Moving large furniture and boxes is not fun, especially if you will be doing it yourself. First of all, make sure there will be enough friends or family to help and then follow this guide.
How to Safely Move Furniture
Before hiring a company from Craigslist, it’s crucial to understand the risk. Service scams can be found everywhere and the Craigslist is no exception. However, there are ways to identify professionals from the many fly-by-night companies.
A US DOT Number is assigned by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for commercial vehicles that have a gross combined weight over 10,000 lbs. US DOT number must be displayed prominently on every moving truck.
What is a US DOT Number?
If you need to leave some of your belongings behind, then you should know the proper way to dispose of them. Here is a guide to how to dispose of your unwanted items.
How to Dispose of Appliances and Electronics
Some cities require parking permits for street parking. If you don't have a private property access, check with your city if you need a parking permit for a truck or trailer.
Parking Permit for a Moving Truck
Relocating can be an expensive process and may involve unexpected expenses. But, by creating a budget, it would help you to save money in the long-run. It will also help you to determine the most efficient way to transport your belongings to your new home.
Creating a Moving Budget
Packing heavier items for a move is little more difficult than small items. Learn how to package heavy items and get them ready to ship.
How to Pack Heavy Items