What are the options when it's time to move locally? The good news is that there are a few options depending on your budget and needs.
Options for a Local Move
Unlike cross country moves, local moving and packing services are charged by the hour. Charges are based on the number movers and time they spend to to move your household goods.
Cost of a Local Move
Planning and organizing a small move such as a studio or one bedroom apartment is not different to a large relocation. There is simply less to move, but the process remains the same.
Tips for Small Moves
Mobile moving containers are a great way to store your household and business items. If you decide to go this route, here is a guide to packing and loading a container.
How to Pack a Container
Hiring local day labor is another option to move. They might offer you flat or lower hourly rates, but there are plenty of scammers 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 mover reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers