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
Some furniture have to be taken apart and reassembled before moving them. Professionals are skilled in reassembling and assembling, but should you do it yourself or let professionals take care of it.
Guide to holding a garage sale before the move. Learn how to sell your items and target the right crowd.
Garage Sale Before You Move
One of the best ways to save on a move is to get rid of unwanted items before help arrives. Local moving companies and helpers primarily charge by the hour. So why pay more to move unwanted furniture from one home to another.
Sell Your Junk and Save On a Move
Should you go with climate controlled or conventional storage facility? There is no definitive answer to that question, there are "pros" and "cons" of each side.
Climate Control or Conventional Storage