If you are hiring local movers you need to check if your state requires a license from moving companies, and if yes then verify that company has one. To find this information you should call or visit DOT's website.
Residential movers and labor helpers provide a wide range of services including packing, unpacking, furniture disassembly, loading and unloading of large trucks and etc. There are important questions that need to be asked before choosing a right option.
Questions for Movers
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
We write a lot of how-to guides that show you what to do and how to prepare for a move. And here is a hilarious guide to what not to do when hiring movers.
What Not To Do When Moving
Remember - the busiest season for moving companies is during the summer months, but the cheapest time to move is during the winter.
Cheapest Time To Move
A lot of damage can be done by just loading a grandfather clock into a moving truck in one piece. A number of preventive measures need to be taken before moving it.
How to Move a Grandfather Clock