Not everything in your household should be packed up in boxes. There are some items are not allowed to be transported because of state rules and regulations.
What Not To Pack
Packing fragile goods for moving is a time consuming, but required process. The proper packing is the difference between your breakables arriving at the new home in one piece or in hundreds of small pieces.
Packing Fragile Items
10 things you should not say or do when hiring a moving company. This is a comical guide, but it has a lot of great information.
What Not To Do When Moving
Some moving companies may offer a flat rate for their packing and moving services. But in general, the total amount of local moves is calculated based on the number of movers and hours worked.
Cost of a Local Move
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consumer protection regulations has created rules which must be followed by each residential moving company providing transportation of household goods.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
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
If you are moving by yourself, there is nothing worse than to find out at the last minute that you're missing equipment or supplies. Here is a list of moving equipment and supplies you will need for a DIY move.
Equipment and Supplies for DIY Moving