Hiring local day labor is another option to move. They might offer you flat or lower hourly rates, but there are plenty of scam artists out there. Therefore rather than taking the risk of dealing with day laborers that have not much of a track record, it is far better to hire professional movers that have been in the business for years. Another important factor to consider is their reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers
Can local movers provide furniture disassembly and assembly service for you? Yes, they can. But the real question is whether you want them to.
Grandfather clocks are very sensitive and require special set up to be moved. It is possible to move it yourself, but it’s usually worth contracting experienced movers who know how to handle a grandfather clock the right way.
How to Move a Grandfather Clock
Here is a definitive guide to dos and don'ts for the first time movers. Go through these comical tips and do the opposite.
Funny First Time Moving Dos and Don'ts
If you are hiring professionals or helpers, it is a good idea to dispose of any unwanted furniture or household items before the move. Transportation cost of some items may exceed their value.
Sell Your Junk and Save On a Move
Here are some packing tips via images. Find out what items should not be packed and shipped.
What Not To Pack - Infographic
Preparing for the mover's arrival is an important first step. Here is a guide that will help you get ready in time and be ready for movers.
Preparing for Your Mover