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
Rental moving trucks are measured by their overall length. They usually vary from 10 foot all the way up to 26 foot. So how do you decide what size truck is right for your home?
How to Choose a Right Size Truck
Local moving companies and labor helpers are not permitted to transport their customers' pets. So the best way to transport pets is in the car with you.
Moving With Pets
When it comes to moving companies, there are two types: small and large. Each has their own benefits and disadvantages. How do select a right company for a job?
Small Movers VS Big Companies
Make sure to read "Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move" before hiring a professional moving company or helpers. It can save you from making costly mistakes and being scammed.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
Some moving companies may offer a flat rate for their packing and moving services. But in general, the total amount of local moves is calculated based on the number of movers and hours worked.
Cost of a Local Move