Unpacking all the boxes and settling the furniture is not the only thing that needs to be done after you moved in. Learn how to make your new home a home again.
After You Moved In
Moving yourself can save big amount of money, but before you opt for it, take some time to go through the checklist. It explains important factors you should consider before you plan a self move.
Do you know that small jobs are not at all cheaper than moving big and heavy items? It's because local companies charge for minimum number of hours or minimum cubic feet.
How to Move Small Loads
Before you move we recommend you to find out the value of your belongings, and there are a number of ways to do this. Follow this guide to estimate the value of your items.
Estimate the Value of Your Items
The U.S. Postal Service has made changing your mailing address and having your mail forwarded easier. All you have to do is visit their website and submit the change of address form.
Changing Your Address
You may rent a moving truck for in-town or long distance move and it can save you in moving expenses. However, besides the daily charges, there are extra charges such as fuel, mileage, insurance and etc that need to be calculated properly before renting a truck.
How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Truck
Checking reviews is a very helpful tool in selecting a moving company. Reviews are one of the best ways to see the quality of movers. Look for outside reviews as well as licenses or certificates.
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.