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April 24, 2014

Tips for Cutting Moving Costs

Here at 1-800-PACK-RAT, we know every dollar counts. If you plan ahead, there are ways to make that dollar go even further! Check out our favorite four tips for frugal moving below. Remember, 1-800-PACK-RAT has offers available for moving and storage to extend your moving dollar. Check our website frequently or give us a call for information on our current or upcoming specials.

Choose your moving date wisely: It can be hard to work a move around a family schedule, but try to coordinate your moving dates on days you will have off from work anyways. This way, you will not have to use up precious vacation time or lose working days you need for your paycheck.

Notify utility companies in advance:  Be sure to let your utility providers know when you will be moving out. If you forget, you could be paying utilities for a home you no longer live in!

Use a portable storage unit: Don’t pay extra for services you do not need. A portable storage unit will allow you to pack at your own pace and when you are finished, 1-800-PACK-RAT will deliver the unit to your new location for you.

Organize your move with MyMovingChecklist: Time is money, so being organized can help you save both. This nifty tool lets you see exactly what you need to do between now and moving day.