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
Literally funny tips to moving yourself. If you are not up to the challenge, then you should definitely consider hiring professionals to help you.
Move Yourself or Hire Movers
You should always protect your belongings when moving. But at the same time, you need to protect your property. Moving appliances and large furniture can cause damages to wood floors, carpet, and walls.
How to Protect Carpets, Floors, and Walls
The question of whether people should tip household movers. As in most service industries, it became customary to tip moving men. Another issue is how much to tip.
How Much to Tip Movers
Learn how hidden fees could dramatically impact the final cost when renting a moving truck.
Hidden Truck Rental Fees