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2909 Pyramid Dr.
Austin, TX, 78734
United States


Big Easy’s Moving is a full-service moving company providing premier relocation and moving services to the greater Austin area and the state of Texas. We offer Move Management services as well as furniture deliveries, general labor and handyman services. We work hard to make the moving process as easy and stress-free for our customers as possible. We treat your furniture as if it were a priceless family heirloom. Our work ethic, honesty and integrity set us apart in the industry.

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Yes, You CAN Afford Professional Movers!! | Austin, TX Movers

Nick Saunders

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

Professional Movers

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 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!