Unpakt Helps Reduce the Stress of Moving #MovingDay

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Moving is stressful. Whether it’s a move across the street or across the country, there is always so much to think about. From finding a new place to live and sorting through all your belonging to turning out the lights for the last time in your old home, it’s not exactly a relaxing time in life! While nothing is going to turn moving into the equivalent of a spa vacation, Unpakt can help take some of the pressure off by allowing you to find the best movers for your needs. As the first web app/digital marketplace/price comparison site for moving services, Unpakt makes it easy to find and compare movers.

Finding the right movers with Unpakt

The whole process of finding movies with Unpakt is a breeze. In just a few steps, you can find the perfect movers and book them for your big day. Here’s how it works:

  • Start by telling Unpakt what size how you want to move. Choose from the basic studio apartment all the way up to a 4-bedroom home. If you have a more complicated move, or, say, a mansion, you can request an in-home consultation right on the front page.
Tell Unpakt a little about your house to get started.
  • Next, let Unpakt know just what you’re planning to move. You have two choices here. One, you can enter in everything manually by selecting the different types of boxes and furniture on the left. Two, you can let Unpakt add the typical items found in your type of home, and then customize it yourself.  This option is a lot easier because you just have to delete the items you don’t have, rather than sit there and add the items you do have.  You can easily change the quantities of the items to reflect your home’s inventory.
Enter your inventory or let Unpakt help choose for you.
  • On the third page, plug in your current address and your future address.  Click to the next page and you’ll see a list of movers available, along with exact prices! They really do mean “exact” too, the only way those prices can change is if you make a change to your move. If there are no movers available in your area, you can sign up for email alerts to let you know when the service is available.
See a list of movers along with exact prices.
  • Select your mover, then head to the next page! There, you can add on extra services, such as storage rental, professional packing, and more. Finalize your move by clicking “Finalize.” That’s it! Your move is all scheduled and you have one less thing to worry about!

Learning more about each mover through Unpakt

When you get to the movers screen, you may find yourself momentarily overwhelmed with the question of how to pick the best mover. Fortunately, Unpakt makes that easy too! Just click on each mover and you’ll see details such as the company’s website, location, and basic information. You can also see what types of insurance are available. The best feature, though, is the ability to see reviews from real customers. Unpakt not only provides reviews from users of their site, but also from major sites such as Yelp and Citysearch reviews. This means you can find unbiased opinions from people who have actually used each of the movers.

Named one of The Next Web’s Top 10 Apps for Home & Work, Unpakt takes the sting out of choosing the right company to move your precious family items. In less than an hour, one of the hardest parts of your move is done! No waiting on companies to call you back, no searching through the phone book or online to find a list of movers in your area, and no hassle of dealing with it all on your own. Just click, enter a bit of info, and choose! Check out Unpakt online or follow them on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with news.

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22 thoughts on “Unpakt Helps Reduce the Stress of Moving #MovingDay”

  1. This is a definite must when you are looking to move further than just across town (we have moved within 1.5 hours each time the last 3 moves). When we moved 12 hours, we definitely hired movers. It is always tiring moving, but much more enjoyable if you don’t have to worry about everything as well!

  2. This is a very useful site. My daughter and her hubby are moving soon, I am going to share this with her. Thanks!

  3. Ugh! We just moved last summer and I don’t want to think about packing/unpacking right now – it was a nightmare – I will keep this in mind! 🙂

  4. Oh awesome! We are probably moving next year and we have so much stuff there is no way we could do it without movers. I’ll have to keep this site in mind!

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