There are many services listed on local classified sites. However, don't be mistaken to assume that these are all legit companies. Some of them are not licensed and operate without proper requirements.
How To Avoid Moving Scams
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
Moving process may seem pretty clear for most of us, but we should realize that it is not. On the final bill, you may see charges that don't make sense(this is not the case with every move), that is what called "hidden charges". Follow the tips to avoid those unexpected fees.
Sometimes we leave out the little details when talking to a moving company representative. It is important to provide the mover with all the necessary information before the move.
What You Should Tell Your Movers
DIY move is often the cheapest option to relocate locally and across the country. This guide provides different options for Do It Yourself customers.
Options for a DIY Move
Preparation is the main factor to an easier move - whether you do it yourself or hire professional movers or helpers. Take a look at this moving and packing guide to learn how to organize your move.
Moving and Packing Tips