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Yellowbook Moving and Storage Answers

Should I hire a moving company or do it myself?

The main question you should ask yourself when considering hiring a moving company is: Do you have the time and resources to move yourself...More

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What are the different types of moving services and companies available?

When planning a move, you have three basic choices: full service, self service, and do-it-yourself...More

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What are some packing tips for moving?

TPacking for a move is a lot more involved than simply throwing things into a box...More

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What do I need to provide for a moving estimate?

Before you sign on the dotted line, make sure that you have received an estimate from the moving company for how much you will be charged...More

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How do I choose a storage space?

If you’re making a long distance move but haven’t yet found a permanent residence, keeping your belongings in storage is a good solution...More

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When should I start packing to move?

The easy answer is "the sooner the better," although sometimes it’s difficult to determine when the right time is...More

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How should I move my pet?

Pets are like family members, but their status as non-humans has always made them a bit more difficult to move than people...More

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How do I move to another state or country?

Moving to another state is not as big a production as moving to another country, but both raise unique considerations that you typically don’t have to deal with if you’re just moving across town...More

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Should I buy mover's insurance?

Mover's insurance is offered by professional moving companies to cover you for any lost or damaged belongings during the packing and delivery stages of your move...More

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What is the difference between insurance and valuation?

When hiring a moving company to move your belongings, make sure you understand the difference between insurance and valuation...More

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How do I know if my moving company is licensed?

Doing business with a licensed moving company is essential for two very basic reasons: having recourse to sue for damages if your belongings are lost or destroyed, and ensuring the quality and reputation of the movers in question...More

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My mover is asking for a deposit. Should I pay?

Most moving companies do not ask for payment in full until the move has been completed...More

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Will a moving company also move my house plants?

Moving companies are not allowed to ship perishable items such as food or plants unless the move can be completed within 24 hours and doesn’t exceed 150 miles in distance...More

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How do I pack China glass and crystal?

China, glass and crystal are the most frequently damaged items during a move...More

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Should I open a checking account in my new town prior to moving?

One of the considerations when moving to a new town is ensuring you’re set up to care for emergencies as they arise...More

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How do I have my car moved?

There are moving companies that are dedicated specifically to moving vehicles for owners who aren’t able to move their cars themselves...More

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How do I change my residency from one state to another?

Changing your residency from one state to another isn’t like moving to another country, but there are some things you need to ensure you take care of to make your transition smooth...More

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How do I file a claim if my belongings have been damaged during a move?

If a moving company has damaged your belongings during a move, you can file a claim for reimbursement of your loss even if you didn’t purchase insurance...More

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Can I pack my clothes in my dresser, or will the movers require me to pack my clothes separately?

Moving clothes can be a challenging prospect, dependent upon the size of your wardrobe...More

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Do I need an estimate?

Estimates are not required when contract a moving company to deliver your belongings, however it’s strongly recommended that you ask for one to avoid any last minute surprises...More

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