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DIY Moving in Sacramento, CA


Do you plan on relocating to or from Sacramento and plan on doing all the work all yourself? Sometimes hiring a full-service mover is not necessary. There are plenty of people who are strong, energetic and capable of executing their relocation entirely by themselves. So, you may do most of the work yourself.

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Even though some can fully complete their relocation entirely by themselves, there are some aspects of the process you may not have the time to do or can’t complete in general. That is why we offer DIY moving services to help with your next relocation to or from Sacramento, CA. Hire our trusted staff for the specific services you need. Whether it is loading the truck or helping you pack, our professional staff has the expertise, resources and equipment to help you at any stage of your relocation.

DIY Moving Tips

For your DIY move, we have some useful tips we have found to be helpful during the process. Our DIY moving tips are here to help you with your next local or long-distance move to or from Sacramento, CA.

Get Some Helpers:
As much as we think we can do everything ourselves, you still need a little bit of a helping hand. Recruit friends and family to see if they are available to help you with some of the more difficult aspects of relocating such as packing and unloading. It is also helpful to have a friend or family member who owns a truck. This will save you money on truck or van rentals. Don’t be afraid to ask for help!

Rent A SmartBox Do It Yourself Moving Container:
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Declutter Before You Move:
Before you even begin packing, go through your home and get rid of any items you no longer want or need. Anything you don’t want to take the time to pack, transport and unpack at your new place should be donated or tossed away. There is no reason to transport something you no longer use. This will save you time and money when it comes to packing and moving by yourself.

Pack with the Right Supplies:
Don’t settle for poor supplies. Even though you may be saving a little in the short run, having poor packing materials can put your belongings at risk for damage. Purchase sturdy and durable boxes to pack your belongings in. Purchase supplies including boxes, tape, bubble wrap and any other things that can help you stay organized while packing. Moving companies are one of the best resources to purchase these supplies from.

Moving Yourself vs Hiring Movers in Sacramento

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Save money by moving yourself! You can rent a portable moving container from Mother Lode Moving & Storage to pack all of your belongings yourself. DIY moving is perfect for those moving on a budget who have the time and strength to pack and load their own belongings into a moving container. On moving day, our movers will deliver a portable moving container to your home and pick it up for delivery to your new home when it is loaded!

We are the trusted DIY movers of Sacramento, CA. We have provided exceptional moving services to residents and businesses since 1956. We are the experts in moving and storage and can help you with your next DIY move. Contact us today at (916) 237-9969 to speak with a moving representative. We will happily answer any questions you may have on our services and pricing. Fill out our online form below to receive a free moving quote and begin your next relocation to or from Sacramento today!