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
Moving artwork and antiques requires professionals who have necessary knowledge and equipment to handle delicate pieces. We do not recommend to cut corners or hire a company that is not specialized in delicate items. However, if the items are not of the high price you can consider packing and moving them yourself.
Moving Antiques and Artwork
Some moving companies may offer a flat rate for their packing and moving services. But in general, the total amount of local moves is calculated based on the number of movers and hours worked.
Cost of a Local Move
Make sure to read "Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move" before hiring a professional moving company or helpers. It can save you from making costly mistakes and being scammed.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
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