You have rented a self storage unit and now want to pack it yourself. In this post we provide tips on how to pack and load a storage unit to avoid damages and get the best out of it.
How To Pack a Storage Unit
If you plan on moving a grandfather clock from one home to another, you need to be extremely careful with it. Follow the tips to safely prepare and move a grandfather clock.
How to Move a Grandfather Clock
Most self storage facilities have restrictions that are meant to protect the units and the items that are stored in it. The list is very similar to the list of items that are not allowed to be transported by moving companies.
What You Are Not Allowed to Store
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
Packing fragile goods for moving is a time consuming, but required process. The proper packing is the difference between your breakables arriving at the new home in one piece or in hundreds of small pieces.
Packing Fragile Items
When hiring a professional residential moving company or just helpers, it's recommended to create an inventory list. Inventory list represents all of the household items that you plan on taking with you, this is done for your own protection.
DIY move is often the cheapest option to relocate locally and across the country. This guide provides different options for Do It Yourself customers.
Options for a DIY Move