A smooth move is possible during peak season for military families. The following guide will help you to get through the next PCS Move season.
Moving Guide for Military Families
There are some things that you should do before storing your possessions. Learn how to safely store your household items in a storage unit.
Prepare Your Items For Storage
Renting a truck or storage container and hiring a moving labor service is another way to save money. It is a little more complicated since it involves hiring movers or a couple of strong men to load and unload your belongings. But often it is less expensive than hiring a full service moving company.
Moving Labor Services
If you are moving on your own, it's important to have a right equipment and supplies before you start loading a truck. This guide will help you to get ready and make the DIY process easier.
Equipment and Supplies for DIY Moving
A good place to start saving on a move is by cutting back on moving boxes and packing supplies. There are many ways to get free used boxes and one of them is people that have recently moved.
Free Moving Boxes
Moving household appliances is a special project of a move. They are bulky and heavy, you can't pack them in a box, or simply unplug and carry onto a moving truck. Most likely you’ll need to hire a professional moving service to get the job done.
It is important to know which items you can't pack and move with you. There are some goods that require special packing and handling, items that residential movers will not move if they are not properly packed. There are strict rules and regulations that govern to help ensure safety.
What Not To Pack