Most local moving companies and helpers charge for their moving services based on hourly rates. By knowing this, you can do as much as you can to cut down on the time.
Tips for Moving at an Hourly Rate
The moving containers get extremely hot in the summer time, therefore there are certain items that aren't allowed to be shipped in these containers. Here is the list of non-allowed household items.
Non-Allowable Items in Moving Containers
Aquariums are a beautiful addition to any home, but moving them can be extremely difficult. Aquariums are delicate items and can be easily damaged while being transported and many movers will refuse to transport them.
How to Move an Aquarium
When packing any electronic equipment, refer to the owners manual first for moving instructions. It is recommended to use the original boxes they came in, but you can also purchase specialty boxes from your local movers.
How to Pack Electronic Equipment
Mobile moving containers are a great way to store your household and business items. If you decide to go this route, here is a guide to packing and loading a container.
How to Pack a Container
If you plan using a trailer for your move, it is important to properly balance the load for safe driving. Follow this step by step guide to load your trailer.
How to Load a Trailer
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