El Paso Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
December 09, 2023

Options for Your Move

Getting ready for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Should you use a moving company in El Paso for your upcoming move? It's a significant dilemma, one nearly every household, couple, and solo professional ask themselves when planning a move.

· Exactly how busy are you currently?

· Precisely how much time have you got?

· How typically organized are you, or will the boxes show up in total disarray should you pack by yourself?

· Have you considered your significant other, household, or any other obligations?

Some people delight in packing and moving themselves, a lot can't pack their way out of a paper bag. Everybody has unique talents and scenarios that may decide if DIY moving or a professional moving service in El Paso is ideal for you.

Let's explore the primary aspects of a move, and you will determine on your own whether you would like to tackle them alone or perhaps obtain the specialized aid of professionals to make your move go smoothly.

1) Packing Speed

Nobody packs with the rate as well as precision of a local professional mover. Packing services are there for people who might not have time to pack, are moving remotely, physically cannot pack by themselves, or choose to delegate. Knowing that packing all by yourself could take a number of days or weeks of weekends, professional local movers can make this issue go away in one to three days of focused work.

People that DIY pack tend to be very independent, have few personal items, or who might possibly have moved so often that they possess the knowledge of a professional mover in El Paso.

2) Carton Labels & Structure

Organization matters a great deal when moving. The order by which you pack boxes determines the ease of unpacking. Will you be unpacking haphazard loads of belongings or know exactly which box to open up for essential things following arrival? Those people who are typically unorganized benefit the most from a packing and moving service as your cartons will make sense whenever it's time to rebuild your household. Every single carton will be properly labeled with the details, arranged by room and purpose.

Tackling a do it yourself move signifies additionally tackling this organization. For those who have a love for color-coded tape and descriptive labels, self-packing may be your jam.

3) Scheduling

Another significant hassle of the move is scheduling. You need to coordinate the arrival of the moving truck together with the accessibility to the home and your own appearance with family members along with sensitive items. In the event that everybody does not arrive together, or in a complimentary stream, then stress crops up. DIY moves tend to be the most likely to have folks arriving well before (or too long after) the moving truck.

A long-distance professional moving company in El Paso can handle the plan for you. All that you should accomplish is get yourself and your car to the new residence in time to meet the moving truck, and movers can assist you to plan your journey or air travel correspondingly.

4) Stress Level

Anxiousness runs high in a move, and particularly for DIY moves where you watch over everything. It is difficult enough to get oneself and your personal belongings to a new house, not to mention the articles of your entire house. Professional movers in El Paso could take plenty of that anxiety off your shoulders by taking over the most nerve-racking tasks: Packing, loading, and driving the truck on schedule.

5) Home furniture Assembly/Disassembly

Plus there is your home furnishings and also equipment. Every piece will have to be possibly disassembled and padded or pad wrapped and secured to travel safe and sound within the moving truck. Are you aware how to take apart your home furnishings and put it back together in the new home? If you do not, that is okay, because your professional movers do. Assembly and disassembly services are part of a full-service moving option.

6) Loading/Unloading the Moving van

If you have never loaded or unloaded a moving van, prepare to be astonished. For the unskilled, it is far from a quick or easy job. First time-movers frequently lose a day of drive-time through underestimating the length of time it will require to be able to load the moving truck, including rest breaks. Professional local movers in El Paso are trained to the task of moving a whole residence of worldly property and stacking into the back of a truck.

And also securing. Even Do-it-yourself moves should have an individual knowledgeable inspect the ropes on your secured cartons to ensure that nothing tumbles tragically when on the highway.

7) Driving the Truck

Driving the truck could be the last concern for a lot of DIY movers. For some, a rental moving truck may be the very first and only time they ever drive a cargo vehicle with no rear-view mirror. Thus, even individuals who pack and load a truck by themselves may use a professional driver, and also why a full-service moving company supplies a local or long-distance driver for the moving truck. This is a sizeable vehicle holding all your household furniture as well as goods. If you are not confident at the wheel, leave it to a professional with a guarantee.


Should your upcoming move be Do-it-yourself or with the aid of professional movers in El Paso? There are a few enthusiastic, competent, and knowledgeable people that could quite capably move on their own across the country. For everybody else, professional moving companies have you covered. Whether you don't have time or simply want it done properly, we're able to help. Get in touch with A-1 Freeman Moving Group in El Paso now regarding impending moving plans.

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