A lot of people had never hired a moving company before, always had a family or friends helped them with their move. If you are planning to hire professional movers for your upcoming move, here is a guide to get ready for the moving team.
Preparing for Your Mover
When it comes to moving there are many things need be done. And one thing we forget is to take care of wood floors, carpet, and walls. These tips will help you to protect your property on a moving day.
How to Protect Carpets, Floors, and Walls
When you are hiring a moving company, make sure to check what their policy is on non-transportable items. This guide lists examples of items that movers cannot transport.
What Movers Will Not Move
To ensure that you are going to have the smoothest relocation experience be sure to begin planning as soon as possible. Before hiring a professional service to help in the moving process you will need to begin organizing and sorting out your belongings.
General Moving Tips
If you are hiring professionals or helpers, it is a good idea to dispose of any unwanted furniture or household items before the move. Transportation cost of some items may exceed their value.
Sell Your Junk and Save On a Move
You may rent a moving truck for in-town or long distance move and it can save you in moving expenses. However, besides the daily charges, there are extra charges such as fuel, mileage, insurance and etc that need to be calculated properly before renting a truck.
How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Truck
Before you rent a moving truck, calculate the weight of your belongings or how many rooms you have to move. For a general idea of what size of truck you will need, you may use the guide most truck rental companies use.
How to Choose a Right Size Truck