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Professional mover or friends; which to choose

When it’s time to move, a lot of people immediately think that they will draft their friends to help them and save some money in the process.  But, is it a good idea?  The answer is probably not and we’ve got some reasons to share with you about that.

Friends are not professional movers

Everything comes at a price and even a “free” move with your friends could have a few:

  • Items could be damaged or dropped and with no insurance, that’s that. Somethings can be pretty heavy to move and others if not loaded correctly could get damaged in transit. You could end up disappointed with some broken stuff and having to deal with a likely guilty friend at the same time. Not to mention if one of your friends gets injured in the process.  No fun.
  • It’s a lot of work. Most people underestimate the time and effort it takes to move from one place to another. Loading and unloading vehicles (do you need to rent a truck?), up and down stairs, and back and forth again if you can’t do it at all once.  When the fatigue and muscle aches start to kick in, your popularity might start waning with your group of friends.
  • It takes more time. A professional mover knows how to move things.  This means they have all kinds of tips and tricks for navigating the tight spots and odd angles your likely to run into on the job.  Have you ever been stuck on a stairwell behind a couch?  Things like this along with the varied time availability of your friends can make for a very long day.
  • It’s a pretty big favor. Let’s face it, you get some friends to help you move and you now owe every one of them something in return.  Possibly even multiple moves!  That’s a lot of favors in return for the one you just got.

Professional movers are a better choice

When you hire a professional moving company like Flannery’s Handymen you won’t need to worry about these things. Of course, accidents can always happen but when you hire a professional you have the benefit of insurance so we’ll always have you covered.  We can even help you if you need removal of some things you needed to leave behind and we’ll never expect you to come and help us move!

Moving & Home Cleanouts in Peabody, Swampscott & Lynn, MA

Flannery’s Handymen is here to help make that move from one place to another! If you need assistance help moving your belongings to your new home, call us today. Our team at Flannery’s Handymen can also help with cleanup services, call us today at 781-775-9943 or fill out our online contact form.

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