3 Things You Need to Know About Calculating Your Moving Costs

This video will help you better understand how a moving company determines what to charge you for your move:

  1. By The Hour: Local moves are typically charged by the hour. The hourly rate is determined by how many move and trucks you’ll need. Movers also typically have a minimum amount of time that they will charge you for.
  2. By Weight and Distance: Long Distance moves are typically charged by the weight of your items and the distance you are shipping them. The more you move and the farther you move, the higher the cost.
  3. Other Charges: Movers will charge you for extra services, such as packing and fees for moving specialty items (like a piano).

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