August 28, 2020

The Many Benefits of Hiring a Household Moving Company

Experienced, reliable, professional residential movers are trained to handle your belongings with care. Choosing a knowledgeable moving company assures you arrive at your new home on time so that you have more time to settle down and settle in. 

Let’s look at the many benefits of hiring a moving company.

1. Save Time and Reduce Stress

Planning a household move is stressful and even overwhelming. Having professional movers help you navigate the many details of your move provides some extra peace of mind. Your move team, with a moving coordinator, will help you manage the many logistical aspects of your move.


2. Dependable and Reliable 

Sometimes, depending on family and relatives to assist on moving day is a risk. Often people will commit to helping on moving day only to back out at the last minute, leaving you in a tight spot and scrambling.

The advantage of hiring a professional team is that they are dependable and reliable. You know that they will show up according to schedule and be there until every last box is unloaded.

3. Moving Expertise

The likelihood of damaging something comes down to the expertise of the mover. Professional movers know how to package and protect your belongings to avoid damage whenever possible.

Professional movers know the tricks of the trade. They know how to do everything from protecting your walls and floors to moving that over-sized couch around that tight corner to maneuvering the moving truck through neighborhoods and city streets. 

4. Packing Experience

If you aren’t up for the packing challenge, leave it to your full-service mover to handle your packing for you. By hiring professional movers to pack, you will be sure your belongings are safe and secure and will arrive in one piece. 

Professional movers have the best supplies and know the most effective packing methods to get your things packed quickly and efficiently.

5. Temporary Storage Options

When you’re moving from one home to another, the timing doesn’t always work out correctly. You may not be able to move into your new home on the same day you move out of your old one.

If there’s a gap between the two dates, what are you going to do with all your belongings? A full-service moving company can store them for you, delivering them to your new home when that day comes.

6. Avoid Injuries

Furniture and boxes can be awkward and bulky. If you’re not used to carrying that kind of weight or don’t know how to move large items safely, you could injure yourself.

Professional movers have the know-how to move heavy furniture or machinery, especially up and down the stairs. Moving large items can be a dangerous task without all of the right equipment. Professional household movers will come equipped with essentials like dollies, straps, and boards, to easily move the bulkiest items. 

Professional movers are trained to handle the job safely, and they’re used to doing that kind of work every day.

Where to Turn for Help With Your Move

If you’re looking for a moving company in the Minneapolis/St. Paul or Rochester area, Metcalf Moving & Storage is here for you.

We’ve been taking care of Minnesota families and businesses for over 100 years. Our award-winning service is second-to-none.

Get in touch with us today for a free quote. We can even handle the quote process online with our virtual moving quote.



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    - Jill L.

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