If you hired movers because you didn't want to do any heavy lifting on your moving day, know that you may have to do a little bit of lifting. That is because there are some things in your home that you shouldn't be putting on a moving truck, and should instead take with you in your car where you can take greater care of the item. Here are four things to avoid putting in a moving truck.
Do you have a move upcoming in the near future? Have you been trying to decide whether you should hire someone to handle the move for you or if you should just handle the entire thing yourself? While handling the entire move yourself is something that a lot of people do, it isn't necessarily the best idea. Whether you're only moving locally or you're moving to another city entirely, there are a number of reasons why hiring someone for your move is something that you should do.
If you own a baby grand piano that you consider to be an heirloom due to the length of time that it has been in your family and are going to have it professionally moved to the new home that you purchased across the state, the following steps will assist with preparing the piano, bench, and sheet music to be transported so that none of the items are damaged while in transit.
In many ways summer is the best time for a long distance move, since challenges like rain are more rare. At the same time, the heat can sometimes be its own challenge, especially on your belongings. Although the following mistakes can cause problems at any time of year, they are especially challenging in the heat of summer.
#1: Boxing up food
As a general rule, perishable and semi-perishable foods should never be packed into a moving truck.