You should really think about the value of each item. Many of us have a random kitchen appliance like a popcorn maker that we use once a year. Leave it behind. 2 - Compare Movers It might be tempting and convenient to just use the first moving company that you encounter. But they were not all created equal. Ideally, you would try to find a referral from friends. If you cannot find one, do some research online.
If you get a binding estimate, they will not be allowed to exceed the estimate by more than 10%. 4 - New Boxes Are Probably Too Expensive If you have a few weeks before the move, do some research into where you can find some used boxes