There’s a very simple answer to the question of why you should hire a mover for a local move. It is this: professionals can do it much more easily, quickly, and safely than you can. This is not a commentary on your work ethic or the willingness of your friends to help out for the price of some pizza, but it’s a fact.
Professional movers in Westland, MI, all follow their version of the same system to safely and efficiently get your belongings from your old home to your new one. It doesn’t matter if you are moving from one apartment to another in the same building or across town. This system involves using sturdy packing cartons, padding materials, and shipping blankets to protect your possessions.
They can do the packing themselves or you can, but they always pack the truck themselves. Some also include an inventory and note the state of any valuable objects so that you can confirm they are undamaged when they reach the destination.
If you don’t know that proper way to lift heavy items and don’t have plenty of experience doing it, you could injure yourself and derail the whole move. Professionals have the lifting straps, skill, and technique to do it right.
Isn’t it better to watch everything being loaded into one big truck rather than packing and unpacking your compact car multiple times for many trips from one home to another?