The movers are capable of disassembling and reassembling certain furniture prior to moving. So the question is whether to take everything apart yourself or let your moving company take care of it.
A Do-It-Yourself move is one way to save money on your move, but you need to rent a truck. Here is what you need to know when renting a moving truck.
Checklist For Renting a Truck
Make sure to read "Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move" before hiring a professional moving company or helpers. It can save you from making costly mistakes and being scammed.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
How to check if the company that you want to hire has an appropriate license? If you are moving locally then you need check DOT license since most states require moving companies to obtain DOT number.
Does renter's insurance cover your property when moving from one home to another? Renter insurance policies differ from one insurance company to another. Find out if you are covered by your renter's insurance?
Does Renters Insurance Cover Moving?
If you are moving in a rental truck or container, check with your city if you need a parking permit when you arrive at destination place. Regulations differ from city to city so it is important to check the requirements for the particular city.
Parking Permit for a Moving Truck
Most self storage facilities have restrictions that are meant to protect the units and the items that are stored in it. The list is very similar to the list of items that are not allowed to be transported by moving companies.
What You Are Not Allowed to Store