Truck rental costs and other moving fees can be at their lowest in winter, which means that if you don’t mind moving during the school year, a winter move could be a great opportunity. It’s important to keep in mind that you’ll need different packing preparations and techniques for a winter move, however. Whether you’re planning an all-professional move, hiring select professional services (such as white glove shipping for antiques, or bedroom furniture shipping services for bulky bedsteads), or planning a chiefly DIY venture, preparation is key. Here are some packing tips that cover preparing, protecting, and loading your items safely and effectively to help ensure a successful winter move.
Thousands of Americans move every year, and at least 84 percent of them have computers in their homes, while the percentage of households with gaming devices is also around 80 percent. The chances are high that you will have to deal with moving electrical devices each time you move. Even if you’re not moving this year, you may have a related challenge, such as trying to safely ship your college kid’s TV halfway across the country. Here are some tips to help you effectively pack your electronics and safely manage these fragile devices on moving day.