Preparation is the main factor to an easier move - whether you do it yourself or hire professional movers or helpers. Take a look at this moving and packing guide to learn how to organize your move.
Moving and Packing Tips
Moving artwork and antiques requires professionals who have necessary knowledge and equipment to handle delicate pieces. We do not recommend to cut corners or hire a company that is not specialized in delicate items. However, if the items are not of the high price you can consider packing and moving them yourself.
Moving Antiques and Artwork
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
Hiring local day labor is another option to move. They might offer you flat or lower hourly rates, but there are plenty of scam artists out there. Therefore rather than taking the risk of dealing with day laborers that have not much of a track record, it is far better to hire professional movers that have been in the business for years. Another important factor to consider is their reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers
You have rented a self storage unit and now want to pack it yourself. In this post we provide tips on how to pack and load a storage unit to avoid damages and get the best out of it.
How To Pack a Storage Unit