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
Local moving costs are charged by the hour and by the number of movers. And the moving time depends on the size of the household that needs to be moved.
Cost of a Local Move
If you are hiring local movers you need to check if your state requires a license from moving companies, and if yes then verify that company has one. To find this information you should call or visit DOT's website.
Guide to holding a garage sale before the move. Learn how to sell your items and target the right crowd.
Garage Sale Before You Move
International moves are more complicated than local ones. There are different types of international shippers, so you need to be familiar with your needs as much as possible. Here are some moving tips that will ease the relocation process.
Moving day has arrived and the people you planned on to load and unload your truck can't help you. What should you do? There are a few other alternatives, from professional movers looking for extra cash to skilled day laborers. But, before hiring a mover, check out the services they are offering and read reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers
Storage and moving containers are a great option for temporary extra storage or out of state moves. If you decided to rent one, check out this guide for loading and packing a mobile container.
How to Pack a Container