Get Top Tips On Truck Rentals Vs. Hiring A Company For Your Boston Family Move

Apr 22, 2024

Got a family home move in the Boston area coming up? You’re probably wondering whether to hire a moving company, or save some money and do it yourself. Read the new guide from for everything you’ll need to know.

Moving family homes comes with a ton of things to plan for and consider. If one of these things is whether to hire professional movers or take the job on yourself, has just published a new guide that covers all aspects of this very subject.

Learn about the pros and cons of hiring a professional company vs. DIYing your move in three minutes or less by reading “Renting a Moving Truck Vs. Hiring Professional Movers,” written by industry insiders.

In this guide, you'll find an objective rundown of the many factors that come into play when making this decision. Pro tip: there's more to it than money alone.


The motto at is “Move Smart, Not Hard.” To help you accomplish this goal, the platform offers industry insights on local movers where you'll find company profiles, photos, services offered, license credentials, and genuine customer reviews. They also offer a free quote service of up to seven companies at a time, making it easy for you to hire the right service quickly, and without any hassle.

The platform also offers a series of guides on different aspects of moving to help consumers with their planning and decision-making.

The latest guide at, “Renting a Moving Truck Vs. Hiring Professional Movers” provides a comprehensive evaluation of alternatives, allowing you to make the best choice for your circumstances without pushing you in one direction or another.

The guide is totally objective and incredibly informative. A great first step in your upcoming adventure.


While says a DIY move generally comes down to “less money for more effort,” they also note that in situations involving smaller moves across shorter distances, renting a truck may prove the better choice. This is because the cost of hiring professional moving companies is based in part on the number of hours it takes to pack for your move and complete your move. If you're thinking that renting a truck is the right choice for you, the guide also offers examples of reputable rental companies with fleets of various sizes.

The key drawbacks with a DIY move says the guide, is that it is physically demanding and requires some knowledge about moving certain types of furniture, loading and unloading the truck, and driving a bulky rig through city streets. If you're cool with all that, renting may just be your best solution.


Hiring a moving company comes with its own pros and cons, says Advantages include ease, convenience, and a worry-free process; implicit professionalism and experience; and the peace of mind that comes with a team of movers who can pack and transport a home full of furnishings and other items without damaging walls or scratching floors.

To make the most of your budget if you decide to go this route, recommends doing your own packing, and looking for discounts and other deals (although they do warn about the potential for scam tactics that can reel you in and then rip you off, so exercising a degree of caution is advised).

If you're interested in knowing just how much it will cost you to hire a professional company for your family move, remember lists all local, reputable moving companies of various sizes and services, and they also provide free quotes.

Will it come down to dollars and cents or dollars and convenience for you? Learn about everything you'll need to take into consideration before you make your choice thanks to the good folks at

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