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
Remember - the busiest season for moving companies is during the summer months, but the cheapest time to move is during the winter.
Cheapest Time To Move
How to check if the company who want to hire has appropriate license? If you are moving locally then you need check DOT license, most states require moving companies to obtain 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
Read this post to learn how to pack your family room and living room items safely and securely.
Packing Living and Family Rooms