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
Sometimes circumstances force you to move with less than ideal notice or preparation. There are still plenty of things you can do to ensure successful and stress-free move.
Short Notice 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.
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
One thing about moving a home is you never know how long it will take movers to pack and move your belongings. However, you can keep your costs down if you are prepared for a move, because local services are charged by the hour.
Tips for Moving at an Hourly Rate