Small details make a big difference when it comes to planning a move. One thing that should guarantee a smooth experience is to provide movers with as much as information as possible, even if it seems unnecessary.
What You Should Tell Your Movers
We have created a checklist of the most common moving do's and don'ts to help you stay on right track.
Moving Dos and Don'ts
Moving household appliances is a big job. Before you start, be sure you are aware of the work involved, there are steps you will need to take before the movers arrive at your home. Keep in mind some moving companies and helpers will not be responsible for disconnection of appliances.
Moving is never a fun time for children, especially for the younger kids. The kids have a lot of questions to ask, so make it a family time to provide their answers in an honest fashion.
Moving With Kids
Relocating artwork and antiques is a very delicate job as any item is a costly investment. We recommend hiring professional movers to transport those items. However, if you are short on cash and do not mind the extra work, learn how to pack and move them yourself.
Moving Antiques and Artwork
Watch for hidden fees when renting a truck. Things such as mileage, gas, insurance, a late return can add extra unnecessary fees to your final bill.
Hidden Truck Rental Fees
Creating an inventory list is one way to prevent problems after the move is completed and can be done without difficulty if a small amount of time is taken before a moving company arrives.