Unlike cross country moves, local moving and packing services are charged by the hour. Charges are based on the number movers and time they spend to move your household goods.
Cost of a Local Move
Your household possessions can be damaged while moving from one place to another. Professional companies are required to provide basic insurance for household goods, however, considering additional insurance coverage might be a good idea.
The final cost shouldn't be the only reason why you hire one mover or a helper over another. Asking the right questions and reading reviews from past customers will help you narrow down your options and find dependable and professional service.
Questions for Movers
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
The moving containers get extremely hot in the summer time, therefore there are certain items that aren't allowed to be shipped in these containers. Here is the list of non-allowed household items.
Non-Allowable Items in Moving Containers