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
While moving on your own, you have to be extra careful of what you put into your rental truck. There are things such as flammable, perishable or chemically unstable items that you may not be allowed to take with you.
What You Should Not Put in a Moving Truck
Moving an upright piano is not an easy process. There is a risk to the piano, risk of injury to the movers and to the property. Pianos should only be moved by licensed and insured moving companies.
Moving a Piano
Even people that are ready for a move can become overwhelmed. It involves transporting your whole household to another place, so it is only normal to be alarmed. Here are some tips that will help you on your moving day.
Moving Day Checklist