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
If you plan on moving a grandfather clock from one home to another, you need to be extremely careful with it. Follow the tips to safely prepare and move a grandfather clock.
How to Move a Grandfather Clock
Not everyone has an ability to drive a large truck, in this case, mobile containers may be more suitable. Here is a guide for of using a container for relocation needs.
Some moving companies may offer a flat rate for their packing and moving services. But in general, the total amount of local moves is calculated based on the number of movers and hours worked.
Cost of a Local Move
Before hiring a local mover or helper, you should know what services they offer. Most companies have policies that they follow and it is the customer's responsibility to read and understand those policies.
Moving Company Policies