The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consumer protection regulations has created rules which must be followed by each residential moving company providing transportation of household goods.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
What are the options when it's time to move locally? The good news is that there are a few options depending on your budget and needs.
Options for a Local Move
While moving on your own, you have to be extra careful of what you put into your rental truck. There are things such as flammable, perishable or chemically unstable items that you may not be allowed to take with you.
What You Should Not Put in a Moving Truck
A lot of people look for cheap moving services and hire day laborers instead of professional movers. They simply don't realize the advantages of professional moving companies until it's too late.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers
Probably you've seen many companies advertise their services on Craigslist. But how do you know that you will be dealing with licensed and professional people?