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.
Remember - the busiest season for moving companies is during the summer months, but the cheapest time to move is during the winter.
Cheapest Time To Move
Packing fragile goods for moving is a time consuming, but required process. The proper packing is the difference between your breakables arriving at the new home in one piece or in hundreds of small pieces.
Packing Fragile Items
Almost everyone has to move in their life and it is never an easy job. Putting together a budget is important for saving money on a move. A well-planned move can be quite cheap.
Creating a Moving Budget
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