So you've hired a local company at an hourly rate, but don't know how to keep the final costs down. Generally, helpers and movers charge by the hour. The main factor is to be as prepared as possible before your contracted crew arrives.
Tips for Moving at an Hourly Rate
A lot of damage can be done by just loading a grandfather clock into a moving truck in one piece. A number of preventive measures need to be taken before moving it.
How to Move a Grandfather Clock
What are the options when it's time to move locally? The good news is that there are a few options depending on your budget and needs.
Options for a Local Move
There are many services listed on local classified sites. However, don't be mistaken to assume that these are all legit companies. Some of them are not licensed and operate without proper requirements.
How To Avoid Moving Scams
Relocating artwork and antiques is a very delicate job as any item is a costly investment. We recommend hiring professional movers to transport those items. However, if you are short on cash and do not mind the extra work, learn how to pack and move them yourself.
Moving Antiques and Artwork