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
Most of the families have a steady moving experience. However, dishonorable interstate movers have overcharged some families. In fact, every year the Department of Transportation receives thousands of complaints. Follow the tips to learn more about interstate moving companies.
Out of State Moves
Whether it's a local or long distance move, it is your sole responsibility to transport your pets. Moving companies and labor helpers will not transport anything living.
Moving With Pets
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?
Preparation is the main factor to an easier move - whether you do it yourself or hire professional movers or helpers. Take a look at this moving and packing guide to learn how to organize your move.
Moving and Packing Tips
Of course you want to know upfront how much your move will cost. Local moving companies may charge different rates, however there are some factors that affect the cost variances.
Moving Estimate for a Local Move
Communicating with your company is essential for a smooth move. Create a helpful and well relationship with your hired company. Here's how to get started.
Work With Movers
In every moving contract there is a disclaimer stating what the company will not transport. Most companies will not move cash, jewelry, personal valuable items and collections.
What Movers Will Not Move