Moving an upright piano is not an easy process. There is a risk to the piano, risk of injury to the movers and to the property. Pianos should only be moved by licensed and insured moving companies.
Moving a Piano
Here is what you should and should not do before, during, and after the move.
Moving Dos and Don'ts
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
Truck rental companies have their own rules and regulation when it comes to what you can put on a truck. Here are some items to watch out for when loading a truck.
What You Should Not Put in a Moving Truck
Hiring local day labor is another option to move. They might offer you flat or lower hourly rates, but there are plenty of scam artists out there. Therefore rather than taking the risk of dealing with day laborers that have not much of a track record, it is far better to hire professional movers that have been in the business for years. Another important factor to consider is their reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers