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
Mobile moving containers are a great solution for cross country moves and short-term storage. Check out how to properly and efficiently pack and load a container by yourself.
How to Pack a Container
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
Moving artwork and antiques requires professionals who have necessary knowledge and equipment to handle delicate pieces. We do not recommend to cut corners or hire a company that is not specialized in delicate items. However, if the items are not of the high price you can consider packing and moving them yourself.
Moving Antiques and Artwork
How much should you tip movers and helpers? Here is some general information on when and how to tip your movers.
How Much to Tip Movers
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
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.