A US DOT Number is assigned by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for commercial vehicles that have a gross combined weight over 10,000 lbs. US DOT number must be displayed prominently on every moving truck.
What is a US DOT Number?
One of the biggest challenges of any move is safely packing and transporting glassware such as cups, dishes, bowls and etc. These items are very fragile and can easily break during a move.
How to Pack Dishes and Glassware
Often when we plan for a move, we are so worried about large and expensive items that forget about little things. Your movers should know what to expect when they arrive to your home.
What You Should Tell Your Movers
Moving process may seem pretty clear for most of us, but we should realize that it is not. On the final bill you may see charges that doesn't make sense(this is not the case with every move), that is what called "hidden charges". Follow the tips to avoid those unexpected fees.
Preparation is major factor when packing a kitchen. Not only you have to handle fragile kitchenware such as glasses and silverware, but you'll also need to prepare your appliances for a move.
Packing Your Kitchen
Storage and moving containers are a great option for temporary extra storage or out of state moves. If you decided to rent one, check out this guide for loading and packing a mobile container.
How to Pack a Container
Bubble wrap is designed to protect fragile and breakable items that are being moved. This guide lists items that should be wrapped in bubble wrap before the move.
Items To Wrap in Bubble Wrap
One of the best ways to save on a move is to get rid of unwanted items before help arrives. Local moving companies and helpers primarily charge by the hour. So why pay more to move unwanted furniture from one home to another.
Sell Your Junk and Save On a Move