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
Climate controlled units are more expensive than standard units. You should ask yourself whether you need a climate control unit and it usually depends on the climate and what you are storing.
Do You Need a Climate Controlled Storage?
Here are some packing tips via images. Find out what items should not be packed and shipped.
What Not To Pack - Infographic
Another humorous guide from MoversCorp. This funny guide explains how to protect your furniture from damages.
How To Protect Furniture When Moving
Not everyone has an ability to drive a large truck, in this case, mobile containers may be more suitable. Here is a guide for of using a container for relocation needs.