If you are moving yourself, you want to move efficiently and safely, avoiding costly personal injuries and damages to furniture. Every home has one or more goods that are hard to move such as big screen TVs, fridge, sofa and etc. Find out how to move your large and heavy items.
Moving Large and Heavy Furniture
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?
When you are hiring a moving company, make sure to check what their policy is on non-transportable items. This guide lists examples of items that movers cannot transport.
What Movers Will Not Move
When packing any electronic equipment, refer to the owners manual first for moving instructions. It is recommended to use the original boxes they came in, but you can also purchase specialty boxes from your local movers.
How to Pack Electronic Equipment
Large and heavy furniture get easily damaged, they need to be accordingly handled before and during the move. Learn how to pack and protect furniture during the move.
Packing and Protecting Furniture