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March 17, 2020

4 Cost-Saving Tips for Moving to Wichita Falls

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

Whether you're doing it by yourself or working with a professional moving company in Wichita Falls, moving is not just difficult, but costly. Chances are saving a little money when you can, is more than beneficial. Here are some tips that can help lower your expenditures when moving to Wichita Falls.

Decrease Your Things

A frequent tendency today is minimalism: An intentional approach to life that decreases the quantity of "things" within our existence. In terms of moving, why don't you help make your new beginning, even tidier by de-cluttering and downsizing the number of stuff you are moving?

Some common types of things which you could think about ridding yourself of encompass:

· Unwanted clothing

· Old products (such as makeup, foods, etc.)

· Old electronic devices

· Ruined home furniture

· Jars and glass bottles

· Receipts

· Magazines/Papers/Books

· Broken toys, tools, as well as other defective things around the house

· Stored collectibles

· Non-functioning home appliances

Certainly, the thought of just tossing some of these items could raise your blood pressure nevertheless you don't necessarily need to dispose of them. You can give consumer electronics to schools as well as other nonprofit groups. Books could be given to universities, your local library, or schools. And because most Americans have way too many outfits, odds are you are not going to feel lousy about donating some of those only-worn-once articles of clothing to a neighborhood nonprofit or consignment retailer.

Alternatively, when you have several items of worth, it is possible to counterbalance a part of your moving expenditures through having a garage/yard sale. This will not only cut down on the stuff you will need to move, however you will feel much better knowing you will be genuinely beginning clean inside your new spot.

Drive Your Own Vehicle

Having a moving company in Wichita Falls move your car can be an unneeded expense to you. If you choose, alternatively, to drive your own car or truck, it provides you with several perks. For starters, you'll be able to carry a load of some of your more treasured things which are probably not suitable for a moving truck such as indoor plants or other personal possessions. Next, driving to your new location enables you to see the surroundings and get to know the region you will be relocating to.

Of course, driving your individual vehicle may not be the most viable option in each and every circumstance (such as when there is more than just one vehicle, for instance) in which case, it is critical to find a moving company who's experienced with these kinds of moves.

Pack Some Things Yourself

Dependent upon whether you're doing a local or long-distance move and how much stuff you have, the expense of packing can vary greatly. It is possible to considerably decrease the price of your relocation through packing a number of your items on your own.

We suggest having a first-day box filled with necessities you will need for your new residence, the initial day you get there. This is definitely something you really should pack for yourself since you know best, exactly what you will most need that primary night in your new residence.

Other items you can think about packing include:

· Bath towels/Bed linens

· Pillows

· Books

· Cookware

· Garments

· Toiletries

· Cleaning products

· Pet gear

· Toys

· Knick-Knacks

If packing your personal things, you'll want to get quality boxes, strong tape, and a marker to put in writing the items in the cartons so that you recognize which room they are supposed to be in. A lot of moving companies in Wichita Falls provide a few tiers of packing service, so be certain and discuss with your mover to determine which level will best meet your needs and your price range.

Mind the Time

Were you aware that professional movers commonly request different rates based on the time of the year? It’s true, during their busy time of year, May through August, a peak season upcharge is utilized. Of course, the time of year you move, might not be anything you can select for numerous factors however if you can, consider a move over the slower seasons - from September through April - while demand is generally lowest.

Moving is an exceptional time and saving cash on the charges is just one strategy to make it even better. If you'd like to get more information about A-1 Freeman's moving services in Wichita Falls, touch base with us now to learn more on how we can help you get to wherever you are going.


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The Mickelson Family
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Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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