Tip # 1438 Ensure your possessions are insured for transit. Most moving firms provide this however check what it covers and whether or not there are exclusions. For instance, anything you pack will not be covered by the moving agency's insurance. And in case you are planning to move any precious items your self, check that these are lined when in transit by your contents insurance.
Tip # 1211 For big home equipment be sure you check your owners manuals to see if there are special instructions for moving.
Tip # 802 Gather packing provides far in advance. There's nothing worse than scrambling on the final minute for boxes, bubble wrap, and packing tape to pack up the last of your belongings.