DIY VS Local Richmond Movers: Why Choose Professional Richmond Movers

When it comes time to move, many people believe that a do-it-yourself (DIY) move is better than hiring local Richmond movers. However, that is not always the case. Let’s look at all the arguments people make for a DIY move and why they are not as factual as you would think.


You Are Not Saving Money With A DIY Move

One of the main reasons people state they are going to do a DIY move is the cost. They think that hiring local Richmond movers will result in a hefty fee. However, before you think this is true, think about all the other “costs” of a DIY move that may not be monetary but are still costs.


  1. Your time: Do you have the time to load everything into the truck yourself? Or do you have friends and family to help you? What about their time, are you going compensate them for this time, such as buying dinner or the like?


In most cases, you will find that the time you are putting into this DIY move will be much longer than if you were to hire local Richmond movers.


  1. Item protection: Do you have the tools and experience to move those heavier items without damaging them? If you do damage them, you will have to replace them, which is more money in the long run. By hiring local Richmond movers, you are getting a crew with the tools and knowledge to move even your heaviest items to ensure that they are protected. You cannot say the same for a DIY move.


  1. Finding help: It is almost impossible to move some home items on your own; thus, you need help. However, many people find that when they need help from friends, those friends suddenly have something else they need to do. While many people rely on family, if your family is nowhere close to you, this can also pose an issue. Other than posting on Facebook asking for help, usually meaning you will need to pay these people, you may find yourself struggling to do this independently. And when you try to do this on your own, you could suffer some serious injuries that you will pay for in medical bills and the suffering and pain from this injury.


Go With Local Richmond Movers

Don’t attempt a DIY move…it is simply not worth the risk it involves. And when you factor in the personal costs of this, you will find that hiring local Richmond movers is going to be the best option. Local Richmond movers will come to your home, move everything into our trucks, drive the truck to where it needs to be, unload everything, set it up, etc. Don’t forget that Dunmar offers packing services, so your move can be as hands-off as you want.

Wouldn’t it be great to decide to move and then sit back and let the professional handle this? It would make moving day that much easier! And here at Dunmar, we can make that happen. Contact us today to get a quote for your upcoming move!

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