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
Helpers are not only a great option for moving from one house to another, you can also hire professional help to move the furniture and around your home.
Hire Helpers to Move Furniture within a Home
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.
Remember - the busiest season for moving companies is during the summer months, but the cheapest time to move is during the winter.
Cheapest Time To Move
Here is what you should and should not do before, during and after the move.
Moving Dos and Don'ts