Renting a truck or storage container and hiring a moving labor service is another way to save money. It is a little more complicated since it involves hiring movers or a couple of strong men to load and unload your belongings. But often it is less expensive than hiring a full service moving company.
Moving Labor Services
10 things you should not say or do when hiring a moving company. This is a comical guide, but it has a lot of great information.
What Not To Do When Moving
If you are planning to move your belongings yourself, you need to have the right equipment and supplies. Check out this guide to help you prepare for your DIY move.
Equipment and Supplies for DIY Moving
If you are planning to move, make sure to estimate how much your items are worth. Go one by one through everything and create an inventory list. By knowing the value of your items you will be able to protect yourself from damages.
Estimate the Value of Your Items
Probably you've seen many companies advertise their services on Craigslist. But how do you know that you will be dealing with licensed and professional people?