One of the greatest stressors while moving is not knowing whether you’ll arrive at your new home to find that your favorite dishes chipped and your vintage vanity mirror cracked.
Between the fear of incorrectly packing your valuables and the pain of going room by room and drawer by drawer, there’s plenty of incentive to hire professionals to pack for you.
Plus, if you’re on a time crunch and need to get out of your house by the end of the month, if you have items that are too large to pack yourself, or if you have children or pets to supervise, pro packers can be especially worth the added cost.
We found the best by-the-hour packers in the biz for your DIY move. And if you’re doing a full-service move, you can pay for packing through the mover you’re working with or book any of the companies below.