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
Renting a truck or storage container and hiring a moving labor service is another way to save money. It is a little more complicated since it involves hiring movers or a couple of strong men to load and unload your belongings. But often it is less expensive than hiring a full service moving company.
Moving Labor Services
If you are hiring professionals or helpers, it is a good idea to dispose of any unwanted furniture or household items before the move. Transportation cost of some items may exceed their value.
Sell Your Junk and Save On a Move
Checking out the reliability of movers and helpers is always recommended. To avoid the theory of conniving, you should always check the reviews from previous customers and write a review yourself to share your experience with other people.
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
Planning and organizing a small move such as a studio or one bedroom apartment is not different to a large relocation. There is simply less to move, but the process remains the same.
Tips for Small Moves
How do you select a right moving company for a local move? In this post, we provide information on what to look out for when comparing moving companies.
Compare and Hire a Mover