The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consumer protection regulations has created rules which must be followed by each residential moving company providing transportation of household goods.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
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 to put in a container.
Non-Allowable Items in Moving Containers
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
Some furniture have 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.
Planning and organizing a small move such as a studio or one bedroom apartment is not different to a large relocation. There is simply less to move, but the process remains the same.
Tips for Small Moves