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.
Here is what you should and should not do before, during, and after the move.
Moving Dos and Don'ts
To ensure safety, there are items that professional movers will not move if they are not properly packed. When you move, there are so many things you have to pack, but there are things that you need to remember not to pack.
What Not To Pack
Aquariums are a beautiful addition to any home, but moving them can be extremely difficult. Aquariums are delicate items and can be easily damaged while being transported and many movers will refuse to transport them.
How to Move an Aquarium
As soon as you are definite you will be relocating start comparing moving rates and getting quotes. Compare different professional companies and their services to make a successful move.