You should always protect your belongings when moving. But at the same time, you need to protect your property. Moving appliances and large furniture can cause damages to wood floors, carpet, and walls.
How to Protect Carpets, Floors, and Walls
Hiring local day labor is another option to move. They might offer you flat or lower hourly rates, but there are plenty of scam artists out there. Therefore rather than taking the risk of dealing with day laborers that have not much of a track record, it is far better to hire professional movers that have been in the business for years. Another important factor to consider is their reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers
Hilarious guide to protect and prepare your furniture for a move. Go head and have a little fun, but don't take the jokes too far.
How To Protect Furniture When Moving
Planning and organizing a small move such as a studio or one bedroom apartment is not different to a large relocation. There is simply less to move, but the process remains the same.
Tips for Small Moves
Mobile moving containers are a great solution for cross country moves and short-term storage. Check out how to properly and efficiently pack and load a container by yourself.
How to Pack a Container