Besides hiring a full service moving company and helpers there are two other options: PODS units and moving trucks. Here are a few tips that will help you make a decision between moving containers and moving trucks.
PODS Units and Rental Trucks
When it comes to moving, there are many options available: do it yourself, movers, daily laborers, etc. The internet is also full of expensive and cheap movers. If you are going to hire a cheap company, don't take it at a face value and do your research.
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
Local movers usually charge by the hour or offer flat rate price for their services. This guide describes advantages and disadvantages of using flat rate service.
Flat Rate Movers
Before hiring a local mover or helper, you should know what services they offer. Most companies have policies that they follow and it is the customer's responsibility to read and understand those policies.
Moving Company Policies