There are many decisions to be made when planning a move. And the first one is: Do it yourself or pay professional movers or helpers. There are many benefits of doing it yourself and one of them is definitely to save money and cut costs. But is it right for you?
Moving Yourself VS Hiring Movers
Most of the families have a steady moving experience. However, dishonorable interstate movers have overcharged some families. In fact, every year the Department of Transportation receives thousands of complaints. Follow the tips to learn more about interstate moving companies.
Out of State Moves
Plasma and LCD TVs are items you need to take extra care, especially if you don't have the original box. Here are some tips on how to pack a flat screen TV to avoid a damage during a move.
How to Pack a Plasma or LCD TV
A US DOT Number is assigned by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for commercial vehicles that have a gross combined weight over 10,000 lbs. US DOT number must be displayed prominently on every moving truck.
What is a US DOT Number?
While moving on your own, you have to be extra careful of what you put into your rental truck. There are things such as flammable, perishable or chemically unstable items that you may not be allowed to take with you.
What You Should Not Put in a Moving Truck
Computers need special care and handling during the moving process. Computers are not only valuable, but data is often irreplaceable. Preparing a computer for a move takes just a few simple steps.
How to Pack a Computer
Time to have some fun! Here are some funny Do It Yourself moving tips for you.
DIY Moving Tips