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 process may seem pretty clear for most of us, but we should realize that it is not. On the final bill you may see charges that doesn't make sense(this is not the case with every move), that is what called "hidden charges". Follow the tips to avoid those unexpected fees.
Some cities require parking permits for street parking. If you don't have a private property access, check with your city if you need a parking permit for a truck or trailer.
Parking Permit for a Moving Truck
Find out more about your rights and responsibilities when you hire a mover, FMCSA provides consumers with information that can be used while moving.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
So if you are moving yourself you should know how to properly pack and load your rental truck. You can always hire hire some helpers that can help you with loading and unloading. There are few tricks and loading tips on how to pack a truck the right and the most efficient way.
Loading a Moving Truck