State agencies are responsible for enforcement and making sure that moving companies are properly certified and follow the regulations. Regulations may vary from state to state and some states' regulations are more strict than others.
Moving Company Regulators
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
Renting a truck or storage container and hiring a moving labor service is another way to save money. It is a little more complicated since it involves hiring movers or a couple of strong men to load and unload your belongings. But often it is less expensive than hiring a full service moving company.
Moving Labor Services
How to avoid injuries to yourself and others while moving yourself. Guide to moving large pieces of furniture the safe way.
How to Safely Move Furniture
There are so many people on Craigslist offering their services for a small amount of cash. The question is, can you trust these people? The following guide describes pros and cons of Craigslist.