You should always consider estimating the value of your items when moving. By doing so you will be able to protect yourself in case your possessions get lost or damaged during the transport.
Estimate the Value of Your Items
Almost all moving companies offer small scale assistance for local moves. The following is a simple guide on hiring a mover for small jobs.
How to Move Small Loads
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consumer protection regulations has created rules which must be followed by each residential moving company providing transportation of household goods.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
The moving containers get extremely hot in the summer time, therefore there are certain items that aren't allowed to be shipped in these containers. Here is the list of non-allowed household items.
Non-Allowable Items in Moving Containers
Climate controlled units are more expensive than standard units. You should ask yourself whether you need a climate control unit and it usually depends on the climate and what you are storing.
Do You Need a Climate Controlled Storage?