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
Pianos are heavy and awkward, and it's highly recommended to hire a professional help to move a piano. But if you plan moving it yourself, here are some helpful tips.
Moving a Piano
Generally, there are three alternatives to consider when it comes to a residential move. They are; hiring a professional mover, renting a moving truck and doing everything yourself or moving containers.
PODS Units and Rental Trucks
While moving on your own, you have to be extra careful of what you put into your rental truck. There are things such as flammable, perishable or chemically unstable items that you may not be allowed to take with you.
What You Should Not Put in a Moving Truck
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?