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Your burning questions: answered

How much do packing services cost?

The cost of packing services ranges between $60 and $80. However, the cost you wind up paying will depend on a number of different factors. These factors include whether you have provided the moving boxes yourself or need to purchase them from the company, as well as the hourly rate of the packing service may charge. A larger-size home or office will often result in higher packing costs, as will the need to handle a lot of fragile or especially heavy/cumbersome items.

What are the advantages of packing services?

Hiring a professional packing service can help ensure your heavy, fragile and special-care belongings are handled safely during your move. These pros are familiar with all types of packing procedures and materials, and they’ll use the right tools and equipment to move your belongings. Packers and movers are also available to assist with cumbersome items like mattresses, safes and large furniture, and they can handle heavy lifting. And if needed, packers can disassemble and assemble furniture for you.

Who do I hire for unpacking and packing help?

Hire a professional moving, packing or unpacking service in your area for help. You can use a tool like Thumbtack to see the best services in your area, along with their ratings and reviews. Once you’ve identified a few professionals who seem like a good fit, get cost estimates from each of them and compare your quotes. Also, don’t forget to check licensing requirements in your state to make sure the professional you hire is properly licensed and insured.

Do movers unpack for you?

Yes, many movers offer unpacking services for you once they deliver your belongings to your new site, or even if you have already had them delivered. However, be aware that this could lead to higher charges, so be sure to ask the movers what their rates are. Movers also don’t usually put items away, but rather set them on tabletops and other surfaces. Some moving companies may have a policy preventing them from unpacking boxes you have packed yourself.

Is it worth paying for packing services when moving?

The decision of whether to pay for packing services during your move will come down to time versus cost. Packing services will increase the cost of your move. But if you’re busy and need to save your time to handle other priorities, it could be worth the cost. Talk to movers and packing services near you to find one that offers benefits that are worth the cost.

How do I prepare my house for a professional packer?

To prepare your house for a professional packer, start by completing a deep house cleaning and organizing session. This includes washing dishes, tools, laundry, beds, etc. Next, get rid of anything and everything you don’t need. Collect items that you plan on moving yourself. Organize everything, and label each box, marking anything that is high-value. Finally, have everything in a position where it’s easy for the packers and movers to access.

When should you start packing?

You should start picking up packing supplies (moving boxes, etc.) at least one to three months before you move. The earlier, the better. Start by cleaning your house and deciding what you will be taking, then follow up by selling or donating whatever you don’t need. At around four weeks out, decide on a moving service and schedule your move-out date. And start the packing process by putting your belongings into boxes, wrapping furniture and organizing for the unload.

For more helpful tips, read our start-to-finish moving checklist.

Where do you start packing when moving out?

When deciding on what to pack first, think about how you can minimize disruptions to your everyday life. For example, start with storage areas such as the basement or attic. These items are not likely to be needed in the next few weeks. Next, move onto storage areas like the shed, closet and garage. Pack away any out-of-season items you won’t need in the next month. Then, move on to tools, equipment, books, collections and displays you don’t utilize in your day-to-day life. Things like clothes, towels, sheets and dishes should be packed closer to your move-out date.

For more helpful moving tips, read our start-to-finish moving checklist.

Do movers pack boxes for you?

Many moving companies offer packing services as well. While the typical role of movers is to move already-packed boxes, furniture and other belongings, these pros are also skilled in safely packing belongings in less time than the average person. They have the materials and experience to protect fragile items and predict potential damage in the moving process. This is particularly important for glass and artwork.

What is a packing service?

A packing service helps homeowners and businesses pack up their belongings in preparation for a move, as well as unpack items when moving in. They’re often used to help with large numbers of items and are a great choice when there are multiple floors to contend with. 

Professional packing services can also provide boxes or use the boxes you provide them. They can also help assemble furniture and perform heavy lifting, as well as deal with valuable, delicate or cumbersome items.

Reviews for Los Angeles packing services
Melissa Y.
Wonderful service and very communicative. Helped so much with my stress in packing to move. Thanks so much!
A Time to be OrganizedA Time to be Organized
Jessie K.
They’re good for packing and unpacking services, and they’re very nice and beautiful, hahaha, however good service , I’ll come back again soon. Thank you.
Mo & Me Clutter FreeMo & Me Clutter Free
Deb J.
John & Tyler of J & G Full Service Moving were excellent in packing my “stuff!” They were on time, had great suggestions, did everything needed and then some, they took pride in their work, and handled all my needs!
J&G Full Service MovingJ&G Full Service Moving
Cliff .
Not only was Jordan responsive and professional, she was extremely efficient and effective in helping mom to pack and organize her home for many many years, as she prepares to move out of state. Thank you for all your help and for the 5 STAR service!!!! We will definitely utilize your services again, as well as recommend to others.
Jordan ElisabethJordan Elisabeth
Janice S.
If you are in LA and need packing, loading, or local moving, this is who you call!!! I had a horrible experience last Saturday with Long Distance Relocation Services (nightmare)...tried to swindle me in the middle of the job. I had to kicked them out of my house. Had to switch course and execute Plan B, I found this guys on Thumbtack. I needed furniture, bulky items packing and loading a 28 feet semi full of things including my heavy gym machines. Frank and his crew at EXPERIENCED MOVERS MOVING SERVICE saved me today. Efficient, friendly, professional, hard working....made everything was smooth and stress-free for me. I highly recommend them!
Experienced Movers Moving ServiceExperienced Movers Moving Service
Morganna V.
I requested packing services from this company and confirmed the date with the coordinator. I paid a $50 deposit expecting that three packers would show up to help me with a two bedroom apartment move. On the day of the expected arrival, I was informed that they would be arriving 30 minutes past the originally scheduled time. We agreed to this, and then when another 30 minutes passed and we had not heard from anyone, I reached out to the coordinator. We were then called by the movers and told that they had arrived on site but that they did not have instructions for parking, which was a lie because I had provided detailed parking instructions to the coordinator, as well as had expected a phone call or some notification that they would be running late. Their excuses included that they were stuck in traffic, then couldn’t find parking, then that we had not provided any instructions for parking. The packers were very rude to my husband on the phone and at that point we canceled the job. I tried contacting the coordinator to request a refund of the deposit, and was told “my phone had died” and that was the reason that he could not contact us. I told him it was very unprofessional to run a business with the phone that died, and he then refused to refund my $50 deposit. STAY AWAY from his business and DO NOT hire them!!!
Dean's MoversDean's Movers
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