Move yourself or hire a professional service to help you with the move? This is a big decision regarding your move, which will affect your budget as well as the time commitment. Find out if Do-It-Yourself Move is a right option for you.
Moving Yourself VS Hiring Movers
Before hiring a company from Craigslist, it’s crucial to understand the risk. Service scams can be found everywhere and the Craigslist is no exception. However, there are ways to identify professionals from the many fly-by-night companies.
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
Usually, a parking permit is not required if you intend to park your truck or trailer on private property. If you don't have a driveway, check the law for the particular city.
Parking Permit for a Moving Truck
The movers are capable of disassembling and reassembling certain furniture prior to moving. So the question is whether to take everything apart yourself or let your moving company take care of it.