While packing and relocating, many people usually concentrate on what needs to be done in a new home and forget to protect their furniture. Don't think that nothing will happen to your furniture, damages do happen. Learn how to take care of your household items during a move.
Packing and Protecting Furniture
There are two types of companies: small local and large national companies. Which one should you hire? Here's a checklist of pros and cons for each.
Small Movers VS Big Companies
When planning what to pack and ship in a moving container, consider that the companies provide trailers or containers have restrictions on what they will allow putting in a container.
Non-Allowable Items in Moving Containers
Even though you are hiring movers to transport your possessions you should let the moving crew do their job. However, there are other things you can do to help them do the job more efficiently.
How To Help Your Movers
Some moving companies will not load plants on a moving truck. Plants are too easy to damage. You should prepare and move plants to your new location yourself.
Moving containers are not cheap, but they make long distance moves so much affordable. It's a pretty simple and smooth: company drops off the container and you handle the moving labor.
Portable Storage Containers
If you plan on moving a grandfather clock from one home to another, you need to be extremely careful with it. Follow the tips to safely prepare and move a grandfather clock.
How to Move a Grandfather Clock