Whether you are relocating locally or out of state, you have several moving service choices. While full-service movers, labor helpers and do-it-yourself are the preferred options for local moves, self-service has become very popular for cross-country moves.
Types of Moves
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.
Renting a truck to transport your household items can involve all types of issues. Here is a checklist of important things you should check before renting a truck.
Checklist For Renting a Truck
Many companies do not permit the transportation of liquor because of state laws. Consider packing the bottles on your own and transport them using your own vehicle.
How to Pack and Transport Liquor
Relocating artwork and antiques is a very delicate job as any item is a costly investment. We recommend hiring professional movers to transport those items. However, if you are short on cash and do not mind the extra work, learn how to pack and move them yourself.
Moving Antiques and Artwork
Moving an upright piano is not an easy process. There is a risk to the piano, risk of injury to the movers and to the property. Pianos should only be moved by licensed and insured moving companies.
Moving a Piano