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February 02, 2024

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

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

Moving is usually one of the most crazy adventures you can commence. The proceeding is often tedious, not only from the procedural point of view but in your budget also. High moving expenses will be no pleasure for anyone at all.

The professional movers with A-1 Freeman Moving Group in El Paso will help you keep your costs in check and allow you to move without compromising your mental health. Albeit some moving expenses are inevitable, it can be possible to preserve money in several areas. To assist you with this, we outline the best tips to help cut down on costs if moving.

1. Organize Ahead of When You Pack and Sell the Excess

Pull together all the unneeded things which could still be valuable enough to get good money. Contemplate if the belongings are worth your time, headache, and expense of moving them to your new residence. If not, put them online, or sell them to friends to pocket a little cash to help with moving expenses.

You might get rid of unwanted items simply by:

  • List stuff online
  • Have a garage sale
  • Trade the items to get other important stuff you might need from friends or relatives
  • Put the items on Facebook marketplace or maybe a neighborhood website

2. Pack It Yourself

When you are able to, packing your items alone should save you lots of money over the move. Packing takes a long time and is usually one of the most expensive aspects of moving.

Pack all your essentials, like:

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

If you opt to pack by yourself, make sure you utilize good-quality boxes and packing tape (not masking tape!). Many moving companies in El Paso may provide different tiers for the packing service. Discuss with your professional mover in El Paso and pick the level that best fits your requirements and budget.

3. Shop Around for Better Prices

If you’ve got a tight budget, explore ways to decrease cut your spending. Conveniences and prices change just like everything else. Do not rush to shop for the best rates and understand all the options out there.

Be cautious of providers that give you deals that sound too good to be true. Low bids may mean low-quality work which could damage your belongings or the services being not what is promised. Working with a reputable moving company in El Paso will offer peace of mind and guarantee quality work.

4. Do Not Spend Money on Boxes

Buying materials such as paper, boxes, as well as bubble wrap might negatively affect your budget. Reduce such costs by being creative with how you find the supplies. Ask your family as well as buddies who recently moved for their used boxes and any unneeded moving materials they could have. And, run by retail shops like furniture, grocery, and appliance stores to see if they have any boxes which they would be willing to give away.

5. Move During Non-Peak Season

There's a reason most folks move in the summer months, which is called in the moving industry as peak season. The kids are out of school, and you probably won't 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) might save you some money.


Moving can be a fun time, and money-saving tips are a great way to make it even better. When you would like to understand more about A-1 Freeman Moving Group's moving services in El Paso, contact us for detailed information on how we might be able to help you get to wherever you are moving.


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