If you are hiring professionals or helpers, it is a good idea to dispose of any unwanted furniture or household items before the move. Transportation cost of some items may exceed their value.
Sell Your Junk and Save On a Move
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
The U.S. Postal Service has made changing your mailing address and having your mail forwarded easier. All you have to do is visit their website and submit the change of address form.
Changing Your Address
You should always protect your belongings when moving. But at the same time, you need to protect your property. Moving appliances and large furniture can cause damages to wood floors, carpet, and walls.
How to Protect Carpets, Floors, and Walls
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?
On an average, most people relocate every five years. This article describes the top reasons why thousands of people relocate every day.
Top Reasons Why People Move
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