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What is the Height Clearance of a Rental Truck?

If you're renting a moving truck for your DIY move then you will want to be aware of the clearance height . This is important information to have as some bridges, overpasses and tunnels have a lower height clearance and, if not avoided, can cause significant damage to your moving...
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How Much Does A Rented Moving Truck Weigh?

The weight of a rental truck will vary by a number of factors: Size Rental company Make and model of the truck If it is empty or full We've created a handy table to help you quickly determine a ballpark area for how much your rental truck weighs...
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5 Must Have Items for Moving Day

It's safe to say that moving day is one of the most stressful days you will ever encounter. This is true for the majority of people, even those who meticulously planned and prepared for their move. You've likely planned for weeks or even months, so don't drop the ball at...
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Your Ultimate Source for DIY Moving Guides and Resources

Whether you're just beginning to learn about do-it-yourself moving options or you just need help with a specific topic, the MovingLabor.com blog is a great resource. With so much information available how do you find the blog, article or guide that you are looking for? We've taken the liberty of...
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Plastic Wrap for Moving: DIY Movers Guide

Plastic wrap, which is also known as shrink wrap and stretch wrap, is an important resource for your do-it-yourself move. Stretch wrap can solve a number of moving related problems, from protecting your furniture to securing loose wires and doors. We've put together this movers guide to help you learn:...
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6 Places to Get Free Moving Boxes

If you're preparing for an upcoming move you are probably on the hunt for moving boxes that won't destroy your budget. If that sounds like you then you've come to the right place! We've created a thorough list of the best places to find free or cheap used moving boxes...
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Help Reduce Moving Day Stress: A Movers Guide to Scheduling Moving Help

If you are using a rented moving truck , moving container or trailer for a do-it-yourself move, then this moving guide is for you. Learn how to plan for potential DIY delays and how to schedule your loading and unloading moving help accordingly. Moving day is often fraught with unexpected...
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Can Your Movers Drive My Rented Moving Truck?

If you have decided to rent a moving truck for your do-it-yourself move you may then wonder, "Can I actually drive this thing?" If you're one of those people don't worry, it's a very common concern. My initial advice to anyone concerned about driving a rented moving truck is don't...
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Why Your Home Square Footage is Important When Moving

If you are planning to hire moving help for an upcoming move it is likely you may be asked about the square footage of your home. This question is much more likely to be asked if you are hiring a full-service moving company, a company that provides movers and a...
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Should I Use a 'You Load, We Drive' Moving Trailer to Move?

As we've previously reviewed , you have three primary transportation and storage options when it comes to a do-it-yourself move: A rented moving truck, a portable storage container (POD), or a 'You Load, We Drive' moving trailer . Today we are going to discuss the 'You Load, We Drive' moving...
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