Generally, there are three alternatives to consider when it comes to a residential move. They are; hiring a professional mover, renting a moving truck and doing everything yourself or moving containers.
PODS Units and Rental Trucks
Moving large furniture and boxes is not fun, especially if you will be doing it yourself. First of all, make sure there will be enough friends or family to help and then follow this guide.
How to Safely Move Furniture
What type of storage unit do you need; climate control or conventional? Find out what exactly is climate control unit and do you really need one.
Climate Control or Conventional Storage
Find out more about your rights and responsibilities when you hire a mover, FMCSA provides consumers with information that can be used while moving.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
Small moves are generally anything around 2,000 pounds, if you're relocating from a studio or small one bedroom apartment this may consider as a small move. Small moves are no different than any other type of move.
Tips for Small Moves
State agencies are responsible for enforcement and making sure that moving companies are properly certified and follow the regulations. Regulations may vary from state to state and some states' regulations are more strict than others.
Moving Company Regulators