Oklahoma City Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
February 02, 2024

Save $$$ on Your Move: 5 Tips from Professional Movers

getting ready to moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving can be one of the most chaotic adventures you can commence. The process is often tedious, not just from the procedural standpoint but in your budget as well. High moving prices are no fun thing for anybody.

Our professional movers with A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Oklahoma City will help you keep your spending under control and enable you to move without losing your mental health. Even though a few moving expenses are inevitable, it can be achievable to conserve money in several areas. To assist you with this, we have listed the best tips to help minimize costs when moving.

1. Organize Prior to When You Pack and Sell the Excess

Gather all the unwanted belongings that may still be worth enough to get decent money. Consider whether the stuff is worth your time, headache, and cost of moving them to your new residence. If not, list them online, or sell them to buddies to pocket a little cash to help with moving expenses.

You can get rid of unwanted belongings simply by:

  • List items online
  • Hold a garage sale
  • Barter the items to get other important things you may need from buddies or family
  • List the items on Facebook marketplace or maybe a neighborhood website

2. Pack It Yourself

When you can muster it, packing your belongings on your own should save you a decent amount of money during the move. Packing takes a long time and is one of the most expensive tasks of moving.

Pack all your essentials, like:

  • Towels/Sheets
  • Knick-Knacks
  • Dishes
  • Clothing
  • Books
  • Dishes
  • Toiletries
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Pet supplies
  • Pillows
  • Kids’ Toys

Should you opt to pack on your own, make sure you get good-quality boxes along with packing tape (not masking tape!). Many moving companies in Oklahoma City may offer a few levels for the packing service. Contact your professional mover in Oklahoma City and find the level that best fits your requirements and budget.

3. Look Around for Better Prices

Should you’ve got a tight budget, explore ways to reduce cut your spending. Conveniences and prices fluctuate just like everything else. Take your time when looking around for the best deals and understand all the choices available.

Be careful of providers that have deals that seem too good to be true. Super low bids might mean low-quality work which may damage your belongings or the services being too slow. Settling on a reputable moving company in Oklahoma City will provide peace of mind and guarantee quality work.

4. Don't Spend Money on Boxes

Spending a lot of money on supplies such as paper, boxes, and bubble wrap can negatively have an affect on your budget. Cut down these costs by being smart with how you find these supplies. Ask your neighbors and also buddies who recently moved for their used boxes and any unneeded moving supplies they might have. Additionally, swing into retail shops such as furniture, grocery, and appliance stores to see if they have any boxes that they are willing to give away.

5. Move During Non-Peak Season

There is a reason lots of folks move in summer, which is called in the moving industry as peak season. The kids are on summer vacation, and you possibly will not have to get your feet wet in slush puddles or slip on ice. If you have a flexible schedule, moving during non-peak season (October through April) may save you some money.

In Summary

Moving is a fun time, and money-saving tips are an excellent way to improve it. When you would like to learn more about A-1 Freeman Moving Group's moving services in Oklahoma City, get in touch with us for detailed information on how we might be able to help you get to wherever you are moving.


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