You should start planning for the transfer of your pet, as well as for your household belongings, as soon as you know you are going to move. Keep in mind that local helpers and moving companies are not allowed to move pets.
Moving With Pets
The moving containers get extremely hot in the summer time, therefore there are certain items that aren't allowed to be shipped in these containers. Here is the list of non-allowed household items.
Non-Allowable Items in Moving Containers
Whether you are relocating locally or out of state, you have several moving service choices. While full service movers, labor helpers and do-it-yourself are the preferred options for local moves, self-service has become very popular for cross country moves.
Types of Moves
Besides hiring a full service moving company and helpers there are two other options: PODS units and moving trucks. Here are a few tips that will help you make a decision between moving containers and moving trucks.
PODS Units and Rental Trucks
When packing any electronic equipment, refer to the owners manual first for moving instructions. It is recommended to use the original boxes they came in, but you can also purchase specialty boxes from your local movers.
How to Pack Electronic Equipment