You should always protect your belongings when moving. But at the same time you need to protect your property. Moving appliances and large furniture can cause damages to wood floors, carpet and walls.
How to Protect Carpets, Floors and Walls
Who regulates local moving companies? Every state has its own regulators and requirements. Check out this table to find regulating agency in your state and their contact information.
Moving Company Regulators
Your moving company's representative will tell you that you don't have to tip their movers, but it's up to you. It is customary to reward superior service at your discretion.
How Much to Tip Movers
It is very important to change mailing address at your local post office before the moving day. It helps to ensure that your mail is sent to your new address.
Changing Your Address
Most self storage facilities have restrictions that are meant to protect the units and the items that are stored in it. The list is very similar to the list of items that are not allowed to be transported by moving companies.
What You Are Not Allowed to Store