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
Hilarious guide to protect and prepare your furniture for a move. Go head and have a little fun, but don't take the jokes too far.
How To Protect Furniture When Moving
Here are some packing tips via images. Find out what items should not be packed and shipped.
What Not To Pack - Infographic
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
It is time to pack for a move. You could always purchase the moving boxes and supplies, but that could cost you a small fortune. So, where can you get enough free boxes to pack your household?
Free Moving Boxes