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
Moving can be a simple and quick task if you start planning in advance. Here are some general tips on how to organize and prepare for a move.
General Moving Tips
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consumer protection regulations has created rules which must be followed by each residential moving company providing transportation of household goods.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
Truck rental companies have their own rules and regulation when it comes to what you can put on a truck. Here are some items to watch out for when loading a truck.
What You Should Not Put in a Moving Truck
No matter how small your move is, with many moving companies you have to pay their minimum cost which could be a high amount in comparison with your small load.
How to Move Small Loads