Moving FAQs

Moving can be a very intense journey, especially if you have never done it before. Where there are sure to be a million questions as to how to go about it, we at RC Van Services have compiled a brief list of frequently asked, but not the typical obvious ones. If you do not see any of your questions here, please feel free to contact us and we will happily answer your questions.

Moving Frequently Asked Questions

Questions: What is the best way to pack?
Answer: The primary essential is the moving supplies. Having durable moving materials is more important than you may presume. Many people use the hand-me-downs that are not durable, sturdy, or optimal for various possessions, which if dropped, or the bottom falls through, your treasures could be broken beyond repair. Proper packing and the use of appropriate supplies can ensure your items reach their destination safely and without damage.
Question: What is the most optimal way to move electrical equipment, fragile antiques and collectibles?
Answer: You definitely want your special and fragile items tightly fitted them in the right boxes, crates, and cartons, with exceptional wrapping and protection being extremely important as well, your items will be well protected for their cross journey . Be sure to label them fragile and do not stack on anything on top of them whenever possible.
Question: How do I move pets over a long distance move?
Answer: Generally speaking, the most optimal way for your pet to get to their new home is by allowing your pet to ride with familiar faces is best for their emotional state, with that in mind if it is possible, check with the airlines and transportation options about policies for moving pets, as well as your local pet-moving professional companies and makes an educated decision on the best options available. In addition, it is important to know in advance before the actual move, the rules, codes, regulations, and policies of the local community, living arrangements, and so on to know what to expect for your pet.
Question: What is the most ideal way to safely move my aquarium?
Answer: Without proper air filtration, aerobic bacteria will start to die in a matter of hours and then your fish. Bear that in mind while moving the tank. It is most ideal to follow these steps:
• Put your fish in an appropriate holding container.
• Drain the tank.
• Disassemble the fish tank. If you have living plants inside a bag of water will keep them protected for short time.
• Clean or trash the filter and pack all the pumps, heaters, and other electronics in fragile boxes, and carefully wrap the glass shell accordingly.
Question: Can I move my houseplants?
Answer: Many professional movers have packing materials available for safe transport your plants. If not, make sure they have good climate control in the car and make sure they are secure to avoid any issues. If it becomes too complicated, offer it to a friend or family member or someone or business in your local community.
Question: What is the most effective way to stretch my moving budget out?
Answer: Begin your endeavor by requesting the deposits on utility services, including a good customer letter stating your on time, full bill payments. Coupons are more valuable during this time, you do not have to get into extreme couponing, but saving on groceries, entertainment, as well as taking advantage of specials for the actual moving event can go a long way. Don’t forget to downsize, removing the junk, and stuff you no longer want or need can help save costs on moving materials as well as transportation. Trash it, donate it, or sell it. Yard sales can help accrue funds for moving.


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