Ready to move into a new apartment or home and cant decide whether or not to hire someone for the move? Think hiring professional movers is out of your price range? Then please read on and let us break it down for you so you can make the best decision for your upcoming move in Austin, TX!
Prices for professional movers can vary greatly by job size, scope of the job, and details that are specific to your residence and the residence you will be moving to, but over all, moving is a lot more affordable than some might think when taking into account all of the unforeseen costs of doing it yourself. Here is a breakdown of average professional move costs vs. doing it yourself.
Do It Yourself Costs
Uhaul Rental - 17' Truck - $30/day + Tax
Truck Mileage - $0.89/mile
Truck Insurance - $14/day
Furniture Blanket Rental - $20/dozen
Furniture Dolly Rental - $14/day
Dolly Rental - $14/day
Tape, Shrink Wrap, Sofa Cover - $18
1 Day Rental Including Supplies....
GRAND TOTAL = $130 + Tax + Your Labor and a few cases of beer for your helpers!
1 Bedroom Apartment - $250 - $350 (2-3 Hrs)
2 Bedroom Apartment - $450 - $550 (3-5 Hrs)
2 Bedroom House - $500 - $700 (4-6 Hrs)
3 Bedroom House $700 - $1200 (5-7 Hrs)
Includes all blankets, shrink wrap, tape, dollies, furniture dollies, truck straps, sofa covers, insurance and more needed for your move! In addition, moving services are NON TAXABLE and you get to kick back and worry about the important things...like getting your internet hooked up so you are sure not to miss the new season of House of Cards on Netflix :)
Now that you have the facts, be sure to consider hiring professional movers for your upcoming apartment, home, or office move! We cant wait to help out.
Give us a call at 512-589-7320 for your FREE quote today!