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
We write a lot of how-to guides that show you what to do and how to prepare for a move. And here is a hilarious guide to what not to do when hiring movers.
What Not To Do When Moving
Do you know that small jobs are not at all cheaper than moving big and heavy items? It's because local companies charge for a minimum number of hours or minimum cubic feet.
How to Move Small Loads
Mobile moving containers are a great solution for cross country moves and short-term storage. Check out how to properly and efficiently pack and load a container by yourself.
How to Pack a Container
Some moving companies will not load plants on a moving truck. Plants are too easy to damage. You should prepare and move plants to your new location yourself.