Out of state moves are one of those things that seem easy enough in theory, but when you get down to the details there is actually a lot more to it than just packing belongings and hiring movers.
Out of State Moves
If you are hiring local movers you need to check if your state requires a license from moving companies, and if yes then verify that company has one. To find this information you should call or visit DOT's website.
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
Moving large furniture and boxes is not fun, especially if you will be doing it yourself. First of all, make sure there will be enough friends or family to help and then follow this guide.
How to Safely Move Furniture
Checking reviews is a very helpful tool in selecting a moving company. Reviews are one of the best ways to see the quality of movers. Look for outside reviews as well as licenses and certificates.
Bubble wrap is designed to protect fragile and breakable items that are being moved. This guide lists items that should be wrapped in bubble wrap before the move.
Items To Wrap in Bubble Wrap
A guide to how properly dispose of your unwanted items including electronics and household appliances. There are many options out there, you can even make money out of them.
How to Dispose of Appliances and Electronics