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January 21, 2021

5 Common Misconceptions About Moving and Professional Movers in Houston

Moving to a new houseby Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Houston is a massive project. It takes lots of arranging, energy, and coordination to make everything run smoothly.

Needless to say, as with several industries, there are a ton of misconceptions surrounding the notion of moving - as well as whether you ought to hire professional movers in Houston or not. Let's talk about 5 common myths and see how they stack up to reality.

Misconception #1: All Moves are Unorganized

Some people hold the concept that a move is going to be a disorderly, disorganized occasion no matter what. Maybe these people can't stand the thought of cardboard cartons haphazardly thrown about the home, or maybe they don't trust their own organization abilities.

Whatever the case could be, the fact is that your move can be methodical - for those who put forth a bit of exertion. That means labeling your boxes, keep items in the same category together, and planning out what gets packed and loaded, and when. Professional movers in Houston will help you keep details neat during the moving process using their many supplies as well as many years of experience.

Misconception #2: The Movers Will Ruin my Items

A lot of people planning to move are worried that their moving company might ruin their things; and they are certainly concerned about valuable possessions, fragile items, and also cherished heirlooms.

The reality is a reliable, knowledgeable, and professional moving company in Houston is going to manage your belongings with the greatest concern and respect. Needless to say, you can do your part by pointing out delicate items to your moving crew in advance and providing your movers a little guidance as to which cartons to leave for you to haul. If you do your due diligence and be sure to engage a reputable moving company, you will be able to be assured that your belongings will be in safe hands.

Misconception #3: Duct Tape/Masking Tape Functions as Effectively as Packing Tape

It's factual that duct tape is a solid adhesive. Even so, duct tape and other kinds of adhesive tape (like masking tape) aren't specifically designed to stick to cardboard. In reality, some tape might start peeling minutes following application.

In comparison, packing tape is ideal for use with cardboard, which means it will be the smartest choice for securing your cartons during a move. When you use the proper kind of tape throughout the packing process, you can have comfort that your possessions will remain safe during transit.

Misconception #4: Friday is the Best Day to Move

The thinking powering this concept is that you will have the complete weekend to unpack before you will need to go back to work. And it is correct, there are some benefits to moving on Friday.

The problem is, the majority of other people who happen to be moving think this way, as well. Meaning if you choose to move on Friday, you could wind up having to pay a premium for moving help, particularly if that Friday is throughout the summer months. It may be less costly to choose an off-peak time for your move. Naturally, no matter what day you wind up deciding on, be sure to arrange your moving company as far in advance as possible.

Misconception #5: All Moving Companies are the Same

This is simply not correct. Moving companies differ significantly when it comes to prices, quality of service, availability, as well as experience. Hiring inexperienced or unscrupulous movers will cost you big-time. On the other hand, if you work with a good moving company in Houston, not only your relocation ought to go smoothly, but you could end up saving valuable time and money in the process.

If you'd like help with your next move, reach out to the courteous and knowledgeable experts at A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Houston today. We would be glad to help you in your move!


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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