I decided that it was important to help out people especially when times get stressful. I know when you are looking to move to a new home that can be a very stressful time because so many things are happening all at once. There is so much planning and if someone can give you plans to do half of it for you on moving day then that could be wonderful. My family has done a lot of moving over the years and we have also helped many friends and family members move over the years too. With the housing boom going on with interest rates super low and the housing market selling like crazy I want to give some advice on moving. Moving is a big deal and moving days can really have an impact on how you feel about your new home as well. I have been surprised at how having a good moving setup or moving crew can change an entire experience. How you move can really have an impact on your new home and simply can change a bad day into a good one.
I think that you really need to use wise materials and vehicles. It is so typical for people to instantly call everyone they know who has a truck in hopes that they can guilt or convince them to help you out. This really is what most Americans do and it is the basic task for new homeowners. They think that they must do this and that having a truck is the only answer for moving. I am here to tell you that trucks make really bad moving vehicles. I don’t like lifting furniture up that high to get it in the bed. I also don’t like tossing cheap moving boxes over the side of the bed when these trucks can be up to five feet high on the bed walls. I have seen so much damage happen to people, items, and yes trucks while moving. Lots of people end up causing more damage all around getting things into trucks than any other vehicle. The height of the truck makes is so much more of a physical game and that is no good.
I highly suggest renting a good vehicle that is meant to move. Rather that is a big Uhaul truck or trailer that is a good idea. Now If these trucks have a long ramp then I would say they are pretty good. But some do not and you have to lift all the items up again just like a pickup truck. Yet again this is only slightly better than a pickup truck because it is at least covered from the elements. This helps you not get your cheap moving boxes wet and all the things ruined inside of them. These are two things you can do, but my favorite is yet to come.
To me, there is nothing better than a walk-in trailer. This is simply because it is low and people can use a cart or a hand cart to wheel furniture and packages in. The ability to wheel items in, has saved many injuries and many broken or damaged items from occurring. I have seen people have great moving experiences with a low walled trailer. You can use most vehicles to pull it and have a great time.