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Two Men and a Truck

Published by Chris Townsend.

two men and a truck


Two Men and a Truck

Regardless of whether you have a lot or just a few things to move, relocation is almost always going to be rather costly. That’s why a lot of the people would handle most of the work themselves. One of the things that you can do is to hire professional movers to handle the job for you. You can get two men and a truck services for your endeavor. This is a good alternative and something that could help you out quite a bit.

The Prices and Tips

Every moving company is going to provide you with a different moving quote for two men and a truck. However, you can expect it to be somewhere in the range between $80 and $100 per hour. If you decide to engage an additional person, you can expect to pay about $20 on top per hour.

Another thing that can increase price is if you also require additional services such as packing services, provision of packing supplies, junk removal service, as well as short or long term storage.  

The rates are going to be different and that’s not only because of the company but because of the nature of your relocation. The cost is usually higher on holidays and weekends. The travel time is also included in the cost, long distance moving will cost more than a local move. 

The moving company should provide you with detailed quote and an advice on whether you need two or more people to help you out as well as the valid per hour rate. 

Two guys and truck specializes in providing best truck rates

Tips and Tricks

When engaging in services of the kind, it’s very important to go ahead and read the reviews for the two men and a truck company. You can do this by going on different review websites like Yelp, for instance. It is critical to find a company which is reliable and licensed and has established reputation.

You don’t have to always pick the lowest price as this isn’t a guarantee for the quality. Hiring two guys to help you out isn’t necessarily the cheaper alternative so make sure to calculate whether you wouldn’t benefit more from a full move service.

It is also particularly important to make sure that you are aware of the possible hidden charges. For instance, a lot of moving companies calculate their prices based on the flights of stairs that the move entails and whether or not there is an elevator – you have to keep this into account. In any case, even though you are definitely going to pay more than if you handled it yourself, the hassle and trouble that you are going to spare is particularly significant and it’s most definitely worth it.

You should also ask about the size of the truck and whether or not it has a special compartment for breakable items. That’s important, especially if you have a lot of fragile valuables. These are the sorts of things that you will have to take into account if you are to ensure that everything is handled perfectly and without complications.

When To Hire Two Men And A Truck

How will you determine when you need one man, two men or three men and truck to assist you with moving?

If living in a one bedroom apartment and you only have a few items to move, you can DIY your move or call family and friends to support, or hire an hourly labor. However, if you live in two or more bedroom apartment or have items that require heavy lifting, custom crating, then you can call a “two men and truck service”. Also, if you are moving business equipment in the case of business relocation, a truck moving company with two men will be preferable. 

Written by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend is a moving professional and relocation expert that has more than 10 years of experience in the moving industry. With a background that includes working in virtually every aspect of the company, he has distinguished himself as an integral part of our operations with expertise in all things related to moving.

If you have any questions about moving, our services, or anything else you think he may be able to help with, you can contact Chris by emailing him at

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