When you are planning a relocation, the last thing you want is to be surprised with unexpected expenses. To avoid blowing up your budget and help you find ways to save money, you should have a clear idea of the total moving cost.
Here are the four factors that can influence your moving expenses.
Whether you are moving within the same state or to a different state, your moving company will include distance when computing for an estimate.
2. Size and Weight
The truck type that the company will be using and the time that the move will take depends on the number of items you’re moving. Expect that the more items you are moving, the higher the cost. You should also consider the weight of your items, especially if you are moving long distances. Heavy items like large appliances and furniture will increase your total moving costs.
Typically, moving companies offer several services for varying costs. The cheapest service they provide is the collection and transportation of packed belongings. Take note that your moving cost will increase if you will be using their packing and unpacking services, too. Your movers may also charge additional fees depending on the amount, size and fragility of the items that need to be packed.
Generally, out-of-state moving companies have basic moving insurance. However, this doesn’t cover the full cost of your package. If you have items with high monetary value, you need to get insurance for them. This guarantees that you will receive the right coverage in case your items get damaged in transit.
Whether you’re planning an interstate or intrastate move, Tiger Moving & Storage is here to provide you with moving services you can depend on. Our moving experts are ready to listen to your needs so we can provide you with the right solutions. Call us at (888) 227-6642, or fill out our contact form to request a quote. We serve clients in and around New Jersey.