So you've hired a local company at an hourly rate, but don't know how to keep the final costs down. Generally, helpers and movers charge by the hour. The main factor is to be as prepared as possible before your contracted crew arrives.
Tips for Moving at an Hourly Rate
The U.S. Postal Service has made changing your mailing address and having your mail forwarded easier. All you have to do is visit their website and submit the change of address form.
Changing Your Address
Some cities require parking permits for street parking. If you don't have a private property access, check with your city if you need a parking permit for a truck or trailer.
Parking Permit for a Moving Truck
If you are planning to move your belongings yourself, you need to have the right equipment and supplies. Check out this guide to help you prepare for your DIY move.
Equipment and Supplies for DIY Moving
US DOT number is an identification number issued to motor carriers, registrants, and shippers by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. It identifies all companies operating a commercial vehicle transporting cargo.
What is a US DOT Number?
To ensure safety, there are items that professional movers will not move if they are not properly packed. When you move, there are so many things you have to pack, but there are things that you need to remember not to pack.
What Not To Pack
Moving day is here and there's still so much to do. The following article provides tips for the big day, and what to do to make it go as smoothly as possible.
Moving Day Checklist
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