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
Before your move it's valuable to know particularly what you are taking with you. Household goods can get lost or damaged, but if you know exactly what you have, your insurance should protect against loss and damage.
Before you move we recommend you to find out the value of your belongings, and there are a number of ways to do this. Follow this guide to estimate the value of your items.
Estimate the Value of Your Items
Moving artwork and antiques requires professionals who have necessary knowledge and equipment to handle delicate pieces. We do not recommend to cut corners or hire a company that is not specialized in delicate items. However if the items are not of high price you can consider packing and moving them yourself.
Moving Antiques and Artwork
If you decide not to hire professionals and to move yourself, check out this post to find out more about self moving and what you can do about it.