Almost all musical instruments require a special preparation to avoid damages during a transport. If you are planning to ship your instrument here are some packing tips to keep in mind.
Packing and Moving Musical Instruments
Of course, you want to know upfront how much your move will cost. Local moving companies may charge different rates, however, there are some factors that affect the cost variances.
Moving Estimate for a Local Move
A lot of damage can be done by just loading a grandfather clock into a moving truck in one piece. A number of preventive measures need to be taken before moving it.
How to Move a Grandfather Clock
Household plants just like our fragile items need special attention when you move. For liability purposes, some movers will not load your plants on a moving van. It is recommended to move plants to your new residence in your car.
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
Should you go with climate controlled or conventional storage facility? There is no definitive answer to that question, there are "pros" and "cons" of each side.
Climate Control or Conventional Storage
Local moving costs are charged by the hour and by the number of movers. And the moving time depends on the size of the household that needs to be moved.
Cost of a Local Move