So you've hired a local company at an hourly rate, but don't know how to keep the final costs down. Generally, helpers and movers charge by the hour. The main factor is to be as prepared as possible before your contracted crew arrives.
Tips for Moving at an Hourly Rate
Almost all moving companies offer small scale assistance for local moves. The following is a simple guide on hiring a mover for small jobs.
How to Move Small Loads
People hire residential moving companies to transport their personal belongings from current residence to a new home. But unfortunately, things can go the other way, learn how to avoid those common moving mistakes.
Avoid Moving Mistakes
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.
If you are moving by yourself, there is nothing worse than to find out at the last minute that you're missing equipment or supplies. Here is a list of moving equipment and supplies you will need for a DIY move.
Equipment and Supplies for DIY Moving
Not everything in your household should be packed up in boxes. There are some items are not allowed to be transported because of state rules and regulations.
What Not To Pack
10 things you should not say or do when hiring a moving company. This is a comical guide, but it has a lot of great information.
What Not To Do When Moving