Depending on what you hope to do with your belongings, will cause variance in your decision with what service(s) to utilize. Below is a guide to help you in your decision of whether you need a Moving Company, a Storage Company, or a Full Service Moving & Storage Company.
- Moving and Storage Resources Readily Available
- Cost of Moving and Storage
- Timing for Moving and Storage
- Is Cross Country Travel Involved?
Moving and Storage Resources Readily Available
Do you own a large truck? Do you have enough boxes for storing? Do you have the manpower accessible to handle moving and storage on your own? These are the questions that you first need to ask yourself, when deciding whether or not to utilize a moving company, a storage company or a full service moving and storage company.
Should you have the resources readily available to help you with your move, but you need a place to keep your belongings in the interim, a storage service would be right for you. Have a place to store your belongings, but not the correct resources? Then a moving company may work best for your needs. Don’t have either? Then a full service moving and storage company may be the right fit for you!
Cost of Moving and Storage Services
Moving and storing your belongings can come with a hefty price tag. It is important to weigh out the costs when making your decision in choosing a service. Do you want less headaches and have the money to handle both moving and storage? Go with a full service moving and storage company! Purchasing storage space and renting equipment can, in many cases, be a cheaper alternative to hiring a full service company. Are you just looking to move and don’t need storage? Then a simple moving company would work wonders for you and your family!
Timing for Moving and Storage
Time is of the essence, especially when it comes to your move. As we mention in a previous blog about Tips From Professional Boston Mover, you will need to plan your Boston move, or any other move for that matter, in advance. Poor timing may lead to added costs and unnecessary headaches. If you are moving your new place allows you to move all of your belongings in immediately, no storage is necessary. If you are moving nearby, but there is a gap between when you need to leave your old place and when you are able to move into your new place, storage will be necessary.
Is Cross Country Travel Involved?
Pertaining to the timing of the situation, for a cross country move where the timing is off and you are unable to move in immediately, a full service moving and storage company may be right for you. Moving cross country is a long and arduous process. If the timing doesn’t match up when you arrive with your belongings and when you are able to move in, it would be very smart to utilize a full service moving and storage company. A cross country move is generally the most expensive type. Utilizing a full service company will allow you to keep costs as low as possible, and reduce the stress involved with the move.
Did you decide that a storage company is the best option for you and your belongings? Check out our blog post that provides you with tips on how to prepare for putting your things away in storage.
We at OnDemand Storage, are a full service Moving and Storage company. Should you decide that a full service organization is right for you, please feel free to check out our website at ondemandstorage.com and contact us for specific quotes.