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
Here is a definitive guide to dos and don'ts for the first time movers. Go through these comical tips and do the opposite.
Funny First Time Moving Dos and Don'ts
While moving on your own, you have to be extra careful of what you put into your rental truck. There are things such as flammable, perishable or chemically unstable items that you may not be allowed to take with you.
What You Should Not Put in a Moving Truck
Some furniture has to be taken apart and reassembled before moving them. Professionals are skilled in reassembling and assembling, but should you do it yourself or let professionals take care of it.
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