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
Improper packing of glassware may cause a breakage and damage during transportation. It is crucial to have right packing materials and boxes when dealing with fragile items.
How to Pack Dishes and Glassware
Your moving company's representative will tell you that you don't have to tip their movers, but it's up to you. It is customary to reward superior service at your discretion.
How Much to Tip Movers
Besides hiring a full service moving company and helpers there are two other options: PODS units and moving trucks. Here are a few tips that will help you make a decision between moving containers and moving trucks.
PODS Units and Rental Trucks
Do it yourself tips for packing and storing in a self storage unit. Learn how to stack your possessions properly to avoid damages and used the space the best way.
How To Pack a Storage Unit