Chances are you have friends who begrudgingly will be willing to help, so why hire a professional nyc mover?
-You have a lot more stuff than you think you do. There is stuff in drawers, closets, underneath your bed, and on shelves. By hiring your movers, you avoid tiring yourselves out and don’t run the risk of hurting yourself.
-Movers know how to move, wrap and unwrap furniture. Not to mention they own all the proper equipment (dollies, straps,ramps, blankets to cover furniture) with them. So there is less chance of them breaking furniture. Plus there is insurance so if an accident does occur you will receive some sort of compensation instead of nothing.
-Besides knowing how to move furniture. Professional movers know to dissemble and assemble furniture as well. So you don’t have to figure out to take apart that entertainment center.
–If you hire a professional mover, you can also include packing and unpacking materials in the move. So hiring a professional, will pretty much handle all the work of moving. Including bringing cardboard boxes,wrapping paper, and other annoying materials to get.
-How are you going to fit your furniture and boxes into your car? If you even have a car
(it is New York after all). If you don’t hire movers, you will have to rent a van or a U-Haul. For the average price of renting a truck or U-Haul u can usually hire professional movers. It is not always cheaper to move yourself.
-And most of all, you have other important stuff to do. There is a lot of paperwork involved with moving, you have to change utilities, mailing address, cable, and a host of other things. So let movers handle all the heavy lifting so that is one less thing you have to do.