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
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
Grandfather clocks are very sensitive and require special set up to be moved. It is possible to move it yourself, but it’s usually worth contracting experienced movers who know how to handle a grandfather clock the right way.
How to Move a Grandfather Clock
Sometimes we leave out the little details when talking to a moving company representative. It is important to provide the mover with all the necessary information before the move.
What You Should Tell Your Movers
Always start ahead of time, create a list all the tasks you need to take care of. It will help to avoid the stress of forgetting important things and rushing to complete them at the last minute.
Reminders for a Moving Day