If you're planning to move and have a tight budget, one of the ways to save on your moving costs is to do it yourself. Most of the times a do-it-yourself move is definitely less expensive than hiring full-service movers or helpers. But don't underestimate how much work and how much money it entails.
Do It Yourself Moves
Should you go with climate controlled or conventional storage facility? There is no definitive answer to that question, there are "pros" and "cons" of each side.
Climate Control or Conventional Storage
Hiring professional help might be a little bit more than you want to pay and friends and family may not be available to help you. Here are some moving tips that will help you to move heavy furniture by yourself.
How to Safely Move Furniture
So if you are moving yourself you should know how to properly pack and load your rental truck. You can always hire helpers that can help you with loading and unloading. There are few tricks and loading tips on how to pack a truck the right and the most efficient way.
Loading a Moving Truck
Transporting a waterbed is a big process, you need to remove the water and drain it fully to disassemble. If you own one, here are tips on how to safely relocate it.
How to Move a Waterbed