If you are planning on Do It Yourself moving, consider hiring professionals on both ends to help you with loading and unloading of your rental truck.
Moving Labor Services
Hiring local day labor is another option to move. They might offer you flat or lower hourly rates, but there are plenty of scam artists out there. Therefore rather than taking the risk of dealing with day laborers that have not much of a track record, it is far better to hire professional movers that have been in the business for years. Another important factor to consider is their reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers
If you are moving yourself then most likely you are going to rent a moving truck. Just like everything else, moving trucks come in different shapes and sizes. So the first question that comes to mind is, "What size moving truck should I rent?"
How to Choose a Right Size Truck
Packing heavier items for a move is little more difficult than small items. Learn how to package heavy items and get them ready to ship.
How to Pack Heavy Items
Generally, there are three alternatives to consider when it comes to a residential move. They are; hiring a professional mover, renting a moving truck and doing everything yourself or moving containers.
PODS Units and Rental Trucks