What To Know If You're Moving From San Diego

November 4 2015

san diego storage companyThe average American moves about 12 times in their life, yet these moves are often full of unnecessary headaches and frustration. Wouldn't it be nice to move to a new place without all the logistical snags? This article is intended to offer some basic pointers on how to move from one place (we'll say San Diego for now, as our example) to a new place (a town in northern California).

Talk To A San Diego Storage Company
There is some time in between when you move your things out of your old house and into your new one. Talk to a San Diego storage company about hiring some residential movers to help you flee your home. For some items, you may want to go to specialized moving services, like piano movers or furniture delivery services. A self storage unit ranges between $95 and $115 a month, or slightly more if climate controlled.

Consider What Will Change
If you currently enjoy free babysitting from Grandma who lives three houses down, you'll have to consider how you'll pay for babysitting when you move. This is particularly important to consider if you are moving from your hometown, where it may not be easy to put your finger on all the advantages you enjoy from your local network. Take these things into account.

Calculate The Cost Of The Move First
You don't want to wait until the commercial movers have arrived to start moaning about the bill. Residential moving services are often expensive, because you have to pay for the time of the workers, the costs of the storage facility, the gas needed to transport everything, and so on and so forth. An average intrastate move costs over $1,100, and the average cost of moving between states is calculated anywhere from $5,500 to $12,500. You can avoid some of this expense by selling things that you know you can buy replacements for once you're at your new home.

If you plan your move right, there's no reason why it should be a hassle. Finding a good San Diego storage company to work with and working out all the logistics in advance will cut down on anxiety considerably. Let us know how it works out for you.