Local movers usually charge by the hour or offer flat rate price for their services. This guide describes advantages and disadvantages of using flat rate service.
Flat Rate Movers
Moving yourself is the most cost effective way to move. The following post includes information on how to estimate the price of the DIY move.
The Cost of Moving Yourself
When packing any electronic equipment, refer to the owners manual first for moving instructions. It is recommended to use the original boxes they came in, but you can also purchase specialty boxes from your local movers.
How to Pack Electronic Equipment
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
Hiring professional help might be a little bit more than you want to pay and friends and family may not be available to help you. Here are some moving tips that will help you to move heavy furniture by yourself.
How to Safely Move Furniture