If you're planning to move and have a tight budget, one of the ways to save on your moving costs is to do it yourself. Most of the times a do-it-yourself move is definitely less expensive than hiring full-service movers or helpers. But don't underestimate how much work and how much money it entails.
Do It Yourself Moves
One thing about moving a home is you never know how long it will take movers to pack and move your belongings. However, you can keep your costs down if you are prepared for a move because local services are charged by the hour.
Tips for Moving at an Hourly Rate
Sometimes circumstances force you to move with less than ideal notice or preparation. There are still plenty of things you can do to ensure successful and stress-free move.
Short Notice Move
Plasma and LCD TVs are items you need to take extra care, especially if you don't have the original box. Here are some tips on how to pack a flat screen TV to avoid a damage during a move.
How to Pack a Plasma or LCD TV
Some moving companies will not load plants on a moving truck. Plants are too easy to damage. You should prepare and move plants to your new location yourself.