. Choose from full or partial packing options or get organized with unpacking service options. If you need help packing your fragile or specialty items, be sure to ask your mover about any custom crating services they may offer.

  8. Move Coordination Having someone guide you through your entire move process is worth its weight in gold. A personal move coordinator can walk you through every step of your move and answer any questions you may have along the way. With so many other things going on during your move, having one point of contact from start to finish allows you to take a deep breath and concentrate on other tasks.

  9. Valuation A well-reputed moving company will offer options that strive to protect you in the event of damage or loss to your items during the move. Make sure you understand your options at the time you receive a moving quote. 

  10. Peace of Mind When you call on reputable moving company, you can rest assured knowing that high standards of quality and customer service are expected and delivered. Professional moving companies are dedicated to making your move experience stress-free; after all, it’s their job!

  11. Safety Experienced movers understand that lifting, loading and handling furniture can be tricky. Don’t chance straining your back or injuring yourself. Professional moving teams are efficient and have the skills it takes to move that oversized couch down three flights of stairs with ease.

  12. Professional Inventory Services The key to a successful move is organization. It’s easy to lose track of your belongings when so many things are taking place during a move. Feel confident that all your items are accounted for by having professionals inventory your items. That’s one less thing to worry about!

  13. Expertise in Long Distance Moves All interstate moves require special authority to perform any part of a move from one state to another. If you are moving across state lines, it’s best to use a trusted, professional moving company that is fully licensed to provide interstate moving services.

  14. Add-On Service Packages Many professional moving companies offer a menu of services that you can mix and match to meet your needs, timeline and budget. These add-on services could include cleaning services to trash/debris removal and can make your move easier than you ever imagined!

  15. Qualified Drivers and Equipment From operating the van liftgate to making sure you have dollies and furniture pads, moving has a lot of moving parts. When you choose to have a professional moving company serve you, they come prepared and equipped to load and transport all your belongings, even that heavy-as-an elephant antique dresser you inherited from Aunt Mary.

  16. Hassle-Free Have we mentioned how much there is to think about when you’re relocating and planning a move? Hiring a professional company makes your life so much easier. It’s just that simple.

  17. Experienced Movers Luckily, you don’t move every day, but guess who does? Professional moving teams are well-oiled machines. If there’s something you didn’t think of, they have, likely ten times over. Professional moving companies have the experience it takes to provide you with a smooth and organized move.

  18. Advanced Technology Long-distance professional moving companies may have the systems and technology to keep you in the loop throughout your move and make your move more seamless.

  19. Seamless Move Experience By using a professional moving company, you’re more likely to have fewer hiccups during your move. They know a move backward and forward and are ready for everything in between. Also, you’re provided with the additional support of a customer service team, so if anything does come up, they are there to help problem solve.

  20. They Like a Good Move Challenge Do you have a specialty item you need moved? Need storage services as you transition to your next destination? A reputable moving company will be able to provide solutions for the many challenges that may arise throughout your move journey. From the pre-move phase to the settling-in phase, an experienced and professional moving company can serve as your move champion, making your move easy and enjoyable.

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