Prior loading a truck, it is necessary to follow a safety procedure to prevent injury to self and to property. There are certain items that you are not allowed to put into a rental moving truck.
What You Should Not Put in a Moving Truck
Moving day has arrived and the people you planned on to load and unload your truck can't help you. What should you do? There are a few other alternatives, from professional movers looking for extra cash to skilled day laborers. But, before hiring a mover, check out the services they are offering and read reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers
You should always protect your belongings when moving. But at the same time, you need to protect your property. Moving appliances and large furniture can cause damages to wood floors, carpet, and walls.
How to Protect Carpets, Floors, and Walls
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
Do you know that small jobs are not at all cheaper than moving big and heavy items? It's because local companies charge for a minimum number of hours or minimum cubic feet.
How to Move Small Loads
Before hiring a local mover or helper, you should know what services they offer. Most companies have policies that they follow and it is the customer's responsibility to read and understand those policies.
Moving Company Policies
The U.S. Postal Service has made changing your mailing address and having your mail forwarded easier. All you have to do is visit their website and submit the change of address form.
Changing Your Address