Shipping large household goods can be easy if you know what to expect. First, you will want to decide whether you will ship your item by freight or through a moving service. Most household items can be shipped using either type of transportation service, so choose the kind that is right for you.
Next, you will need to choose a shipping company that is right for you. Make sure to check their authority, insurance, and experience, as this person will be responsible for making sure your item arrives on time and in good shape! uShip provides detailed feedback regarding a companies past performance, so there is more to consider their just getting quotes from cheap movers.
Before you ship your household item, you will need to prepare it properly for transport. If you’ve decided to ship your item via freight services, check out our guide to properly preparing your freight shipment.
For some more common household items that are shipped, we’ve come up with some handy guides that will help you prepare your furniture for shipping, ship boxes correctly, properly prepare major appliances, and pack home electronics.