San Diego moving truck resources
6 Things you should never pack in a moving truck
There’s no question that packing to move typically takes longer than you expect. And at that 11th hour, it can be tempting to just throw everything that’s left in a box for the moving company or on the truck. Not so fast. There are a number of common household items that cannot go on a moving truck.
The Rules of the Road for Borrowing a Truck for a Move
If you’re planning to move large items like furniture and collectible art, whether to a new home or a storage space, you’ll likely need to use a pickup truck, van or full-size truck. If you don’t want to hire professional movers or rent a moving truck, you might wind up borrowing a pickup truck from a relative or friend.
5 Tips on How to Rent a Moving Truck
When you need to transport a lot of possessions to a self-storage unit or to a new home, hiring movers to do the job can be expensive. In fact, according to the American Moving & Storage Association, the average professional moving job within the same state costs about $1,170.
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How to choose the best moving truck for your move
1. Estimate the size of your belongings (the moving truck company can help).
2. Plan and book early - don't wait until the last minute.
3. Compare all factors, including: Vehicle types, reviews, pickup and dropoff location, customer service, and price
4. Note any other equipment you may need (like hand trucks, dollies, and furniture
5. Make sure you are insured.
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