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888-377-3180

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300 E 78th St Apt 2N

Ideal Moving and Storage 300 E 78th St Apt 2N

We are a full service NY moving company, and you can be sure that from beginning to end, your move will be coordinated by us. At Ideal Moving & Storage we understand the difficulties involved in leaving your home and moving to a new residence. We would like to make this transition easier for you by helping you better organize your move. We have many years of experience in the moving business with over 20 years of experience as a NY Moving Company.

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Joseh Monaco

Joseh Monaco

02/11/2016

Perfect Moving was extraordinary!! My mother was so busy at her new home so it was upon me to pack and move her home. I'm disabled and can't lift more than a couple pounds. A friend of mine recommended them since she had used them a year back and was truly content with everything. I'm happy I took her recommendation. It was an holiday weekend and they were still available. I spoke wit...

Perfect Moving was extraordinary!! My mother was so busy at her new home so it was upon me to pack and move her home. I'm disabled and can't lift more than a couple pounds. A friend of mine recommended them since she had used them a year back and was truly content with everything. I'm happy I took her recommendation. It was an holiday weekend and they were still available. I spoke with them thru email and telephone, which was truly convenient. The folks that came were friendly and pleasant. They were productive and in general I am very much satisfied with their service. I will call them again and I will recommend Ideal Moving to everybody I know. Much thanks! Ideal Moving saved the day!!

Khalil A.

Khalil A.

06/10/2016

I was EXTREMELY content with our turn. It was valued reasonable, the movers were on time, nothing got broken or lost. What I was particularly awed with was with how the managed issues. In any move there will be issues. For my situation, my lord bed wasn't assemble effectively. I saw this before they had left, and the team lead instantly and by and by went and settled it, and did n...

I was EXTREMELY content with our turn. It was valued reasonable, the movers were on time, nothing got broken or lost. What I was particularly awed with was with how the managed issues. In any move there will be issues. For my situation, my lord bed wasn't assemble effectively. I saw this before they had left, and the team lead instantly and by and by went and settled it, and did not charge for an ideal opportunity to alter it.

Stephanie S

Stephanie S

06/21/2016

A friend recommended I call ideal to get an estimate for my upcoming move. When I first spoke with them, they were attentive and diligent. I told them I wasn't ready to firm book and that was ok. Three days later I got a call asking to set up the moving times and as I said initially i wasn't ready to firm book. Long story short, they were nasty and very uncooperative on this...

A friend recommended I call ideal to get an estimate for my upcoming move. When I first spoke with them, they were attentive and diligent. I told them I wasn't ready to firm book and that was ok. Three days later I got a call asking to set up the moving times and as I said initially i wasn't ready to firm book. Long story short, they were nasty and very uncooperative on this front. Needless to say, they will not be moving my furniture.

Valerie Winters

Valerie Winters

01/26/2016

Keep away from THIS COMPANY AT ALL COSTS!! I asked for quotes from moving companies. Most sent me an email, with a follow up call and stopped when I did not call back. Ideal Moving and Storage called and called, messaged and texted me 19 times, always bringing down their cost. When I finally got a contract with them, they messaged me the following day and said they couldn't respect th...

Keep away from THIS COMPANY AT ALL COSTS!! I asked for quotes from moving companies. Most sent me an email, with a follow up call and stopped when I did not call back. Ideal Moving and Storage called and called, messaged and texted me 19 times, always bringing down their cost. When I finally got a contract with them, they messaged me the following day and said they couldn't respect their agreement cost since it was too low (the day before the move). I was surprised and told that we have an agreement and they need to respect it, and they won't. Next their business administrator calls me and continues to verbally abuse me by letting me know I'm attempting to direct the expense of my move. Mind you, Joseph Cem messaged me at 5 a.m. on July 4th to send me another quote I did not ask for. At that point she sends me an email, and lets me know i can't do this, blah, blah, blah. This company utilizes BAIT and SWITCH strategies to inspire you to sign, and afterward when you're when absolutely necessary, they hit you with the higher expenses, and afterward offer to bail you out by meeting you midway. They never admitted their mistake and blamed it on their software. What a pack of losers!!!

Pamela Munoz

Pamela Munoz

11/23/2018

It felt really nice to have real professionals in my corner for my most recent move. I owe you guys a debt of gratitude for that amazing job. You guys are truly the best.

It felt really nice to have real professionals in my corner for my most recent move. I owe you guys a debt of gratitude for that amazing job. You guys are truly the best.

Virginia Chichester

Virginia Chichester

08/08/2018

They arrived early, and began packing and moving stuff into their truck right away. They proved to be efficient throughout the project, and I am glad I chose this company for my move.

They arrived early, and began packing and moving stuff into their truck right away. They proved to be efficient throughout the project, and I am glad I chose this company for my move.

Jean A

Jean A

08/14/2018

The movers arrived on time, and everything went smoothly from that point on. None of my belongings was damaged, and they did not leave any scratches or scruff marks in my old apartment when moving my items. Overall, if I had to move again, I would still hire Ideal Moving and Storage.

The movers arrived on time, and everything went smoothly from that point on. None of my belongings was damaged, and they did not leave any scratches or scruff marks in my old apartment when moving my items. Overall, if I had to move again, I would still hire Ideal Moving and Storage.

Claire Gonzalez

Claire Gonzalez

08/09/2018

If you are looking for a trustworthy moving company within this state, then I highly recommend that you give this company a call. I have used them thrice now for different services on their portfolio, and each time has been an overwhelming success. Thank you so much, guys!

If you are looking for a trustworthy moving company within this state, then I highly recommend that you give this company a call. I have used them thrice now for different services on their portfolio, and each time has been an overwhelming success. Thank you so much, guys!

Theola Neill

Theola Neill

08/10/2018

This is, in my experience, one of the best moving companies we have in this state. Their wide range of services is also commendable. Keep up the good work, Ideal!

This is, in my experience, one of the best moving companies we have in this state. Their wide range of services is also commendable. Keep up the good work, Ideal!

Sherri Larson

Sherri Larson

08/11/2018

If you are planning a long distance move, and are in need of a professional moving company, my advice is to give the guys over at Ideal a call. They did a spectacular job on my move, and they are worth recommending to everyone who is in desperate need of a reliable moving company.

If you are planning a long distance move, and are in need of a professional moving company, my advice is to give the guys over at Ideal a call. They did a spectacular job on my move, and they are worth recommending to everyone who is in desperate need of a reliable moving company.

Katherine Tonn

Katherine Tonn

08/12/2018

Our move was a great experience thanks to Ideal Moving, and we are pleased with how everything worked out. Keep up the good work, people!

Our move was a great experience thanks to Ideal Moving, and we are pleased with how everything worked out. Keep up the good work, people!

Julia D

Julia D

08/13/2018

These guys keep getting better every time that I hire them. They have handled a variety of moving services for me, and they always deliver on their promises and guarantees. Thank you guys!

These guys keep getting better every time that I hire them. They have handled a variety of moving services for me, and they always deliver on their promises and guarantees. Thank you guys!

Fran	k Martin

Fran k Martin

12/15/2018

What I loved about Ideal is how they stuck to all of the rules of the agreement that we had created. I was moving very sensitive items, and their expertise and professionalism just shone through. It was Marvellous to watch! Thank you so much, Ideal.

What I loved about Ideal is how they stuck to all of the rules of the agreement that we had created. I was moving very sensitive items, and their expertise and professionalism just shone through. It was Marvellous to watch! Thank you so much, Ideal.

Aimee Stringham

Aimee Stringham

11/10/2018

Beautiful work guys. You must get that a lot based on the numerous positive reviews I had read before hiring the company. I can now attest that indeed you guys are indeed the best in the state when it comes to across state commercial services.

Beautiful work guys. You must get that a lot based on the numerous positive reviews I had read before hiring the company. I can now attest that indeed you guys are indeed the best in the state when it comes to across state commercial services.

Wendy Epps

Wendy Epps

11/12/2018

Very impressed with these guys! Excellent job, and they are definitely worth recommending to anyone else who might require moving services.

Very impressed with these guys! Excellent job, and they are definitely worth recommending to anyone else who might require moving services.

Sarah Duncan

Sarah Duncan

11/13/2018

Trust me, you cannot go wrong with Ideal Moving. I have been using them for a couple of years now, and it is so rare for them to disappoint me. So far, I am pleased with the work that they have been doing for me.

Trust me, you cannot go wrong with Ideal Moving. I have been using them for a couple of years now, and it is so rare for them to disappoint me. So far, I am pleased with the work that they have been doing for me.

Ruthie Russell

Ruthie Russell

11/14/2018

Best move ever! Everything went along so smoothly, and I am still in shock as to how easy and simple that move was. Everyone has to try these guys out. Everyone!

Best move ever! Everything went along so smoothly, and I am still in shock as to how easy and simple that move was. Everyone has to try these guys out. Everyone!

Tillman Margaret

Tillman Margaret

11/15/2018

Never had a more enjoyable move, and it is thanks to these guys from Ideal. They have done a remarkable job, and I am super happy that you guys came through for me. I will definitely hire them again if another chance arises.

Never had a more enjoyable move, and it is thanks to these guys from Ideal. They have done a remarkable job, and I am super happy that you guys came through for me. I will definitely hire them again if another chance arises.

Stephanie Kearney

Stephanie Kearney

11/16/2018

Thank the heavens that I found you guys when I did. I was in a real jam, but you guys swooped in and saved the day. And thanks for being so affordable. Again, you guys are just amazing!

Thank the heavens that I found you guys when I did. I was in a real jam, but you guys swooped in and saved the day. And thanks for being so affordable. Again, you guys are just amazing!

Laura Williamson

Laura Williamson

11/22/2018

Relaxing move with hardly any hitches. The communication from the company and the crew was brilliant, and I was well informed about the progress of the move at every stage. Keep doing what you are doing guys because you are absolutely the best.

Relaxing move with hardly any hitches. The communication from the company and the crew was brilliant, and I was well informed about the progress of the move at every stage. Keep doing what you are doing guys because you are absolutely the best.

Cynthia Paul

Cynthia Paul

11/19/2018

If you are planning a move, and are not thinking of hiring Ideal, you are already making your move difficult. I chose them, and my move was beyond superb. Choose wisely.

If you are planning a move, and are not thinking of hiring Ideal, you are already making your move difficult. I chose them, and my move was beyond superb. Choose wisely.

Grace Moody

Grace Moody

11/20/2018

No complaints here. Good work guys, you have made moving an actual pleasant experience. I hope to work with you once again soon.

No complaints here. Good work guys, you have made moving an actual pleasant experience. I hope to work with you once again soon.

Charlotte Layne

Charlotte Layne

11/21/2018

Beautiful experience with beautiful people who know exactly what their clients want. Ideal Moving has all my moving business until the time I no longer need to move. Thanks guys!

Beautiful experience with beautiful people who know exactly what their clients want. Ideal Moving has all my moving business until the time I no longer need to move. Thanks guys!

Stephanie Reyes

Stephanie Reyes

12/16/2018

I definitely made the right choice when I selected Ideal Moving to handle my long distance move. It was five star treatment all the way, for both me and my belongings. The cost of the whole thing was also quite reasonable, and I will not be surprised if I choose them again for my next move, whenever that will be.

I definitely made the right choice when I selected Ideal Moving to handle my long distance move. It was five star treatment all the way, for both me and my belongings. The cost of the whole thing was also quite reasonable, and I will not be surprised if I choose them again for my next move, whenever that will be.

Karen Nelson

Karen Nelson

12/17/2018

If you are looking for a responsible moving company that actually values your input as the client, then Ideal Moving is the right company for you. Man, they did an excellent job, and I have no qualms recommending them to anyone. Thank you guys for the amazing experience!

If you are looking for a responsible moving company that actually values your input as the client, then Ideal Moving is the right company for you. Man, they did an excellent job, and I have no qualms recommending them to anyone. Thank you guys for the amazing experience!

Cristina Ballou

Cristina Ballou

12/18/2018

My move was stress free and perfectly executed all because I was working with the right team of experts. Ideal Moving is definitely the best moving company in this state based on my own experience, and I would not hesitate one bit to hire them again. Thank you once more for the amazing move!

My move was stress free and perfectly executed all because I was working with the right team of experts. Ideal Moving is definitely the best moving company in this state based on my own experience, and I would not hesitate one bit to hire them again. Thank you once more for the amazing move!

Wanda Nelson

Wanda Nelson

12/19/2018

I had not expected my long distance move to have gone so smoothly, and I was quite impressive how well the Ideal crew was able to work together. They were extremely diligent, efficient, and highly responsive to all of my questions and needs. Excellent communication skills as well from all of the members of the team, and I am happy with how easy my move was.

I had not expected my long distance move to have gone so smoothly, and I was quite impressive how well the Ideal crew was able to work together. They were extremely diligent, efficient, and highly responsive to all of my questions and needs. Excellent communication skills as well from all of the members of the team, and I am happy with how easy my move was.

Renate Ingram

Renate Ingram

12/20/2018

I have absolutely no regrets about hiring this company for my long and complex move. They broke it down into manageable segments, and they went about their work very efficiently. I will have no problems whatsoever in recommending these guys to people I care about.

I have absolutely no regrets about hiring this company for my long and complex move. They broke it down into manageable segments, and they went about their work very efficiently. I will have no problems whatsoever in recommending these guys to people I care about.

Marla Bachman

Marla Bachman

12/24/2018

If you are looking for a stress free move then I would highly recommend that you hire Ideal for your move. They respect your time and your possessions. They are obviously the experts in moving, but they respect your opinions, and are responsive to your queries and needs. Excellent services!

If you are looking for a stress free move then I would highly recommend that you hire Ideal for your move. They respect your time and your possessions. They are obviously the experts in moving, but they respect your opinions, and are responsive to your queries and needs. Excellent services!

Britni Gellard

Britni Gellard

12/25/2018

This is the most professional moving company that I have come across in the recent past, and I actually think that they deserve more than five stars for the brilliant moving services they rendered to my family and I. They went over and beyond for us, and we are extremely grateful.

This is the most professional moving company that I have come across in the recent past, and I actually think that they deserve more than five stars for the brilliant moving services they rendered to my family and I. They went over and beyond for us, and we are extremely grateful.

Adams Patsy

Adams Patsy

12/26/2018

Beautiful work guys. Thanks for taking your time to execute my move so perfectly. These guys proved their expertise when it came to moving some of my most precious items in my possession. Nothing broke, and I was very impressed with that.

Beautiful work guys. Thanks for taking your time to execute my move so perfectly. These guys proved their expertise when it came to moving some of my most precious items in my possession. Nothing broke, and I was very impressed with that.

Karen R

Karen R

12/31/2018

Moving with Ideal was a much more pleasurable experience than all of my previous moves with other companies. I doubt I will ever trust another company as long as Ideal's contacts still work. They are also very affordable and that made the move even more manageable. Thank you!

Moving with Ideal was a much more pleasurable experience than all of my previous moves with other companies. I doubt I will ever trust another company as long as Ideal's contacts still work. They are also very affordable and that made the move even more manageable. Thank you!

Patricia Hobbs

Patricia Hobbs

01/01/2019

They did everything, literally, everything! They packed, loaded my things, drove them , unloaded, unpacked, and arranged everything in my new apartment. There were even after sales services, believe it or not. Definitely the best moving company in the state.

They did everything, literally, everything! They packed, loaded my things, drove them , unloaded, unpacked, and arranged everything in my new apartment. There were even after sales services, believe it or not. Definitely the best moving company in the state.

Kristin Phillips

Kristin Phillips

01/02/2019

Thank you so much for all the support and hard work you put into my move. I honestly will not forget it, and I hope others get the opportunity to enjoy your awesome services. Keep up the great work!

Thank you so much for all the support and hard work you put into my move. I honestly will not forget it, and I hope others get the opportunity to enjoy your awesome services. Keep up the great work!

Carmella Petersen

Carmella Petersen

01/03/2019

The most ethical moving company that I have ever had the pleasure of hiring for a move. I have so many precious items that would fetch a lot of money in the market. Other crew members would have pinched some of my belongings, but not these guys. They are the true exception when it comes to relocation companies.

The most ethical moving company that I have ever had the pleasure of hiring for a move. I have so many precious items that would fetch a lot of money in the market. Other crew members would have pinched some of my belongings, but not these guys. They are the true exception when it comes to relocation companies.

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Alongside the many different trailers provided are motorcycle trailers. They are designed to haul motorcycles behind an automobile or truck. Depending on size and capability, some trailer may be able to carry several motorcycles or perhaps just one. They specifically designed this trailer to meet the needs of motorcyclists. They carry motorcycles, have ramps, and include tie-downs. There may be a utility trailer adapted permanently or occasionally to haul one or more motorcycles.

In 1999, The Simpsons episode Maximum Homerdrive aired. It featured Homer and Bart making a delivery for a truck driver named Red after he unexpectedly dies of 'food poisoning'.

As most people have experienced, moving does involve having the appropriate materials. Some materials you might find at home or may be more resourceful to save money while others may choose to pay for everything. Either way materials such as boxes, paper, tape, and bubble wrap with which to pack box-able and/or protect fragile household goods. It is also used to consolidate the carrying and stacking on moving day. Self-service moving companies offer another viable option. It involves the person moving buying a space on one or more trailers or shipping containers. These containers are then professionally driven to the new location.

The term "lorry" has an ambiguous origin, but it is likely that its roots were in the rail transport industry. This is where the word is known to have been used in 1838 to refer to a type of truck (a freight car as in British usage) specifically a large flat wagon. It may derive from the verb lurry, which means to pull or tug, of uncertain origin. It's expanded meaning was much more exciting as "self-propelled vehicle for carrying goods", and has been in usage since 1911. Previously, unbeknownst to most, the word "lorry" was used for a fashion of big horse-drawn goods wagon.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issues Hours of Service regulations. At the same time, they govern the working hours of anyone operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in the United States. Such regulations apply to truck drivers, commercial and city bus drivers, and school bus drivers who operate CMVs. With these rules in place, the number of daily and weekly hours spent driving and working is limited. The FMCSA regulates the minimum amount of time drivers must spend resting between driving shifts. In regards to intrastate commerce, the respective state's regulations apply.

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In 1895 Karl Benz designed and built the first truck in history by using the internal combustion engine. Later that year some of Benz's trucks gave into modernization and went on to become the first bus by the Netphener. This would be the first motor bus company in history. Hardly a year later, in 1986, another internal combustion engine truck was built by a man named Gottlieb Daimler. As people began to catch on, other companies, such as Peugeot, Renault, and Bussing, also built their own versions. In 1899, the first truck in the United States was built by Autocar and was available with two optional horsepower motors, 5 or 8.

The trucking industry has made a large historical impact since the early 20th century. It has affected the U.S. both politically as well as economically since the notion has begun. Previous to the invention of automobiles, most freight was moved by train or horse-drawn carriage. Trucks were first exclusively used by the military during World War I. &nbsp; After the war, construction of paved roads increased. As a result, trucking began to achieve significant popularity by the 1930's. Soon after trucking became subject to various government regulation, such as the hours of service. During the later 1950's and 1960's, trucking accelerated due to the construction of the Interstate Highway System. The Interstate Highway System is an extensive network of freeways linking major cities cross country.

The Motor Carrier Act, passed by Congress in 1935, replace the code of competition. The authorization the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) place was to regulate the trucking industry. Since then the ICC has been long abolished, however, it did quite a lot during its time. Based on the recommendations given by the ICC, Congress enacted the first hours of services regulation in 1938. This limited driving hours of truck and bus drivers. In 1941, the ICC reported that inconsistent weight limitation imposed by the states cause problems to effective interstate truck commerce.

In the 20th century, the 1940 film "They Drive by Night" co-starred Humphrey Bogart. He plays an independent driver struggling to become financially stable and economically independent. This is all set during the times of the Great Depression. Yet another film was released in 1941, called "The Gang's All Here". It is a story of a trucking company that's been targeted by saboteurs.

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The year 1611 marked an important time for trucks, as that is when the word originated. The usage of "truck" referred to the small strong wheels on ships' cannon carriages. Further extending its usage in 1771, it came to refer to carts for carrying heavy loads. In 1916 it became shortened, calling it a "motor truck". While since the 1930's its expanded application goes as far as to say "motor-powered load carrier".

The interstate moving industry in the United States maintains regulation by the FMCSA, which is part of the USDOT. With only a small staff (fewer than 20 people) available to patrol hundreds of moving companies, enforcement is difficult. As a result of such a small staff, there are in many cases, no regulations that qualify moving companies as 'reliable'. Without this guarantee, it is difficult to a consumer to make a choice. Although, moving companies can provide and often display a DOT license.

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A relatable reality t.v. show to the industry is the show Ice Road Truckers, which premiered season 3 on the History Channel in 2009. The show documents the lives of truck drivers working the scary Dalton Highway in Alaska. Following drivers as they compete to see which one of them can haul the most loads before the end of the season. It'll grab you with its mechanical problems that so many have experienced and as you watch them avoid the pitfalls of dangerous and icy roads!

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Truckload shipping is the movement of large amounts of cargo. In general, they move amounts necessary to fill an entire semi-trailer or inter-modal container. A truckload carrier is a trucking company that generally contracts an entire trailer-load to a single customer. This is quite the opposite of a Less than Truckload (LTL) freight services. Less than Truckload shipping services generally mix freight from several customers in each trailer. An advantage Full Truckload shipping carriers have over Less than Truckload carrier services is that the freight isn't handled during the trip. Yet, in an LTL shipment, goods will generally be transported on several different trailers.

The basics of all trucks are not difficult, as they share common construction. They are generally made of chassis, a cab, an area for placing cargo or equipment, axles, suspension, road wheels, and engine and a drive train. Pneumatic, hydraulic, water, and electrical systems may also be present. Many also tow one or more trailers or semi-trailers, which also vary in multiple ways but are similar as well.

Throughout the United States, bypass routes are a special type of route most commonly used on an alternative routing of a highway around a town. Specifically when the main route of the highway goes through the town. Originally, these routes were designated as "truck routes" as a means to divert trucking traffic away from towns. However, this name was later changed by AASHTO in 1959 to what we now call a "bypass". Many "truck routes" continue to remain regardless that the mainline of the highway prohibits trucks.

The feature film "Joy Ride" premiered in 2001, portraying the story of two college-age brothers who by a CB radio while taking a road trip. Although the plot seems lighthearted, it takes a quick turn after one of the brothers attempts a prank on an unknown truck driver. They soon find out the dangerous intentions of this killer driver, who is set on getting his revenge. Seven years later in 2008 the sequel "Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead" came out on DVD only. Similar to its predecessor, the plot involves another murdering truck driver, a.k.a "Rusty Nail". He essentially plays psychological mind games with a young couple on a road trip.

The year of 1977 marked the release of the infamous Smokey and the Bandit. It went on to be the third highest grossing film that year, following tough competitors like Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Burt Reynolds plays the protagonist, or "The Bandit", who escorts "The Snowman" in order to deliver bootleg beer. Reynolds once stated he envisioned trucking as a "hedonistic joyride entirely devoid from economic reality" &nbsp; Another action film in 1977 also focused on truck drivers, as was the trend it seems. Breaker! Breaker! starring infamous Chuck Norris also focused on truck drivers. They were also displaying movie posters with the catch phrase "... he's got a CB radio and a hundred friends who just might get mad!"

In 1933, as a part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt&rsquo;s &ldquo;New Deal&rdquo;, the National Recovery Administration requested that each industry creates a &ldquo;code of fair competition&rdquo;. The American Highway Freight Association and the Federated Trucking Associations of America met in the spring of 1933 to speak for the trucking association and begin discussing a code. By summer of 1933 the code of competition was completed and ready for approval. The two organizations had also merged to form the American Trucking Associations. The code was approved on February 10, 1934. On May 21, 1934, the first president of the ATA, Ted Rogers, became the first truck operator to sign the code. A special "Blue Eagle" license plate was created for truck operators to indicate compliance with the code.

Many people are familiar with this type of moving, using truck rental services, or borrowing similar hardware, is known as DIY moving. Whoever is renting a truck or trailer large enough to carry their household goods may obtain moving equipment if necessary. Equipment may be items such as dollies, furniture pads, and cargo belts to protect furniture and to ease the moving process.